Product Art Director



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

As we continue to build...

We’re seeking curious, growth minded thinkers to help shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future. If you’re invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world — we’d love to have you apply.

Robinhood has a primary in-office working environment; please be sure you have reviewed the preferred working location(s) for this role before applying.

About the team + role

Robinhood is seeking a highly qualified Art Director to join our Product Creative team. The Product Creative team’s mission is to build highly engaging, thoughtful, narrative-driven product experiences within the Robinhood app. As an Art Director in the product, you will work closely with our brand and product teams to develop unique identities for the launch of new products and features.

You will be responsible for helping craft distinctive designs that tell a compelling story, support a cohesive vision, and powerfully broadcast the Robinhood brand across all platforms. Successful executions will be guided by a combination of user research, business objectives, and emerging design paradigms that create memorable moments within the app. The ideal candidate has a rich understanding of familiar UX patterns yet has a hunger to subvert user expectations within a product environment.

What you’ll do

  • Work to advise product/feature concepts with your team partners to be responsible for execution inside the product surface area either directly or through advising other members of the pod
  • Consult with both the Creative and Product teams on best practices for user experience within the interface.
  • Develop unique product experiences driving design work alongside product designers, motion designers, visual designers, and illustrators.
  • Work with Brand Creative Directors to identify areas within the product that require motion, illustration, visual, or copy support from Pod members.
  • Collaborate with your critical team members to create a cohesive visual strategy for product launches and new features.
  • Conceptualize, design, and implement product experiences. Including onboarding flows, outstanding app interactions, data visualization, and unique brand moments.
  • Work alongside brand and product designers to design inventive experiences that are captivating and intuitive to use.
  • Participate in design critiques, and contribute your insights to ensure designs align with overall brand guidelines.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest design trends, techniques, and technologies to ensure the company stays ahead of the competition.

What you bring

  • Proven experience in visual design or a related field, with a portfolio demonstrating a range of design techniques and styles.
  • Ability to shift between marketing and product environments and translate marketing strategy into compelling visual designs.
  • Ability to cultivate a harmonious vision when launching latest offerings, and ensure design consistency across all digital channels.
  • Deeply thoughtful visual storyteller with experience in crafting engaging visual narratives, guidelines, and systems.
  • Strong expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, and other design tools. Bonus points for Cinema 4D and After Effects
  • Excellent communication skills while working collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Outstanding portfolio, showcasing sophisticated conceptual thinking and strong visual design. Process work, sketches, mood-boards, and other "rough stuff" is greatly appreciated.
  • Comfortable designing in a wide range of styles.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with careful attention to detail.

Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. You can view comp zones for our US office locations in the table below. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.

Office locations (by comp zone)
US Zone 1: Menlo Park, NYC, Seattle, Washington DC
US Zone 2: Denver, Westlake (Dallas), Chicago
US Zone 3: Lake Mary

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Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit Robinhood - US Applicant Privacy Policy. If you are an applicant located in the UK or EEA, please visit the Robinhood - UK/EEA Applicant Privacy Policy.