Hiring Web Designer | Whimsical

Web Designer


Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time





Total Funding

$10.4 billion

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Whimsical is a B2B SaaS company on a mission to make collaboration more enjoyable and productive by building an all-in-one collaboration hub. We are passionate about user experience, interconnectedness of tools and building software that feels like magic.

We’re looking for an experienced UI Designer to help us evolve and scale the Whimsical brand across various channels and mediums.

About The Role

Whimsical is a product-led company that truly values design and craftsmanship. We strive to build world-class software that is fast, elegant, and insanely polished. Whimsical is extremely visual and design plays a central role in everything we do. In short, this is an incredible place to be a designer.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and elevate Whimsical’s marketing. The right candidate is a versatile designer who is comfortable getting in the weeds and working directly in the tools to build effective marketing experiences (mainly digital and web.)

You will report to our Head of Product Design, Mindy Wagner. You will also work closely with the VP of Marketing, Melissa Ho.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Design beautiful web pages, emails, social graphics, and other digital marketing assets to enhance our brand, connect with potential customers, and encourage acquisition across multiple touchpoints.

  • Create fresh and inspiring visual design assets including graphics, illustrations, icons, animations, etc.

  • Improve the UX and effectiveness of our website, campaigns, and activations.

  • Translate data-driven insights into improved brand experiences.

We are not currently looking for:

  • a marketing generalist

  • an illustrator or brand designer without web design experience

  • a FED, UX, or Product Design specialist with interest in visual design

About you

  • You have 5+ years of marketing web design experience and a portfolio showcasing visually rich web and digital marketing deliverables. Experience in a SaaS environment is a plus.

  • You are a creative visual storyteller with excellent typography, color, layout, and composition skills.

  • You know web best practices and can design a beautiful, thoughtful, and engaging website UI.

  • You are comfortable with HTML/CSS and can build and edit websites using Webflow. Bonus points if you can also produce website interactions and animations.

  • You have a working knowledge of other tools needed to extend your work and realize your vision (through prototyping, animations, etc.)

  • You live at the intersection of design, marketing, and user experience and understand how to take users on a complete journey from discovery to adoption and success.

  • You have knowledge and familiarity with a data-informed approach to design – you’ve used tools to measure the success of design decisions (A/B testing tools, Google Analytics, etc.)

  • You are excited to work at every stage of a project, from initial concept through final production, and need minimal input and oversight.

  • You feel that our philosophy resonates with you and you can see it guiding your decisions while at Whimsical.

  • You are able to communicate in English clearly both verbally and in writing.

  • You're a self-starter who can work independently and juggle multiple projects.


  • Due to legal and compliance reasons we’re looking for someone in either

    • 🇺🇸🇨🇦North America

    • 🇪🇺European Union

    • 🇬🇧United Kingdom

  • A resume or manually entered experience (you can choose your preference).

  • A link to your portfolio.

  • Thoughtful, thorough responses to all the application questions.


  • 100% Remote: We’re spread from California to Latvia and we’ve got you covered if you prefer to work from a coworking space

  • Salary: Annual salary $118,164-$147,705 based on experience

  • Vacation: 6 weeks of paid time off each year

  • Parental Leave: 16 weeks paid by company

  • Equipment: We provide all the tech you need to work successfully

  • Summits: We try to bring everyone together at least twice a year

  • Pension*: 401k with 6% company matching

  • Health Insurance*: Paid by company for you and dependents

* Availability may depend on your location and our current administrative capabilities there.

About Whimsical

Whimsical was founded in 2017 by Kaspars Dancis and Steve Schoeffel to help teams be more effective in the distributed and fully digital work environment.

Whimsical's product is expressive, fast, and delightful. We believe that software should spark joy, not dread.

We are a remote-first company and big proponents of remote work because it democratizes the opportunities for people everywhere.

Our operating philosophy is based on set of core principles, such as:

  • Sustainability: We don't believe in growth at all costs. Growth is a fundamental part of a healthy existence but we want it to be in balance with sustainability and bounded by ethical behavior. We strive to work calm, 40-hour work weeks. Whimsical is also committed to doing our part towards a sustainable future for the planet.

  • Craftsmanship: We care deeply about our work. We are specialists, eager learners, and persistent in our pursuit of quality work. We're patient and committed because building great things takes time.

  • Long-term focus: We're building Whimsical for the long-haul, not a quick exit. We avoid shortcuts and consider every key decision from a 10+ year perspective.

  • Partnership Mindset: We’ve built the company around the idea that everybody who joins us should feel like they are partners in the business. Time is precious and we want Whimsical to be the place where people invest their time rather than sell it. Our equity offers are 100% transparent and above market average. We also pay everyone at the same level the same salary, no matter where they live.

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