Visual Design Lead

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  • Post Date: March 24, 2022
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Job Overview

With 21% of America owning crypto currencies and 4% now owning NFTs, people everywhere are choosing a decentralized internet full of possibilities. Metaplex Studios is bringing to life these possibilities for our growing community through the Metaplex NFT Standard. Since our June 2021 launch, Metaplex is already one of the most popular ecosystems for makers to launch NFTs.

  • 5.7M NFTs minted
  • 85k projects in gaming, arts & collectibles, marketplaces, developer tools, and beyond
  • Metaplex is 99% market share for Solana NFTs

And, we’re just getting started. Come onboard and be a part of internet history as we define the next generation of user experiences on Web3 and empower innovation in a trustless world through the Metaplex Protocol and NFTs.

About this Role

Design sits at the center of everything we do at Metaplex Studios. This is an opportunity to create (or really invent) the first consumer experiences of Web3. Visual Design at Metaplex is about leveraging this unique point in internet history to scale crypto experiences to millions of internet users.

At Metaplex Studios, our team will rely on you to lead Metaplex’s brand, communications, and visual language as we onboard creators, developers, musicians, artists, gamers and other members of our community to the world of NFTs. You’ll be equal parts visual design and creative director. As a lead on our team, you’ll engage with our VIP partners in music, gaming, and media and manage visual design contractors on a day-to-day basis.

What You’ll Do

  • Head up Metaplex’s brand, communications, and visual language through cross-functional collaboration with Product, Marketing, Content, Social, and Business teams.
  • Lead process for visual design, including design guidelines, iconography, landing pages, email templates, social content, events, launch announcements and more.
  • Partner with Metaplex VIP partners for special projects including groundbreaking NFT concepts for events, gaming, and music.
  • Advocate for our users and their needs and push for superior design outcomes.
  • Provide visual design strategy and perspective on how to grow awareness and adoption of NFTs for millions of users.
  • Foster an inclusive design culture at Metaplex Studio that extends to our community and ecosystem at large.


  • 5+ years of experience in Visual Design roles with exposure to direct-to-consumer products.
  • Expertise in developing and delivering brand and communications, design guidelines, iconography, landing pages, emails, social content, and campaign materials.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand a target audience and strategically craft highly effective visual artifacts that resonate with them.
  • High level of attention to detail. Able to consider the overall themes of a visual design system, as well as the micro-details that make it stand out.
  • Able to articulate and preserve the core brand essence while also pushing creative boundaries with it’s representation and use.
  • Clear communication and organization skills. Able to handle multiple workstreams and deadlines, keeping key partners updated and managing your own workload.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Comfortable with moving fast at a startup, prioritizing and delivering designs quickly.
  • Grow and foster design culture at Metaplex Studios
  • Bonus Points for…
    • Expertise in animation, illustration, and photo shoots – because our product is highly visual (ie, NFTs).
    • Experience partnering closely with and/or managing contractors or agencies.
    • Any experience with Content Management such as Webflow, Hubspot, etc.
    • Startup experience
    • NFT / cyrpto experience
    • Being adaptable as our organization scales.


  • Remote organization. Work anywhere in the US.
  • Your monthly health care premium is covered
  • $4k stipend for technology
  • Your own NFT avatar when you join
  • Hang out with your team at crypto conferences and hacker off-sites
Job Detail
  • Offered Salary$95,000 - $135,000
  • Career LevelManager
  • Experience5 Years
  • INDUSTRYDesigning
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