Remote roles available in Toptal

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About Toptal

Toptal is a global network of top freelance talent in business, design, and technology that enables companies to scale their teams, on-demand. With $200+ million in annual revenue and over 40% year-over-year growth, Toptal is the world’s largest fully remote company.

They take the best elements of virtual teams and combine them with a support structure that encourages innovation, social interaction, and fun (see this video from The Huffington Post). They see no borders, move at a fast pace, and are never afraid to break the mold.

Senior Copywriter

Position Description

Toptal is looking for a Senior Copywriter to craft innovative, customer-focused brand experiences. You will collaborate with Art Directors, Designers, Strategists, and cross-functional teams to develop creative concepts and oversee projects through execution.

Let’s make some awesome things together.

This is a remote position that can be done from anywhere. Due to the remote nature of this role, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship. Resumes and communication must be submitted in English.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with your Art Director partner, Creative Directors, and Design team to deliver conceptual creative work.

  • Responsible for end-to-end delivery of the creative process.

  • Present work to stakeholders.

  • Fluency in understanding and interpreting strategy and developing initial concepts.

  • Work with Project Managers to plan projects for effective delivery while maintaining high standards for the brand.

  • Communicate a point of view on copywriting trends and actively bring those references and trends to the team.

  • Build and maintain a deep understanding of our products and services to ensure that the work is cohesive and pushes the brand forward.

  • Provide 3rd-party vendors with creative direction/copy direction.

  • Bring the brand vision and voice to life across all channels.

In the first week, expect to:

  • Get the lay of the land and have a lot of Zoom coffees.

  • Start to meet with the team leads.

  • Understand the fundamentals of Toptal and what sets us apart.

  • Onboard and integrate into Toptal by gaining an understanding of our brand strategy, guidelines, messaging, and governance processes.

  • Gain a deep understanding of the roles and priorities of the team and key partners.

In the first month, expect to:

  • Begin to work on a wide range of creative projects, developing conceptual ideas and writing all copy, with an emphasis on lead generation and organic social media campaigns.

  • Begin to help oversee creative projects in production.

  • Audit existing copy used in marketing campaigns and begin optimizing assets.

In the first three months, expect to:

  • Fully complete a series of organic social media and lead generation campaigns.

  • Present brand campaign ideas to internal stakeholders.

  • Complete the codification of the Toptal tone and voice.

In the first six months, expect to:

  • Complete the production of a large-scale brand campaign.

  • Continually be optimizing existing campaigns for maximum creative effectiveness.

  • Be fully immersed and familiar with all Toptal processes and tools.

  • Be recognized as a creative force within the organization, and someone teams go to for input and advice.

In the first year, expect to:

  • Be seen as an integral member of the Creative team at the company for all things related to the brand, pushing the limits of what people believe is possible in regards to quality, and consistently upleveling them.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Marketing/Advertising Copywriter.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or related field.

  • Online portfolio featuring dynamic campaigns in digital, social, experiential and/or traditional mediums.

  • Ability to work autonomously to deliver on-brand, on-brief copy with little oversight.

  • Impeccable writing craft.

  • Proven ability for quick creative thinking.

  • A strong understanding of marketing and content channels and ability to adapt writing to fit the needs of the audience.

  • Great taste, instincts, and knowledge of brand trends.

  • Ability to present and sell work to stakeholders.

  • Ability to stay calm under pressure.

  • Customer-focused thinking.

  • Natural communicator, both verbally and written.

  • Extremely organized, a keeper of information, and someone who takes copious notes.

  • Ability to take it in stride and can tactfully defuse stressful situations.

  • Positive attitude, someone who is always willing to find a way to make it work.

  • A natural builder. Someone who loves a work-in-progress.

  • You must be a world-class individual contributor to thrive at Toptal. You will not be here just to tell other people what to do.

For more information head to:

https://remotejobsireland.com/job/toptal-senior-copywriter-2022-03-07

Director of Marketing Analytics

Position Description

Toptal is looking for a senior-level Director to lead our Marketing Analytics team. This is a high-impact, high-visibility role interacting directly with Toptal’s CEO, executive leadership, and other senior leaders across the Marketing organization.

Toptal is committed and investing heavily to expand our Business Analytics Center of Excellence. You would play a crucial role in that expansion by hiring, training, mentoring, engaging, and directing the Team Leads, Business Analysts, and Business Intelligence Analysts that support the Marketing function.

As the leader of the Marketing Analytics team, you would ultimately be responsible for providing senior business leaders with crucial insights and recommendations for improvement. You should be an exceptional leader that can build strong relationships, prioritize, and span the technical/business divide. Success in this role requires combining strong business acumen with analytics know-how to define metrics, measure performance, investigate behavior, diagnose root causes, develop dashboards/reports, conduct in-depth analysis, and present the story, insights, and recommendations at the executive level.

You should be both hands-on with the details and excited about seeing the big picture. Success in this role will ultimately be measured by business impact and the positive development of the Marketing Analytics team.

This is a remote position that can be done from anywhere. Due to the remote nature of this role, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship. Resumes and communication must be submitted in English.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the senior team leader for Marketing Analytics, guiding and mentoring your Analysts.

