Associate Creative Director (ACD) – Brand Design

  • SoFi
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Mar 25, 2022
Full time Design Marketing

Job Description

Description

 

About The Role

COMMAS, the in-house agency at SoFi, is looking for a talented Associate Creative Director (ACD), Brand Design, to join our team and help lead the overall storytelling of our rapidly growing brand. In this role you will be partnering closely with other ACDs and working directly with the Executive Creative Director to ensure that SoFi’s brand is brought to life in a cohesive and authentic way. You will be also responsible for creating and evolving brand guidelines, assets portals, and being the brand police across the funnel. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are craft oriented and thrive on being brand custodians, with extensive experience in brand identity engagements.

About SoFi

At SoFi, you’ll become part of a new kind of finance company based around speed, transparency, and alignment with our members’ interests. Our goal is to be at the center of our members’ financial lives. We created student loan refinancing, addressing the biggest financial challenge of a new generation through a modern approach to lending and personal finance. We expanded into other types of loans, and then into insurance and wealth management with similarly inventive products and soon to be launched SoFi money a modern take on a checking or savings account. As the company has grown, we’ve been able to help more people with these tools. SoFi has achieved significant growth, with ambitious plans ahead, but to continue this growth we need great talent.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a world-class designs language that can be used across different platforms
  • Own and evolve mentor and manage team of creatives—owning the personal and professional development of these individuals
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and outside agency partners to set the creative strategy to bring the brand to life across initiatives, channels and products. Use brand strategy to guide the priorities and output of the creative team
  • Work with leaders to identify and prioritize key brand and acquisition creative initiatives to support SoFi growth and experience for members and prospects 
  • Partner closely with channel owners to build a consistent end-to-end brand experience across multiple marketing touch-points and multiple mediums  

Qualifications, Skills, Experience

  • Strong leader and manager
  • Excellent communicator
  • Creative visionary
  • Team player
  • Collaborative
  • Attention to detail, while being able to rise above to see the bigger picture
  • 8+ years of relevant work with a killer portfolio showcasing various design and branding engagement
  • Experience with brand management/design
  • Agency and in-house experience is a huge plus
  • Management and mentorship experience (5+ years)
  • Knowledge of financial services / personal finance a plus
  • Experience in traditional print and digital

Benefits

  • Free lunches, stocked kitchen, and subsidized gym membership.
  • Competitive salary packages, bonuses and equity.
  • A flexible vacation policy allows you to truly relax and reboot.
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life insurance as well as disability benefits.
  • 100% of health, vision, and dental premiums paid by SoFi for employees and their dependents.
  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning.
  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs, up to $5,250 a year.
  • Monthly contribution to help you pay off your student loans.