Graphic Designer

BetterLesson - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Full time

About BetterLesson

BetterLesson empowers K-12 teachers to build a modern classroom: learner-centered, culturally responsive, and personalized. Instead of the conventional one-size-fits-all professional development format for educators, BetterLesson supports teachers in a way that’s personalized and continuous -- using a mix of remote 1:1 coaching, remote team coaching, remote workshops, and in-person workshops, all supported by the BetterLesson Lab software. We match each teacher with a world-class coach and then leverage our technology to suggest customized teaching strategies, to measure impact on student learning, and to improve teaching practice continuously through rapid iteration. This process leads to off-the-charts teacher love (our data shows teachers love BetterLesson more than Apple users love their iPhones), high administrator engagement, and, most importantly, dramatic teacher and student growth.

BetterLesson has raised over $30M of venture capital and grant funding, serves over 200 school districts, sees 850K+ monthly active users accessing our online lessons and strategies, and is expanding quickly.

We are a growing team of teaching practice geeks, educational opportunity devotees, and product development specialists. We place tremendous value on our company’s roots and culture: a shared passion to transform professional learning for educators at scale and a sense of urgency to achieve this vision on behalf of students. All candidates should have the experience, competence, and enthusiasm to dive into our highly dynamic organization headfirst and rapidly solve complex, exciting, and interconnected problems. We offer a unique opportunity to join a small team, have flexible hours, and make a massive impact on our education system.

About The Role

Reporting to the Creative Director, you’ll be joining a motivated, creative team whose work touches all aspects of BetterLesson’s services and software. Our team is focused on providing clean, human-centered design across multiple platforms, media and experiences, and evolving our work as BetterLesson evolves. As part of that team, your role is essential in helping us communicate our brand voice, and to elevate the visual language that represents the teaching profession, and the respect and admiration we have for educators.

You Will

  • Produce high-quality, cohesive, user-centered design that accurately reflects BetterLesson’s visual design language and brand guideline.
  • Create design comps and supporting graphics for the BetterLesson Lab and internal applications.
  • Working across print and digital media, you will create graphics and layouts for collateral, conferences, website, presentations, and webinars.
  • Support our coaches with templates, agendas, and decks to use at BetterLesson Professional Learning Events.
  • Collaborate with our UX Design Lead and the Engineering team to ensure the design vision is executed to spec and pixel-perfect.

You Are

  • A flexible, curious designer whose work is able to span across print and digital platforms.
  • Someone with superior active listening and critical thinking skills.
  • Able to work in a collaborative design environment; to be critiqued and to respectfully critique the work of others in pursuit of the best possible design solution.
  • Organized, self motivated, and deadline-oriented
  • Committed to BetterLesson’s mission
  • Committed to our work with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and will be an active participant in that work.
  • Interested in UX and considering growing into a UX role in the future

You Have

  • 1-3 years in a graphic design role for print or web/mobile
  • Thorough knowledge of visual design principles; graphic design, layout, typography, color, icon development, corporate identity and branding.
  • An online and printed design portfolio that demonstrates the design principles listed above.
  • The ability to create printed materials as well as design for the web.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop; Sketch; Google Docs and Slides.
  • A degree in Graphic Design (Preferred but not required)
  • Experience with After Effects or animation (Preferred but not required)

We Can Offer You

  • the opportunity to work with an awesome team to solve important problems.
  • a competitive salary.
  • health and other employee benefits.
  • equity in the business you are helping to build.
  • a great office space near Harvard and Central Squares in Cambridge.
  • a flexible schedule and vacation policy.
  • the opportunity to spend everyday working to improve outcomes for teachers and students.

BetterLesson’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

BetterLesson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce at all job levels. We don’t just accept diversity — we celebrate it, we support it, and we know it benefits our employees, our products, our partners, and our community. We encourage individuals to apply regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy status (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, and/or any other characteristics unrelated to merit. At BetterLesson, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees.

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