Job Description

Visual Designer

New York City, NY or Remote

About Dandy

Dandy is transforming the massive ($200B) but antiquated dental industry. Backed by some of the world’s leading venture capital investors, we are on an ambitious mission to integrate and simplify every function of the dental practice through technology. By building the operating system for every dental office in America, Dandy is empowering dentists with technology, innovation, and world-class support to achieve more for their practice, their people, and their patients.

About the Role

In this role, you’ll work with our Creative Director and Sr Visual Design Manager to grow the brand’s visual design experience. You will integrate design thinking with creative production to instill brand affinity through engaging, emotive, and high-quality design. This opportunity is for someone who is excited about playing a key role in building a bold, innovative brand in the dental technology space.

We’re looking for a designer who is driven to construct engaging, fresh, and impactful visual experiences that clearly communicate our brand identity and key messages through illustration, iconography, animation, and marketing assets in both digital and print. The right candidate will be able to quickly understand asset objectives, translate key brand messages into design, and bring high-quality creative solutions to life.

What You’ll Do

  • Concept and develop creative across the brand, helping to scale and evolve the visual identity of Dandy through memorable experiences
  • Work with Brand & Creative Leadership to ensure Dandy’s visual identity consistently and succinctly communicates our mission, values, personality and desired emotive responses
  • Work intentionally and constructively with the team to provide creative feedback, and recommendations on how to further Dandy’s visual impact
  • Build upon the brand’s illustration & iconography library, explore visual avenues such as animation or AR, marketing assets including: campaigns, email, event innovation, packaging, eBooks, and other digital creative
  • Deep understanding of design principles and their application, including typography, composition, color schemes, imagery, illustrations, etc.
  • A “first principles” thinker who can connect a brand’s strategy with every visual decision and asset
  • A human-first collaborator who assumes the best intentions from their teammates, safeguards them against toxic behaviors and is dedicated to making Dandy an exceptional work experience for everyone involved
  • Most importantly, you will act as a steward of Dandy’s brand and a trusted partner, ensuring its visual identity is customer-centric and best-in-class

What We’re Looking For

  • 3-5 years as a designer, understanding of design systems and building upon brand guidelines
  • Online website or portfolio with examples that can include, but are not limited to: illustration, 3D, animation, websites, social media ads, infographics, print/packaging
  • Expert in the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop)
  • Skilled in Illustration, Iconography, Animation, with a desire to explore motion graphics
  • Knowledge or experience in Figma, Sketch or Adobe XD
  • Knowledge or experience in CMS such as WordPress or Hubspot
  • Excellent understanding of layout, print, and production
  • High accountability, ownership, and initiative in working on multiple projects with time-sensitive deadlines
  • A keen desire to learn, grow your knowledge, and innovate with design trends, tools, and processes
  • A high degree of initiative to drive projects to completion in a fast-paced environment; meet deadlines while understanding and communicating business needs; the ability to present to teams and articulate design decisions clearly

Bonus Points For

  • Previous experience at a growth-stage company
  • Design advocate for accessibility standards
  • Designing in AR environments such as Spark AR
  • Expert in Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD
  • Experience in Blender, Cinema 4D, or similar motion graphics software

What Benefits We Offer

  • Fully sponsored best in class healthcare including medical, dental, and vision
  • Competitive salary and equity packages
  • 401k program

Dandy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and celebrate authenticity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.