Designer, Retail and Appointments

  • Seattle, WA, us
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Since we first opened our doors in 2009, the world of commerce has evolved immensely – and so has Square. After enabling anyone to take a payment and never miss a sale, we saw sellers stymied by disparate, outmoded products and tools that wouldn’t work together. So we expanded into software and started building integrated, omnichannel solutions – to help sellers sell online, manage inventory, run a busy kitchen, book appointments, engage loyal buyers, and hire and pay staff. And across it all, we’ve embedded financial services tools at the point of sale, so merchants can access a business loan and manage their cash flow all in one place.

Today, we’re a partner to sellers of all sizes – large, enterprise-scale businesses with complex commerce operations, sellers just starting out, as well as merchants who began selling with Square and have grown larger over time. As our sellers scale, so do our solutions. We all grow together.

There is a massive opportunity in front of us. We’re building a business that is big, meaningful, and lasting. And we are helping sellers around the world do the same.

Job Description

Square is looking for passionate Designers to join our Retail and Appointments product marketing teams.

These are hands-on creative roles with tremendous opportunity to influence two of our main vertical products, Square for Retail and Square Appointments. You will be a part of a creative team that touches a variety of digital channels including webpages, photoshoots, digital ads, social media, performance marketing, product tutorials, online and offline collateral and much more. Our teams exist to tell the best possible stories of our products and ecosystem, so that our sellers can empower their businesses to excel and grow.

You are conceptual, can share and sell ideas, have a refined design aesthetic and find varying styles an opportunity to extend and grow your skills. You sweat the smallest details, understand what it takes to develop great creative work, excel in collaboration, and have experience translating strategies into great brand experiences. These positions will report to the Creative Director.

This is a remote opportunity.

You Will:

  • Concept and design marketing materials such as web, paid media, email, social, campaign landing pages, print and OOH, motion design

  • Work with partners in Marketing, Strategy, Product, Photo, Copy and Design Technology

  • Enhance the brand within overall Square guidelines

  • Help with Art Direction for Photo and Video shoots

  • Create video and motion style frames, interface design, visualization, presentation design, infographics, branding  and print graphics

  • Craft graphic elements, mood boards, and visual treatments

  • Present design concepts and ideas to partners

  • Work on creative briefs and ensure they are delivered on time and on strategy

Qualifications

You Have:

  • 5+ years of industry experience including in-house creative work

  • Expert in Figma, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign 

  • Expert in design, illustration, and solid experience with motion

  • Experience in photo/video, and digital art direction

  • Mastery and experimentation of design fundamentals (color, typography, composition, and layout)

  • Knowledge of best practices in usability, UX, and interaction design

  • A natural storyteller

  • Experience leading projects through design process

  • Experience managing partners and collaborating with multiple disciplines

Even Better:

  • Animation/motion graphics knowledge in software such as After Effects or Cinema 4D

  • Experience working on brands in multiple international locales

  • Desire to work in a startup environment, where iteration and learning is encouraged

  • Interest in working with businesses in the retail, beauty, personal care, or fitness sectors

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Perks

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

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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