India's largest free learning platform
Unacademy is hiring a Design Lead
— You are— A smart and seasoned individual with experience leading creative teams in content, or technology companies. You work in an organised and systematic manner with designers, educators, subject matter experts, and other business functions to support their vision and targets with creative solutions. You have an aptitude not only for the creative side, but also for content. You are looking for a collaborative, fast-paced environment to help shape the team’s culture and have a major impact on future of education in India.
Lead Unacademy’s pilot efforts into content creation for its K12 category;
Invent and innovate upon academic content and curriculum to make it immersive, interactive and engaging for learners; - Collaborate efficiently with subject-matter experts, educators, content and business stakeholders to successfully implement work;
Think systemically and execute with seamless processes; - Provide creative direction, oversee processes and give guidance to the team of 2—5 graphic and motion designers;
Ensure utmost attention to detail, maintain the highest standards of design and creativity by approving all work created by the team and partner creative agency(s).
Strong portfolio showcasing experience in leading large and talented teams that work across graphic design, motion design and animation, and other creative solutions to largely repetitive academic content;
3+ years of relevant experience working at an agency or in-house; - Effectively communicate concepts and design rationale; - Engage in constructive creative critiques, while also being receptive to feedback;
Ability to think critically, rapidly conceive, visualise, iterate and create innovative solutions for a highly competitive space; - Able to work independently, nurture team members and drive multiple projects at a time;
Foster strong working relationships with team members, cross-functional leads and members.
The ideal candidate will have,
Top-notch education credentials – Degree(s) in humanities fields from leading
5-10 years working in top publication houses such as McGraw Hill, Pearson, Oxford
University Press, S. Chand
Demonstrable record in developing textbooks and curriculum for schools
High ownership and drive to execute end-to-end projects
Ability to manage multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced, start-up ecosystem
Unacademy at a glance
Unacademy focuses on Mobile and Education. Their company has offices in Bengaluru. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Unacademy has raised $500K of funding; their latest round was closed on May 2016.