Graphic Designer at Afterpay

Marketing, Permanent Full-time, Melbourne or Sydney melbourne sydney marketing design full-time
Posted 9 days ago

Join a movement in which everyone can win. We started a movement in which everyone can win – shoppers, retailers, society and every person on our team. To play fair, trust people and reward them for doing the right thing. We see and feel the impact of our work as more and more people gain financial freedom and retailers grow across the globe.

Founded five years ago in Sydney, Australia, Afterpay has millions of active customers globally and is offered at the world’s best retailers around the world including eBay, The Iconic, Myer, Foot Locker, Adore Beauty, Mac Cosmetics, Kathmandu and many others. Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins.

Afterpay is completely free for customers who pay on time – helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest, fees or extended debt. Afterpay empowers customers to access the things they want and need, while still allowing them to maintain financial wellness and control, by splitting payments in four, for both online and in-store purchases. Afterpay is deeply committed to delivering positive outcomes for customers. We are focused on supporting our community of shoppers.

We trust in the next generation and share a vision of a more accessible and sustainable world in which people are rewarded for doing the right thing.

The Opportunity
We are in search of an experienced and passionate Graphic Designer to join our in-house design team, with a mission to drive Afterpay’s overall brand aesthetic. In this pivotal role we are looking for a designer who can take ownership of creative outputs to ideate, design and produce marketing assets. Assets that elevate the Afterpay brand and help us deliver a fresh and innovative customer experience! You will be part of our wider Brand Studio team, working with Regional Marketers, Retail Marketers, Product Marketers and external agencies to create and implement world-class designs that elevate the overall position of our brand.

This position is a hands-on role working in an agile, collaborative and creative environment. You will leverage your strong skills in art direction and execution from designing homepage content, to working on advertising campaigns, new product ideas, social media content and other brand outputs. 

We are much more than our job descriptions, but here’s where you will begin….
- You will partner with writers to ideate on creative briefs
- Create integrated marketing assets – delivering on design craft from brief, to concept and execution
- Set the visual direction for creative production online and offline (lockups, typography, photo, video, style etc.)
- Creatively lead projects; ideate, and pitch your thoughts or build on others’
- Assist in the creative evolution and maintenance of the Afterpay Brand Style Guide
- Art direct shoots (photo and video) to ensure visual synergy, keeping things on-brand and on-strategy

Who are you?
Like us, you’ll be deeply committed to delivering positive outcomes for customers and passionate about shaping the future of Afterpay.

- You have demonstrable experience within Graphic Design. This could be within designing at an agency, brand, or design shop!
- You geek out equally on art and data and are able to create a look and feel from scratch
 - You have a strong understanding of typography, composition, colour, graphics and photography
- High attention to detail and organization, with a sharp, creative eye.
- You pride yourself on a growth mindset - always a student, exploring new ways to push boundaries!
- You can execute a brief and bring a concept to life
- Experience in responsive digital design and designing for growth channels, targeting, and iterative creative testing
- Basic understanding in HTML/ CSS limitations and opportunities
- Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and work both independently and within a team 
- A strong portfolio of creative work you've made from conception to delivery!
- Expert skills across Adobe Creative Suite and proficiency in Figma
- Must be resourceful and have a positive attitude!
- Ability to function well in a fast paced (sometimes chaotic) environment under tight deadlines.
- Possess a track record of achieving excellence through relentless collaboration, communication, patience and a sense of humour!
How we reward you. We are a purpose-led, outperforming organisation and will reward you for your performance. We pride ourselves on fairness and offer a competitive total reward package made up of salary, incentives and benefits. 
We have a strong focus on health and wellbeing at Afterpay as we aim to support you to succeed in both your career and personal lives, such as providing employees with a corporate membership to Headspace. We also offer a generous parental leave policy and are proud to support working parents with up to 24 weeks of paid leave.
We value diversity and a collaborative and inclusive environment where everyone feels they belong is important to us.
How to Apply: We don’t know what the future holds. That’s the exciting part; we show up and make it happen. If you’re brave, if you’re committed to doing the right thing and excited by this opportunity, click apply now!