Graphic Designer

Currencycloud London a month ago

Graphic Designer
Ready to shape tomorrow?
Currencycloud is somewhere where innovative thinking and the power of technology know no limits. We know that the success of the business depends on the people who keep it moving, which is why we are looking for exceptional talent to join our international payments revolution.
About the role...
The Graphic Designer will be our in-house expert when it comes to all things design. You’ll be able to help us visually sell our products and services by communicating our brand, our propositions and our products to the client in a memorable and recognisable way. Your work will often present the first impression to prospects, clients, partners and investors so we’re looking for someone with a passion for design and who isn’t afraid to be bold.

Reporting to the Head of Product and Digital Marketing, you will support all of our regional and functional marketing teams. Whether it is developing a new icon, designing a piece of corporate literature, getting involved in website design, or helping to shape our brand identity - it’s your job to help us communicate better with our clients and our employees.

We need you to be creative in developing unique ideas with an ability and willingness to adapt and change to thrive in our agile environment. We’ll need you to be one step ahead of the game and keep updated on the best practices in the industry so that you can keep advancing our brand identity.

Above all else, you’ll need to live and breathe our Currencycloud Values – Be Human. Own It. Better Together. These values are woven deep into the fabric of our culture and guide our day-to-day interactions.

Key Responsibilities

The details…
  • Mastering the Currencycloud visual brand identity and making sure it is being correctly applied across all our online and offline channels
  • Conceptualize visuals based on requirements. Be prepared to create rough drafts and present ideas.
  • Determining arrangement of copy and illustrative material
  • Creating and implementing a briefing process for all teams to use. Understand and interpret these briefs to reach the desired design outcome
  • Follow our brand guidelines, using the appropriate colours and layouts and guidance for each graphic or design you work on
  • Collaborate with the wider marketing team on content creation and distribution to create impressive client-centred campaigns
  • Working closely with our communications team to create investor decks and develop our corporate brand
  • Assist Product marketing with developing concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations including factsheets, sales decks, user guides and other ad-hoc content required as part of our sales enablement toolkit
  • Designing graphics for our online channels including our website and social media platforms
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand for content such as research papers, whitepapers and case studies
  • Develop and maintain an image library, including a suite of iconography and other relevant brand assets
  • Assist with the styling and design on internal presentations when required
  • Testing graphics across various media and gathering feedback on how well our brand and design is received
  • Ensuring that design work is aligned with other methods of communication
  • Working with other third-party creative agencies such as our web agency, videographers, photographers, brand agencies and other creatives when required on a design project

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Live and breathe the Currencycloud Values: Be Human. Own It. Better Together.
  • A minimum of 5+ years of professional experience in graphic design, in both offline and online content.
  • Proven graphic designing experience with a strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Expert with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • Skilled at prioritisation, multi-tasking and time management
  • Consultative approach to amendments and feedback
  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is a plus
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator capable of working with multiple stakeholders and a variety of teams.
  • Updated on new technologies and the latest trends in graphic design
  • Demonstrate ability to be proactive, self-driven, and make pragmatic decisions when necessary
  • Technology/payments/fintech experience is preferable, though not required.

Benefits

At the moment we are transitioning from an office based working environment to a remote first company, so we have adapted our already great benefits package to reflect this.

We now offer a day off each month for your mental health on top of the 25 days annual leave allowance and a day off for your birthday. Our comprehensive health care includes mental health support service access and we have live streamed health based activities like Yoga and Barre classes each week! We also run fortnightly company updates hosted by our CEO to keep employees up to date on developments and also include an open forum for employees to ask questions.

If you think your skills and experience match what we are looking for and you’d like to join a Fintech industry unicorn, please get in touch!

For recruiters: we aren’t currently looking for additional support on this role and won’t be accepting any unsolicited CVs

About Currencycloud

Currencycloud is a global payments platform built on smart technology that takes the complexity out of moving money. Developers use our API building blocks to build customised payment solutions. Whether you want to embed our payments infrastructure into your products or services, or build on top of it, we’ll fit into your business in a way that works for you.
We take care of all the intricacies and regulatory hurdles involved with cross-border payments, giving you the tools to globalise your business.
Our cloud-based platform removes that complexity from international transactions, giving you clarity and control over your business so you can focus on the things that matter: your customers. With enterprise-class solutions for clients and partners such as Visa and Starling Bank, Currencycloud understands your needs and can help with market-leading products.