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Contract Jr Designer (The Big Know)

This is a contract role starting in mid-January going through the beginning of June. There is a possibility this could convert to a regular, full time role.


Launched out of GoKart Labs in 2014, The Big Know is globally recognized as a learning technology leader because of our intuitive learning platform and high-end content production. We create world-class online courses for leading companies like UnitedHealthcare, P&G and Optum. In 2018 we launched Being, a Netflix-inspired course series where best-selling authors, celebrities and industry experts teach employee wellbeing.


Position Summary:

The Big Know is looking for an enthusiastic, multi-talented Designer to support the evolution of our learning platform and create content that captivates, educates and activates our online learners. You’ll work closely with our Instructional Design team and Video Production partners to concept ideas, select/edit photography, and create designs that live within online courses. You’ll also work with The Big Know’s Marketing team to create visually stunning marketing assets for our clients. You are a conceptual thinker with a great eye for photography, a constant learner, a maker, a tinkerer and a visual storyteller.


What You’re Good At

  • You think in terms of design systems to support scale and consistency.
  • You can make the complex simple.
  • You have an understanding of current and emerging technologies.
  • You communicate your POV and deliverables through sketches, mood boards and photography.
  • You are aware of best-practices for creating beautiful and useful digital experiences.
  • You can work with high-level direction and drive towards clarity when things are ambiguous.
  • You can share your vision and articulate your design decisions.
  • You can demonstrate high aesthetic standards and taste by not only delivering great work, but knowing why it’s great.
  • You know the right questions to ask to support successful outcomes.
  • You contribute to the teams approach and methods to improve the overall literacy and quality of design at The Big Know.
  • You have an optimistic approach and can find the opportunity in every project to make the work great.
  • You demonstrate ownership on all projects and follow through on all phases of execution.
  • You are a fearless explorer that isn’t afraid to try new approaches and tools.


What You Have Done

  • You have a portfolio that shows expert skill in Design with experience in Art Direction and Photography.
  • You have work samples that show designs from a variety of mediums including digital products, responsive websites, and mobile applications.
  • You have relevant education in topics such as such as graphic design, interaction design, user experience design or interface design.
  • You are proficient in Sketch and Photoshop.
  • You have a strong illustration experience.
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