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Brand Designer - InStride

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Job Title
Brand Designer
Job Location
Los Angeles, CA or Remote
Job Description
InStride is a tech-enabled services company that is pioneering new approaches to workforce education solutions with a mission of driving meaningful social and business outcomes by unlocking access to life-changing education. In collaboration with quality academic institutions, we enable employers to provide career-aligned, debt-free education through a personalized, digital platform and a consultative service model.
Read further to see how you can be part of the movement to drive businesses and society forward through life-changing, best-in-class workforce education.

Role Overview

InStride is looking for an accomplished Designer to join the design and creative team. The main charge of this role is to help synchronize the visual storytelling from our sales presentation materials to The ideal candidate is someone who applies their skills across both traditional and digital design and is ready to push themselves.

Note: To be considered, you must provide a link to an online portfolio of design samples.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop creative concepts in line with creative briefs
  • Work within the greater design team, while partnering with marketing and sales to craft creative assets
  • Deliver on day-to-day work while proactively seeking opportunities to grow the InStride brand
  • Balancing multiple brand design tasks at a time is your bread and butter
  • Track projects and tasks in Asana
  • Review freelance designers’ work to ensure it aligns to tone, style, brand guidelines, and voice
  • Build scalable processes to create and launch new landing page designs 


Ideal Profile

  • 3-5 years of brand design experience (education experience a plus)
  • Intimate knowledge of industry tools (especially Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma; bonus After Effects)
  • Mastery of design production process from concept to delivery
  • A passion for great work with the vision, instincts and tenacity to make it happen
  • Curious and strategic problem solver
  • Adhering to and developing brand guidelines
  • Defining brand design goals and journeys based on corporate partner or learner goals
  • Experience working within diverse, dynamic, cross-functional teams
  • Eager to solicit feedback from real users and teammates
  • Ability to listen and understand feedback from a diverse set of stakeholders 
  • Ability to manage many tasks at once and deliver high-quality output every time, on time
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong portfolio that demonstrates originality and innovation
  • Curiosity, humility, and a passion for doing great work
  • Strong sense of ethics, and responsibility in understanding the way the work InStride do influences the world around us (learners, corporate partners, learning partners)
  • High EQ, comfort with ambiguity and a “no job too small” startup mentality
  • Understanding of major social media platforms and the different ways that visual media is displayed and consumed on them is a plus
Target base compensation amount for this role outlined below. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts shown below.
$80,000$100,000 USD
We believe that a company’s richest resource is their employees, and that investments in people yield the highest returns for individuals, businesses, and society as a whole. That’s why every InStride employee is eligible to enroll in 3,100+ online certificate and degree programs through our Step Forward program. Unlike traditional tuition reimbursement programs, InStride covers your tuition upfront, regardless of your course of study, degree type, or school. The Step Forward program, along with InStride’s best-in-class employee benefits, are available to all employees from the day they join InStride. 

InStride is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, medical condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please discuss your requested accommodation with our HRBP.
Effective November 1, 2021, all new hires must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved by the People & Talent team in writing.
For questions on how we use personal information of job applicants, please refer to InStride's Job Applicant Privacy Policy.
Beware of recruiting scams. InStride does not require a financial transaction or any financial account information to be eligible for employment. If you receive a message purporting to be from InStride asking you for a financial transaction, your financial account information, or any other sensitive information, please do not respond and let us know immediately at

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InStride Headquarters Location

Miami, FL

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InStride Company Size

Between 100 - 500 employees

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