The Graphic Designer will apply art, design, and copy layout skills to create visually engaging concepts such as logos, promotional and branding materials, communication media, and other print and digital materials. First Boulevard is working hard to build generational wealth for our Black community. We are here to make a big impact, and we’re looking for team members to help achieve our goals by building an amazing financial product.

About us:

First Boulevard is a modern financial technology company building generational wealth for Black America. Though unbanked, underbanked and underserved, the Black community’s $1.4 trillion in annual economic impact provides a significant base to build upon. By providing a platform focused on improving financial livelihood through incentive-based financial education, Black-focused spending and automated wealth building, First Boulevard helps members remove the stress from managing their money while also developing positive financial behaviors and habits to reach goals faster.

  • 17% Black Americans do not have a bank account.
  • The disparity in average net worth between black families and white families in America is $153,000.
  • Incumbent banks require on average an additional $245 in deposit minimums for Black Americans to avoid fees.
  • Black families are being underserved and overcharged by incumbent banks.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Marketing team to develop brand creative direction and visual guidelines
  • Work with various agencies and internal stakeholders to ensure brand consistency in visuals
  • Lead the artistic development of marketing and promotional pieces, including print, online, mobile, television and radio advertisements; collateral materials; and internal and external corporate publications
  • Develop functional and appealing website and app designs based on usability and brand creative guidelines
  • Develop design/branded templates for pitch decks for various business needs (investors, internal presentations, potential partners, etc)
  • Work with the Financial Literacy team to develop infographics to supplement audio tracks.
  • Create cover art for in app playlists and videos.

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Microsoft Office
  • Experience with logo design, typography, color, web layout design, print production, image selection
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Awareness of UX / UI and basic understanding of HTML when designing
  • Animation skills a plus
  • Photo retouching skills
  • Can work independently in a low-structured environment; is comfortable with ambiguity but also proactively seeks guidance when appropriate.
  • Positive attitude and team orientation
  • Understanding of integrated marketing campaigns

Bonus:

  • Startup experience
  • Fintech experience
  • Thrive in an unstructured environment and comfortable establishing and building structure around you
  • Digital Community Building experience

***WHEN APPLYING, PLEASE COMPLETE THE APPLICATION QUESTIONS IN FULL IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE***

Why join the First Boulevard team?

Work for a company that walks their talk! Our team members enjoy competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including:

  • High-quality, comprehensive Aetna medical plans. The company pays 100% insurance premiums for employees, and 75% of premiums for spouse and family.
  • Dental and vision insurance.
  • Meaningful equity via stock options.
  • Flexible vacation plan and 10 paid holidays.
  • Wellness program.
  • Advancement opportunities with a fast-growing company.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.