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Senior Designer

Lucid k

New York, NY | Onsite or Remote Possible

Mar 23
Job Description

Lucid is creating a fun, interactive way to read long-form nonfiction content on your phone in bite-sized visual sessions. We’re turning shorter breaks throughout the day into moments of interactive, visual learning. The core of our product is a new format for nonfiction content that’s designed from the ground up for the mobile use case—easy to consume but impactful visual learning experiences on your phone.

Our small team is deeply experienced in mobile storytelling and educational content. CEO Daniel Terry previously founded Pocket Gems and Episode Interactive, leading mobile games companies which have reached 250M users and raised over $150 million from Sequoia and Tencent.

We are seeking an experienced designer and concepter to help distill nonfiction writing and lessons into exciting and informative visual sequences. This person will work closely with our expanding team of illustrators, animators, and writers to bring these visual concepts to life.

As a senior member of our small but growing team, this person will have many opportunities to make significant contributions to the design priorities and aesthetic qualities of the Lucid platform. This is an opportunity to work on a new and innovative form of written and visual communication.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Craft visual concepts and sketches that communicate complex ideas in elegant and efficient ways; these concepts will combine visual metaphor, data visualization, and evocative imagery to produce content that is both informative and entertaining
Storyboard visual progressions from written scripts—identifying opportunities to push the efficacy of the learning experience through collaboration with the writing and editorial team
Design style frames that relay a clear direction for our production team to execute against
Work with Product and Creative Leads to iterate on and contribute to our app’s continual design needs—including creative strategies, user experience, and brand development
Locate opportunities that push the limits of our current approach and help ensure design-thinking at every turn

ABOUT YOU:

3-4+ years of professional design experience at a content studio, media company, creative advertising agency or similar
A talent for concepting and art directing visual learning experiences
Sophisticated sense of digital composition, typography and strong, strategic conceptual skills
Proven ability to create photo/illustration mood boards and annotated wireframes/storyboards
Passionate about design as a powerful tool for instruction and communication
Fluent in the Adobe Creative Suite
Strong work ethic befitting a small, team-oriented organization
A love of learning new things and a passion for nonfiction content

NICE TO HAVE:

A personal illustration style which shines through from concept to product execution
Familiarity with Figma, Sketch, or similar prototyping software

Lucid

Lucid is helping people around the world master essential topics and learn skills for work and life, with visualized insights from bestselling nonfiction books, and other original content.