Senior Brand Designer / Full Time / Paid
An exciting opportunity to lead the design for a startup on a mission to help UK consumers engage with their pension. You’ll share our mission of building a bold, distinctive brand identity and compelling marketing creative, bringing our brand to life across all areas of the business.
Profile Pensions is helping the UK engage with their pensions, and in doing so, make better financial decisions to improve their retirement outcome.
At the end of 2020, Profile Pensions launched its digital investment advice proposition, allowing consumers to sign up online and get the right pension based on their individual circumstances. 12 months on they are now entering a truly exciting stage of its journey as it looks to scale and continue delivering on its mission to make its customers better off in retirement.
About the role
We’re looking for a Senior Brand Designer to join our Marketing team.
In this team you’ll share our mission of building a bold, distinctive brand identity and compelling marketing creative. You will bring our visual brand to life across the business, ensuring it is of a high standard and felt throughout the customer experience.
The majority of your time will be spent creating commercially focused design work that helps to translate our marketing narrative across all channels. This is a unique opportunity to represent the design function within the company, working hand-in-hand with stakeholders across the business to find the right solution to briefs.
You will have considerable experience working with (and developing) brand guidelines, taking core brand elements to generate highly effective creative assets in a variety of formats. Using type, layout, photography, motion and video you’ll find the right combination to any given project.
With a strong background in digital marketing and an understanding of industry standards, you will have the confidence to suggest and test new ideas. Combining this knowledge with a passion for creating elegant design, you will continuously search for opportunities to improve outcomes.
What you’ll be doing
Bring creative from concept through to delivery using a range of working methods and formats (static, motion graphic and video)
Promote high standards of design through stakeholder management and processes
Increase the efficiency of creative delivery through innovative ways of working
Work directly with stakeholders from multiple teams to develop and pitch creative ideas and find innovative answers to briefs
Build strong relationships with the teams across the business to ensure our product is always presented at its best
Work with the Marketing team to inform and develop Profile Pensions’ creative brand direction
Where there is an opportunity, find areas to optimise assets through creative testing and experimentation, balancing the need for brand consistency with enhancing performance
What can we offer you?
A competitive salary
25 days holiday (excl. Bank holidays) & buy/sell scheme
A parent-friendly culture
Flexible and remote working arrangements
Regular social events
Top-spec MacBook Pro
Cycle to work scheme
What you’ll need
Minimum of 4 years experience in a similar role
A strong portfolio of relevant & predominantly digital design work
You love your craft, are hands-on, and are passionate about evolving a high-quality brand.
Advanced level knowledge of design principles, including best practices using typography and colour
You think in systems, although not at the cost of creativity. You can foresee the effects that small and large changes will have on the brand experience
Knowledge and experience of industry best practices and tools (e.g. Figma and Adobe suite).
Experience with video/animation
Experience building and developing a visual brand and its guidelines
Experienced at delivering creative solutions and assets for a variety of digital formats (motion and static, paid and organic social, display advertising, email, landing pages, DOOH, presentation decks)
You have managed your own time against requests and can give accurate delivery expectations against set briefs
Evidence of strong stakeholder management skills with a background in building productive working relationships across multiple teams
Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence and inspire others
Excellent attention to detail
You thrive in a fast-paced environment