Senior Brand Designer

Redwood City, California / Area 1 Security

Posted: Aug 22, 2017


Our team builds new technologies that protect millions of people from cyber-attacks. We aspire and succeed to reach far beyond today's security market.

Cybersecurity is a complex and serious topic; yet the industry is crowded with companies that strike a message of fear instead of optimism and further exacerbate the situation for organizations by instilling confusion instead of clarity. You'll find that Area 1 approaches the security space in a unique way to show that we have solutions and tools to protect companies from targeted phishing campaigns.

We're looking for an experienced designer to join the Area 1 Design Team and report to the Senior Creative Director. Someone who can play a key role in continuing to push our brand into new territory. The ideal candidate will come in with fresh ideas and have a track record of thinking big picture with the intent to execute.

We are walking down a road never traveled. No textbook will prepare you for this.

We only hire the best. Please inquire.


Lead & Create

? Responsible for: external website, digital marketing, internal projects, event design, and a bunch of other stuff we haven't thought up yet.

? Execute projects from concept through, UX, wireframes, user-flows, storyboards, prototypes to engineering for final release.

? Create brand elements such as infographics, diagrams, and illustrations.

? Develop thoughtful UX, design, and layout for innovative browser experiences.

? Curate product and marketing content for use across the organization and digital marketing platforms.

? Art direct illustration, photography/video, motion design, and copywriting.

? Maintain and evolve visual frameworks, patterns, and tone of voice and brand guidelines.

? Identify efficiency opportunities within the design process and cross-functional workflow and lead changes for improvments.

? Lead collaborative teams to successful execution of company projects by committing to the success of all mutually invested parties.

? Play an active role in mentoring and developing peers.

? Ensure quality consistency on all projects which includes proofreading of copy, trademarks, and visual check of graphic files/printouts.



? Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Design + comfortable working on a Mac and using relevant design software. 

? 7+ years experience in branding and design.

? Experience working on responsive web design, html/css, and collaborating with front end engineers.

? Conceptual and able to articulate complex visions through simple, elegant designs.

? Deep knowledge of design principles and methods, innovation, and ideation tools.

? Must have an extreme attention to detail, accuracy, and quality.

? Must have Grit*



? Self motivated to create, lead initiatives, and imagine the unimaginable.

? Raise the bar of our creative execution & push projects further than expected.

? A catalyst: someone who is diplomatic and prides themselves on executing.

? Organized, efficient, and able to manage complex projects in a timely manner.


Area 1 Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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