People Matter

Principal Brand Designer (Remote)



Remote · Indianapolis, IN, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

Elevating the HackerRank Brand: A New Chapter Awaits

HackerRank is on the cusp of a brand metamorphosis, and we're scouting for a Principal Brand Designer with the ingenuity to redefine what's possible. This role isn’t for the faint-hearted; it’s for a creative maverick who can combine art, tech, and a sprinkle of magic to craft experiences that mesmerize and inspire our ever-expanding user base of over 21 million developers. We seek a visionary who possesses a unique blend of skills that go beyond our current capabilities.

You will be working on:

  • Brand Innovation: Spearhead a comprehensive brand overhaul, setting new benchmarks in visual communication and establishing a design language that resonates on a global scale.
  • Interactive Experience: Architect next-gen web experiences, infusing interactivity and motion to capture imagination and foster user engagement like never before.
  • Multimedia Mastery: Direct and produce multimedia content, leveraging advancements in animation and video production to amplify our message across all channels.
  • Cross-Functional Synergy: Collaborate closely with Marketing and Product teams to ensure design coherence and excellence from ideation through execution and analysis.

We are looking for:

  • A strategist and implementer capable of leading a brand evolution, with proven success in comprehensive design revamps that spotlight forward-thinking SaaS environments.
  • Expertise in interactive design, with a portfolio boasting innovative web interfaces, engaging user experiences, and a modern twist on visual storytelling.
  • Mastery in motion design and multimedia production, with the ability to weave animation and video into a compelling narrative that transcends traditional marketing materials.
  • A champion of design thinking, with an analytical mind to translate complex concepts into designs that not only dazzle but also deliver measurable outcomes.
  • A tech-savvy trailblazer who is adept in emerging design software and technologies that push the boundaries of how brands engage and connect in a digital-first world.

Who You Are:

  • A seasoned professional with 6 to 8 years in Visual Design, boasting a track record of strategic brand transformation and interactive web design.
  • An adept storyteller with a keen understanding of motion graphics, interactive media, and the nuances of user experience in the digital age.
  • Adept with the latest design tools and software, including but not limited to Glassmorphic Design Systems, advanced motion design, and video editing platforms
  • A proactive leader, equipped to inspire and cultivate talent, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within the design team.

Benefits & Perks:

We have a full package of competitive benefits and perks which include:

  • One-time home office set up stipend
  • Monthly Remote Work Enablement Stipend
  • Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Wellbeing Benefits (Headspace, Carrot, Cleo, etc)
  • Unlimited paid time off, paid leave for new parents, and flexible work hours
  • Insurance for all employees (term life, personal accident, medical) along with medical insurance for their dependents
  • Employee stock options, flexible work hours, and time off

About HackerRank:

HackerRank is a Y Combinator alumnus backed by tier-one Silicon Valley VCs with total funding of over $100 million. The HackerRank Developer Skills Platform is the standard for assessing developer skills for 2,800+ companies across industries and 18M+ developers around the world. Companies like LinkedIn, Stripe, and Peloton rely on HackerRank to objectively evaluate skills against millions of developers at every step of the hiring process, allowing teams to hire the best and reduce engineering time. Developers rely on HackerRank to turn their skills into great jobs. We’re data-driven givers who take full ownership of our work and love delighting our customers!

HackerRank is a proud equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal opportunity to everyone for employment on the basis of individual performance and qualification. We never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.