Join the Ada's List team - Comms + Service Designer

Ada’s List is looking for a hybrid designer to help grow and support the Ada’s List community in member-centric manner and take us to the next level.


We're a group of 7000+ badass people who broadly speaking, work in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. A.K.A:  work in or around the internet.

After six (!) years of growing one of the UK’s largest and most active communities of women in digital, we are ready for the next stage of growth. We are looking for a hybrid designer who can sit across service and comms design. It’s an exciting, hands on role to help grow and support the Ada’s List community in member-centric manner and take us to the next level. This is a delivery role - we will be moving fast and will want a designer who can partner with us to prototype and launch new services, digital content, and designs fast - and can push our thinking in how we want to position ourselves in the market from a branding perspective. We want someone who is an excellent communicator and thinks of new, cool ways to position our content. 

Over the next few months, this individual will work across:

Service design

Communications design

Basics of Front-End Development

Bonus skills:

All Ada’s List staff members are also part-time community managers. We want someone who is passionate about building community and has no problem jumping in and getting the vibe of our community to spot what’s missing and provide it. You will help manage social media channels, monitor and moderate email community, and respond to supporter/member questions.


The role is a 6 month paid role, with the potential of contract extension. We are London-based.  Also open to flexible working options + freelancers, please just mention in your cover letter what you’d like to do. We work remotely and meetup in Hackney for meetings.

Salary - 30,000-40,000 per annum

Why would I work with Ada’s List? 

Our agenda is to change the industry - we have done so in the past and will continue to do so. 

Our team is small, but awesome - you’ll be working directly with Ada’s List co-founder and MD, Merici Vinton, as well as our other fantastic volunteers on a project by project basis. Karoline K currently oversees our design. Karen runs our newsletter and is working away on some other awesome content ideas. 

We support a collaborative, fun/serious environment and value open participation from individuals with different ideas, experiences, and perspectives. We believe having a diverse team makes Ada’s List a more interesting and innovative place to work, and we strive every day to make our team and our community a welcoming and inclusive place for all.

You’ll leave with some hands-on experience shaping a community that directly impacts over 7480 tech women globally. You’ll be part of a movement that’s striving to make the tech industry work for everyone. And, you’ll laugh. Lots. 


Email with your CV/linkedin, resume, and portfolio along with a 2-3 paragraph letter about why you’d like to work with us and why our agenda matters to you. 

Applications close December 18th.

*by women we mean all women (trans, intersex and cis), all those who experience oppression as women (including non-binary and gender non-conforming people) and all those who identify as women.

December 10, 2019
Merici Vinton