Digital Illustrator – Figma at Black Pen Recruitment


Black Pen Recruitment – Our client, an American – based Fintech / Cryptocurrency company, is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. The mission is to make bitcoin/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. Our client’s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all. Whilst driving business through technology.

They are looking for a qualified candidate to join their team in the position below:


Job Title: Digital Illustrator – Figma

Location: Nigeria (Remote)
Job Type: Full-Time


  • Are you an experienced Illustrator with insight into the world of Fintech? Do you know Figma?
  • As a Digital Illustrator- Figma, you should be passionate about creating impactful brand identities through your love of digital illustration.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working within the design team you will help to create a strong brand identity through illustrations & iconography
  • Collaborate closely with designers of different disciplines
  • Participate in all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Keep abreast of competitors’ products and industry trends
  • You will work closely with the product & marketing designers to create beautiful illustrations and icons for our products & marketing campaigns
  • Translate designers’ ideas into visually stimulating illustrations
  • Own our client’s illustration library
  • Supporting and sharing your knowledge and expertise with other designers


  • Align your values with the Mission, Vision and Values of the Client 
  • Be a role model for the Client’s organizational culture by creating a positive impact at every touchpoint with people, with every word you say or put in print and everything you do
  • Communicate in a fashion that is respectful and well understood
  • Collaborate with your peers to collectively think of innovative ideas that drive business through technology
  • Exude your upbeat energy and enthusiasm each and every day to motivate your team to be the best they can in every aspect of what they do
  • Celebrate the success of others by recognizing the contributions of committed team members and their achievements
  • Build and utilize working relationships with internal business partners across the organization and external business contacts

The ideal candidate is someone who has:

  • Strong experience in Figma
  • High design standards, provide an excellent illustrative experience, and work on tight deadlines
  • Strong conceptual thinker
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A self-starter who takes initiative and has ownership over their workload
  • Graphic design experience
  • Animation experience.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
  • Organised and able to work consistently on recurring projects
  • Strong ability to communicate with engineers, product managers, designers, and stakeholders across different teams and countries



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


  • Please provide a portfolio showcasing your work with your application!
  • If this sounds like the perfect job opportunity, then apply today!

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