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Senior Brand Design Manager

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NerdWallet is looking for a talented Senior Brand Design Manager to join our Brand Studio Team. On the Brand Studio Team, you’ll be in charge of leading a group of highly skilled visual designers to create engaging and memorable work that defines the look and feel of the entire NerdWallet ecosystem. We develop and defend our brand expression, build all the creative for our advertising channels, seasonal integrated campaigns, our CRM program, content experiences, and our internal brand.

The right candidate will possess an unapologetic love for managing and mentoring a growing team of visual designers. You have a demonstrated track record of leading people to success through your empathetic management style, developing the talent and skills on the team through your thoughtful approach to art direction, and sharing your vast experience as a designer with the broader team. You’ll partner closely with our head of Creative Production, our Content Strategy team, as well as our key partners on Marketing and Product. This role reports into NerdWallet’s Senior Creative Director, who is Nerdy, and proud of it.

You are:

* A strong leader, fostering career development and growth paths for team members whilst considering their personal and team objectives
* An outstanding designer with a jaw-dropping visual design portfolio that demonstrates your ability to create inspiring creative solutions for consumers across typical brand advertising channels
* A highly strategic big thinker, not one to shy away from complex challenges that require new thinking and a willingness to take chances
* Enthusiastic and collaborative, partnering cross-functionally to build the very best creative solutions
* A great communicator, able to inspire while articulating design decisions

Your experience:

* BFA in Visual or Communication Design or similar field
* 10+ years of applied design experience, 3+ years of proven management experience
* Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Figma
* Excellent graphic design skills (layout, typography, color)
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Strong understanding of UX design principles
* Ability to successfully manage a group of designers while also contributing strategically on an individual level
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to keep abreast of innovative trends and technologies

What we offer: 

* Competitive compensation package
* 401(k) with company match
* 100% paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employee and their dependents
* Paid maternity and paternity leave
* Commuter, gym and cell phone stipend
* $500 enrichment stipend towards learning and development for your role
* Catered lunches daily, free dinner, and kitchens stocked full of snacks 
* Onsite coffee bar with baristas
* Company happy hours, social events and outings
* Generous, flexible vacation 

NerdWallet is committed to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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