Strava is composed of dedicated, fun individuals, unified by our mission to build the most engaged community of athletes in the world. And it feels like we’re onto something big. Millions of athletes are already on Strava, with thousands more joining every day, and we’ve assembled an awesome team to keep us growing all around the world. Strava is the Swedish word for “strive,” which epitomizes our attitude and ambition: We’re a passionate community, committed to our athletes, each other, our business, and the deeply held belief that there’s always time for a run, ride coffee or all three.
About the Role
We are seeking an innovative, strategic and multidisciplinary Senior Designer for a full-time position. The ideal candidate has strong communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and a meticulous attention to detail. A curious mind ready to push boundaries coupled with a proactive drive will go a long way at Strava.
This is a pivotal role on the Design Team – you are the main engine of design for the brand and will work directly with the Director of Brand Design. You’ll contribute both strategically and in the actual execution of our work. You must be able to make confident design decisions and be comfortable presenting work to others.
Ideate compelling ideas and developing those ideas into clear design solutions
Present concepts and design to internal teams
Conceptualize and craft beautiful brand experiences that push Strava’s brand identity forward
Represent design and brand look/feel on photo and video shoots while serving as a creative partner for stakeholders
Work collaboratively with other designers, project leads, photographers and vendors
Mentor junior and mid-level designers
Manage and prioritize multiple projects from concept to completion
5+ years design experience in an agency environment or other relevant industry
Passion for branding and an understanding of creating and extending brand identity systems
Experience ideating and leading strategically-led creative work
You know how to see work through with engineers and vendors with a high bar of excellence
Experience in art direction and storyboarding
Highly skilled in graphic design, illustration and visual design
Excellent verbal communication
Proven ability to manage time across several work streams
Keen interest in digital products
Excellent Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch skills
After Effects and Cinema 4d experience is a plus
Please include a link to your portfolio or provide work samples as part of the application process and indicate your role and contribution for each project submitted.
Backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Jackson Square Ventures, Strava is expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. By joining our team, you will help push Strava forward in fresh, innovative ways. You will engage in interesting and challenging work that will improve the lives of our athletes every day. And in the same way that Strava is deeply committed to unlocking the potential of our athletes, we are dedicated to providing a world-class workplace where our employees can grow and thrive. Join us!