Senior Digital Creative Designer

Shanghai, China

Due to the current health crisis related to COVID-19 and the escalating visa/travel restrictions in place, we're currently unable to extend offers to anyone who cannot work from China due to lockdown visa/travel restrictions, or other restrictive measures until further notice. Consequently, we will be prioritizing candidates who can start in this location by set date as expected. We‘re keeping the situation under review and would adjust our position should the restrictive measures be removed later on.


  • Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
  • Design original pieces, including illustrations and infographics
  • Produce consistent, professional design work and demonstrate a strong understanding of design principles, layout, typography, color and aesthetics
  • Refine images, fonts and layouts using graphic design software
  • Generate ideas to portray concepts and advertise products/services
  • Ownership of italki brand design. Look at ways italki can evolve its existing brand touchpoints to ensure the brand showcases best-in-class impact through our design
  • Work with other marketing designers to evolve the visual expression of our brand and keep it up to date. Communicate the what and the why of these standards through all levels of our company
  • Evolve italki's visual identity across product and business verticals as we continue to scale globally
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and tools
  • Conceptualize ideas and generate content from a variety of ideas
  • Review and provide guidance to the videographer and the junior designer to ensure their work is of high quality


  • Bachelor Degree in Graphic Design, Art or equivalent
  • 5+ years of full time experience as a Graphic designer for digital platforms
  • Proficient in design software (e.g InDesign) and  image editing software (e.g Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or Creative Suites, Figma, etc.)
  • Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colors, fonts and layouts
  • Attention to visual details
  • Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with stakeholders to establish goals, outcomes and timelines for deliverables
  • Understand characteristics of target audience and find effective ways to reach them
  • Not only be artistic and innovative in creativity but entrepreneurial and analytical, knowing when to adopt different creative styles
  • Portfolio demonstrating your previous digital work is required
  • Well versed in project planning and management
  • High energy and proactive mindset
  • Spoken and written skills in English (with intermediate Mandarin)


  • Experience with animation is a huge plus!
  • Experience in a start-up or e-commerce environment
  • ​Experience in High Tech, Software Development, Education Technology Industries
  • Experience in companies with global / regional presence with multiple offices across different
  • Passion for languages and education
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