Brand Designer

About Nooklyn

Nooklyn is how people find apartments and roommates in New York City. We’re a rapidly growing company in need of committed, driven, crazy dedicated team members who will help grow and evolve the company in an ever-shifting industry. Finding an apartment in NYC is an arduous process fraught with unnecessary stresses and often managed totally by paper and unspoken agreements. Nooklyn takes the headache out of apartment hunting and gives you the key tool to finding your ideal spot. Our licensed agents and maverick tech team are hellbent on making the apartment search effortless and enjoyable.

  • Work from either our Bushwick (Morgan L) or Union Square offices
  • Work wearing only your underwear (remotely)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Free coffee, booze, fruity water (Union Square WeWork location)
  • Free oxygen for easy breathing

Brand Designer
  • Maintain consistency across all facets of the brand, including: web, iOS, print, social, swag, events, buildings
  • Strong illustration abilities (people, buildings, occasionally 3-eyed cats)
  • Willingness to experiment and constantly immerse yourself in waves of weird
  • Conceptualize and own a wide variety of projects
  • Disciplined and able to set and hit self established project deadlines
  • Collaborate with other members of the company
  • Ability to inject the Nooklyn brand into unique residential and commercial properties (signage and websites)
  • Possess a fearless creative spirit
  • Provide experiential and visual assistance with company events
  • Research key demographic and create strong relatable visuals
  • Able to think deeply across the brand’s design system and how the product can evolve with a rapidly growing brand
  • Strong sense of stellar typography
  • Able to be self-directed
  • Ability to create assets from scratch (icons, illustrations, photos)
  • Ability to power through ambiguity and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic start-up environment
  • Work in Sketch, Illustrator, After Effects, InVision and Photoshop

Your Background
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Strong portfolio with wide variety of styles
  • Previously worked with a scrappy team
  • Built style guides, identity systems, or brand guidelines
  • Worked as in-house designer for tech product
  • Insanely driven, always striving for top-notch work, bordering on obsessive
  • You enjoy being in a situation where you don’t know the answer, and are driven to try and figure it out, even if it means going outside your comfort zone and making mistakes.

Your Advantages
  • Animation skills
  • HTML & CSS know how
  • Background in real estate
  • Involvement with creative side projects
  • Involvement with the NYC design community
  • Able to wield a sword equal to or greater than your weight