(Junior) Designer (m/f) // Makers.do

December 29, 2016
MAKERS’ community of entrepreneurs, investors and experts helps digital innovators turn their vision into reality. The Berlin-based seed stage investor was founded by Friedrich A. Neuman and Marius Schulze in 2013. MAKERS helped building 9 companies across different industries. Across the platform, MAKERS startups employ more than 150 people from 25 countries. We are an international team of passionate and open-minded people and welcome new motivated and communicative people. We are looking for a (Junior) Designer (m/f), who will support and consult our portfolio-companies on developing ideas and interfaces for their products.

As Designer at MAKERS you will:

  • Work as part of a cross-functional team to create delightful, pixel-perfect designs based on high-fidelity prototypes.
  • Design mobile apps and responsive websites which not only perform flawlessly but also look amazing.
  • Maintain and optimize screen designs and user flows.
  • Draw icons and illustrations.
  • Create corporate materials, like logos, business document layouts, banners, presentations and conference booth design.
  • Work on motion videos and be fully responsible for the cutting, sound and music.
  • Collaborate directly and proactively with our portfolio-companies to ensure all projects are developed exactly as specified before reaching the hands of the user.
  • Maintain your knowledge of design trends and new technologies to display initiative in creative problem solving.

Your Profile:

  • You bring 1+ years of design experience, preferably in a startup environment or an agency.
  • You are a design generalist and like to work on web, application, graphic, interaction and motion design as well as photography, writing, and illustrations.
  • You are able to manage to work on several projects at the same time while ensuring deliverables are met on-time and at a high standard of quality.
  • You rapidly produce prototypes and can decide quickly if pixel-perfect designs or just some rough low-fi prototypes are needed.
  • You stay on top of design trends and newest technologies and are not afraid to think outside the box.
  • You are used to turning your designs into static HTML/CSS templates or even better, you are familiar with modern front-end development workflow, like GitHub, Pre-Processing (preferably Sass/ Jade), Bootstrap/Foundation, jQuery
  • You are proficient with using common design/prototyping tools as Sketch, Adobe CC, InvisionApp
  • You have experience in logo, branding, and marketing design.
  • Your work is thorough with an eye for details and you are a highly-motivated and proactive team player.
  • You are fluent in English, German is a plus.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Responsibility and ownership right from the beginning: At MAKERS your undertakings have an impact.
  • Well equipped Mac-Workstation with the latest tools/software – If something is missing, we’ll take care of that!
  • Explore various business models at the same time.
  • Supportive environment for testing new tools (you are never too old to learn something new!)
  • Blind lunch, knowledge and best-practice sharing within our MAKERS community.
  • Weekly feedback session to help you grow professionally.
  • Regular team events and BBQs on the rooftop terrace of our office in Berlin, Mitte with an international team.
  • Fruits, veggies, snacks and drinks for free.

We are looking forward to receiving your application together with your portfolio (website, Dribbble, Behance, PDF or otherwise).

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