Job Description

Title: Visual Designer (Full Time Contractor)

Location: Remote


Nerdy is looking for a talented Visual Designer to join our Brand & Design Experience Team. The Visual Designer will report to the Director of Brand Experience and will play a key role in supporting the Varsity Tutors for Schools marketing teams while collaborating heavily with the product UX designers. The ideal candidate is a strong conceptual thinker who possesses a wide range of visual design skills, including expertise in multi-platform digital campaigns, motion graphics, website design, content creation and branding. Like the rest of the team, this role requires juggling multiple priorities.

About Nerdy:

Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY), the parent company of Varsity Tutors, is a leading platform for live online learning, with a mission to transform the way people learn through technology. The company’s purpose-built proprietary platform leverages technology, including AI, to connect learners of all ages to experts, delivering superior value on both sides of the network. Nerdy’s comprehensive learning destination provides learning experiences across 3,000+ subjects and multiple formats including one-on-one instruction, small group classes, large format group classes, and adaptive self-study. Nerdy’s flagship business, Varsity Tutors, is one of the nation’s largest platforms for live online tutoring and classes. Its solutions are available directly to students and consumers, as well as through schools and other institutions.


  • 2+ years of full-time, professional design experience
  • Undergraduate degree in design or portfolio school certification is required
  • A strong understanding of visual design best practices including composition, typography, and color theory demonstrated in your portfolio
  • Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premier/After Effects
  • Skilled in Figma
  • Organized with impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to take direction, remain organized, communicate effectively and work autonomously
  • Outstanding professional references
  • Photo and video editing skills
  • Understand and appreciate that Nerdy is an apolitical company and that we can have the largest impact if we are united in our focus on helping people learn and not divided or distracted by advancing unrelated causes.

Bonus, but not required:

  • Knowledge/understanding of UX design best practices
  • Copywriting skills
  • Photography skills