Senior Visual Designer

We’re Coinbase. We’re the world’s most trusted way to join the crypto revolution, serving more than 89 million accounts in more than 100 countries. 

Our mission is to , and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people. We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web 3.0 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto. Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our to our work. Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture. We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy. You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there. 
  • You’re never tired of learning. You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0. 
  • You appreciate direct communication. You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener – because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other. You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.
  • You can pivot on the fly. Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too. What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you. You’re not looking for a boring job.
  • You have a “can do” attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.

The Visual Design team at Coinbase plays a critical role in executing on our vision to create more economic freedom for the world, and is at the center of execution for products across the entirety of the company’s portfolio. We’re building the most secure, trusted, and easiest to use cryptocurrency products for the millions of people just getting started with crypto, as well as long-standing loyal customers with advanced knowledge of the cryptocurrency space. 

This is an exciting opportunity to lead Coinbase’ point of view on charting and data visualization. As a Visual Designer focusing on data and charting,  you’ll contribute to our mission, vision and strategy by creating stunning and scalable visual systems across our suite of touch points that help customers understand how to use cryptocurrency. You’ll work closely with Product Designers, UX Researchers, Product Managers, and Engineering teams to help build simple, easy-to-use experiences that express the Coinbase brand and values. 

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Create visual systems for Coinbase’s charts and data visualizations
  • Collaborate closely with Product Designers and Engineers through the full product lifecycle from concept to shipping
  • Developing original creative that is informed by strategy, research, and integrated across the full suite of Coinbase product experiences
  • Up-leveling the design and quality of the Visual Design team by bringing inspired ideas to the table and guiding those ideas through to fruition with attention to detail
  • Own the creation, maintenance, and distribution of data visualizations components in the Coinbase Design System
  • Produce clear specs that advocate our design language system
  • QA work to ensure designs and creative assets are polished and ready for implementation handoff or final delivery
  • Partner daily with cross functional partners including marketing, product, engineering, and research

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • 5+ years of visual design experience in a product and/or marketing setting
  • Deep understanding of, and experience with data visualization in product.
  • Excellent visual designer and storyteller. You aspire to develop work that is of the highest quality.
  • Highly conceptual thinking in visual and interaction design and it shows in your portfolio
  • A portfolio that demonstrates a strong understanding of consistency, typography, color, design systems, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstration of inclusive design principles and interest in accessibility best practices
  • You are a people person and love to collaborate
  • Experience creating and maintaining both product and brand design systems
  • Self-directed, solution oriented, and ability to work autonomously
  • Thrives in fast-paced (sometimes ambiguous) environment
  • Communicative, organized, and achieve consistent results
  • Proven cross functional skills and experience in stakeholder management
  • Proficiency in the following design tools: Figma and Adobe Suite
  • Low ego and open-minded

Nice to haves:

  • Ability to automate workflows 
  • Familiarity with prototyping tools (Principle, Invision, Framer, After Effects)
  • Motion design
  • Asset creation: icons, illustrations, and ui

ID: G2315

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