Visual Designer

Okta, San Francisco, CA

Okta is an integrated identity and mobility management service

Visual Designer, San Francisco / Open to Remote


As a Visual Designer, you will be working alongside a cross-disciplinary team who strive for elegant, purposeful, modern design. The ideal candidate will elevate the visual design for every aspect of Okta’s digital initiatives. The Visual Designer supports the concept and development of stories, content, campaigns and experiences that connect Okta with the world. As a Creative Team member, you’ll be working along-side a cross-functional team of design professionals, collaborating with creative leadership, marketing, project management and product design.

Okta is the identity company that stands for trust. The Okta Identity Cloud is an independent and neutral platform that enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. 

What you’ll do:

  • Develop innovative interfaces, information architecture / navigation solutions, visual prototypes, user interface, components, designs for A/B tests, web assets and experiences, typography and color palettes.
  • Create clean, effective web design solutions for marketing and customer facing sites.
  • Work within the constraints of existing brand guidelines, also push to extend and evolve Okta’s visual language over time.
  • Design with purpose and effectively communicate rationale behind user-centric design choices.
  • Create visual design solutions that are informed by strong user experience heuristics.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects where effective communication is paramount.
  • Produce development-ready assets.
  • Communicate effectively with designers, product managers, engineers and marketing to present your ideas.

Who you are:

  • You have 3+ years of professional experience designing outstanding responsive websites, mobile applications and/or other digital experiences.
  • Expert knowledge in graphic design principles, with a strong emphasis on UI, UX, and web standards.
  • Can build clean, effective and innovative visual design systems across devices and media types.
  • Have a thorough understanding of trends for B2B marketing communications.
  • Understanding of design systems.
  • Awareness of accessibility standards and standard methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills – a sense of humor is a plus
  • Comfortable distilling and presenting complex technical solutions in simple, engaging ways.
  • Fluency in Sketch, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Solid knowledge of HTML/CSS, Figma and Asana.
  • Motion design skills are a plus.

Education and Training:

  • Possess a degree in graphic design, human-computer interaction, interaction design, or other relevant experience as a UI/UX, web or visual designer.­­­

** Position is remote or at SF, CA Headquarters.

** Please include link to design portfolio with your application.


Meet the manager:

Jane Johnson is our Head of Creative https://www.linkedin.com/in/jane-johnson-26713b8/ 


Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


About Okta

Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud connects and protects employees of many of the world's largest enterprises. It also securely connects enterprises to their partners, suppliers and customers. With deep integrations to over 5,000 applications, the Okta Identity Cloud enables simple and secure access for any user from any device. Thousands of customers, including 20th Century Fox, Adobe, Dish Networks, Experian, Flex, LinkedIn, and News Corp, trust Okta to help them work faster, boost revenue and stay secure. Okta helps customers fulfill their missions faster by making it safe and easy to use the technologies they need to do their most significant work.

Want to learn more about Okta? Visit Okta's website.