10 Best Remote Graphic Design Jobs (Hiring Now)

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From creating logos and to illustrations, graphic designers play a huge part in establishing a company’s visual identity and brand. Graphic designers are storytellers by profession. They help brands convey their stories through creativity and imagination. 


As a graphic designer, it’s good to have adequate knowledge in software such as Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Photoshop. Having a good understanding of a design tool will be beneficial when creating graphics, illustrations, typography, logos, web layouts, etc. 


To succeed as a graphic designer, one must be creative, versatile, be good at problem-solving and have an eye for detail.


In response to the pandemic, remote working has recently been adopted around the world. In order to cope up with this transition, companies have started hiring remote workers for graphic design roles. In a recent survey, 61% of employees preferred to be fully remote.


Remote graphic designers have the flexibility to work from home and set their own hours. They can also have a more balanced lifestyle because they don't have to commute every day and they're able to spend more time with their family or friends. Here's a list of remote graphic design jobs that you can apply for.


#1

Product Designer

DESCRIPTION

Stories have been told since the dawn of mankind. They were shared through images, songs, plays, books and movies. Most of the time, the audience was passive. At Articy, we believe that the future of stories is interactive. That’s why our mission is to shape the way that interactive narrative experiences – be it games, e-learning scenarios or interactive video formats – are created. 
 

We are looking for a Product Designer to help turn our vision into reality. You’ll take part in the product design process, from first idea and prototyping of features to detailed interactions and polished visuals. You will be joining a small, passionate team that cares deeply about a collaborative environment and innovative design.

Let’s change the games industry together!

Your role:

  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and break them down into design propositions 
  • Design entire features by creating concepts, workflows, prototypes as well as high-fidelity UI mockups and design documents that effectively communicate interaction and design intent.
  • Conduct user research and usability tests 
  • Analyze existing solutions and apply learnings to current workflows and new designs 
  • Collaborate closely with the product owner, developers and the rest of the design team 

Your Profile:

  • You have hands-on work experience in designing digital products for a worldwide audience 
  • You are able to think through complex systems and complex use cases. 
  • You have a basic understanding of game development processes and interactive storytelling 
  • You are confident using design tools such as Figma
  • You love teamwork and thrive in collaborative environments 
  • You are able to champion the user’s needs in discussions with stakeholders and other departments
  • You are in an European-friendly timezone or able to schedule your working time to include 9:00 to 16:00 GMT+1 (the rest of the hours are flexible)
  • You can communicate clearly and effectively in English

Considered a Plus:

  • You have created or significantly contributed to the design of one or more published digital projects from beginning to end. 
  • You have created or significantly contributed to an interactive story (games, e-learning scenarios, visual novels etc) 
  • You like and play computer games

Our Offer:

  • Open communication, you will have a voice in our team
  • Friendly working atmosphere in a talented team
  • Flexible working hours without the crunch-time madness
  • Possibility to participate in industry events
  • 29 vacation days per year + public holidays of NRW, Germany (Company HQ)
  • Employer-funded pension (for employees based in Germany)

LOCATIONS

Anywhere

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to this job, Email your application with all required documents to [email protected]

#2

Product Design Manager, Manage Plan

DESCRIPTION

This Product Design Manager position for our Manage & Plan stages is 100% remote.

It’s an exciting time to join our team. We're the world’s largest all-remote company, and we've been intentionally building our culture this way from the start. With more than 1,200 team members in 65+ countries, GitLab is a place where you can contribute from almost anywhere. We are an ambitious, productive team that embraces a set of shared ​values​ in everything we do.

As a Product Design Manager at GitLab, you will be responsible for managing a team of 6+ talented Product Designers. Each of these Product Designers is embedded into a cross-functional product team within our Manage & Plan stages.

The Product Designers in these stages work on high-traffic, ever-maturing product categories, such as our issue tracking toolsaccess management capabilities, and compliance features. The work you’ll oversee will be impactful and highly visible to millions of our users around the world.

The culture here at GitLab is something we’re incredibly proud of. Some of the benefits you’ll be entitled to vary by the region or country you’re in. However, all GitLab team members are fully remote and receive a "no ask, must tell" paid-time-off policy, where we don’t count the number of days you take off annually -- instead, we focus on your results. You can work the hours you choose, enabled by our asynchronous approach to communication. You can also expect stock options and a competitive salary. Our compensation calculator will be shared with selected candidates before any interview.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) are fundamental to the success of GitLab. We want to infuse DIB in every way possible and in all that we do. We strive to create a transparent environment where all team members around the world feel that their voices are heard and welcomed. We also aim to be a place where people can show up as their full selves each day and contribute their best. With more than 100,000 organizations using GitLab, our goal is to have a team that is representative of our users.

