Senior Web/Visual Designer

Job description

Our company:

At Proton, we envision an internet where privacy is the default, and we’re building ways to help all people secure their digital lives and take control of their data.

ProtonMail was founded in 2014 by a group of scientists who met at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). And since its inception, the company has grown at a fast pace and today has over 40 million users. Our principal product, ProtonMail, is the world’s largest secure email service. Our second product, ProtonVPN, is one of the world’s most popular VPN services. Our vision is to build an internet platform for the protection of digital rights, and we are also developing additional products, including ProtonCalendar, ProtonDrive, and more to come.

Proton users include leaders of the Hong Kong protest movement, New York Times journalists, some of the world’s largest corporations, and millions of ordinary citizens from over 180 countries. Our team is diverse and dynamic, representing over 30 different nationalities, with offices in Geneva, Zurich, Prague, Vilnius, Skopje, and Taipei.


About the position:

Our growing Product Experience team is looking for a talented Senior web / visual designer. In collaboration with the marketing & branding teams, you'll take ownership of the design of some of the most visited websites in Europe thus having a major impact on the end-to-end customer journey. You'll be instrumental in defining a new, modern and effective visual design language for all our web properties that inspire and excites visitors. Using the highest standards in creativity and execution, the Senior web / visual designer has an undeniable business impact by helping increase customer acquisition and enhance conversion.

If you’re a self-starter and results-driven designer, and you thrive in a fast-paced environment, this is a great opportunity to play a pivotal role in a fast-growing company. You will have a concrete impact on the future of the business as a whole.

What you will do:

  • Design user-friendly, visually appealing and engaging experiences on our web platform (web sites, campaign pages, blogs, knowledge base articles, etc.).
  • Drive increases in conversion rates by constantly improving our user flows and screen designs.
  • Execute all design stages from concepts, mockups to final hand-off to engineering.
  • Establish and promote high standard design guidelines.
  • Collaborate closely with marketing, content, design and engineering to create the best user experience.
  • Contribute to our component-based web design system, Proton Design System.

    Job requirements

    • Between 3 and 5 years of experience as Visual/Web Designer in an agency or in-house (please provide a link to your Portfolio).
    • Ability to create designs and visuals within a given brand/visual identity.
    • Ability to articulate design decisions and convey complex ideas effectively.
    • Attention to detail: You will ensure visual and brand consistency and quality across all web pages.
    • Proficiency in industry-standard design tools (preferably experience working with Figma / Adobe CC).
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English.
    • Experience producing motion design considered a plus
    • Experience with GatsbyJS or NextJS considered a plus

    Why you should join Proton:

    • We work on interesting, challenging problems every day. There is never a dull moment
    • Our startup culture means everyone’s opinion matters. You can have a significant impact
    • Our rapid growth means there are many opportunities for advancement
    • The chance to do something meaningful. Proton products protect dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives
    • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default. Join the privacy revolution that is changing the world

    ProtonMail uses the Recruitee recruitment platform for more effective hiring process and a better candidate experience. Your data will always be kept confidential and is not shared with any third parties. Keep in mind that you will receive emails from the email address or other addresses on the domain.