Digital Designer

Babbel USinNew York, NY

At Babbel, we believe that everyone should have the chance to learn a foreign language. Our language-learning products are available worldwide across multiple platforms and support those who take joy in learning outside of work or school. More than 10 million subscriptions have been sold since our founding just over 12 years ago, and millions more have listened to our podcasts and watched our videos. Our users are benefiting from 9,000+ hours of language content created by Babbel's team of in-house language experts. These professionally-designed courses are available for 14 languages via the Babbel website and mobile apps.

Fast Company Magazine recognized Babbel as the most innovative education company of 2016. Since its founding in 2007, the company has grown to become the market leader in app-based language learning. More than 750 team members from 50 countries share in Babbel's mission to enable everyone to learn a new language. Babbel is headquartered in Berlin and has seen impressive growth in the US in the past few years.

We continue to transform language-learning, and we're hiring a Digital Designer to join our New York City team.

About the Role:

As a Digital Designer your goal is to bring the Babbel brand to life creatively. You will concept, execute, and deliver a range of cross-platform creative executions that evoke the Babbel brand and speak to our target consumers. If you are a fan of pixel perfect design, enjoy fast-paced, iterative development, and helping a brand grow, this is the right role for you.

Digital acquisition is a focal point to our marketing strategy, and this role helps us accelerate our efforts across the digital landscape.

Working closely with the Design Director and marketing stakeholders, you will create work that will drive customer awareness and interest in our platform. From top-of-the-funnel brand awareness via clever and engaging creative to bottom-of-the-funnel through-put for subscriber growth, your work will have its imprint at every touch point in a customer's journey with Babbel.

Specific duties include the design development of:

  • Display advertising for digital acquisition across a slew of platforms
  • A range of creative formats including Facebook, Instagram and other social platforms
  • Landing pages for SEM, Podcasts and other campaigns
  • Emails to leads that drive higher engagement, clicks and conversions to subscriptions, and emails to subscribers that improve their retention
  • Maintaining design templates
  • Occasional designs for other formats such as print, on-screen video graphics, presentations and the like

Key job requirements are:

  • At least 3+ years' track record of delivering digital market-ready campaigns
  • Experience in B2C tech company, start-up experience will come in quite handy
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Figma/Sketch
  • Experience with motion design, animation, and illustration
  • Understanding of design best practices, specifically good UX and responsive web design
  • Disciplined creative thinker who understands the fundamentals of direct response marketing
  • Multilingualism is a plus; strong interest in language is a requirement


  • Working at an international start-up with a strong mission
  • Competitive pay and 401K matching
  • Responsibility from day one; you can make an impact!
  • Strong skill and career development, frequently working closely with a cross-functional marketing team

Babbel is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

To Apply

Candidates only! It is NOT OK for recruiters or others to solicit this company.