Ramp

Senior Brand Designer | Systems

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What Ramp is looking for in applicants

Ramp is building the world's first finance automation platform designed to save businesses time and money. Ramp offers 5-in-1 software that consolidates corporate cards, expense management, bill payments, accounting, and reporting into one simple and free solution. More than 3,000 businesses are using Ramp to process billions in annualized transaction volume. Customers include some of the fastest growing startups and unicorns like Ro, DoNotPay, ClickUp, and Applied Intuition, as well as established businesses across the US such as Bristol Hospice, Walther Farms, Douglas Elliman, and Planned Parenthood.

Founded in 2019, Ramp is NYC's fastest growing startup, having achieved a unicorn valuation of $3.9 billion in just over 2 years. Ramp has raised $620 million in funding from investors including Founders Fund, Stripe, Goldman Sachs, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Thrive Capital, as well as over 100 angel investors who were founders or executives of leading companies. Ramp is part of the Forbes Fintech 50 and Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators program.

About the Role

As our 1st Senior Brand Designer, you'll be responsible for the creation and maintenance of a primary design system that supports our website and all of our Marketing efforts (Inbound, Outbound, Content, Social etc.). This role requires an obsession with details, a refined typographic eye, and a deep interest in technology. You have an advanced grasp of design fundamentals: typographic scale, composition, layout, and color theory. Beyond just design, you have strong opinions on photography, illustration, and motion design. 

You’ll work closely with the Creative Director and Head of Design Operations on priorities and implementation. This is an exciting opportunity to codify the rules of a fledgling design system from scratch. You'll have a lot of autonomy and will work cross-functionally with Design and Marketing to solve complex design problems.

What You'll Do

  • Design foundational patterns that enable brand designers and creative developers to work quickly and consistently
  • Define and articulate patterns and principles as they relate to layout, typography, color, motion, and interaction
  • Maintain and document the design system within Figma
  • Enforce consistency and evolve the system based on evolving trends and the capabilities of the platform
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to develop and deploy the visual design system across a range of touchpoints. (ex: web components, content templates)
  • Ensure design cohesion across multiple channels
  • Present work to cross-functional partners both within marketing, and across the company
  • Balance multiple projects at a time while meeting tight deadlines

What You'll Need

  • Proficiency in design software (Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • A refined grasp of design fundamentals: typography, color, and layout
  • Experience with animation, 3D, processing, and photography
  • Ability to adapt, be proactive, and prioritize
  • Ability to maintain a high-bar for craft and help elevate the work of others
  • Effective written communication and presentation skills 
  • Capable of receiving and giving constructive criticism
  • Kind, curious, and generous

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with illustration
  • Experience at a high-growth startup
  • BA or BFA in Graphic Design or adequate experience working in the industry

Ramp Benefits (for U.S. based employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you
    • Partially covered for your dependents
  • 401k (including employer match)
  • Parental Leave
  • Unlimited PTO
  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Annual education reimbursement
  • Relocation support

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