Graphic Design Lead

  • Upstart
  • San Carlos, CA, USA
  • Jul 17, 2018
Full time Design Marketing

Job Description

Upstart is looking for a Graphic Design Lead to boldly challenge the status quo of marketing and product design in Fintech. We're looking for someone who can push the boundaries of two-dimensional advertising strategies to design a deeply immersive experience. As an early member to our internal creative team, you will have a significant impact on Upstart’s brand and visual identity.

Here’s more about what you’ll be doing:

  • Build entire visual campaigns from start to finish and implement across all acquisition channels (impacting millions of people each month across digital and physical platforms)
  • Develop longer-term creative strategy for Upstart’s marketing communications
  • Build an extensive repertoire of creative assets for Facebook, Instagram, Email, etc
  • Push the boundaries of advertising and what it means for a company to express itself visually
  • Help shape the internal design process
  • Incorporate UI/UX best practices in website design and layout, and adapt designs for mobile formats and responsive design
  • Work cross-functionally with developers, designers, and the Growth team


  • 4+ years of experience (in-house or agency)
  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Experience with Keynote and PowerPoint
  • Contemporary aesthetic
  • Ability to present and critique designs clearly
  • Strong time management, communication, and interpersonal skills