Ki Culture is a social impact nonprofit (start-up) based in Amsterdam. Our organization is looking for a Website Designer to add to our growing team. Our work culture is collaborative, dynamic and fun, and our team is very dedicated to fulfilling the mission of Ki Culture, of promoting sustainability through culture.
We're seeking a website designer to join our team on a volunteer basis with potential for part- or full-time employment. We are primarily interested in designers with experience, but this is also a great opportunity for a web design student or recent graduate who is looking to build their portfolio.
A Website designer on our team brings design strategy together with technical skills to concept, design, and produce an attractive and functional website. They design the site’s layout and organize the information in a way that is visually enticing and optimized for the customer journey. They collaborate with other creative team members to create work that is both aesthetically outstanding and conceptually thoughtful. They are expected to bring creative concepts to the table that meet project specs and are contextually relevant and aware of project/brand guidelines, creative and technical requirements. Simply put they understand the big picture objectives of the work they’re creating and create web designs that go beyond the visual to own the conceptual meaning of everything on the artboard.
Ability to take project requirements, raw ideas, copy and content to create a well-designed and easy-to-use website that draws people to Ki Culture’s online presence.
Collaborate with the Design, Marketing, Events and Communications teams to bring designs to life.
Always on the lookout for ways to streamline processes & reduce friction for the user.
Fluent in the latest versions of Adobe Creative Cloud (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Figma, Keynote, Google Docs.
Technically advanced in color theory, typography, composition and photo retouching.
Comfortable using Wix and WordPress platforms.
Awareness of UI/UX principles.
Knowledge of SEO
Coding knowledge desirable
Be self-sufficient and able to problem solve and manage timelines on your own - speak back to project requirements and find alternate solutions when hitting roadblocks.
Discuss and be eager for feedback on designs.
Present work professionally, in context, bringing design choices together with project requirements to explain work in a dynamic, creative presentation.
Ability to participate in collaborative meetings and conversations internally and externally.
Your responsibilities include the design and execution of:
Ki Culture’s website and member portal
Creation and layout of online designs including, but not limited to, websites, user interface mockups and landing pages with a strong consideration for user experience for Web, tablets, and mobile devices
Touch up photos to align with brand image
Design graphics and visual details
Q/A work against project specs proactively searching for errors like spelling mistakes, omitted or incorrect information, sizing errors, technical file issues, etc.
WE'RE BASED IN AMSTERDAM, BUT THE MAJORITY OF OUR EMPLOYEES WORK REMOTELY. SO YOU CAN WORK FROM ANYWHERE PROVIDED YOU HAVE AN INTERNET CONNECTION!
If this sounds like you, please email email@example.com with the subject line: "Website Designer". Please include a brief email about yourself & experience, resume, and link to a portfolio as well as any live examples of past work. We look forward to hearing from you!
Binnengasthuisstraat 9, Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 ZA, NL
Ki Culture is committed to creating a sustainable future through the cultural heritage sector. We provide solutions to promote sustainable practices for professionals and leverage cultural heritage to effectively teach the public about sustainability - driving real, holistic change on a global scale.
Ki Culture is dedicated to promoting sustainability through culture. We support and help achieve the United Nations’ SDGs. Our approach makes sustainability easy to implement and accessible. The Ki Futures program is an international network of dedicated institutions and cultural professionals who have made a commitment to acting sustainably and provides the tools and support to actually make it happen. Our Ki Books are step-by-step guides which make sustainability tangible and actionable. In addition to supporting cultural professionals, Ki Culture believes in the power of culture to educate and connect people with core issues of sustainability. We work with partners across the globe to create exhibitions and education programs on various themes. We are a diverse and inclusive organization with dedicated volunteers from all over the world bringing their perspectives and expertise to make Ki Culture a truly global player. We partner with leading organizations in the culture and sustainability sectors and were recently selected to the European Commission's Voices of Culture advisory group. We aim to make the cultural sector leaders in the transition to a sustainable future - and harness the power of culture to influence people and policy worldwide.
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We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.