Visual Storyteller

Create compelling visual content that aligns with our brand identity and engages our target audience
  • Location
  • Rotterdam
  • Start
  • As soon as possible
  • Contract
  • Fulltime

aNewSpring is on a mission: to help millions of professionals learn, worldwide. We do this with our learning journey platform for training providers and a unique community of learning pioneers. We love to tell stories that inspire learning pioneers to keep improving their training. To take our storytelling to the next level, we are looking for a creative and talented Visual Storyteller.

Your mission will be to take our stories to the next level through video and visuals, leveraging our unique and outspoken visual identity to the fullest.

Are you someone:

  • who’s a real creative artist who doesn’t just throw a bunch of brand elements on a canvas to see what sticks, but meticulously crafts a visual story, whether it’s video, animations or static designs?

  • who’s totally into our mission to help people learn and is brimming with practical ideas on how to tell the story of how online learning technology enables that?

  • who would love to put that into practice at an organically growing and purposeful company with great international potential and ambitions?

Don't hesitate and let's talk!

A company that’s all about learning

At aNewSpring we do everything we can to make learning fun and effective. We offer a learning platform for training providers to create engaging and effective learning journeys. We’re proud facilitators of a vibrant community of learning pioneers. We believe in open, respectful and positive communication that fits within our no-nonsense mentality.

We strive to continuously improve, to offer our customers an even better experience every day.

In 20 years we’ve grown into a mature learning platform and community of like-minded learning pioneers, with hundreds of satisfied customers and millions of happy learners. We are based in Rotterdam, with offices and partners in our key regions (UK, Germany, Australia and South Africa). Will you join us?

How can you contribute to our mission?

We want our stories to resonate and be unique. Great videos and visuals are a key part in that. And that’s where you come in!

You are an independent Visual Storyteller, with an impressive portfolio to show us your chops.

You will create compelling visual content that aligns with our brand identity and engages our target audience. You will be responsible for conceptualizing and producing high-quality visuals, including graphics, videos, and animations, to enhance our content, marketing campaigns, brand narrative, and website. Additionally, you will support colleagues to create marketing collateral themselves with tools like Canva, by creating a rich library of templates and by providing training. You work with our brand agency (which happens to be a European Agency of the Year winner) and our growth agency on a regular basis to continually refine and evolve our visual identity, ensuring it remains unique and outspoken.

What is our Visual Storyteller responsible for?

  • Content design: Develop and produce visually engaging content for various marketing channels, including social media, website, email campaigns, and advertising.

  • Video: Craft compelling visual stories that communicate our brand message and values effectively.

  • Visual support: Work closely with and support your colleagues with the production of videos & designs and lower the barrier to create it themselves.

  • Brand consistency: Ensure all visual content aligns with our brand guidelines and maintains a cohesive look and feel across all platforms.

  • Design innovation: Design in line with our unique and outspoken visual identity, keeping it fresh and relevant in close collaboration with our brand agency.

What’s required for this role?

  • Self-sufficiency: Ability to independently hatch well-founded ideas, and to create support for these.

  • Creative thinking: Ability to think outside the box and generate innovative ideas for visual content.

  • Attention to detail: Meticulous in ensuring high-quality visuals and consistency with brand standards.

  • Communication: Strong verbal and visual communication skills to convey ideas effectively.

  • Collaboration: Excellent team player with the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Adaptability: Flexible and open to feedback, with a willingness to continually improve and adapt to new challenges.

  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in visual content creation, graphic design, or a related field.

  • Skills: Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects) and other design & video tools.

  • Portfolio: A strong portfolio showcasing a range of visual storytelling projects.

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, Media or a related discipline.

What do we have to offer?

  • Autonomy to really make your work yours;

  • Plenty of opportunities to grow within the team/company;

  • Lots of flexibility, for example to work remotely;

  • Do-it-yourself pension provision, with professional advice;

  • 25 vacation days;

  • A fitting salary according to the Baarda salary scale as ‘Medior Expert’ (€ 3.500,- to € 4.450,- gross per month);

  • Laptop and such to set up your home office;

  • A super nice workplace in the heart of Rotterdam with the absolute best view, tasty lunches and a table tennis that is actually used on a daily basis.


Can't wait to get started? Please send your CV and portfolio for the attention of Natasja Vuik, our Captain HX, to stating: 'Application for Visual Storyteller'. Candidates who send a motivation (preferably a video, that really showcases your creative storytelling chops) definitely have an advantage.

Great, you’ve decided to apply! What is next…?

Within three working days you will receive a confirmation of your application by email. Sometimes even within half an hour, but we cannot guarantee this (we can guarantee three days). In that email, our standard application procedure is explained further.

And, a condition for being hired is a positive Statement of Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag) by the Dutch Dept. of Justice.

Intermediaries are asked not to respond to this vacancy.

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