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Current // digital-first payments for families w/ children
 
New York City    Posted: Thursday, February 18, 2021
 
   
 
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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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. 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Equity
  • Discretionary bonus program 
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Medical, Dental & Vision premiums covered at 100% for you & your dependents
  • Commuter Benefits
 
 
 
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