What We Do
Outlier.org (from the co-founder of MasterClass) is reimagining higher education as a resource that is accessible, equitable, and affordable for everyone. We have developed the world’s best online, for-credit university-level courses, taught by some of the most celebrated educators in the world. Our courses employ cinematic content powered by cutting-edge cognitive science to create an immersive, student-friendly learning experience that delivers game-changing student success levels. We are a quickly-growing team working on a dual mission: Increase access to quality college education and dramatically reduce student debt.
Who We Are
Outliers are kind, curious, competent, creative, and resourceful. We are a passionate multidisciplinary team working to increase access to quality education for everyone. We believe in using the scientific method and evidence-based conclusions. We respect intuition and art. We give credit where credit is due. We hold one another to high standards. We value constructive feedback. We love to try new things. We take our work seriously, not ourselves. We work hard and go above-and-beyond to ensure great student outcomes and we strongly believe in taking care of ourselves and making sure we stay healthy to continue to pursue our mission as best we can.
Are you an Outlier?
Outlier’s marketing team is looking for a full-time Graphic Designer to extend and evolve our brand’s look-and-feel to catch the eyes of the next generation of students. You’ll research and explore new visual direction, curate and manage photography, and create designs to promote our ever-expanding course catalog. From our website and email, to social media ad creative, to brand videos and beyond, you’ll be in charge of creating and executing visual direction for our next phase of growth, getting students as excited to take Outlier courses as they might be about new videos from their favorite influencer.
This is a full-time remote, contract-to-hire position, reporting to our Creative Director on the Marketing team.
What You’ll Do:
Collaborate with various team members to explore and create compelling visual collateral to illustrate and complement the story we’re trying to tell at a given moment on a given platform. In this role, you’ll:
- Explore and test ways to extend our brand system in bold new ways with unique typography and layout that evolves—but ultimately ladders up to—our core brand standards
- Create marketing materials for advertising + new course & feature launches
- Research, curate, and edit compelling (and very non-”stocky”) stock photography that fits our brand
- Direct photography shoots to capture new materials
- Evolve our new website as the company evolves and adds new courses and products
- Reinvent the look and feel of higher education for a new era and new generation
Who You Are
- Love to collaborate, brainstorm, and are excited to to try new things
- Passionate about data and excited to use student insights testing to inform our efforts in making online learning more fun, accessible, and cost-effective
- Have a sense of humor. We take our work seriously, not ourselves.
- Have 3-5 years of full-time experience as a Graphic Designer
- Fluent in Adobe CC (With Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills required, and After Effects proficiency a nice-to-have)
- Willing to contribute beyond your department and support the goals of the company
- Legally eligible to work in the United States
Please note: Outlier.org hopes to recruit and advance qualified minorities, women, LGBTQ, persons with disabilities, and veterans, among others—we welcome and encourage all applicants. One of Outlier.org’s goals is for our team and culture to reflect the diverse student populations we serve. We remain committed to recognizing the best talent wherever it may be.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of Outlier not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, layoff, termination, working conditions, transfer, job assignment, and benefits.