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Motion Designer/Illustrator



Europe · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Who we are is what we do.

Deel and our family of growing companies are made up of global teams dedicated to helping businesses hire anyone, anywhere, easily.

The team comprises over three thousand self-driven individuals spanning over 100 countries, and our unified yet diverse culture keeps us continually learning and innovating the platform and products for customers.

Companies should be able to hire the best talent anywhere in the world, so we are building the best platform to make that a reality. Our market-leading technology, expertise, and global team are crucial to the platform’s success. We deliver the best products and features in our space, enabling millions of jobs worldwide and connecting the global workforce with the best companies and opportunities.

Why should you be part of our success story?

A 30-mile hiring radius should no longer dictate how companies hire because exceptional talent lives everywhere. Deel sees a world without hiring borders and endless talent that pairs perfect candidates with great companies.

We offer global teams all the tools they need to hire, onboard, manage, pay, and scale at full speed. We aim to foster a diverse global economy by building a generational platform that seamlessly connects companies with talent worldwide.

After our successful Series D in 2021, we raised another $50M in 2023, doubling our valuation to $12B. There’s never been a more exciting time to join Deel — the international payroll and compliance market leader.

About the role:

The Motion Designer/Illustrator will support the Brand Creative team in shaping our brand storytelling. They will create illustrations, animations, and graphics which are crucial for promoting Deel’s product releases and functionality. The illustrations and animations are key for the customers to understand how our product works, served in a friendly and compelling way.

What you’ll do at Deel

  • Animation and Motion

    • Ideate and execute animations for advertising, branding, web, social media, paid ads, product and more.

    • Bring user experiences/interfaces and new features to life through motion design that leverages the Deel brand style.

    • Think at scale from small product placements to TV spots

  • Illustration

    • Ideate and execute illustrations for advertising, branding, web, social media, product and more.

    • Create on-brand illustrations that simplify complex or abstract topics using visual metaphor, user interfaces, and iconography.

    • Think at scale from tiny product icons to highway billboard illustrations.

  • Graphic Design

    • Create static graphics that leverage illustration, icons, UI, and photography to enhance communications on a range of topics and across multiple touch points.

    • Take ownership of the imagery element of full spread campaigns and build campaign imagery ecosystems with cohesive deliverables.

    • Use a solid design foundation to jump in on projects involving layout, typography, and infographics.

  • Templates, libraries, and guidelines

    • Create and add to our design system by setting guidelines, usage suggestions and process protocols for animation and illustration.

    • Build motion guidelines and libraries and scale our illustration templates and libraries to allow for brand cohesion across our in-house and freelance creatives.

  • Self-Project management

    • Communicate directly with stakeholders to investigate creative requests, gather the necessary information, establish timelines and expectations and present updates and creative work.

    • Communicate design rationale, seek feedback, and iterate on concepts in a timely and constructive manner.

Some Key Qualifications

  • A degree in illustration, animation, design or similar

  • 3+ years of experience in-house or at a creative agency

  • A portfolio demonstrating strong illustration and animation skills

  • A portfolio demonstrating strong illustration and animation skills, including visuals that relate to product UI, CX and digital interfaces

  • Proven conceptual and storytelling skills

  • A bravery to push the creative boundaries

  • An enthusiastic self-starter who not only listens to the directions but who also proposes proactive ideas and takes ownership

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Figma

  • Fluent in english language

Bonus points

  • Basic video editing skills

Total Rewards

Our workforce deserves fair and competitive pay that meets them where they are. With scalable benefits, rewards, and perks, our total rewards programs reflect our commitment to inclusivity and access for all.

Some things you’ll enjoy

  • Provided computer equipment tailored to your role

  • Stock grant opportunities dependent on your role, employment status and location

  • Additional perks and benefits based on your employment status and country

  • The flexibility of remote work, including WeWork access where available

At Deel, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy or maternity or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Unless otherwise agreed, we will communicate with job applicants using Deel-specific emails, which include and other acquired company emails like and You can view the most up-to-date job listings at Deel by visiting our careers page.