Hello future design lead…

  • Anywhere

Hope you’re well. We’re looking forward to meeting you soon!

Founded in January 2016, Academy Xi is a Sydney based EduTech startup that recently received seed funding to grow its team and enter new markets. We will be looking to close our Series A round by January 2017. At Academy Xi we’re driven by a purpose to change the world through education; empowering the next generation of change-makers to harness their creativity using technology as a tool for transformational, experiential learning.


Your role as Design Lead is to drive our platform and products to the next level. Depending on your experience, our plan is to guide you towards a Head of Design. Of course, if you’re already at that level of experience, the role is yours. Great title, huh? Head of Design. Alternatively you could work across a number of different roles.


  • Design the experience and user interface of our new web platform
  • Design the UI for our new Learning Management
  • Design new marketing material
  • Design any design assets internal and external
  • Ensure our user experience is constantly improved
  • Depending on experience you may be able to work on our VR education platform
  • Working with our marketing team on ensuring the brand is retained and grown across all platforms.
  • You may be pulled into different areas of the business to get exposure.


  • 3-5+ Years experience working in Design
  • Experience working at or with Startups is ideal
  • Experience working in education is a plus
  • UX Experience
  • Portfolio of Digital Projects, and Marketing collateral
  • Experience working in Agile fast paced environments
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Relentless drive towards growth
  • Great written and verbal communication, as well as interpersonal skills.
  • Must be self motivated, resourceful and proactive


Being a startup with a purpose and a grand, achievable vision, we believe in ensuring our best are healthy, wealthy and wise. To that end, we support your financial, physical and intellectual well being:


  • Share options in an exciting startup that plans to change the world
  • Fitness membership
  • Free access to our growing roster courses
  • Phone bill covered
  • Good base salary
  • Bonus sales target remuneration
  • Campus puppy
  • Play in our Virtual Reality Lab
  • Unlimited table tennis
  • Free beer, cider (after hours), tea and coffee

We’re a growing Sydney Startup located in Surry Hills next to Central Station. We have an amazing passionate team and exciting joyful culture. We’re looking for someone who is passionately interested in changing the world through education and social entrepreneurship. We’re building our online, blended learning and remote learning platform, with vision to revolutionise education with Virtual Reality.

Our students, instructors and our growing team are our tribe. We’re a close family, building a culture of trust, passion and Xi-tement. We’re dedicated to attracting passionate people who live and breathe our vision.

See you in the future.


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