What you'll do in this role

  • You’ll advocate for good product design practices, ensure the visibility of product design across functions, create space for collaboration, and bring a deep level of subject matter expertise to the team.
  • You’ll work with your direct reports to build out a UX strategy for your Manage team & Plan team that aligns with our mission, vision, and strategy.
  • You’ll approach management in a way that is informed by our view on what is required of a Manager at GitLab. Here, we default to asynchronous communication, so your management style will need to work in the context of our all-remote, global team.
  • You’ll collaborate with our R&D Leadership team to manage OKRs for our design practice. These OKRs will shape your team’s process, define your responsibilities as a manager, and feed into the responsibilities of your direct reports while enabling our company to meet its goals.
  • You’ll play a part in the evolution of our design culture, as we continue to mature our UX practice.
  • You’ll champion the importance of participation in critiques, content creation, and speaking engagements.
  • You’ll foster a safe space for your team, where they’re comfortable sharing feedback and advocating for change they see as necessary.
  • You’ll play a big part in hiring a team of world-class Product Designers. You’ll need to be highly engaged in the recruiting process as we scale our global team.
  • You’ll work with cross-functional partners to identify and remedy pain points in our product development process, ensuring effective collaboration with our Product, Development, and Quality counterparts.

You should apply if:

  • You’ve got, at minimum, a few years of experience managing Product or UX design teams of 4+ direct reports.
  • You have experience managing designers who work on complex web applications, enterprise software, or developer tooling. Someone who will bring a deep understanding of project planning, analytics, or compliance tools will be preferred.
  • You’ve got hands-on experience working on product strategy and product design for a complex enterprise application or SaaS tool.
  • Your knowledge, vision, and experience will enable you to play a key role in shaping the next evolution of developer tooling.
  • You enjoy advocating for user research and usability testing, and you continually look to improve your team’s user research and usability testing abilities.
  • You want to manage a team that is designing a complex product with cross-functional users and continually evolving needs.
  • The idea of playing a key part in the evolution of our Pajamas Design System is truly exciting to you.
  • You understand frontend code, Git, and the limitations of frontend technology. You can demonstrate this through your hands-on coding skills with HTML/CSS/JS, command-line Git, or by showing us you have a deep understanding of the needs of engineers you’ve worked with previously.
  • You’re comfortable with design reviews and occasionally being hands-on with design tools like Sketch or Figma.
  • Mentoring, leading, and growing your team is truly motivating to you.
  • Our values of collaboration, results, efficiency, diversity, iteration, and transparency resonate with you.
  • You'll thrive in an environment where self-learning and self-service are encouraged and instilled as a part of our culture.

Also, we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role.

Our hiring process for this Product Design Manager position typically follows six stages. The details of this process can be found within our job family page.

Remote-North America

Remote-Global

Remote-APAC

Remote-EMEA

Remote-US

Country Hiring Guidelines

Please visit our Country Hiring Guidelines page to see where we can hire.

LOCATIONS

Anywhere

#3

Brand/Creative Designer

DESCRIPTION

At Automattic, we believe in making the web a better place. We’re the people behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Tumblr, Simplenote, WordPress VIP, and more, and we’re looking for seasoned Brand/Creative Designers to keep the web free and open with us.

You’ll join a diverse design team and work closely with marketers, engineers, and customer support from around the world in a fully remote company to launch creative marketing and brand work, supporting products that make online publishing and commerce accessible to everyone.

What you’ll do

  • Work independently and collaboratively on exceptional concepts, creative ideas, and visual design for marketing campaigns to promote our brands across various digital and traditional channels and mediums.
  • Actively evolve and contribute to brand and marketing design systems, creative templates, and style guides to help our brand design team grow our skills and scale our practice.
  • Work closely with the marketing and business teams on the development and validation of projects directly related to growing the business.
  • Collaborate regularly with engineers and product designers to ship consistent, high-quality experiences across marketing and product.
  • Manage and oversee project work with external creative contractors.
  • Communicate and share often in written, verbal, and visual forms to create alignment and move the work towards implementation.

What we are looking for

  • Extensive experience in brand and marketing creative design working on consumer brands or products in an agency or in-house environments.
  • A design portfolio with examples of brand and web design work showing your keen eye for good design and attention to detail.
  • Proactive attitude in leading big design changes and being comfortable to challenge the status quo.
  • Ability to take projects from creation to final execution, managing and prioritizing multiple projects with various stakeholders.
  • Strategic problem-solving skills and a capacity to switch between creative storytelling and systems thinking.
  • Experience creating or working with existing illustrations is a plus.
  • A genuine interest and familiarity with some of our products and the open-source community.
  • Familiarity with remote work (or excitement to try it!).

