Senior Brand Designer

Wealthfront's vision
We are building a digital-only financial hub, that’s working hard to improve financial outcomes for our clients while they spend their time doing the things they love. We envision a future where we automatically route a clients paycheck intelligently to take care of their day-to-day needs, emergency funds, savings for upcoming expenses, sending kids to college and a secure long-term future. This is an audacious and inspiring vision we call Self-driving Money™.

Unlike many large companies where designers are trained to make incremental changes and work through a chain of hierarchy to advocate for bold new ideas, designers at Wealthfront are expected to be innovative, creative and strategic, because design is critical to realizing our vision. Designers are expected to define problems, new opportunities and solutions that are deeply rooted in human psychology and behavior as well as a sound understanding of our technology and business, all in very tight collaboration with engineers, product managers, researchers and data scientists. In an environment where we’re making big bets, and innovation is encouraged, we embrace failure and care much more about magnitude of success versus percentage of times we are successful. And unlike many organizations, design is an equal partner to engineering and product and plays an important role in the executive staff that collectively make all critical strategic decisions.


What are we looking for?
We are looking for an inspiring visual storyteller to help shape how we connect, communicate, and build long-term relationships with our customers. We all know that finance is emotional, it’s complex and overwhelming, and it can render us paralyzed. Through your work, you will inspire a large majority of customers to take action, create awareness about how we can help them, and encourage healthy financial habits.  

This is an amazing opportunity to extend our brand across all customer touch points - website, mobile and web products, emails, advertising, blogs, and social media in compelling new ways. If you are a powerhouse of ideas, care deeply about crafting beautiful user-centered experiences  and love a strong creative collaboration with marketing, content and product, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product marketing to define, design and deliver all forms of communication and awareness efforts for new product launches
  • Define and design our visual approach for all forms of communication throughout the relationship with our customers
  • Help define our brand narrative, style, positioning, and value.
  • Collaborate with content strategy to imagine and design an educational magazine

Requirements

  • Expert with visual communication design
  • A portfolio showcasing marketing communication work across all digital platforms
  • 4+ years of working experience, collaborating with Designers, Product Marketing Managers, Engineers
  • Thoughtful and articulate about big and small design decisions
  • Animation, icon and illustration design experience, a big plus
  • Experience art directing videos, a plus



Everyone across the financial spectrum deserves to live secure and rewarding lives. In order to successfully serve clients across the United States, the Wealthfront team is focused on hiring team members with a diverse range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



Wealthfront is a nextgen banking service. We help you manage your money for both your short-term and long-term goals by providing a cash account with a top-of-market APY, best-in-class automated investment management, and free financial advice, anytime you want it. 

Our ultimate vision is to optimize and automate all of our clients’ finances and build what we call Self-Driving Money™️. We want clients to be able to automatically deposit their paycheck into their Wealthfront account, and let us take care of the rest — paying their bills, topping off their emergency fund or 401(k), and investing the rest based on their specific goals and lifestyle. To get there, we’ll be focusing the bulk of our 2020 efforts on creating a better alternative to what the banking industry provides. Join us so you can help us turn this industry on its head and build a service that our clients don't just like, they love.

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