Graphic Designer

  • Full Time Job
  • Hybrid

Kami is not only an award-winning education startup based in Auckland, New Zealand, but a thriving organisation filled to the brim with talented, creative, and passionate people! It’s hard not to love what you do when our digital classroom platform offers meaningful solutions to over 40 million users worldwide, empowering students and supporting teachers.

You’ll be joining at a pretty magical time. Kami’s user base is growing by the day. With over 100 team members based across Auckland, the USA, South Africa, and Brazil, we couldn’t be more proud of the accomplishments and milestones we’ve achieved to date. Now, this is your chance to join our team and become an integral member of Kami’s growth, while shaping your own future, and having fun in the process.

The opportunity

We are on the hunt for an experienced Graphic Designer to help bring Kami’s colourful and creative brand to life. That means you’ll play a key role from the start to finish of creative projects, partnering closely with marketing, sales, and product teams as well as our other amazing creatives. You’ll have the opportunity to ideate, create, and deliver a wide variety of creative assets and campaigns across social, web, display, video and more.

We’re not called Kami-leons for nothing! You’ll be working with a team full of agile, flexible and open-minded people who want to make a difference in the world (and enjoy the process too!).

If you’re looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to have a real impact on the lives of millions, then this is your opportunity. Kami is growing fast and so will you.

What you’ll do 

  • Develop ideas and design solutions from concept to completion across many mediums such as digital media, social, video, events, merchandise, website, blogs, emails, and much more
  • Work creatively within brand guidelines and maintain brand integrity by regulating use of our logos, messaging, imagery, and design practises
  • Research competitors, trends, best practices, design inspiration, and consider how creative design can contribute to solving user and business challenges
  • Work collaboratively both cross-functionally and with other designers, ideating creative design solutions to solve challenges
  • Be actively involved in the art direction and research of marketing campaigns and materials
  • Consistently look for design and messaging growth opportunities
  • Manage creative projects through the entire lifecycle including planning, creative, production, and delivery

What you’ll bring 

  • 3+ years of professional graphic design experience (agency experience is a bonus but not essential)
  • Demonstrated compositional and typographical skills
  • Experience developing landing pages or websites
  • High level of proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience using Figma (a bonus but not essential)
  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to work creatively within brand guidelines
  • Receptive to feedback and opportunities for growth
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt to changes. Kami is an agile and fast paced workplace and we are always looking for new ways to do things
  • A team player. You’ll be part of an extremely collaborative and supportive team committed to your success, and we all work together
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and execute urgent briefs
  • Hard-working and able to work autonomously at times, as well as the ability to manage your won workload and deadlines
  • A keenness and willingness to push boundaries and challenge the status quo
  • Intellectually curious and globally minded. We work with all kinds of educators and students from all over the world
  • The ability to prioritise and manage your work and effectively communicate those priorities
  • Agile, flexible and willing to roll up your sleeves when required

What you get out of it 

  • Working for a people-first employer that is on an inspiring mission to build the future of education while changing the lives of millions 
  • Excellent perks including bookable parking, catered lunches, regular social events, wellness activities, and much more!
  • Flexible working approach that is truly flexible to your needs
  • Learning and development opportunities and the chance to grow and shape your future with Kami
  • A diverse and challenging role
  • The satisfaction of knowing you’re not only helping modern-day superheroes aka teachers, but also helping them shape the minds of future generations all across the globe.