Senior Brand Designer

$100,000 – $150,000
Full Time
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Job Description

The Role

Are you a visionary Senior Brand Designer with a knack for turning strategic brand stories into visual masterpieces? If so, we want you to join our dynamic team at Distractive. We're looking for a proactive individual who not only understands the power of good brands but also thinks strategically and is deeply passionate about art direction and design.

If you're a talented designer ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into exciting projects, this is an amazing opportunity to become a core part of our ambitious, tight-knit team. We're embarking on the next chapter of our adventure, and we need your creative energy and innovative ideas to lead the way.

Distractive is a full-service marketing agency specializing in emerging crypto ecosystems. We were recently selected to be a core contributor to Polkadot, where we serve as the de facto marketing department, and also provide marketing services to other blockchain-based technology projects.

Join us in the fastest, sometimes frenetic, growing industry as we push to help deliver technologies that power a decentralized future.

Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Brand Designer, you’ll be at the heart of transforming strategic brand stories into captivating visual identity systems that resonate across various mediums. Here’s what you'll be doing:

  • Strategy: Dive deep into the strategic process to ensure our designs align with clients' goals.
  • Insight: Build a robust understanding of briefs and client objectives to drive impactful designs.
  • Spark: Bring fresh, energetic ideas that push boundaries and go beyond the obvious.
  • Emotional Connection: Explore innovative ways to bring strategies to life, forging strong emotional connections with audiences.
  • Collaboration: Directly collaborate with third-party creatives (illustrators, copywriters, animators, etc.) to elevate our projects.
  • Team Synergy: Work with our design team to expand and lead ideas across motion graphics, animations, interactive content, and brand assets.
  • Feedback Integration: Embrace feedback to refine initial concepts into flexible and comprehensive design systems.

And yes, we know what you are thinking, you’ll be involved in evolving Distractive branding.

We’re looking for 5+ years of experience under your belt, your portfolio should showcase:

  • Strategic Brilliance: A strong focus on creating brand identities that are both strategically grounded and idea-led.
  • Creative Ambition: The drive to explore beyond conventional solutions.
  • Design Mastery: A keen eye for detail in color, typography, imagery, and motion.
  • Practical Execution: An understanding of how to create effective and implementable designs.
  • Constructive Collaboration: Openness to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Creative Drive: A desire to step up, take responsibility, and lead.
  • Team Player: A low-ego approach that prioritizes team success and client value.


  • Pro Level: Figma, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Working Knowledge: AI prompts.
  • Nice to Haves: 3D design environment.

What we Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Health benefits (for US-based employees)
  • Equity
  • Opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment

Location: Remote

Job Type: Full-time

Experience 5+ years as a designer / art direction role

Requirement: Provide a link to your portfolio that can be publically viewed.

If you are passionate about design and branding, have 5+ years of experience, a keen interest in the crypto space, and thrive in a dynamic environment, we invite you to apply! We’re a team of “do-ers” who are cultivating a team who love to work together, keep our community happy and enjoy coming to work every day. Crypto narratives can change on a dime and flexibility is key. This space is wild and Distractive will give you a front-row seat. If this sounds like an adventure, come join the team.

How to apply

Job ID #1401708597