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May 22, 2024

UI & Graphic Designer


Kialo is looking for a UI & Graphic Designer to join our Berlin-based product design team. You will work remotely but must be in a time zone that is +/- 2 hours from Berlin, Germany.

As our UI & Graphic Designer, you will be responsible for the visual design of our web app, along with the look and feel of our web and brand presence, including the design of our blogs, help centers and social media.

Kialo is the world’s largest argument mapping site: facilitating, capturing and visualizing the world’s hardest debates. We have grown into a community with tens of thousands of debates and millions of contributions since our launch in 2017.

Kialo Edu is our dedicated site for educators, which has grown to half a million users since launching in November 2019. Educators worldwide use it to teach critical thinking and facilitate thoughtful classroom discussion.

Join us and help teach critical thinking around the world.


  • The visual design of all our web assets, including home pages and apps of Kialo and Kialo Edu.
  • Taking control of all aspects of our design process, from concept through to pixel-perfect designs.
  • Ownership of our style guide; keeping it up to date with all changes, and new components.
  • Working closely with our product design team to come up with mockups and ideas for new features.
  • Creating icons and other graphical or illustrative elements.

Essential skills

  • A creative mind that can get the product design team thinking in new ways.
  • Able to take verbal and written briefs, ask questions, and adapt based on those responses to come up with beautiful solutions.
  • Self-starter mentality; comfortable with working autonomously; self-organizing to create deliverables at a regular cadence.
  • Previous experience working on commercial web apps.
  • Understanding of responsive design.
  • Fluent and comfortable in written and spoken English.
  • Familiar with UX artifacts such as mockups, as well as best practices.
  • Ability to create and edit icons with an understanding of how they will be used and seen at different sizes.


  • Extensive UX experience, such as onboarding flows.
  • The more knowledge of product design and UX, the better.
  • Understanding of accessibility needs such as color blindness and low vision.
  • Experience with animating UI elements.
  • Experience with Figma or similar user interface design tools.
  • Video editing experience.

Further details

  • Remote position.
  • Full-time, part-time, or open-ended contract depending on your needs and experience, but a minimum of 20 hours of paid time per week.
  • Above-market compensation.
  • Flexible working hours. Ideally work a few hours most workdays, so that spontaneous interactions are possible.
  • Regularly scheduled meetings each week.
  • Working from a time zone that is +/- 2 hours from Berlin, Germany.