Visual Designer

Drops - permanent


29 May

Applicants must be able to work 7 hours overlap with Drops's working day (Tallinn, Estonia)

If you have a soft spot for bootstrapped, profitable companies with a meaningful product, and you would like to hone creative designer skills in a refreshing and flexible work environment, you might quite like this rare open position at Drops.

Tasks You will deal with:

  • Managing the illustration pipeline for the whole content, like iterating on the signature Drops illustration styleguide and selecting and managing the work of an icon design studio
  • Designing AppStore/PlayStore assets – app icon, various screenshot designs
  • Designing graphics for use in the product – – achievement badges, purchase page value prop icons, etc
  • Design various marketing materials (feature introduction, language addition introduction, newsletter illustration, instagram, press kit elements, etc)


Here’s what we’re currently after:

  • You’ll be the person who creates beautiful illustrations in-app, for the appstores, for our website and various marketing materials.
  • We want to elevate the level of our illustration based vocabulary teaching method by introducing a signature Drops-style and we need you to manage this project
  • We’re building a small, but super capable team. You’re naturally more interested in the fate of the product & driven to grow professionally, than in managing people.
  • We are looking for a missionary rather than a mercenary.
  • We value clear and honest communication and transparency, it’s the linchpin of our culture and current success and freedom. You will be involved in both high and low level decision making and will be available during European working hours (9AM – 6PM GMT).

Skills and experience You have:

  • Illustration skills
  • Experience in designing promotional artwork both static and video
  • Designing websites
  • Designing newsletters
  • Designing AppStore/PlayStore promotional materials
  • Experience designing creatives (ads, banner, etc)
  • Experience working with external clients
  • Cross-functional, collaborative design experience
  • Good self and general management skills – project management
  • You should be comfortable working with Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch
  • You are native in these softwares: Google G-suite (docs, spreadsheet, etc), Slack, Trello

Non-technical skills:

  • Resourcefulness
  • Remote work experience
  • Pro-active autonomous work
  • Excellent taste in design
  • High self-awareness and discipline which is essential for remote work

Nice to haves skills:

  • Animation skills
  • Working with print / physical deliverables
  • Knowledge in semiotics

Salary and Perks

  • An awesomely compact 18 person team
  • Yearly educational allowance
  • Fitness allowance
  • All the perks of remote working
  • High-end Apple hardware and ergonomic accessories
  • 30 days of holiday per year (including Christmas and other holidays)
  • Quarterly team gathering somewhere in the world (Sicily, the Netherlands, Iceland, Budapest were previous locations)

About Drops

Play with your words. Language learning made easy.

Drops is the new way to learn a language that is unlike anything you’ve seen. It has a cult following and become the fastest-growing language learning app on iOS and Android.

Recently chosen as Google Play's 2018 App of the Year, the short, visual games make language learning a fun part of your daily routine and not a chore, making it easy to learn one or more of Drops’ 31 languages.

Drops was founded in 2015 by Daniel Farkas and Mark Szulyovszky, language obsessives who were sick and tired of the old way language was learned and believed in finding a better solution. With the mission to enrich your life through language, Drops is the language app of choice for learners of all ages and all levels.

Drops is proudly boot-strapped and has grown organically through word of mouth.


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