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Knack: Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer
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Graphic Designer needed to join Knack - the leading student success platform. They transform tutoring to prepare students for success in the classroom and 21st-century workplace. In partnership with colleges and universities across the country, Knack delivers affordable and impactful peer tutoring programs that ensure all students have access to the academic support they need to succeed.

If working on a team of constantly curious, driven innovators, who are modernizing peer-to-peer learning, then look no further!

About the Company:

Knack Technologies, Inc. launched in 2016 at the University of Florida by a founding team who came together to build peer-to-peer communities that would be more enjoyable, relevant, and effective than traditional learning environments.

Today, they enable college students to connect with each other for in-person and online tutoring by offering an award-winning peer tutoring platform with web and mobile applications that are equal parts functional and aesthetic. They partner with some of the largest universities in the U.S., serving thousands of students, tutors, and college administrators every single day.
Knack is a fully remote company as of September 2021. They’re proud to be backed by top-tier Silicon Valley investors including Jeff Vinik (Owner, Tampa Bay Lightning), Precursor Ventures, Bellini Capital Partners, Bisk Education Ventures, Elysium Venture Capital, Arizona State University Enterprise Partners, TiE Tampa Bay Angel Fund, and Alex Sink (Former CFO, State of Florida).

Responsibilities:

  • Execute top quality design work in line with their company standards across a variety of mediums and teams
  • Lead, execute, and manage a system of art direction and illustration
  • Work with Product & Design to adhere to and improve Knack’s visual brand
  • Design and collaborate with marketing and sales on collateral such as decks, landing pages, and newsletters
  • Work with team members across the business to brainstorm and identify opportunities for design improvements
  • Participate constructively in brainstorms, sessions, and planning
  • Guide the team towards better visual practices as a whole
  • Potential to join Knack full time and create an entirely new art direction for Knack!

Requirements:

  • Deep expertise in creating world-class designs
  • You want your work to have a real-word impact
  • You believe beauty is derived from utility, simplicity, elegance, and accessibility
  • You know when to act quickly and when to reason from first principles
  • You seek to uncover the root of problems and the underlying objectives of stakeholders
  • You have a deep sense of empathy
  • You are especially collaborative and value environments where the best ideas win, independent of from whom they arise
  • You crave the challenge of learning and unlocking new capabilities for yourself
  • You deeply value organizing and documenting your work

Bonus:

  • Interest in a future full-time role
  • WYSIWYG tool experience like Webflow or HubSpot
  • Interest in leadership
  • Interest and knowledge of the higher education or tutoring space

About the Job:

  • Hourly pay (15-20 hours per week) with an opportunity for a future, full-time role
  • Flexible, remote work schedule
  • Opportunity to participate in company events and outings
  • Autonomy, ownership, and the chance to grow alongside a phenomenal, passionate
  • team

In what capacity are you hiring?
On behalf of another company

Where are you in the hiring process?
I’m ready to make a paid hire

Would you like to state a preference for hiring from underrepresented group(s)?
No preference

Where did you find Twine?
You contacted me

Is this an independent one off job, or part of a larger project?
Part of a larger ongoing project

For what period of time will the freelancer be needed?
Long term

What freelancer experience level is needed? (per hour)
Mid-level (Industry Average): $35-75, Junior: $25-35, Senior: $75-100

Have you used graphic design services before?
No

What do you need designed?
Advertising materials, Branding, Web / digital art

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