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Visual Designer, Brand and Platform

Full-timeVisual designer$114,450-$176,250*
Remote
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As the global leader and pioneer of the mobile webcomic format, WEBTOON has revolutionized the comics industry for comic fans and creators. Today, a diverse new generation of international comic artists have found a home on WEBTOON, where the company’s storytelling technology allows anyone to become a creator and build a global audience for their stories.

With a massive catalog of incredible digital comics from rising stars on WEBTOON CANVAS platform, and a growing roster of superstar WEBTOON Originals creators, there’s something for every type of comic fan on WEBTOON. With an average of 89+ million monthly active users, and WEBTOON adaptations on Netflix, HBO Max, and other screens around the world, WEBTOON’s passionate fandoms are the new face of pop culture. The company has worked with DC Comics, Marvel Entertainment, HYBE, and many more of the world’s biggest entertainment brands.

WEBTOON is looking for an exceptional Visual Designer to join its growing international creative group. As a Visual Designer you will be a part of the team contributing to how our readers discover and engage with our series both digitally and IRL at cons and as graphic novels. We are looking for a detail-oriented, trendsetting designer, who is an adept problem solver and comfortable operating alone or as part of a small team. The right candidate will also have excellent communication skills, experience in print design, including experiential and publishing design, superior typography and color skills, and a passion for introducing WEBTOON’s characters and stories to new audiences so our series can succeed with the right audiences. 

REQUIRED: A working online portfolio of relevant projects is required to be considered for this role. 

**This is a 3-month temporary position, with opportunity to extend**

What You Will Do

  • Work closely with Art Directors and Creative Director in a highly-collaborative, inclusive, and fast-paced environment. 
  • Design across our entire North American and Latin American digital content platform (app, mobile and desktop), as well as our social media channels. 
  • Create eye-catching, elegant designs that engage readers and clearly communicate key messaging. 
  • Follow global WEBTOON brand standards, while creating extensions unique to North America and Latin America. 
  • Help define the looks and feel of WEBTOON events, including digital reading events and in-person conventions. 
  • Occasionally Partner with video and motion creatives to ideate and art direct visuals for compelling digital and social ad campaigns to drive new user growth and retention.  
  • Be a WEBTOON brand and audience expert, know what will catch our audiences’ eye and communicate the appeal of each series. 
  • Design across multiple channels as needed—including event design, OOH, merch, and supporting our social media creative team. 
  • Juggle multiple priorities from stakeholders while maintaining clear communication with teammates to ensure projects are completed on-time and according to design standards. 

Who You Are

  • You have 3+ years' experience in visual design for digital and print platforms at either a creative agency, production company, or in-house creative team. 
  • You have experience collaborating cross-functionally with UX designers, programmers, project managers, marketers, production companies, and printers. 
  • You have a passion for WEBTOON and pop culture! (Comics, games, television, animation, film.) 
  • You have superior typography, color, and layout skills as well as a strong foundation in UX and UI design and can demonstrate a precise understanding of the end product and audience for your designs. 
  • You are a master of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Knowledge of After Effects is a plus. 
  • Above all you are a team player who designs to delight our WEBTOON readers from the heart—not the ego. 
WEBTOON is owned by South Korea’s internet conglomerate Naver. In 2021, Naver acquired webnovel app Wattpad. The move aligned WEBTOON, the world’s largest digital comics platform, with Wattpad, the world’s leading webnovel platform. Together, these storytelling technology platforms reach a combined audience of 166 million people around the world.

Join us and work with some of the biggest artists, IP, and fandoms in comics!
Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
  • What's the salary range for the Visual Designer, Brand and Platform position?
    The suggested salary for this position is $114,450-$176,250*
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    Yes, telecommuting is possible for this position
About Wattpad
Wattpad is an online social reading platform intended for users to read and write original stories.
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Founded
2006
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51-250 employees

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