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Design Specialist

Mitiga Solutions

Mitiga Solutions

Design
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Monday, August 14, 2023
Our MissionClimate change is causing deep uncertainty at all levels of society, with climate volatility reducing the security of all land-based assets and posing a multi-level security threat for the functioning of enterprises, societies, and governments.Mitiga is a spinoff of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, which hosts MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe.Mitiga's mission is firmly rooted in employing cutting-edge science and technology to mitigate the multifaceted risks posed by climate-driven perils. Our approach spans a spectrum of temporal scales, from real-time and annual forecasts to projections spanning the next century. This comprehensive perspective on risk, coupled with our capacity to transfer risks to capital markets via catastrophe bonds, positions us to significantly contribute to enhanced climate mitigation, resilience, and equity.And we need you. Requirements Who you areWe're on the lookout for a Design Specialist to join our dynamic Innovation and Sustainability team and make the Mitiga brand shine. As a multitasking wizard, you're passionate about building scalable design systems and providing the best digital experiences to users.We're looking for someone who loves taking on new challenges and is always on the lookout for ways to improve processes and practices. You have an eye for detail and visuals trends and you've honed your skills over at least 3 years of professional experience in an agency or on the client side. Experience working on science or technology-related projects is a big plus.You have good communications skills in English (Spanish is a plus) to be able to work efficiently with our international team and with local vendors in Spain. You're proficient with Figma and the Adobe Suite of products and have an aptitude for learning new software and systems, including Canva. Familiarity with video editing tools (Premiere, AE...) or CSS-HTML is also a plus.If you're someone who loves turning cutting-edge technical concepts into efficient and distinctive visual experiences, we'd love to hear from you! Come join our team and help us sail smoothly towards success. What You Will Do Elevate our brand: working with our marketing and communications team, you'll be responsible for building and guarding our brand systems across all of our company channels: digital, print, video. Make something people will love: you’ll use your creative skills to design ads, social media visuals, presentations, white papers, reports, infographics, and templates for our other team members to work from. You’ll also provide ongoing user interface support for a number of digital and offline projects (online newsletters).You will also have the opportunity to make our product demos and other video material shine. Keep us current: maintain the visual side of our website in top shape. Ensure that layouts, images and animations are pixel perfect and on-brand. Apply design research to tackle complex problems in visual ways: in collaboration with an UX Designer, a Data Viz Guru, and Market Researcher, you’ll help translate complex and technical thoughts into accessible visuals that are worth 1,000 words.If this looks like you, we can't wait to see your portfolio & CV. Please share the pieces that best show what you can do to turn cutting-edge science and tech into distinctive, self-explanatory visuals. We are interested in seeing both 'full-range' work (a brand system you created) or individual pieces that showcase your skills. DiversityA recent study shows that one in every 10 tech workers in Spain are women. Only 1 out of every 4 people with functional diversity in working age has employment (2023). Meanwhile, 38% of LGTBIQ people in Spain do not come out in the workplace for fear of discrimination.This is neither the world we want to live in nor the workplace we’re building.Mitiga is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.In fact, we strongly encourage applicants from minority groups to apply. Our offerOur vision is to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. Some of our benefits, like unlimited personal time or flexible working arrangements, help work adjust to your life – and not the other way around. You can work from home or come twice a week to our office near the beach in one of the coolest spaces in town. Dogs and other furry friends are welcome!Our compressed work schedule allows you to work half a day on Fridays during the year (so you can start the weekend early). During the summer, it also allows you to work 4 days a week, so you spend time with your loved ones. Shadow our leadership and participate in our structured feedback and mentorship programs.If you grow, we grow.