How we work

We’re a global, distributed workforce in over 70 countries. We value open source, prioritize transparent communication, believe that good ideas can (and do) come from anywhere, so we encourage Automatticians to work together across positions and roles. Together we create, develop, and care for a collection of digital products and services that are committed to democratizing publishing and commerce.

  • We’re kind to each other and our users – we strive to build a positive, supportive, and inclusive culture of cohesive teams focused on delivering value to our customers.
  • We have no set hours, or expectation that you’re online from 9 to 5. You create a schedule that allows you to get your best work done.
  • We travel sometimes to meet up and work together.
  • We welcome collaboration, and you can be involved in any discussion across our many communication channels. Here’s more about what we expect from ourselves.

HOW TO APPLY

If you’d like to apply, fill out our application form below.

We are lucky to receive many applications, so try to make your application stand out.

We’re serious about growing diversity in the tech industry —  it’s essential to creating the best products. We purposely build Automattic to be a place where people not only love their work, but also show respect and empathy to those with whom we interact. Diversity typically includes but is not limited to, differences in race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political and religious affiliation, socioeconomic background, cultural background, geographic location, disabilities and abilities, relationship status, veteran status, and age. To work on diversity means that we welcome these differences, and strive to increase the visibility of traditionally underrepresented groups. Read more about our dedication to diversity and inclusion.

LOCATIONS

Anywhere

#4

Lead Product Designer

DESCRIPTION

InVision is the leading product design and development platform for teams building world-class digital products. It’s every company’s imperative to continuously innovate and improve on their customer experience: InVision’s platform, education, and community enable creative collaboration across teams and geographies for improved speed-to-market and powerful business results.

More than 7 million people across global enterprises and small teams come to us when they are looking for digital transformation. That process doesn’t start and end in any design tool: it encompasses ideation, conversation, visual collaboration and so much more. Teams use InVision to create, prototype and test new ideas; develop repeatable and streamlined processes in design, product and engineering; and improve workflows to move more efficiently from inspiration to production and drive innovation. The InVision platform allows teams to collaborate throughout the process with every stakeholder, giving individuals the visibility and know-how they require. Customers include 100 percent of the Fortune 100 and organizations including American Express, Adidas, Boeing, Ford Motor, Netflix, HBO, Ikea, Slack and Virgin Atlantic.

InVision is a fully distributed company with people in more than 20 countries. Investors include Accel, ICONIQ, FirstMark, Tiger Global, Battery Ventures, and Spark Capital. Visit us at InVisionApp.com and InVisionApp.com/blog.

Our team is in search of a Lead Product Designer to help us transform the way design and development work together.  

About the team: 

DSM is on the forefront of shaping how design and development work together. You will play an important role in driving and executing on our efforts in realizing the promise of design systems. If you have a passion for designing and shipping experiences that demonstrate empathy and strong advocacy for users while balancing the vision and constraints of engineering, then this might be the role for you! 

What you’ll do:

  • Shape the next generation of design system solutions
  • Take on full ownership of a variety of high-impact initiatives & product experiences by contributing to our vision, strategy, process, and approach whilst supporting and advocating for user empathy and design process throughout
  • Work closely with designers, product managers, engineering and leadership in a highly collaborative environment to facilitate, lead, challenge, and build consensus on solutions
  • Oversee the user experience of products from conception through launch as well as additional ongoing iterations
  • Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality
  • Learn from a diverse international team and provide mentorship to other designers to fuel professional growth

What you’ll bring: 

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in design of digital products that have been released to market, with a proven track record of success
  • Proven experience delivering end-to-end (from brief to shipping) digital products within a cross-functional team environment with an iterative approach that leverages quantitative and qualitative measurement
  • Demonstrated ability to think at a high level about product strategy but also act–with speed and precision–to identify and deliver the tactical pieces that realize it
  • Thorough knowledge and experience across a range of design approaches and methodologies
  • Proactive initiative that identifies problems and acts on opportunities to improve the product offering
  • Excellent written & verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong collaboration skills across disciplines that drive change
  • Ability to manage and contribute to multiple projects concurrently

Please note: Candidates must share an online or PDF portfolio to be considered for this role. Applications without a portfolio are unlikely to be considered.

About InVision:

InVision offers an incredibly unique work environment. The company employs a diverse team all over the world. Each InVision team member is given the freedom and tools to do their best work from wherever they choose.

The benefits we offer in the United States and Canada include competitive health plans and retirement plans. Some InVision-wide benefits offered to all employees across the globe include a flexible vacation policy, monthly coffee shop stipends, annual allowances for books related to your profession, and home office setup & wellness reimbursements. InVision is an international employer so some benefit offerings will vary from country to country.

