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Visual Designer

Job description:

Kno is searching for an innovative and talented Visual Designer to lead the creative direction, art development process for Kno’s client products and marketing campaigns. The Visual Designer is responsible for the overall quality of work produced, delivering final assets to engineering, coming up with campaign themes and identifying new and innovative ways to communicate messages through design. The Visual Designer will work directly with product managers, user experience designers and marketing to support products across five platforms.


  • Visually define and execute beautiful designs that create an exceptional experience across platforms
  • Take an active role in developing, maintaining, and refining a vision for art direction
  • Accurately distinguish which art issues are critical
  • Evaluate multiple concepts and solutions for various projects and determine which ideas are worth pursuing
  • Identify inconsistencies and opportunities for improvement within the creative process and existing visual aesthetic
  • Manage projections and assignments of all art projects
  • Ensure accuracy of art scope, schedule, and budget


  • 3+ years as a visual designer producing designs and assets for applications
  • Expert in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience with InDesign and Flash are desirable
  • Experience in working with UI/UX teams in implementing designs through and through
  • Experience providing production ready assets to engineering (web sprites, iOS retina, Android 9-patch, Windows XAML, etc.)
  • Experience developing visual look and feel for responsive designs a big plus
  • Extensive portfolio to showcase prior work and clients
  • Solid experience in creative agencies, graphic and web design
  • Prior experience in visual design for mobile platforms a big plus
  • Prior experience in youth marketing a big plus
  • Proven ability to think conceptually and broadly about projects and the brand as a whole, and to develop and evolve creative systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Graphic Arts, or related field


Founded in May 2009 by Osman Rashid, co-founder of Chegg and Babur Habib, a consumer electronics veteran. Kno has a world-class management team from Apple, Cisco, HP, Intel, TiVo, Chegg and Palm. The company has received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Intel Capital, Goldman Sachs, Advanced Publications, FLOODGATE, First Round Capital, Ron Conway, Silicon Valley Bank, SV Angels and TriplePoint Capital and is based in Santa Clara, California.

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