Art Director, Capital

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: Los Angeles, United States

Company Description

Square builds common business tools in unconventional ways so more people can start, run, and grow their businesses. When Square started, it was difficult and expensive (or just plain impossible) for some businesses to take credit cards. Square made credit card payments possible for all by turning a mobile phone into a credit card reader. Since then Square has been building an entire business toolkit of both hardware and software products including Square Capital, Square Terminal, Square Payroll, and more. We’re working to find new and better ways to help businesses succeed on their own terms—and we’re looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Square.

Job Description

Square Capital is looking for an experienced, inquisitive, and passionate Art Director to join our Banking creative team. You know how to get people excited about Square as a brand, and help them understand very simply and clearly how our Banking products work. You know how to take raw, complicated content and make it digestible and visually compelling. You have experience working on brand, digital product, data-driven growth marketing, and go-to-market campaigns alike.

You will play an important role in the full-service Banking creative team, working with a range of disciplines including copy, design, technologist, research, and more. You’re curious, eager to experiment ways to improve, and seek to create work that inspires others.

  • Help develop art direction and visual design for brand content and marketing collateral to support Square Banking’s mission of providing banking tools for small businesses
  • Create compelling visuals that drive brand engagement and performance 
  • Design for go-to-market campaigns, lifecycle communications, and programs to ensure there’s consistency with every touchpoint
  • Harness research to inform solutions that balance audience needs with business goals
  • Work with a group of writers, strategists, creative technologists, producers, product managers, marketers
  • ​​​​​​Adapt to last-minute asks and changing timelines


​​​​***For consideration, please submit a link to your portfolio as well as any relevant passwords***

Qualifications

5+ years experience in a design role
B.S. or B.A. degree in related field
A digital portfolio, resume 
Excellent aesthetic and design skills
Ability to be detailed in your execution but flexible in your approach
Ability to push a brand forward with fresh, evolving, creative ideas

Nice, but not required:
Video or motion experience
3D modeling or illustration
Experience working on brands with broad/diverse audiences
Knowledge of coding or animation
Knowledge of banking tools and financial products
Hybrid of marketing and product environments

Additional Information

At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at)squareup.com. We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Perks

At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
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