Brand Designer at Affirm
San Francisco, CA, US

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. 

We're looking for a Brand Designer to be the steward of Affirm’s visual identity in all public communication. As part of the Brand team, you will partner closely with our copywriters and work cross-functionally with our Product Design, Growth Marketing, Product Marketing, Integrated Marketing, and PR/Communications teams. You will be responsible for concepting and crafting consumer-facing and merchant-facing narratives of Affirm’s mission across a variety of media.

What you'll do

  • Define, maintain, and evolve Affirm's visual identity in all public communication
  • Craft the visual identity of Affirm across multiple mediums with illustration, photography, icon design, presentations, application design, web design, video/film, and print design
  • Work alongside marketing to craft product landing pages, assets for online and offline marketing (including emails, display banners, social media, print, out of home, conferences and tradeshows), business collateral, video assets, info-graphics, and photography assets for content marketing
  • Work with designers, copywriters, engineers, marketers, and others at Affirm to execute outstanding work
  • Work closely with outside creative agencies to evolve our brand
  • Develop creative visual solutions following the process from concept through to production

What we look for

  • 5 + year of digital and print design experience
  • Experience building strong, ambitious, and iconic brands with a strong emphasis on design
  • Strong portfolio showing a range of projects you’ve concepted and designed including branding and identity design systems, responsive websites, and marketing collateral
  • Experience in campaign concepting, partnering and ideating with copywriters
  • Proven understanding of brand, website, email, social media, digital media, video, collateral/presentation and experiential design as well as composition, color, imagery, and photography
  • Experienced knowledge of relevant design software (Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote, Figma, G Suite, Asana)
  • Attention to detail – meticulous when it comes to typography, grids, balance, and white space
  • Can communicate design decisions clearly and effectively
  • Ability to concept and design quickly and share progress openly and frequently
  • Informed and thought-through opinions. Willing to push and fight for an idea, but willing to listen and problem solve too
  • Comfortable art directing photographers, videographers, illustrators, and other designers
  • Organized and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Animation and motion graphic skills a plus