Senior Art Director, Marketing

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

On the Creative Team, its our job to make people excited about Square and help them understand how our products work. You will constantly elevate the creative work to meet the ambition of the brand while delivering outstanding business results. Everything you work on will be designed to reinforce the Square brand, drive awareness and understanding of Square products, and advance the overall Square business. We are an experienced, award-winning, full-service creative team. Examples of what we do include copy, art direction, design, web strategy and design, video, photography, production, and operations. You will partner closely with our insights, brand, product, and channel teams to create innovative work. Additionally, you should feel comfortable working in a fast-paced, innovative, data-driven, cross-functional organization.

Were looking for an experienced Senior Art Director to help lead and manage our team and creative campaigns in a variety of mediums. On a day to day basis, youll collaborate with the rest of the creative team to launch initiatives across all aspects of the company, externally as well as internally.


For consideration, please submit a link to your portfolio.

You have:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience

  • Multi-disciplinary experience: campaigns, interactive, branding, digital, social, video, print

  • Experience managing and mentoring teams: lead and mentor a diverse team of art directors, designers, copywriters

  • Generate ideas based on briefs and assignments from a variety of business units and stakeholders

  • Deep understanding of the market and can speak to our clients and the industry about our content, craft, and trends

  • Art direct and manage output across key projects, ensuring each project deliverable is of the highest quality

  • Ability to visualize concepts and deliver campaigns from concept to execution

  • Strong creative design sense for aspirational brands

  • Expert knowledge of creative process and project management

  • Video and photo shoot experience

  • Highly organized and able to work with a broad team of cross-functional stakeholders

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, timelines, and resources


Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.