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Hot Damn! it's a Full-time job

You're probably not one to take a job just to make your friends jealous, but in case you are, Altruist is hiring a Brand Designer in Venice Beach, CA.


Altruist is an LA fintech company on a mission to make financial advice fair for everyone. We’re looking for a Brand Designer to help us disrupt the status quo by developing and maintaining a brand image that our audience loves. You’ll play an integral role in helping grow our reach so we can help more people get the financial advice they deserve.

Our team is solving a huge problem that requires big-picture thinkers who are motivated to make a real difference through their work. This role is perfect for marketing designers with a product design mentality and approach to their work.

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1-3 years


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Brand Strategy, Conceptual, Creative Direction, Creative Research, Design, Figma, Marketing Strategy, User Research

Date Posted

October 7, 2020

Managed By

John Scianna


  • Retirement PlanRetirement Plan
  • Generous VacationGenerous Vacation
  • Great benefitsGreat benefits
  • No assholesNo assholes
  • Stock optionsStock options
  • Work from homeWork from home

Fine Print

What you’ll do

—Work closely with the VP Brand & Design and marketing team to visualize a high-value brand image that moves our target audience to take action
—Innovate on our existing brand standards to keep our image fresh, while working within our design system to create a cohesive experience
—Analyze and solve complex problems spanning multiple user personas and workflows
—Own the end-to-end design from ideation and research to execution
—Develop marketing collateral like websites, emails, landing pages, and social media images
—Refine communication touchpoints with current users to maintain strong brand loyalty

What you’ll need

—1-5 years of experience working collaboratively in a cross-functional design position
—A strong portfolio of work that demonstrates experience with the full range of brand and marketing design
—Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite and Figma
—Must be humble, collaborative, have a positive attitude, and be a joy to work with
—Be a great team player combined with an ownership mentality over your work
—An entrepreneur mindset with a drive to take initiative, seeing projects through from start to finish with high attention to detail
—(Ideally) local to the LA area or willing to relocate

Bonus points

—A love for creating video and motion graphics
—Copywriting skills to help bring life to your visual design
—Fintech experience

What you’ll get

At Altruist you’ll work with a talented group of hungry creators looking to disrupt our industry. You’ll be given the freedom to do your best work alongside down-to-earth developers, designers, and thinkers who are at the leading edge of their discipline.

We offer top-of-the-line health benefits, 401(k), a competitive salary, and a flexible schedule including unlimited vacation time. You’ll join on the ground floor and have the opportunity to make your mark and have a real say in how we go to market. While our home base office is located in the heart of Venice on Abbot Kinney, we’re working 100% remote during the pandemic, with the option to use the office if you’d like.

You’ll join a proven founding team that’s backed by one of the most storied VCs in the US, Venrock. Together, we’re going to fix the broken parts of finance and investing (most of it).

A good resume will help you stand out, but we’re most interested in motivated designers who will stop at nothing to produce stunning design that attracts the right people. Send us your portfolio and tell us why you’d be a good fit for the team.