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Senior Brand Designer

Novo

Novo

Design
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

We started Novo to challenge the status quo—we’re on a mission to increase the GDP of the modern entrepreneur by creating the go-to FinTech platform for small businesses (SMBs). Novo is flipping the script of the FinTech world, and we’re excited to lead the small business FinTech revolution.

We are looking for people of character. Pragmatic and capable people who want to see their work drive better outcomes for small businesses — the backbone of our economy. You will join our team and work on the building blocks of everything Novo ships.

Why Novo?

  • Novo is a rapidly growing series B fintech startup with a mission-driven team that’s passionate about helping every small business in America
  • Positive, inclusive, supportive culture cheering you on your journey
  • We work with very new technologies and architecture patterns
  • We provide learning and development budgets to help you grow and bond with your team
  • Able to work from the office 3+ days per week
  • Offices in NYC, Miami, Delaware, India, and Colombia

Commitment:
Part-time (3 days or 24 hrs per week)

Location:
Remote or hybrid in NYC, Miami or Colombia

Role:
We are seeking a talented Senior Brand Designer to build a world-class brand and communicate the value of our product offering. Since we’re a small but mighty team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects from brand strategy to creating assets for brand campaigns, designing web experiences, and more. You'll have the autonomy and ownership to blend design and strategy while partnering with our Marketing team on brand initiatives. If you're ready to be part of a team dedicated to changing the small business banking industry and are driven by the challenge of creating impactful solutions, we would love to chat with you!

Who you are:

  • A great communicator and storyteller. You’re clear and concise in explaining your thought process and in sharing the tradeoffs made in your work.
  • You are passionate about going beyond the brief and excited about coming up with novel solutions and crafting best-in-class visual design.
  • You can independently explore, propose, and design strategic concepts from beginning to end.
  • You understand the importance of both giving and receiving feedback in order to come to the most successful solution for the brand, our customers, and the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the overall evolution of Novo’s visual identity to deliver innovative, conceptual design principles and executions that will reimagine the overall look & feel
  • Unify the brand across touchpoints and ensure high standard for craftsmanship
  • Collaborate with your Marketing partners to understand the needs of prospects and customers to propose strategic design solutions that meet those needs and ladder up to business goals
  • Create end-to-end GTM content for brand and marketing initiatives, including animations, illustrations, editorial content and more
  • Design, create, and help direct compelling campaign assets for web, social, digital and other channels.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with team members, content creators, marketers, web designers, and stakeholders to ensure design consistency and alignment with the overall brand.
  • Conduct ongoing quality assurance to ensure design elements are implemented correctly and functioning as intended.
  • Help drive the brand vision through design explorations, creative learnings, and present those ideas to team members and stakeholders across the company
  • Own design projects and bring them to completion.

Requirements for the Role:

    • 6+ years brand design experience
    • A portfolio that showcases creativity, storytelling, attention to detail, and a strong sense of aesthetics in brand design projects.
    • Exceptional core design skills—pixel perfection, typography, layout, interaction, and visual expression
    • Experience with prototyping, motion design, and illustration.
    • Ability to think through complex design challenges and navigate ambiguity
    • Experience with evolving and maintaining design systems
    • Ability to quickly iterate, share ideas, and receive feedback
    • Strong conceptual, problem-solving, and time-management skills.
    • Extensive experience with Figma and Adobe Creative Suite programs.
    • Experience working on brand photography guidelines
    • Understanding of content strategy principles, including information architecture, content organization, and content management, to create designs that effectively support content goals.

How We Define Success:

  • Consistently deliver high-quality, visually appealing, and novel designs that delight prospects and current customers.
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to develop brand principles and ensure design consistency across various channels.
  • Successfully meet project deadlines and manage multiple design projects simultaneously.
  • Continuously seek opportunities to enhance the brand through design iterations.

Novo values diversity as a core tenet of the work we do and the businesses we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer, indiscriminate of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other protected characteristic.