  • Analyze data, build models, test hypotheses, find root causes, develop prototypes, forecast performance, create reports, write SQL queries, conduct A/B tests, generate insights, present findings, make specific and actionable recommendations, and influence business decisions.

  • Define metrics that are independent, holistic, accurate, encourage the right behaviors, and are aligned with company strategy and objectives.

  • Proactively identify and surface opportunities to increase efficiency and improve our impressions, clicks, conversion rates, page rankings, SEO efforts, paid media campaigns, marketing spend, channel strategy, lead generation, revenue generation, client and talent experience, publications effectiveness, social media strategy, earned media mentions, and general communication, processes, tools, and systems across the Marketing organization.

  • Use data from paid media ad platforms, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Keyword Planner Tool, and other industry tools to drive insights and recommendations.

  • Work with Data Analysts, Business Analysts, Report Developers, Business Intelligence Analysts, Team Leads, and other leaders across the broader Analytics Center of Excellence to empower data-backed decision-making at all levels of the company.

  • Interface with executive stakeholders to prioritize and present work and to meet expectations for timelines, accuracy, quality, and overall business impact.

In the first week, expect to:

  • Onboard and integrate into Toptal, and quickly begin learning about Toptal’s history, culture, and vision.

  • Shadow key teams to learn the core of Toptal’s operations and capabilities, including Growth, Talent Operations, Enterprise, and SMB.

In the first month, expect to:

  • Understand the data generated through company operations and activities and where/how that data is stored–especially as it relates to our team.

  • Obtain a basic understanding of the Marketing function and its operations.

  • Assess the current state of performance metrics, reports, dashboards, models, and analyses used, and identify discrepancies and areas for improvement.

  • Begin supporting the function leaders with relevant insights and reports for bi-weekly leadership meetings.

  • Begin to lead discussions with executive stakeholders and prioritize the work.

In the first three months, expect to:

  • Develop a proficiency of data elements of the function and obtain a robust understanding of critical business processes.

  • Gain an understanding and ability to assess the drivers and impacts of business decisions on financial performance.

  • Begin identifying new opportunities to explore in the quest to improve performance continually.

  • Refine prioritization processes and begin coaching team members to meet expectations.

In the first six months, expect to:

  • Begin to solve real business problems as a team that will move the needle on key performance metrics and financial performance.

  • Perform detailed root cause analysis to expose critical drivers of performance.

  • Put processes in place to continually uplevel team performance.

In the first year, expect to:

  • Inform significant strategic initiatives, goals, priorities, and performance indicators.

  • Become an expert both on business process and data flow, and assist in building a new outstanding business analytics function.

  • Uplevel the performance of individual analysts.

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience in data analysis, analytics, or business intelligence is required.

  • 5+ years of experience within general consulting or an analytical operations function is required.

  • 3+ years of management experience.

  • Both a strong background in math, science, finance, engineering, or statistics and deep business insight is required; advanced degrees and/or MBA are a plus.

  • Experience with BI tools (Tableau, Qlik, PowerBI, etc.).

  • Proficiency in SQL; experience with R, Python, SAS, or MATLAB is a plus.

  • Experience with exploratory data analysis, prototyping, testing hypotheses, performing root cause analyses, modeling business processes, building forecasts, creating predictive models, defining metrics, and/or measuring business performance.

  • Experience in marketing analytics and using tools and data such as Google Analytics, AdWords, Google Search Console, social media ad platforms, Keyword Planner Tool, and other industry tools.

  • Track record of linking data and analytics to business strategy, financial performance, and operations to drive real impact.

  • Working knowledge of probability and statistics, experience with process improvement is a plus.

  • Ability to explain complex issues simply and intuitively, and willingness to challenge assumptions, communicate limitations, and flag blind spots.

  • You must be a world-class individual contributor to thrive at Toptal. You will not be here just to tell other people what to do.

For more information head to:

https://remotejobsireland.com/job/toptal-director-of-marketing-analytics-2022-03-07

Senior Art Director

Position Description

Are you a visual master at your craft, capable of taking a good idea and making it truly exceptional? Toptal’s Brand Experience team is looking for a Senior Art Director who will generate highly imaginative, channel-agnostic campaigns. If you want to be an integral part of a growing in-house Creative team that will elevate the quality and creativity of all marketing activities, we encourage you to apply!

Reporting into the Creative Director, this role will partner with a Senior Copywriter to concept and oversee the production of a myriad of marketing materials, including both brand-building and sales-generating campaigns. This role is expected to consistently deliver conceptual, creative ideas and execute them with perfection, helping to ensure that the look and feel of the Toptal brand is seen through every visual expression. This role requires both a ‘thinker’ and a ‘doer,’ conceptualizing the overall creative ideas and managing the execution of those ideas.

This is a remote position that can be done from anywhere. Due to the remote nature of this role, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship. Resumes and communication must be submitted in English.

Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with a Senior Copywriter, develop conceptual creative ideas and art direct marketing campaigns, across all channels and platforms, in a way that champions integration. This includes but is not limited to brand, lead generation, and social media.

