Staff Brand Designer at RigUp

| Austin
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RigUp is changing the way work is done in the energy industry. Each one of our teams exists to move us closer to our north star -- “to empower the people who power the world.” The Product & Design team at RigUp is building a platform of products and services to better serve the evolving needs of the people working in energy. On this team, Brand Design is responsible for crafting compelling designs that communicate our product value and purpose to inspire energy workers, employees, and the best tech talent. 
RigUp is hiring a Staff Brand Designer that will help to shape our brand as we continue to expand on our company mission. The Staff Brand Designer will be a primary contributor on the team, while being directly responsible for the success of the various projects that they either own or are contributors. Working closely with the Creative Director and cross-functional peers, the Staff Brand Designer ensures that our brand is effective, cohesive, and evolving in maturity. Our ideal candidate for this role will be someone who has a proven track record of delivering functional, effective, and on-brand beautiful designs. They have experience establishing best practices for design collaboration, partner effortlessly with cross-functional peers, and, while clearly being one of the best individual contributors on the team, make time for mentoring more junior brand designers. Sound like you? Keep reading. 
 ** Must submit a portfolio to be considered

What you'll be doing:

  • Participate as a strong visual design contributor on projects that will reshape the RigUp brand.
  • Conceptualize and develop thoughtful campaigns, experiences, and branded materials that address project goals.
  • Provide designs that yield a cohesive user and customer experience across all brand touch points online and offline.
  • Contribute to all phases of the creative process from initial concept definition to execution and production.
  • Contribute to and maintain the system of RigUp brand guidelines, style guides, and design toolkits.
  • Develop and deliver brand and marketing assets for a wide range of projects and stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Actively participate in all group design critiques and cross-functional feedback sessions by presenting work and contributing feedback for others.
  • Evangelize the virtues, character and quality of our brands and provide guidance to both designers and non-designers throughout the organization.

What you should have:

  • 6+ years of brand/marketing design experience in a similar role, agency, or organization.
  • A blended skill set of visual design for website design, print materials, basic UI design, copywriting, and good user interview skills.
  • A comprehensive portfolio of design case studies that showcase early concepts and iterations, supporting user research, performance metrics, and design processes used throughout the duration of each project.
  • Experience working with established brand guidelines, style guides, voice and tone guidelines, and design systems.
  • Excellent storytelling and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Solid understanding of what it takes to build and maintain a successful brand.
  • Experience in-house within a product org is a plus.
  • Ability to exhibit strong judgement and decision making skills.
  • Working across consumer, business, global and internal audiences a plus.
  • A positive, can-do attitude. 


  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with 4% match
  • Fully paid employee health insurance for employee
  • Open office space in the heart of downtown Austin

RigUp, a digital platform bringing modern workforce and vendor management to underserved industries, is one of the fastest growing companies in Austin. Founded in 2014, RigUp initially focused on the energy industry – empowering contract workers in oil and gas, solar, and wind to take home more pay for the same work, with better insurance and benefit options. The RigUp solution has expanded into equipment and vendor management, as well as on-demand, app-based service fulfillment, bringing cost savings and operational efficiencies to energy companies across the United States. Recent expansion will bring the RigUp platform to additional, energy-adjacent industries that rely on contract labor.
As a world-class employer, RigUp is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks


RigUp is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails along the water!

An Insider's view of RigUp

How does your team reward individual success?

We are rewarded with a promise. At the end of a season of ambiguity and strife, apart from any monetary or material items, we will always be able to say there was joy, encouragement, and meaning.


Customer Support Specialist

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

One of the coolest things we’ve been working on has been parsing resumes to gather information about employment history and references so that our consultants don’t have to spend a ton of time filling out confusing forms. We hope to get quicker, more accurate data while making the platform easier to access and more useful for our consultants.


Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

RigUp has fostered my career growth by coupling my strengths and interests with the company’s needs. I’ve gotten the opportunity to fill a variety of different roles that I’ve gained an invaluable amount of experience from and that will increase my marketability down the road.


Business Process Analyst

What is your vision for the company?

At RigUp, we're building the largest job marketplace in the energy industry by making it easier for contractors to find work and for companies to staff up by hiring ready, qualified workers. As CEO, I want to grow an organization that creates value in the world and ensures RigUp is an environment where our employees feel empowered to make decisions



What’s the vibe like in the office?

The energy at the RigUp office is contagious. We work on interesting problems and are truly making a difference in people's lives. Work is simply better when you love what you do!


Talent Lead

What are RigUp Perks + Benefits

RigUp Benefits Overview

Competitive salary
Full health, dental, and vision coverage
Unlimited vacation
401(k) with 4% match
$2,000 annual vacation stipend starting on your 3rd anniversary
Regular off-site activities such as happy hours, team building events, intramural sports leagues, etc.
Catered breakfast, daily lunch stipend, and a fully stocked kitchen
75% tuition reimbursement on continuing education
Office in the heart of downtown Austin
Flexibility to work from home
Onsite gym

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns