ConsenSys is amassing the tools and people needed to build a decentralized future. We are 650+ blockchain experts, entrepreneurs, computer scientists, designers, engineers, consultants, and business leaders across 6 continents who are motivated by the desire to create a healthier, more balanced world where equity is spread among those creating value, and new efficiencies are achieved across all industries. ConsenSys is a venture production studio, incubating 30+ projects building on the Ethereum blockchain.
We have ambitious goals. We are ambitious people. We believe in what we do and we believe in the team doing it.
ConsenSys is an increasingly complex organization, touching practically every aspect of blockchain technology. The role of the video and design team is to translate that complexity into a cohesive narrative with engaging and aesthetically pleasing communications products, in order to increase the awareness of blockchain in general, Ethereum more specifically, ConsenSys as a brand, and ConsenSys spokes (incubated projects being built on Ethereum).
The audience for the collateral produced by the team is business, general public, developer, government and academia. The team works closely with ConsenSys Solutions, global and regional teams, and ConsenSys spokes to further our mission of building and scaling a world where distributed applications and the Ethereum world computer enable a new class of frictionless, global commerce with inclusion for all.
• Work within the ConsenSys Dubai Design Circle, and closely with multiple stakeholder situated in Dubai and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) to define needs, project requirements, identify expectations, develop production timelines, create concepts, and art direction.
• Create visual messages that will help our target audiences easily understand the blockchain medium.
• Utilize photo editing, illustration and typography experience to creating visually appealing content and narrative for presentations, events, online and offline collateral
• Create assets and customize materials for social media and email marketing
• Collaborate with spokes on the creation of their branding elements
• Source translations and generate localized versions in multiple languages
• At least 7 years of experience in an agency or in-house design team
• Exceptional design skills and eye for detail
• Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe CC)
• Good knowledge of Adobe Premiere and AfterEffects
• Experienced in A/B testing designs
• Prior experience with startups and working with cross-functional teams is a plus
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work across teams to make things happen
• Highly organized with a strong sense of personal accountability
• Ability to self-manage stakeholders (internal/external) and meet strict deadlines.
• An evident understanding and curiosity of the blockchain medium
• Basic knowledge of HTML & CSS language are a plus.
What Makes Someone Successful in this Role?
• ConsenSys is a decentralized, holacratic (non-hierarchical) company that is distributed across 28 countries - you need to be extremely self directed and self motivated.
• Must be comfortable prioritizing and working with teams to identify needs and timelines.
• Need to be very open and collaborative, respectful and conscientious of everyone s opinions and needs, while ensuring transparency and clear communication to all relevant stakeholders
• Demonstrated success in taking a service oriented approach and high level of ownership
• Ideally have experience working in a startup environment where you have had to wear many hats at a time (and those hats may change periodically)
• Experience working cross-functionally in a matrix environment and being the connective tissue between many different teams and collaborators
• Ability to travel 15-30% may be required
Comfortable with a bit of organized chaos