Visual Designer



London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023
About Wintermute
Wintermute is one of the largest crypto native algorithmic trading companies in digital assets. We provide liquidity algorithmically across most cryptocurrency exchanges and trading platforms, a broad range of OTC trading solutions as well as support high profile blockchain projects and traditional financial institutions moving into crypto. Wintermute also has a Wintermute Ventures arm that invests in early stage DeFi projects.
Wintermute was founded in 2017 by industry leaders and has successfully navigated the industry cycles. Culturally, we combine the best of the two worlds: the technology standards of high-frequency trading firms in traditional markets and the innovative and entrepreneurial culture of technology startups. To Wintermute digital assets is not just another asset class, we believe in the innovative potential of blockchain, the fundamental innovations, we have a long-term view on the digital asset market and are taking a leadership position in building an innovative and compliant market. You can read more here.
Working at Wintermute
In this role you will be working with visual design lead on various aspects of Wintermute client-facing products, as well as the brand identity. You will use your energy, creativity and impeccable taste to create designs across different domains - from professional digital user interfaces to social media memes to occasional print and videos. You’ll work with the visual design lead, marketing lead and wider teams to execute on the creative direction, contribute to the design system and brand identity and develop new ideas.
But most importantly, all employees can shape and develop their roles. There's no limit set by the company.


  • Website Design
  • Develop web page design
  • Contribute to and expand the distinctive Wintermute style and design system
  • Brand Assets
  • Implement and maintain brand library, including internal and external assets, style, templates, typography, etc
  • Build and maintain a brand book
  • Work with external or internal art directors to develop Wintermute brand and its sub-brands in line with the ethos and objectives of the businesses
  • Marketing and Social Media
  • Create visuals and videos for social media and other marketing channels
  • Design digital and physical (e.g. merchandise) marketing assets for internal and external audiences
  • Collaboration
  • Work closely with marketing and other teams to enhance and reinforce Wintermute brand identity

Hard Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Art or equivalent
  • 4+ years experience in visual and / or motion design, ideally as part of integrated design and product teams
  • Portfolio demonstrating creativity and quality of execution
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite
  • Proficiency in Figma
  • Excellent sense of humour

Preferred Requirements

  • Strong personal interest in or experience with crypto
  • Experience with generative design
  • Experience in data visualisation / infographics
  • Experience with motion graphics

Wintermute offer

  • A unique opportunity to work on very interesting projects, get the level of responsibility and ownership that would be unlikely at any other firm
  • Great company culture: informal, non-hierarchical, ambitious, highly professional yet collaborative and entrepreneurial
  • A cool office in central London with a sci-fi touch
  • We support significant flexibility in regards to working from home and working hours; however, we require hard/smart work and >60% work from the office; we are unable to accept remote candidates
  • Aligned incentive structure: on top of competitive pay, a significant part of your compensation is performance-based variable pay with unlimited upside
  • We offer standard perks too, like pension, private health insurance, free food and office gym, but that’s probably not the right reason to join us
  • We offer UK work permits and help in relocation

Write to us if

  • You love applying your creativity to various domains - from user interfaces, to print, to digital art objects
  • You are determined, ambitious yet humble, willing to work hard and learn on the way
  • You like meritocracy and being judged by what you deliver
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset versus 9-to-5 mentality
  • You are prepared to work non-standard working hours (since we are a high-growth startup operating in the 24/7 crypto world)
  • You like working in the team environment (not fully remote)

Tips for a successful application

  • This is a London based role
  • Do some research: look at our website and social media channels
  • If you don't have an obviously matching experience or skills, make sure you state very clearly what you can bring or how your experience is relevant.
  • Prepare to be tested on your hard skills required for this job. We do not care as much about your credentials (university or prior employer), but we care a lot about your knowledge and ability to get things done.
  • Unfortunately, we won't be able to proceed if you simply press "submit button"; we do promise to reply to everyone who puts time and effort in making the application relevant!