Senior Designer and Design Team Manager – 8326

Sell and Operate, Full-time, London
The Role

We’re looking for an energetic professional who’s passionate about the power of visual imagery to support our communications and marketing efforts by designing artwork, enhancing our brand, and providing direction and support to other skilled designers. You’ll be asked to guide your colleagues in creating powerful narrative experiences that demonstrate the benefits of our products and services.
Be ready to work closely with a tight-knit team of talented content creators to develop a wide range of resources that help us build meaningful, long-term relationships with our colleagues and our client communities.

Key Responsibilities

Work with the ION Communications Agency, senior leaders, and other subject matter experts to develop compelling narrative concepts for important projects.
Coordinate and manage the workflow for the ION Design team, from initial request to finished product, to ensure we meet critical deadlines and delivery dates.
Use data and research to identify successful design strategies and map out new ways to amplify our messaging, increase visibility, and boost lead generation.
Produce clever and engaging artwork for our business and marketing presentations, including icons, infographics, and illustrations.
Collaborate with other members of the ION Design team to continue improving and implementing design quality standards across the company.
Further develop your design skills, both independently and through our internal continuing education offerings.
Work with the Head of Brand to present ION at its best.
Stay ahead of all the latest trends in design while also building out our design systems and platforms so that we continue moving the needle for design in our industry and beyond.
We might ask you to perform other tasks and duties as your role expands.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and the Microsoft Office Suite.
A portfolio that demonstrates an exceptional eye for detail, well-crafted layouts, and smart use of brand assets in PowerPoint.
Ability to both work on your own and supervise colleagues in a collaborative, team-based environment.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Desire to work in a fast-paced, high-volume, deadline-oriented environment.

Preferred

Experience creating artwork for business-to-business marketing campaigns.
Experience with print and image retouching.
Knowledge of the financial industry or financial technology.
Understanding of concepts behind branding and data-driven content.

About Us

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world. 

Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.

Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.

At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
Learn more at iongroup.com
ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.

ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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