InVision is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

LOCATIONS

Anywhere

#5

Senior Motion Designer, Core

DESCRIPTION

We are specifically looking for someone capable of creating marketing initiatives with a cross-discipline team, which includes creative development and collaboration across design, development, UX and content design. We’re looking for a passionate, positive, creative self-starter, who can produce quality content packages end-to-end in a collaborative team environment, but with minimal direct oversight.

Responsibilities

  • Provide advanced creative and visual storytelling from conceptualization through delivery
  • Responsible for creating and editing animated marketing and advertising materials
  • Ability to work with developers to combine animation with code
  • Responsible for amplifying the visual branding of company public image through motion design, products, and promotional material across a variety of digital and experiential media
  • Directing and adding compelling motion and animation into interactive projects in addition to creating animatics, motion guides and case studies
  • Create motion elements from a designer's initial design layout, or ability to conduct initial design
  • Generate stories, ideas, campaigns and thoughts and create compelling visual experiences
  • Create and maintain motion graphics-specific templates, instructions, documentation, and best practices
  • Maintain best-in-class video production practices and setups
  • Oversee productions from start to finish, beginning with initial concept and ending with final video deliverables.
  • Develop scripts, treatments, and storyboards 
  • Actively stay on top of marketing trends, goals and performance indicators 
  • Capable of handling some high-level budget management including POs, contracts, expenses and tracking
     

 

Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge in animation and motion graphics and secondary knowledge in filmmaking, design, post-production process, storytelling.
  • Experience generating powerful, credible original video content. Producing, designing, animating, and editing video.
  • Advanced proficiency in After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator and Figma.
  • Strong understanding of 2D with some 3D knowledge.
  • Strong storytelling and storyboarding skills
  • You live at the intersection of marketing and user experience, and understand how to take people on a complete journey, end to end.
  • Good understanding of typography and composition. Capable of producing assets rapidly if necessary.
  • Ability to keep pace and adapt to the latest technology and social media best practices while constantly learning and improving
  • The ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment, always thriving on change
  • Exceptional ability to collaborate on motion design projects and integrate feedback
  • Experience working on set and with a video production crew a benefit.

LOCATIONS

Americas

#6

UX Designer

DESCRIPTION

Here at Playco, we make games that bring the world closer together through play! 

 

Our ideal teammates are thoughtful, low ego, and hardworking professionals who can both zoom into the details and zoom out to embrace the big picture. We are passionate about makers and tinkerers, who are unafraid to experiment with a healthy disregard for constraints. We hope you'll enrich our team with your enthusiasm and passion, both for games and for life.

 

About this Role

 

As a UX Designer, you'll work closely with senior art leadership, producers, developers, and interdisciplinary teams to understand player needs and build top-notch user experiences and interfaces. You'll help shape the UX direction of end-to-end player solutions and find opportunities for further research and innovation, working with senior designers and product leaders to define, improve, and implement design standards across every aspect of the product development cycle.

Responsibilities

    • Develop beautiful, fun game experiences that are intuitive, scalable, and on-brand by working closely with Engineers, PMs, Designers, and QA.
    • Create interface wireframes and user flows, ensuring iterative feedback is incorporated throughout the development process.
    • Work with stakeholders and teammates to gather, understand and codify requirements for various projects.
    • Produce look and feel layouts, mood boards, storyboards, design briefs, sketches, mock-ups, motion works, and visual comps to help the team understand what to build and why.
    • Work with senior artists and stakeholders from inception to drive development, implementation, QA, launch, and ongoing supportHelp champion and implement user-centered design methodologies across products and studios.
    • Educate and evangelize the importance of human factors, player feedback, and data-driven decision making in end-to-end user experience design.
    • Work with your UX teammates to define and maintain interaction pattern libraries we can share across products, teams, and studios.
    • Follow high level aesthetic direction from the Art Director from prototyping to final implementation of UX.

Requirements

    • 2+ years industry experience in mobile, social, or free2play games.
    • Exceptional design, artistic, typographic, layout, and compositing abilities.
    • Demonstrated understanding of information flow, readability, and interface usability principles.
    • Proficiency using Figma and Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop and Illustrator).
    • Strong ability and passion to collaborate in and with nimble, multidisciplinary teams.
    • Clear and concise communication style that enables you to explain the thought process behind your work and build consensus around design goals.
    • Attention to detail and solid organization.
    • Open-minded, friendly, and positive attitude.

Bonus

    • Bilingual in English & Japanese
    • BA/BS Degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), or a related field.
    • Experience with Flash/Animate, Sketch, and rapid prototyping techniques/software a plus.
    • Experience leveraging user research, key performance indicators, and analytics to help make informed design decisions a plus.

LOCATIONS

Anywhere