Graphic Designer

String and Key

Location: Kings County, New York - Flexible Options

Job Type: Full time


Our Company

String and Key is a research and development studio building digital platforms that will change the way people manage and protect their money. Our purpose is to empower every person to live life to the fullest, with the confidence of financial protection.

We are a team of math nerd strategists, user flow obsessed designers, result-driven developers, and epic storytelling marketers. We’re an entrepreneurial team that values doers, people who think outside the box, and those who are not afraid to experiment. We love what we do and take work-life balance and professional development as seriously as our products.

The Role

As Graphic Designer with a focus on Brand Marketing at String and Key, you'll create new visual assets that aim to bring the brand to life across all our marketing and business development platforms. You will produce eye-catching designs that can inspire our customers, while also developing creative elements to support many new business opportunities. You will work on a customer-focused team to design visual elements of the brand and its applications across communications.

What You’ll Do

  • Ensure that all designs align with the brand's overall strategy and vision.
  • Think beyond a single channel execution to scale designs effectively across print, out-of-home, web, email, and social.
  • Develop layouts and ideas from the ground up, pitch ideas to team members, and create compelling, relevant, and meaningful work.
  • Guide brand design, help craft the brand design strategy, and execute major design projects across the portfolio
  • Engage with cross-functional teams to drive comprehensive brand and graphic design projects from ideation and strategy to execution
  • Create high quality brand design solutions in a rapid paced, high-output environment
  • Partner with multiple team members across the organization to build brand marketing, digital design, social marketing and communications design.
  • Maintain and expand our brand identity to ensure design consistency on many marketing, events and business development needs

What You’ll Bring

  • 3+ years of design experience with a portfolio that expresses conceptual thinking mixed with meticulous design execution. Expertise in branding, style guides, and digital marketing (Email, in-app, SMS/PUSH, paid social and display channels) best practices or proficiency using various marketing technologies
  • Experience working on a range of projects including design systems, guidelines, responsive web pages, and email templates
  • Brand design background and style guideline experience, 360 visual identities
  • Expertise in Figma and Adobe Creative Suite applications
  • Familiarity with Google Docs and Slides
  • Experience working with business and marketing stakeholders; receiving feedback and adapting work.

Diversity and Inclusion

String and Key is a proud equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in and outside of the workplace. We strongly believe that everyone deserves a seat at the table and we support a culture where our people are empowered to be their authentic selves each and everyday.

We’re building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills to reflect the world that we live in and the customers we serve. You are welcomed to apply for this role free of biases or discrimination regardless of your race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by law.

What We Offer

A Great Team – We focus on hiring people from diverse backgrounds who are easy to get along with and fantastic teammates.

Flexible Work Schedule – Hybrid work schedule. We’re interested in what you contribute more so than when you do it.

Work Life Balance – Unlimited PTO, Paid Holidays, along with Paid Summer Fridays and Paid parental leave.

Competitive Compensation – Exact compensation range is determined based on your region, years of experience, and specific skill set using aggregate market data from PayScale.

Health & Wellness – We offer 100% Medical Care Coverage for you and generous contributions for family, Dental and Vision Coverage, Commuter and Parking Reimbursement, 401k with a 4% Match, Health and Wellness Reimbursement, Free talkspace membership, Voluntary Long-term and Short-term Disability, Life Insurance and FSA/HSA.

Career Development – String and Key believes in upskilling their teams so each employee is provided a $1,000 annual training allowance.

Friendly office environments – Two modern offices; one in Dumbo, Brooklyn and the other in Durham, NC, offering a variety of working spaces for individual or team collaboration with free meals and snacks.

Social events – Monthly culture events, celebrations, team outings and social hours.

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