Senior Designer, Education at Webflow

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Webflow is a visual web development platform that empowers non-coders to create incredible experiences for the web.

Webflow University is Webflow’s learning platform that has established a reputation for best-in-class teaching. (Take a look at Webflow University or one of our recent course trailers, or even a lesson teaching the concepts behind CSS grid.) We’re looking for a Senior Designer, Education, who shares our passion for design and our mission to inspire and incentivize people to learn web design and development. You are someone who wants to expand great design, help us tell our story, and take Webflow's education efforts to the next level.

Join us to work on the next-generation education platform. 

About the role: 

  • Location: San Francisco HQ or US Remote
  • Full-time

As a Senior Designer, Education, you’ll:

  • Design best-in-class websites and web layouts. You’ll push the boundaries of web design by creating designs that can teach and inspire millions of people to learn how to build for the web. You'll build experiences that look great, function well, and provide teachable moments that help designers worldwide understand the principles of design and development.
  • Define Webflow’s education experience and identity. You’ll design and improve upon the user experience and visual identity of Webflow’s educational efforts, from Webflow University itself, to our certification programs, to the in-product teaching for Webflow’s customers. You’ll research, design, build, and maintain the brand standard of Webflow’s educational products.
  • Help us decrease the learning curve for our customers. You’ll contribute to major Webflow education initiatives by collaborating with engineers, researchers, and other designers to build and implement products that make Webflow easier to learn and use.
  • Push the boundaries of what’s possible. Our team enjoys a ton of experimental freedom, and we’re always looking for ways to improve, even when the method isn’t 100% proven. If an idea gets our users excited about learning, we’re interested in trying it. We love bold, aspirational, and sophisticated designs. If it makes someone do a double-take, let’s build it. We use stills, illustrations, scripted video, unscripted video, music with video, and clear graphics (plus a billion other things that won't fit here) to visually reinforce teaching. (And about a billion other things that won’t fit in this paragraph.)

That said, these responsibilities are just the start! At Webflow, we encourage you to contribute wherever your interests take you and shape your role accordingly. This isn’t just a philosophical bent: We actually give you 4 hours a week (10% of the work week) to pursue passion projects outside of your role responsibilities. 

About you 

You’ll thrive as a Senior Designer, Education, if you:

  • Have successful experience working as part of a design team.
  • Can provide a portfolio that demonstrates exceptional design skills, attention to detail, and the ability to solve complex problems through elegant solutions.
  • Are a self-motivated problem solver who can work on multiple projects.
  • Are excited about learning and building with tools like Webflow.
  • Are an excellent communicator (both verbal and written) with an ability to present your work to peers and key stakeholders.
  • Have demonstrated experience creating and upholding brand guidelines.
  • Are pragmatic and take an iterative approach to creating new learning experiences.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to thrive in ambiguity, and quickly adapt to changes, manage your time, and prioritize your work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Are humble, respectful, and value team success over personal success.
  • Are deeply familiar with design tools such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Figma, or other relevant software — and can quickly get up and running in new tools.
  • Have the ability to accept feedback and refine your own work with limited supervision.
  • Have a can-do, get-it-done attitude.

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements.

About us 

At Webflow, we believe that our success will be defined not only by what we do, but also by how and why we do it. So, here is the Webflow “why” and our “how”: 

Our Mission

To empower everyone to create for the web — and lead impactful, fulfilling lives while we do it. 

Our core behaviors (how we act)

  1. Earn customer trust.
  2. Get it done, do it right.
  3. Practice candor with care.
  4. Dream big, ship often. 
Our commitments to you 
  • We’ll pay you! This is a full-time, salaried position that includes equity.
  • We’ll invest in your physical and mental well-being with health, dental, and vision benefits and a monthly stipend for health and wellness expenses. 
  • We’ll pay you to take a vacation … seriously. We’ll give you a $1,000 bonus for taking your first vacation with us that is more than 5 days. 
  • We offer flexible parental leave. 
  • We will offer you the support you need to help you grow as an impactful Senior Designer — Education and a human being. 
Ready to apply?If you share our values and enthusiasm for empowering the world, we’d love to review your application! We promise we do take the time and care to review every application we receive. However, as much as we wish we could interview everyone who submits an application, we cannot guarantee an interview or feedback due to the unprecedented volume of applications we are receiving today. We are rooting for you, and hope you do consider applying.

Note: You'll need valid U.S. work authorization to join us.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • DockerDatabases
    • TerraformDatabases
    • HubSpotCRM

What are Webflow Perks + Benefits

Webflow Benefits Overview

• 3 weeks PTO (4 weeks after 2 years, 5 weeks after 5 years) + 8 national holidays
• Bonus extra PTO week we call "winter recharge" between Christmas and New Years Day. Employees can also elect to "flex" the holidays and take 5 flex observance days in place of the bonus week.
• $1,000 bonus the first time you take a vacation that's 5 days or longer
• We cover 100% of our health plan (which is a Platinum-level plan that has a $0 deductible) for you and any eligible dependents.
• $1,000/year Health Reimbursement Account funded by Webflow (can be used on a bunch of health-related things, jumps to $3,000/year if you have dependents).
• We provide family leave (including adoption) to all parents. All parents receive 8 weeks paid no matter their location, and birth givers receive up to 8 additional weeks for medical recovery. After leave, you can arrange for flexible hours, or even use some days from your leave after you return to work.
• 10% time (4 hours a week) to spend on special projects or learning - the only caveat is that it should somehow benefit the company, even if it means you're learning some new skill that you think might be applicable to our team or will improve our culture.
• $380/month in Webflow-paid commuter benefits (can be used for parking and transit if you commute to a workspace)
• Remote team members who do not receive a commuter benefit receive a $380 allowance toward their remote office, coworking space or to create their own home office of their dreams.
• $1000/yr (or more, we've been very flexible) in skill development reimbursements (things like books, Egghead.io classes if you want to learn how to code, conferences, etc)
• 401k plan (though no match yet)
• The latest gear (Macbook Pro, Standing Desk, etc) to be productive
• Yearly team retreat (Mexico, Portugal, and San Diego) and HQ visits
• BTO - Birthday Time Off!
• $200 monthly health and wellness stipend.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
BlackFlow is our inaugural employee resource group dedicated to building community for Black people at Webflow. We currently have other affinity groups that are transitioning into ERGs.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Webflow follows the Rooney Rule as it's guide in ensuring diversity is a top priority.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Webflow offers a $380/month stipend to its remote employees for home office needs.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Webflow hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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