Interactive Designer, Global Communications

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: New York, United States

Company Description

We started with a simple idea - that everyone should be able to accept credit cards - and we’ve been rethinking buying and selling ever since. For sellers, we’re creating one cohesive service to run your entire business, from a register in your pocket to analytics on your laptop. For buyers, we’re making it faster to order from the businesses you love and more fun to pay your friends back. Buying and selling sound like simple things - and they should be. Somewhere along the way, they got complicated. We’re working hard to make commerce easy for everyone.

Job Description

Our Global Communications team is made up of tough, quick-witted, entrepreneurial, and intellectually-curious people. We communicate to the world Square's purpose of economic empowerment and our mission to empower businesses and individuals with easy-to-use, elegant tools that give them an advantage where they previously had none. 

Square is looking for an interactive designer to join the Corporate Purpose function of our team, a diverse group of individuals that uses data, design, and storytelling to advocate for Square's brand globally. Reporting to our Design Lead, you will work with multiple teams daily to bring to life data visualizations, compelling narratives, and purpose-driven content. As our first interactive designer, you'll lead the discipline on our team and work with our other visual designers to build scalable and unique web experiences as well as contribute to our team's focus and strategy. 

          ***For consideration, please submit a link to your portfolio***

You will:

  • Work through complex design problems to create beautiful and thoughtful interactions for the web
  • Demonstrate an expertise in typography, composition, layout, design thinking, and content strategy in the design solutions you create
  • Consider UX from a user journey level across multiple touchpoints, and within specific interactions
  • Design at a systems level, where components can be re-used and built to scale, optimized across different screen sizes and devices
  • Iterate quickly and communicate ideas across several levels of fidelity, with the ability to receive feedback constructively and provide feedback to other's work
  • Work with visual designers, communications associates, data analysts, engineers, partners, and with Creative leadership


You have:

  • 5 years of industry experience designing for web
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and Javascript

Even better:

  • D3.js knowledge
  • Experience working with Lottie
  • Production design skills

Additional Information

At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of 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.


At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
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