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Marketing Designer - Contract



Marketing & Communications, Design
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023
Observable helps everyone make sense of the world with data.

We’re building a place where people can work together to explore, analyze, and communicate with data. Uncover new insights, answer more questions, and make better decisions - right in the browser. Start by forking a project from teammates or from the largest community of visualization experts and data practitioners (scientists, analysts, developers). Bring your data in from spreadsheets or database connectors. Use components or write custom code along any JavaScript library. Observable lets you work with your data however you want.

Observable is the collaborative data canvas, built for and powered by community.

Observable is seeking a contract Marketing Designer to help us visually communicate our story across marketing channels. Though there is always an opportunity to hire the very best people, please note that this is a contract role . Successful candidates will have experience creating visual assets for technical, developer-centric audiences. As a visualization company, the quality of your work is critical to our brand and our success. The right candidate should be prepared to build upon their already strong portfolio with some of the best work of their career.

What You Will Do

  • Design new marketing landing pages and contribute to the development of our existing brand repository
  • Create an array of marketing assets, including visuals for paid ad campaigns, social media, blogs, videos, and more
  • Develop visual elements in support of our brand evolution, including illustrations, backgrounds, and textures
  • Refine our existing newsletter and email templates
  • Ensure brand consistency in all your work

What You Will Bring

  • Ability to balance moving quickly with delivering quality work
  • 2+ years of experience
  • Experience designing marketing assets for B2B SaaS products with technical audiences, such as developers
  • Familiarity with data visualization or BI tooling
  • Ability to create animations a plus

Join our team!

We’re visualization enthusiasts. We’re chart connoisseurs. We’re open source developers. We’re map geeks, spreadsheet lovers, and color palette fiends. We love helping people understand the world better and we want you to join us in helping the world make sense of data.

We want to share our love of software by making programming easier to learn, by making data easier to explore and analyze, by making visualizations easier to sketch, and by helping people help each other.

Observable is built on open source , including React, Node.js , and PostgreSQL, as well as a number of our own open source libraries . We care deeply about user-centered design, from programming language and syntax design, to API construction, to the graphical user interface, to the final pass of visual polish.

We are looking for people who are compassionate advocates for data practitioners and have the audacity to tackle some of development’s greatest challenges. We are hiring for multiple positions .

Thank you for your interest! 🙏 We can’t wait to hear from you.