Visual Designer

Job description

Our company

ProtonMail was born at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in 2013 when a group of scientists and engineers envisioned an email service that empowers people to own their private data and keeps them safe from mass surveillance. Since then, ProtonMail has become the world’s largest secure email provider, with over 20 million users and a profitable business model. Our mission extends beyond email: we’re building a better Internet through other privacy-focused services, including ProtonVPN, ProtonCalendar, and ProtonDrive. We are looking for passionate people to join our growing team and help us build an Internet that puts people’s privacy first.

As a Visual Designer, you will be part of the new Proton design team you will build the foundation of our future product suite. 

You will:

  • Tackle complex privacy challenges with design
  • Sketch, ideate and generate new concepts for industry-leading privacy products
  • Work hands-on with our design team and collaborate closely with product managers and developers.
  • Define and apply the visual language across various platforms and devices
  • Create beautiful high-fidelity designs and prototypes
  • Lead and contribute to the design process

Job requirements

  • More than 3 years of experience as Visual/Interaction Designer in an agency or in-house (please provide a link to your Portfolio)
  • Ability to translate broader concepts into functional design systems and experiences
  • Experience working with design systems, maybe even building one.
  • Able to articulate design decisions and convey complex ideas effectively
  • Attention to detail: You will ensure visual and brand consistency and quality across the product suite.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard design tools

Why work at ProtonMail?

  • 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. ProtonMail protects 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.


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