Senior Marketing Design Manager (Remote, Americas)

Job post summary
Location Americas
Team UX and Design

About the role

Shop is on a mission to change how we shop. From the fastest checkout experience in Shop Pay to all-in-one order tracking and easy ways to find and shop the most obsession worthy brands in app, Shop is making shopping better one step at a time. Today, Shop is one of the top 5 apps in North America and we're just getting started.

We're looking for a Sr Marketing Design Manager to join our team as we turn Shop into one of the most beloved products and brands in the world. We want shoppers to be able to develop meaningful connections with the brands they love, and we believe that Shop is the answer to helping them build relationships with all the merchants we represent and support at Shopify. 

As our Sr Marketing Design Manager on Shop, you will lead and scale a team of designers as we push and scale the Shop brand. Your role will be involved in how Shop’s identity permeates across all the touchpoints from top of funnel campaigns and content to influencing in-product moments experienced by our two core audiences of merchants and buyers. This means driving our brand strategy through a strong and collaborative creative process across marketers, channel specialists, designers, and content designers, while ensuring that our brand mission and values are owned. 

Responsibilities

  • Own the creative vision and direction of the brand to inspire designers and push a high level of distinction in the marketplace and quality in execution

  • Be the expert in the latest trends and how brands are translating their mission into impactful and memorable creative

  • Own the ongoing development and maintenance of brand guidelines including foundational principles, visual language, and application of brand across channels including influencing product adaptations

  • Collaborate and facilitate with multidisciplinary teams to produce new ideas for Shop branding, promotional campaigns, and marketing communications, managing the creative process from concept to completion

  • Hire and scale talent in our in-house design practice. Manage and cultivate the career development of the team

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, graphic design, marketing, communications, journalism and other relevant fields
  • Must be a creative and strategic thinker that knows how to balance the needs of the business while pushing creative boundaries

  • Experience developing brand identities and working on a consumer-facing or marketplace brand where your involvement began at the early stages of a high growth company/ product/ brand.

  • A mastery of the craft of brand, evidenced by a strong portfolio of recent work that showcases the direct impact of your leadership across design, content, development.

  • Brilliant interpersonal and communication skills

Qualified applicants can anticipate to hear back from a recruiter within two weeks of submitting their application. This post will unpost automatically on July 14th at 11:59pm CST.

Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.

At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.

How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.
Learn more about our hiring process 

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