Web Motion Graphics Designer

Marqeta

Named as a Forbes Fintech 50 in 2019, Marqeta powers modern payment solutions for companies innovating new services and process flows in a digital world. Our platform, open API, and advanced analytics provide unprecedented control for companies to issue cards, authorize transactions and manage payment operations in real-time. 

We are a team of industry experts and technology innovators who take a dynamic approach to solving challenging problems. We power possibilities for our customers by bringing the best talent together in an open and collaborative work environment that rewards creativity and perseverance. 

Marqeta is proud of its Oakland roots and strives to build a global team as diverse as the markets we serve, staying true to our values to Connect the Customer, Find a Way, Make Simple, Take Risk and Build One Marqeta. We are not expecting any single candidate to meet all job requirements listed below, so please apply. It’s an exciting time to join Marqeta. As we grow, your career and opportunities will grow as well.

Position Summary

Marqeta is a fast-paced technology company experiencing significant growth and expansion. We have a rapidly growing design culture, that is heavily involved in strategic decisions, design thinking for process, and of course constantly evolving the aesthetic used to explain who we are and what we do.

We have a complex product offering of cutting edge technology and industry shaping solutions. Our vision is to have our marketing, design & website match that level of quality and capability through technology and execution while simultaneously succeeding to inform, engage, educate and delight those users. 

Marqeta is aggressively updating and upgrading our user engagement opportunities and 2020 is going to be an exciting year. With new versions of our website, our Platform UI and application interfaces, and all new graphical and video based marketing efforts, our goal is to elevate our customers' (and potential customer’s) experiences in ways that very few technology companies have been able to achieve. A key aspect of doing that in our opinion is through the use of motion and animation.

From thoughtful and engaging website headers, to UI interaction to loading screens and transitions, motions graphics and animations have become an expected and important part of the digital experience. They help tell the story and guide the user. They direct their attention and communicate meaning that goes beyond what static graphics can do.

We are looking for a uniquely talented individual to help produce these exceptional experiences and to bring their vision to the team and adding their unique style to what Marqeta will look like in 2020. Someone who can create web and motion graphics and bring them to every screen. A person who loves the technical and the artistic and mixes coding and design to bring visual experiences to life.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create engaging and exciting web based graphics and animations to excite, educate, and engage our users
  • Maintain and update the design aspects of our soon to be released company website, constantly looking to improve engagement through design and motion
  • Design cross-platform website assets using responsive, mobile-first principles and leveraging the newest technologies
  • Work with our video team to create a suite of logo animations, "bugs”, and title screens and to animate, composite, and edit graphical assets into our growing video library
  • Work cross-functionally with our product design team to add excitement and movement to our product interfaces and on-boarding processes
  • Influence and help evolve our design systems to always be modern & cutting edge
  • Collaborate with design and marketing team members to conceive of and create compelling new digital experience that help people understand our world changing technologies

Requirements

  • 4+ years experience working as a Web and Motion Graphics Designer
  • Extensive experience with Adobe After Effects or equivalent and the ability to create animated elements
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and jQuery
  • Advance knowledge Adobe Creative Suite, (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects) and Sketch, Figma, or other vector design applications
  • Experience crafting animations for Lottie Airbnb framework or equivalent ability to bring designs to the web
  • Understanding of interaction design and information architecture
  • Cinema 4D, VFX compositing, 3D modeling or illustration skills
  • Experience creating video animation production and/or visually showing complex technical products in a simple compelling clear story
  • Excellent organization skills to structure your files and layers in a way that can be easily understood and modified by others
  • You are a problem solver that thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactivity, positive attitude, and impeccable integrity are essential.
  • Experience working with WordPress or other similar CMS templates is a plus
  • Bonus points for payments experience or experience working on highly technical B2E products

You should include these in your application:

  • A link to your online portfolio demonstrating your ideas brought to reality
  • Your CV or LinkedIn profile
  • A few words about why a job at Marqeta is interesting to you

Perks

  • Rich suite of benefit plans; employee premiums paid 100%
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Full paid Parental Leave
  • Pet insurance
  • 401k plan with a Company match
  • Competitive pay
  • Meaningful equity
  • Bi-annual “Hack Week” to support and reward innovation
  • Monthly commuter and parking subsidy
  • Open, transparent culture that includes All Hands meetings, Lunch-and-Learns, all-company offsites, etc.
  • Access to corporate gym membership rates, other discounts and employee perks
  • Fully stocked kitchen, catered lunches twice a week, breakfast on Fridays and more!

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Marqeta is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

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