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Senior Art Director

Company: Circle
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasury infrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currency in the world. USDC has grown to over 30 billion in circulation and supported over $1.2 trillion in transactions in the past year. Circle's payments and treasury infrastructure services available through the Circle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digital currency and blockchain based finance. Circle's SeedInvest service brings internet-native fundraising and capital formation to startups and growth companies. Combined, Circle's suite of services helps companies to participate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system. What you'll be part of: With the mission "To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value," Circle was founded on the belief that the internet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy. We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity. Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasury infrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currency in the world. USDC has grown to over 23 billion in circulation and supported over $640B in transactions in the past year. Circle's payments and treasury infrastructure services available through the Circle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digital currency and blockchain based finance. Circle's SeedInvest service brings internet-native fundraising and capital formation to startups and growth companies. Combined, Circle's suite of services helps companies to participate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system. What you'll be part of: With the mission "To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value," Circle was founded on the belief that the internet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy. We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity. What you'll be responsible for: * Working closely with Associate Creative Director and Creative Director to iteratively scale and maintain the Circle visual system. * Partnering with our product marketing team to help clearly communicate how our products work. * Partnering with our demand generation team and agency partners to design and optimize ad creative such as display, rich media, and paid social. * Providing guidance and mentorship to your team members above and below; help build and foster an amazing brand team. What you'll work on: * Concept and create all brand marketing assets including infographics, GIFs, merch, diagrams, digital PDFs, product demos, Google Slides presentations and more - for all our stakeholders (investors, partners, corporate comms, talent, and Circle employees) * Support our demand generation team and their strategies with branded creative assets including work for integrated campaigns, display, rich media, email marketing, events, and paid social * Design and web production work to support product marketing and content like social & blog graphics and video * Help drive iterative improvements to the Circle marketing website * Contribute to the management and evolution of Circle's visual system * Support brand and design initiatives for SeedInvest and Centre brands You will aspire to our four core values: * Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities. * Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail. * Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals. * High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance. What you'll bring to Circle: * A portfolio that demonstrates incredible design across a wide array of media including illustration, iconography, visual system design, web design, and animation * 5+ years in a digital design role either on or partnering with creative marketing team * Outstanding conceptual and problem-solving skills * Experience in advertising, marketing, corporate identity, and working on brand and product campaigns from vision to completion, driving the work end to end * Strong grasp of the creative development process, seasoned art direction skills, and have consistently delivered excellence * Senior-level accessibility and web typography knowledge * Comfortable enough with InDesign to produce multi-page, interactive PDF documents * Strong communication skills, comfortable giving and asking for feedback, comfortable handling multiple edits at a time under tight turnarounds * A passion for working with creative and non-creative partners to develop compelling layouts and feature storytelling in a collaborative setting * Excellent personal time management and priority juggling skills * Senior-level Sketch proficiency, including managing Sketch libraries * Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack and Apple MacOS preferred. What will impress us even more: * Illustration and iconography skills - you're dangerous enough to expand our icon set, create lockups, and build new graphics and treatments * Motion graphics, CSS animation * Video direction We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Circle, Hoboken , Senior Art Director, Executive , Hoboken, New Jersey

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