Digital illustrator

We're looking for an illustrator who's passionate about creating impactful brand identities through their love of digital illustration.

Working within a collaborative team consisting of product & marketing designers, product manager, product owners and engineers, you will help build out our brand identity across our mobile & web products, as well as our marketing materials. You will be an ambassador on illustrative design, supporting the creative direction and vision within our fast-growing design team.

What you'll do

  • Working within the design team you will help to create a strong brand identity through illustrations & iconography
  • You will work closely with the product & marketing designers to create beautiful illustrations and icons for our products & marketing campaigns
  • Translate designers' ideas into visually stimulating illustrations
  • Own the Yellow Card illustration library
  • Collaborate closely with designers of different disciplines
  • Participate in all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Keep abreast of competitors’ products and industry trends
  • Supporting and sharing your knowledge and expertise with other designers

What you'll need

  • You will be able to maintain high design standards, provide an excellent illustrative experience, and work on tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of Illustrator or Figma
  • To be well organised and able to work consistently on recurring projects
  • Understand how to communicate with engineers, product managers, designers, and stakeholders across different teams and countries
  • Strong conceptual thinker
  • A strong portfolio showcasing your work
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A self-starter who takes initiative and has ownership over their workload

Nice to have

  • Graphic design experience
  • Experience using Figma
  • Animation experience

What's in it for you

  • Medical Insurance coverage
  • Allowance to work remotely
  • Weekly remote team activities to keep the spirits high
  • Opportunity to work for a truly global multicultural team

About Yellow Card

Yellow Card is a financial services company that enables people around the world to invest, save, and send value. We're building a network across Africa that makes investing, saving, & sending money and crypto cheaper, easier, and more reliable than ever before. With millions of customers and counting, Yellow Card is trusted as the crypto exchange and remittance service of choice for Africans.

At Yellow Card, we are a team of dreamers. We look for individuals who dream big, work hard, and above all stay humble. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do and through our work together we hope to create a supportive, welcoming, and innovative environment. We strive to play as a team to win the world and create a better version of ourselves every day. If this sounds like something that excites you, we want to hear from you!

Yellow Card is a cryptocurrency exchange on which you can buy or sell supported cryptocurrencies with your local currency. Yellow Card also offers a secure cryptocurrency wallet with which you send, receive, and store your cryptocurrencies.