Graphic Designer

San Francisco, CA
Design
Full-time
At Volta we’re on a mission to accelerate the adoption of the electric vehicle. Volta creates city-wide electric vehicle charging networks in major metropolitan areas. Our charging networks are free-to-use, free to property partners, and monetized through brand sponsorships and digital media content.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated visual problem solver to help define and amplify our brand. Over the next year we will be redesigning our stations, building a new website, enhancing our mobile app, supporting business development and so much more. We are a tight knit team of highly passionate folks looking to make an impact far beyond our numbers. If you are fired-up about pushing design boundaries while creating a memorable brand experience we’d love to hear from you.  

The Graphic Designer will work on a wide range of projects from web/mobile experiences, sales presentations to environmental design. This job will be a cross functional role supporting both Brand/Marketing and Product teams and will be instrumental in shaping our brand as it is still developing.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work with creative director and product team and marketing to identify creative solutions and strategy to get there.  
    • Ability to think through user flows and translate to visual designs 
    • Contribute to the evolution of Volta design culture
    • Build rapid prototypes and participate in user testing 
    • Identify and communicate design roadblocks and implement solutions
    • Showcase strategic design thinking & concepts
    • Productivity and proactively contribute to a feedback culture while relentlessly striving to improve quality of everything we produce.
    • Assist in building templated systems to maximize impact across the organization

QUALIFICATIONS

    • 5-7 years of design experience
    • 4 year degree in design or similar field
    • Excellent attention to detail 
    • Highly skilled with typography and color 
    • Can think conceptually and execute big ideas 
    • Ability to work independently and as a team
    • Good Communication: Can easily and clearly present concepts and the reasoning behind decisions 
    • Strong grasp of user experience principles and agile design
    • Interested in collaboration and active brainstorming at all levels of the design process
    • Drive to constantly hone your craft and to learn new things
    • Strong grasp of branding

    • Experience with coding, motion graphics, data visualization, photo and video editing skills, a good sense of copy, a deep love for the history of transportation and/or alfa romeos and a great sense of humor are all a plus.