Senior Visual Designer



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2024

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

We’re hiring for a senior illustrator to join our Brand Creative team! This person will work closely with the brand illustration team lead and will be responsible for owning project concepts and execution of artwork for internal and external MongoDB applications. This role will be based out of New York City.

Sr Illustrator Expectations

  • High collaboration skills when it comes to team members and leads
  • Must be highly organized and experienced with presentations, creative process, Figma files, and Dropbox folders
  • Must have high communication skills when it comes to internal and external teams, stakeholders and leadership
  • Must have experience owning stakeholder relationships and processes
  • High level of critical thinking and creative problem solving skills
  • Expertise level in Adobe Illustrator and illustration skills as well as visual design acumen
  • Highly skilled and experienced on communicating ideas and concept through sketches and mood boards
  • Figma experience is a must

What we need to see

  • BFA or MA/MS degree in design, art and design or a related field, or equivalent work experience demonstrating commitment to excellence in visual design and illustration
  • 6+ years of design experience. We are looking for a high performer who is ready to transition into a senior role or has been in a senior role for a maximum of 1 to 2 years
  • A portfolio highly focused on illustration, illustration systems and processes

How to stand out

  • Showcase you have an advance knowledge and understanding of relevant design theory
  • Demonstrate consistent lateral thinking when undertaking large projects, identifying gaps and potential areas of conflicts and ties back to team goals
  • Be able to discuss strong cross-functional relationships and the importance of having these relationships
  • Showcase that research and empathy is part of your illustration process

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role is posted below. Compensation at the time of offer is unique to each candidate and based on a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, qualifications, and work location. Salary is one part of MongoDB’s total compensation and benefits package. Other benefits for eligible employees may include: equity, participation in the employee stock purchase program, flexible paid time off, 20 weeks fully-paid gender-neutral parental leave, fertility and adoption assistance, 401(k) plan, mental health counseling, access to transgender-inclusive health insurance coverage, and health benefits offerings. Please note, the base salary range listed below and the benefits in this paragraph are only applicable to U.S.-based candidates.

MongoDB’s base salary range for this role in the U.S. is:
$84,000$165,000 USD