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Visual Designer

Design | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Plastiq (pronounced “Plastic”) is a fast-growing tech company changing the landscape of payments, empowering you to use your cards everywhere cards aren’t accepted. Starting with a vision to drive new payment choice for tuition, Plastiq has evolved into a service allowing any payment, for anything, from any card. Plastiq is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by top advisors and investors from across the financial sector, academia, and consumer technology.

A rapidly growing team, we fully believe in the work hard-play hard model. Dedicated to transforming the payments industry and giving payment power to the consumers, we also love to have fun, ride our Plastiq bikes around the city, go on team outings, and occasionally (or frequently) have a glass of wine.

Role at a Glance

Plastiq is looking for a dynamite design lead for all of Plastiq’s marketing initiatives. The role demands razor-sharp execution, bold innovation, obsession with perfection. This is a terrific opportunity for an inspired, innovative visual designer to work with our growing product and marketing teams at our San Francisco headquarters. We’re looking for a designer with proven narrative, conceptual, and aesthetic talent who is eager to tell a wonderful brand story to millions of potential & current customers. You will work directly with marketing and design executives to craft powerful Web, mobile, and print touch points that communicate Plastiq’s value to the rest of the world in an inspiring way.

This role reports directly to Plastiq’s Design Lead, and is based in San Francisco.

About You

  • You're a great designer and you've got the work to prove it.

  • You’re a storyteller and know how to craft a narrative that will connect with users.

  • You have taste but above all you understand the creative process and how to effectively employ it.

  • You have masterful visual design skills that you can apply to a range mediums, from print to web to motion..

  • You’re a brand-oriented, strategic thinker that can connect your work to objective business goals and want to.

  • You have the ability to work within interdisciplinary creative teams in an inspiring way.

  • You work well with others because you know how to effectively listen and communicate.

  • You consider yourself a thinker first and a craftsperson second but you’re superb at both.

  • You're humble (even though you're "superb").

Additional Requirements

  • An exceptional portfolio of Web and print work that has a proven record of providing measurable business value.

  • A brand oriented, strategic approach to creative development.

  • Knowledge of traditional and new marketing principles.

  • Ability to help translate abstract and conceptual ideas into engaging design solutions.

  • Excellent typography and layout skills with meticulous attention to detail.

  • Exhibits stylistic breadth, attention to detail, and balances beauty, innovation, and usability.

  • Mastery of the Adobe creative suite.

  • Comfortable, working knowledge of HTML, and CSS.