DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a talented designer to create beautiful, playful educational games for our children’s English learning app and physical products here at Lingumi. Ideally you’ll have a background in illustration and digital design, as well as experience in 2D game design. If you love kids, or have worked in education before, that's definitely a bonus, but isn't necessary...you'll learn a lot on the job!

You'll be working primarily on creating original game concepts based on learning goals, translating these into child-friendly designs. You'll also work with our development team to turn these games into working versions in the app. You don't need to be technical, but you should love to get stuck in across a variety of disciplines.

Your work will impact tens of thousands of young learners around the world, taking their first steps to learning English.

As well as game design and illustration, you should expect to spend time working on a whole spectrum of design projects at Lingumi, from digital product (our app), to UX, to physical products, to content for our online marketing channels.

REQUIREMENTS

Essentials:

  • Experience using Adobe Illustrator or equivalent
  • Strong portfolio showing vector digital illustrations
  • Interest in game design or design for children

Nice but not necessary:

  • Able to work at least some days of the week from our Design HQ in Cardiff
  • UX experience in consumer products
  • UI experience in consumer products
  • Unity technical art experience
  • Product design experience
  • Animation experience
  • Sound design experience
  • Experience designing for or working with children
  • Startup experience or interest
  • A love of tea and chats (and any of: Disney, Nintendo Switch, films, travel, or something we don't know anything about!)

BENEFITS

Lingumi is a fast-growing education startup with offices in Cardiff and London. We're backed by some of the UK's best investors, and our (amazing) customers are from all over the world. We're a team of ten, with an open work culture that permits flexible working time, remote work, and team members with young families! Our mission is to make English learning fun, affordable and effective for the next billion young learners.

We have a strong set of values that not only focus on achieving our mission, but that also make sure everyone at Lingumi is fully supported, trusted and respected. We value independence, creativity, and honesty in our culture and work.

As a part of the Lingumi team you will be given all the resources you need to perform your role, continue to learn new skills and be inspired, including the software and hardware you need to do your job well, access to online and offline learning opportunities, and the opportunity to travel for work if you so wish. Every year, we have a team away week in a (usually) warm location!

We want people to find their own rhythm of working that means they are the most productive, so we won’t demand that you to be at your desk 9-5 every day, if that doesn’t work for you.

We don’t believe that titles make you entitled, all members of the team have an equal voice. Everyone has ownership and autonomy over their work. We share and support each other, so that no one is left struggling with a task on their own.

Being part of a start-up is challenging, fast-paced and requires dedication and hard-work, but the rewards are endless. We regularly get sent videos and comments from our customers saying how much they love and value the work we do to make it possible for their child to begin playfully learning English.

We are making a positive impact on children’s lives and futures: come and be part of our exciting journey.

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