Current is a leading U.S. challenger bank serving people who have been overlooked by traditional banks & one of the fastest growing fintechs with over 2 million members. Headquartered in NYC, our results-driven environment enables us to build better products, grow faster & empowers everyone on our team to have an impact on our business & our mission to improve financial outcomes for our members.
About the Role:
We're looking for a Brand Creative Director to lead design & brand strategy at Current. The Brand Creative Director will ensure that design directly supports the customer, business, & brand objectives. They will bridge the gap between product & marketing & provide a vision to execute against, while ensuring design consistency.
The ideal candidate will have experience building aspirational branding for distinct audiences, as well as working across teams to communicate a relevant & unified brand to our customers & potential customers. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is solutions-oriented, thinks outside of the box, enjoys fast-paced work & is motivated by success. They will be responsible for coaching & leadership development, in order to build, inspire & motivate a world-class design team.
- Work cross-functionally with the full team of designers & creatives to lead creative direction & ensure cohesive execution across all brand touch points.
- Partner with tech, product, & marketing counterparts, balancing input & strategy to deliver exceptional experiences for our users.
- Oversee brand strategy & implementation
- Drive the direction & development of Currents consumer creative strategy & execution with internal creatives, agencies, & production partners
- Ensure product design excellence in our mobile apps & website
- 10+ years of experience leading design teams with a variety of crafts (visual, interaction/IA, UI/UX, writing, branding, research) at consumer-focused companies or agencies.
- Experience leading a team to develop aspirational & relevant branding
- Youve shipped consumer products & understand what it takes to create engaging, consumer-oriented experiences.
- You think strategically & holistically about brand experience. You are a proven innovator who thrives on delivering elegant & succinct creative solutions to complex briefs.
- Youre a fantastic communicator a story teller at heart. You have the communication skills to help your team work cross-functionally with business stakeholders
- You have great taste & creative sensibilities, & as importantly you understand whats relevant to different audiences.
- Competitive salary
- Discretionary bonus program
- Flexible vacation policy
- Medical, Dental & Vision premiums covered at 100% for you & your dependents
- Commuter Benefits