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Experience Designer
Posted on 8/11/2022
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Adobe Creative Suite
  • An online portfolio with relevant work samples
  • Experience in a consumer application, agency, or freelance roles
  • Exceptional design sense with the ability to integrate branding and messaging into 2D and 3D build environments
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and 3D modeling (Sketchup and Rhino are preferred, but you can use whatever you're most comfortable with)
  • Excellent communication skills in creative pitching, feedback solicitation, and vendor/partner management
  • Strong experience in spatial problem solving
  • Proficiency in drawing to scale and familiarity with architectural construction documents, elevations, plans, shop drawings, etc
  • Knowledge of materials, finishes, and construction methods
  • Experience working with fabrication vendors: submitting clear drawings, responding and iterating on production updates, and being a collaborative problem solver when problems arise
  • A natural interest in collaborating with other creatives such as brand designers, illustrators, animators, and product designers
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects in parallel from concept to completion
  • The ability to relocate to Pittsburgh, PA
  • 3+ years of experience working at a high-paced tech start-up
  • Experience with brand design
  • Experience in fabricating furniture, set pieces, or consumer products
  • Work on a wide variety of mediums (physical, digital, and everything in between) and experiences (environmental design, installations, swag/merch design, and more) aimed at communicating Duolingo's value and mission
  • Collaborate on brand and design projects with internal partners (designers, artists, producers, marketers, and other cross-functional folks) as well as external (vendors, architects, general contractors)
  • Expand our brand by creating visual identity and design systems for Duolingo events and environments
  • Lead small/medium experience design projects, while taking direction from our Head of Art and Senior Experience Designer
  • Champion Duolingo's brand standards and design systems across the business

201-500 employees

Language education platform
Company Overview
Duolingo’s mission is to make education accessible and fun. The company offers a language-learning website and mobile app.
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees as well as eligible partners and dependents
  • Mental health benefits such as therapy sessions and coaching to support you to be your best self
  • Fertility benefits to support your family planning journey
  • Fully paid parental and adoption leave
  • Fully paid subscription to Care.com and paid backup days for dependents and your fur family
  • 401(k) with generous match and immediate vesting
  • 20 days of PTO, with two additional weeks off for winter break
  • Yearly professional development stipend
  • Transportation reimbursement for however you get to work
  • Lunch prepared daily by our in-house chefs
  • Annual international retreat for all full-time employees
  • On-site gym and massages
  • On-site game/break room
Company Core Values
  • Make learning fun
  • Universally accessible personalized education
  • Give the product away for free