Brand Designer, Motion

San Francisco, New York, Remote Design Full-time

Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3.5 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

Members of the Brand Design team bring the Blend brand to life. We are advocates and champions of the Blend Brand internally and externally. From the fit and finish of all our customer and employee interactions, to counseling internal partners on creative decisions, we partner with Marketing, Sales, Services, and People Operations to steward our brand's experiences. You will report to the Brand Design Manager and your charter is to bring the Blend brand to life through motion and animation. You are a strong visual + motion graphics designer with a passion for brand design and storytelling.

How you’ll contribute:

  • Work with design team to shape how the brand is articulated through motion 
  • Execute and deliver high quality creative motion design work and motion graphics systems(including but not limited to: product UI, packaging elements for video such as title cards, transitions, lower thirds, end cards, etc., custom animations varying in length for our site, social channels and special projects)
  • Create proofs of concept that enhance digital experiences and tell stories
  • Steward the brand while partnering with internal designers and external vendors 

Who you are:

  • You have 4+ years of experience in motion or animation design 
  • You have a portfolio demonstrating work that shows motion across a wide range of outputs
  • You have excellent communication skills and aptitude to explain design decisions
  • You are an expert in After Effects and Premiere Pro, and 3D skills in Cinema 4D or the like are a bonus
  • You have a passion for telling stories, including storyboarding, editing footage, and motion graphics/animation
  • You are comfortable working alone and in collaborative cross-discipline teams

Benefits and Perks:

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits 
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, fitness classes, fitness equipment and more 
  • Stipends for work from home setup, internet, and meals
  • Company-wide mental health days 
  • Weekly remote all hands
  • Flexible work schedule, with open vacation policy
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave

Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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