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The Penny Hoarder Published: May 14, 2021
St. Petersburg, Florida
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Who We're Looking For - Senior Visual/Web Designer

Do you have the creative vision and passion to help take The Penny Hoarder brand to the next level?

We are seeking an innovative Senior Visual/Web Designer who is a hybrid with both UX and UI experience to support the advancement of The Penny Hoarder's overall design approach and voice. We're looking for experience with mobile, site architecture, responsive web design, and interaction design, as well as the ability to make decisions and influence colleagues by using data.

This position will play a key role across the company, working closely with marketing, brand strategy, and editorial to be a part of developing and amplifying The Penny Hoarder brand.

We want a designer who is courageous and innovative in their style and wants to make change happen, a designer with a strong vision and influence. Be a part of building something new and exciting and help take The Penny Hoarder to a new level in personal finance storytelling!

What You'll Do

  • Design user-centric website experiences using creative responsive concepts for The Penny Hoarder website, building new experiences and re-imagining those that already exist, with an eye toward increasing engagement
  • Bring a mobile-first, UX-focused approach to design, proactively identifying ways to reduce friction for users, using both low and high fidelity wireframes and prototypes
  • Work closely with our IT and QA teams to develop and implement design items via collaboration and mockups
  • Coordinate and supervise all work in Jira and keep all involved parties accurately informed
  • Build engaging, innovative graphics for our social media channels and provide a cohesive vision for graphics across social platforms
  • Collaborate with our advertising team to craft branded email, social, and newsletters
  • Be an agent of change, suggesting new ways of presenting our stories and brand
  • Learn client and audience needs through the use of analytics and be an active part of the creative process by participating in brainstorming

What You Need

  • Outstanding creativity, with a portfolio of sophisticated, intuitive, and strong design work
  • 7 years of proven experience crafting digital designs and rapidly delivering and iterating on products, including presenting solutions to design challenges
  • Developing intuitive and engaging user experiences on mobile devices, bringing a UX-focused approach to work, with a strong understanding of web standard methodologies and typography
  • Understanding of analytics and how they can play a role in data-informed design
  • Expert-level experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies and bootstrap frameworks, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, etc., and ability to communicate design ideas in a clear and concise manner, so our development team can understand the vision and make decisions throughout the creative process that make implementation more efficient and effective
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and meet timelines in a fast-moving environment, including adapting in the face of unexpected challenges
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

We’ll see it as a plus if you also have…

  • Management and coaching experience inspiring creatives
  • Illustration skills to expand our visual storytelling for our journalistic content
  • Active approach to continual learning and inspiration; staying on top of industry trends and innovations and integrating them into creative work
  • Experience working in an agile development environment

About The Penny Hoarder

The Penny Hoarder envisions a world with less money stress. By sharing interesting and meaningful ways to earn, save and manage money, we empower our readers to make smart choices with their money. The Penny Hoarder’s team is headquartered in the beautiful and walkable downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. For more information, visit:

Benefits and Perks:

  • Competitive benefits packages (health, dental, and vision)
  • Generous vacation program
  • 401(k) with generous employer match
  • Parking/communications allowance
  • Work from Home days

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*The Penny Hoarder is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at The Penny Hoarder are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The Penny Hoarder will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We encourage all qualified people to apply.