Art Director

Kyiv, Kyiv city, Ukraine · Design expand job description ↓

Description

We are looking for seriously passionate, fun, collaborative and innovative Art Director to help us change the world!

Wirex is a British-based FinTech company with R&D Lab in Kyiv, Ukraine. Leading a global market of hybrid personal funds, Wirex can currently boast having engaged over 1.7 million users and performed over 2 billion transactions.

By combining the benefits of blockchain with a traditional payments infrastructure in a single web-based and mobile application, Wirex offers hybrid personal and commercial payments and currency solutions, through:

- hybrid fiat (traditional) currency and cryptocurrency online e-currency accounts;

- account-linked Visa debit cards;

- Instant and free money transfer worldwide;

- ATM withdrawals if cash is needed;

- fiat and cryptocurrency exchange services;

- the world’s first crypto-cashback.

As Art Director you will be responsible for:

  • Be in charge of the overall visual appearance and how it communicates visually, unify the design vision of the company.
  • Create in collaboration, approve and deliver the strategy of visual presence in different channels.
  • Work on multiple projects, directions, develop best in class result for targets achievement.
  • Develop visual elements or creative concepts, product directions, engage the Team to implement them.
  • Deliver quality standards, look after alignment to Company branding. Develop and describe visual standards.
  • Be on top if all design trends, marketing tools and continually advance innovative creative development approaches.
  • Develop Company brand, look for new opportunities, deliver value to the customers (both external and internal).
  • Work closely with the Marketing, Product Design, R&D, stakeholders. Coordinate the communication, delivery and creative process with/among them.
  • Create strong and effective design culture together with all stakeholders. Build and support design approaches cross Company.
  • Excellent management, analytical skills. Ability to operate with facts for any decision.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, with a limited degree of supervision, to handle a heavy workload, to prioritize work, and to meet assigned deadlines.

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience as an Art Director in agency and product company is a must - fintech will be a plus.
  • Understanding the approaches in FinTech products.
  • Experience in working and engaging the team of 10+ designers.
  • Solid understanding of design and creativeness - design styles, typography, branding, UI/UX product design, different techniques in design, digital trends eetc.
  • Experience and strong understanding global approaches in brand development, product promotion. Experience of successful cases in different regions.Ability to generate and implement great ideas.
  • Experience in marketing design (email, social media) and understanding the approach in this domain, polygraphy, product design.
  • Excellent knowledge of Sketch, and Adobe Products, prototyping tools (Invision, Framer, Marvel) and additional design tools.
  • Strong understanding the principles of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, mobile apps UI development.
  • Experience in management design directions, work with team, engage and facilitate stakeholders. Strong business communication skills.
  • Energy and desire to produce award-winning work, engage people around. Agile mindset.

Benefits

Being a member of the Wirex team means:

  • Creating a unique product, used globally by millions.
  • Directly influencing the future of finances.
  • Working with latest technologies alongside like-minded professionals.
  • Using the brand-new equipment.
  • Constantly advancing your professional skills.
  • Forgetting about all kinds of paper work (the company does that for you).
  • Improving your English skills during English classes held in our office.
  • Conveniently accessing your modern spacious office in Pechersk, the heart of Kyiv.
  • Enjoying 20 days for relaxation a year.
  • Caring for your health with a profound medical insurance.
  • Being happy and fed with free lunches and unlimited snacks (cookies, fruits, or coffee/tea).

Join Wirex and be a part of something absolutely amazing!

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