Visual Designer
Skyscanner
Edinburgh
1h ago

Travel. It’s one of life’s simple pleasures. But, ooof, planning it can feel like hard work. For the last 18 years we’ve been on a mission to empower every traveller with innovative tools, insights and experiences that help people get to where they’re going, so they can spend more time out exploring the world, and less time anxiously bouncing around 25 browser tabs and endless spreadsheets.

Our traveller-first approach drives everything we do and it’s never been more important than it is today.

When we launched as a flight comparison site back in 2003, we changed the game by helping travellers feel smart, like they were in on a secret, that promise hasn’t changed.

And today, while we’re a world leader in travel, with millions of people using our products every single day we know there’s so much more we can be doing.

Being part of Skyscanner means joining a team hell bent on building the world’s most innovative, and helpful travel experiences possible.

We’re hugely ambitious and believe we have the chance to genuinely challenge and disrupt the industry.

What’s the job?

We're on the hunt for a Graphic Designer that's insanely passionate about design and travel. You can make the boring look beautiful using your natural instinct for visual flair, hierarchy, grid systems, type, composition and space.

You'll be part of the Brand Experience team, helping to steer our brand look and feel, combining product magic and human insight to craft rich visuals that encourage travellers to get back out there and discover the world once more.

We’re a highly collaborative, passionate, driven creative team, which takes enormous pride in delivering our mission. Your work will directly impact millions of travellers.

Tell me more. What will I be doing?

  • Graphic design for brand projects and campaigns across the digital spectrum from briefing through to execution and delivery
  • Collaborate with writers, visual teams (motion, illustration, photography and film) and the wider business on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Generate present and execute bold ideas that push current boundaries to senior members the of Brand Experience team
  • Supporting other members of the team with experience and skill
  • Research design and cultural trends, tools and emerging technologies and educate internal teams and stakeholders.
  • Develop processes to continuously improve efficiency and quality.
  • Super. What would you like to see from me?

  • A portfolio of best-in-class work showing the ABCs of design, purpose, poise, panache
  • Understanding of various marketing channels and their technical constraints
  • Excellent research, creative thinking and idea generation skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate ideas within a team environment
  • Accustomed to working with and implementing Creative Direction
  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience in an agency / in-house team
  • Skilled in Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Desirable) Skills in Figma, After Effects, HTML5

    The benefits of working at Skyscanner

    You’ll join a brilliantly diverse group from all corners of the world. After all, travel is about finding new perspectives and experiencing new people and cultures and Skyscanner is strongest when our teams are both inclusive and diverse.

    We recognise and challenge everyday biases, remove obstacles to inclusion and ensure all our people can thrive and be themselves.

    We take great care of our people, and have world-class benefits to make life at Skyscanner thoroughly enjoyable, including travel perks to help you see the world while working with us.

    They include :

  • Your Choice Time : You’ll have three meeting-free, protected hours every day to help you be your best self and focus on what matters.
  • Remote working : Work anywhere in the world for three weeks a year those pool-side Piña Coladas in Panama will taste extra sweet after you close your laptop for the day.
  • Home country working : Spend three weeks a year working from your home country ditch those video calls and catch up with family and friends in person.
  • Extended time off : Take an extra three weeks of unpaid leave after three years or five weeks of paid leave after five years.
  • Climb Everest, take up oil painting or complete Netflix the choice is yours.

  • Discover Incentive : Book your next trip using Skyscanner and we’ll reimburse some of the cost.
  • Office visits : You’ll get 30 days every 24 months to work from another Skyscanner office (we have eight across Europe, Asia and North America).
  • Discounts : Enjoy savings at hundreds of your favourite stores and save money on things like food, bills and holidays.
  • One Day : Join all your colleagues for a company-wide day off every year.
  • Charity One Day : Your chance once a year to raise money for a cause that’s special to you. Take part in an activity on your own or join forces with your Skyscanner friends.
  • Flexible working : Split your time between our house and yours.
  • Free memberships to Headspace and EAP mental health support.
  • A great renumeration package , with bonus and share options.
  • A lifestyle package , from travel insurance and childcare vouchers to a tasty restaurant discount card and extra holiday buy.
  • A health package , from private medical insurance and health screening to discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme.
  • A financial package , from consultations and income protection to a Life Happens’ loan and personal and partner life assurance.
  • On-going personal development and training , plus a self-improvement budget.
  • Join our mission to transform travel by applying on our site today. Good luck!#LI-FG1

    You’ll join a brilliantly diverse group from all corners of the world. After all, travel is about finding new perspectives and experiencing new people and cultures and Skyscanner is strongest when our teams are both inclusive and diverse.

    We recognise and challenge everyday biases, remove obstacles to inclusion and ensure all our people can thrive and be themselves.

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