Designer

CodeHS - Chicago, Illinois or Remote - Full time

What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.

Mission

The mission of CodeHS is to empower all students to meaningfully impact the future.We believe that in the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. That’s why we say: Read, Write, Code. We do this by providing great curriculum, tools, and resources to teachers, students, and schools to implement high quality computer science programs. We believe that everyone should get the chance to learn coding, and that it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunity to students. We want to help make computer science education fun and accessible, and believe you need both great tools as well as a great community to make this happen. 

Must be authorized to work in the US and based in the US.We are a distributed team. 

This position could be in Chicago (in our main office), or in other locations.

Company Values

Encourage Teaching and Learning

CodeHS is about providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities in computer science for students all over the world. We value creating fun, accessible and creative learning experiences for teachers, for students, and for team members at CodeHS. We believe that education--and specifically coding--within the formal K-12 system, the higher-education system, and beyond has the power to allow everyone to unlock their full potential.

Create a Direct Positive Impact

At CodeHS we value creating a direct positive social impact with our work. We work directly with students, teachers, schools and districts to implement computer science classes. Through building great curriculum, tools and resources to allow high schools to teach computer science, we can create a direct educational benefit to students to help explore the limitless world of computing. We believe that expanding access to computer science education will empower students to take an active role in creating the future.

Make It Fun and Creative

Bringing fun and creativity to every aspect of our work is a main focus for us at CodeHS. It starts with a fun, friendly and accessible curriculum, that allows students the opportunity to build creatively and engage in thoughtful problem solving. We also focus on developing a creative and fun environment to work in, and think that this allows us to bring novel approaches to challenging problems. Computing is about logic--but it’s also about creativity--and we hope to share that excitement with teachers and students through CodeHS.

CodeHS is an equal opportunity employer. CodeHS maintains a drug-free workplace.

Designer Job Description

CodeHS is looking to hire a talented designer with graphic design and UX/UI experience to help elevate the brand image and platform. As a designer, you would work within the CodeHS marketing team to design marketing assets for various projects including blog posts, social media, newsletters, PDFs, presentations, storyboards, landing pages, and more. This role will also work closely with the engineering team to implement new platform designs.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the CodeHS target audience, strategy, and marketing initiatives to create visual experiences
  • Create visually appealing and engaging designs for marketing collateral
  • Produce social images and other templated designs as needed
  • Design newsletter templates and graphics
  • Layout and design new landing pages
  • Update and maintain designs across existing pages
  • Create UI/UX designs for the platform to improve user experience
  • Work closely with marketing and engineering teams on design implementation
  • Continue to create new design concepts as our brand evolves
  • Help manage, develop, and support our overall visual brand

Requirements:

  • 3 years professional design experience
  • Work well independently and autonomously, a self-starter
  • Works well in teams
  • Professional and clear at email
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Passionate about helping students and schools
  • Excited to work at a small company and make a big impact
  • Experience working with Figma or other design tools
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS/Javascript a plus

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Role

Marketing

Experience Level

Mid Level

CodeHS

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.
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