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Visual Designer

About Brilliant

Brilliant ( helps you excel in math and science. On Brilliant, you can master concepts through examples and problems contributed by a community of mathematicians, scientists, and engineers. Brilliant brings together professionals and enthusiasts from around the world.

Members learn from a vibrant community of over 5.5 million students, educators, and enthusiasts, including olympiad champions, international science fair medalists, high school teachers, and university professors. Through the Brilliant network, people discover the resources they need to succeed, the dream that they can, and the allies to help them.

We collect a large data set as members use the product, about their aptitude in different subject areas. Our long-term vision is to build a more efficient way for ambitious people who are building their skills to be found directly by organizations seeking talent. To learn more about Brilliant's mission, watch CEO Sue Khim's TEDx talk.

The Role

We’re looking for a strong product designer to help millions of people have fun, learn, and excel. You will work with the VP of Product (as well as content experts, engineers, and analysts) to solve business problems through design.

You should be passionate about designing simple, elegant user interfaces. You should be excited about the progress and potential of the Brilliant product. And of course, you should love making things beautiful. If you sweat the pixel-perfect details and have a strong understanding of composition, balance, symmetry, and whitespace, we’d like to hear from you!

Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Help develop the expanding brand language within the organization
  • Craft visual systems that are coherent and simple
  • Meticulously organize hierarchies on desktop and mobile
  • Work closely across teams to elevate ideas
  • Translate wireframes into finished designs


This is you

Our requirements for this position:

  • 3+ years experience on web and/or mobile product teams
  • Are a design nerd in & out of the office
  • You push your work until all details are attended to
  • Are a systems-thinker and are able to extrapolate and extend shared patterns and behaviors
  • An amiable teammate
  • Comfortable meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Desired (but not required):

  • Have a strong graphic design or illustration portfolio
  • Understanding of teenage science nerds / you once were a teenage nerd
  • Cool mobile native design work


Why join Brilliant?

Brilliant has a mission you can get behind. We’re a company that’s helping to bring thinkers from all over the world together and create a platform on which they can excel, learn, and have fun.

We also offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits – we pay 100% of the premiums
  • Equipment budget for computer and peripherals
  • Free lunch
  • Weekly happy hour
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Fully-stocked pantry and refrigerator with snacks and drinks
  • Sponsorship for conferences and professional development
  • A stimulating work environment with passionate co-workers


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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