Digital Designer

New York, New York / Babbel

Posted: Jul 25, 2017


Digital Designer

at Babbel

New York

We are looking for a Digital Designer to join our team as in our offices in New York City. 

About Babbel

Babbel has been recognized as one of the "Global 50 Most Innovative Companies" by Fast Company and is transforming language-learning for the digital age. Babbel's products are available worldwide across multiple platforms and support those who take joy in learning outside of work or school. Millions of users are benefiting from 9,000+ hours of language content created by Babbel's team of in-house language experts. These professionally-designed courses are available for 14 languages via the Babbel website as well as on mobile devices, chatbots, and Apple Watch, with more platforms to come.


Since its founding in 2007, the company has grown to become the market leader in app-based language learning. At Babbel more than 400 team members from 39 countries share the mission to enable everyone to learn a new language. Babbel is headquartered in Berlin and is growing its presence in the US.


About the Role: 

As a Digital Designer you will make the Babbel brand come to life creatively. You will develop and deliver a range of cross-platform creative that evokes the Babbel brand, and speaks to our target consumers. If you see pixel perfect design in your dreams, if your eyes light up when you make the perfect landing page, if you believe a perfect design is both beautiful and converts well in market, then you'll be a great fit here.


Babbel is at an inflection point in its growth in the US and in this role you will help accelerate our efforts across the digital landscape. Digital acquisition will be a focal point to our marketing strategy going forward.


Working closely with Manager, Digital Design, you will create amazing work that will make customers aware of, and interested in Babbel. From driving top-of-the-funnel brand awareness via clever and engaging creative to bottom-of-the-funnel through-put for subscriber growth, your work will have its imprint at every touch point in a customer's journey with Babbel.


Specific duties include development of:

Banner ads for digital acquisition across a slew of display advertising platforms with the goal of improving our click-through rates

A range of creative formats for Paid Social including Facebook, Instagram and other social platforms with the goal of improving our app installs

Landing pages for SEM, Podcasts and other campaigns with the goal of improving conversion to leads

Web pages within the marketing funnel with the goal of improving conversion to sales

Emails to leads that drive higher engagement, clicks and conversions to subscriptions, and emails to subscribers that improve their retention

Occasional designs for other formats such as print, on-screen video graphics, PPT documents, and the like


Key Job Requirements Are:

At least 2+years' track record of delivering market-ready campaigns

Experience in B2C tech company, start-up experience will come in quite handy

Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

Motion graphic, animation, and illustration experience a plus

Understanding of design best practices, specifically responsive web design

Disciplined creative thinker who understands the fundamentals of direct response

Multilingualism is a plus; strong interest in language is a requirement



Working at an international start-up with a strong sense of mission

Competitive pay and 401K matching

Responsibility from day one; you can make an impact!

Strong skill and career development, frequently working closely with the CEO and other managers

Babbel is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.



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