  • Ensure all visual expressions of the brand have a strong brand point of view and a consistent look and feel reflective of the Toptal brand.

  • Present work amongst the Core team as well as cross-functional partners with eloquence and passion.

  • Ensure perfection in the execution of marketing assets with high production value.

  • Assist the Creative Director with the creative and production process for all projects.

  • Work closely with the Brand Management team to understand marketing challenges, creative briefs, and audience insights.

  • Proactively develop creative ideas that can increase brand awareness and engagement.

  • Self-manage workload to deliver all projects on time and in full.

In the first week, expect to:

  • Start to meet with the team leads from all Content Marketing teams.

  • Understand the fundamentals of Toptal and what sets us apart.

  • Onboard and integrate into Toptal and the Content Marketing team by gaining an understanding of our brand strategy, guidelines, messaging, and governance processes.

  • Gain a deep understanding of the roles and priorities of the team and key partners.

In the first month, expect to:

  • Begin to work on a variety of creative projects, developing conceptual ideas and providing art direction for campaigns, with an emphasis on lead generation and organic social media campaigns.

  • Begin to help oversee creative projects in production.

  • Audit existing marketing assets and begin optimizing to make them more memorable and branded.

In the first three months, expect to:

  • Fully complete a series of lead generation and organic social media campaigns.

  • Present brand campaign ideas to internal stakeholders.

  • Complete the codification of the Toptal look and feel.

In the first six months, expect to:

  • Complete the production of a large-scale brand campaign.

  • Continually be optimizing existing campaigns for maximum creative effectiveness.

  • Be fully immersed and familiar with all Toptal processes and tools.

  • Be recognized as a creative force within the organization, and someone teams go to for input and advice.

In the first year, expect to:

  • Be seen as an integral member of the Creative team at the company for all things related to the brand, pushing the limits of what people believe is possible in regards to quality, and consistently upleveling them.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience working as an Art Director in an agency or in-house Marketing team.

  • Proven ability to deliver high-quality campaign creative through strong conceptual ideas and exceptional production/execution.

  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and accurately within all required aspects of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).

  • Experience in brand-building initiatives, including (but not limited to) creating highly engaging digital and social experiences.

  • Experience working in a fast-moving, cross-functional environment.

  • Collaborative and team oriented approach.

  • Clear and effective communication skills.

  • Experience managing a high volume of creative and campaign types in parallel.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or related field or Creative Portfolio School Certificate or equivalent art direction experience.

  • A portfolio featuring a range of creative and integrated campaigns, with a diversity of ideas and approaches to problem solving.

  • You must be a world-class individual contributor to thrive at Toptal. You will not be here just to tell other people what to do.

For more information head to:

https://remotejobsireland.com/job/toptal-senior-art-director-2022-03-07

Product Designer, Design Systems

Position Description

We’re looking for hardworking, self-starting Designers for our Product Design team to help us define our Toptal Design System. You’ll build a beautiful and functional system that is used across the whole product design portfolio.

By joining our team, you’ll get the opportunity to collaborate on a variety of projects with a team of top Designers in a fast-paced, rapidly growing, hybrid (technology/operations) environment. At Toptal, we push the boundaries of design every single day, and we’d love for you to take this even further!

We don’t cut corners, and we don’t make compromises—we build beautiful product designs that are polished and contribute seamlessly to user experience.

This is a remote position that can be done from anywhere. Due to the remote nature of this role, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship. Resumes and communication must be submitted in English.

Responsibilities:

You will represent design system values and technicalities to the whole Product Design team. You will advocate for good user experience across our website and our products and within our components. You will ship high fidelity designs of new components and their variants and quickly prototype solutions to visual and interaction problems. You will share and review your designs based on peer feedback, user research, testing, and customer feedback. By providing your thought leadership and strategic insight, you will contribute to our evolving brand and design system.

In the first week, expect to:

  • Onboard and integrate into Toptal.

In the first month, expect to:

  • Collaborate with PMs and other Designers to ship your first product features.

  • Learn about our design system.

In the first three months, expect to:

  • Gain insightful business knowledge and get familiar with internal operations.

  • Work on multiple products and features.

  • Contribute to our design system.

In the first six months, expect to:

  • Help our team to improve by bettering our process.

  • Come up with new ideas and features for our products.

  • Become the Lead Designer for a dedicated project.

Requirements:

  • 8+ years of experience in the field.

  • Proficiency with various design and prototyping tools (such as Figma, Sketch, Abstract, Marvel, Principle, Adobe After Effects), as well as knowledge of HTML and CSS.

  • Previous experience in building, owning and maintaining design systems in Figma.

  • An understanding that phenomenal experiences come from collaborative decision-making with Front-End Developers, Engineers, Researchers, Content Strategists, and other disciplines.

  • A deep understanding of the end to end iterative UX process (personas, scenarios, wireframing, and high fidelity visuals).

  • A passion for solving design problems while owning all facets of design (strategy, art direction, interaction design and research).

  • Outstanding UI abilities, a keen eye for good design and an extensive portfolio of live projects.

  • You must be a world-class individual contributor to thrive at Toptal. You will not be here just to tell other people what to do.

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