*COVID-19 Update

Out of an abundance of caution for the current situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are offering a completely virtual hiring process; this means all your interview steps will be completed via phone or video meeting. We also offer work from home, with the understanding that in the future this role may transition to an in-office, onsite position. While our day-to-day approach has changed a bit during this time, our dedication to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them to thrive both personally and professionally is stronger than ever.

Who We're Looking For - Senior Visual/Web Designer

Do you have the creative vision and passion to help take The Penny Hoarder brand to the next level?

We are seeking an innovative Senior Visual/Web Designer who is a hybrid with both UX and UI experience to support the advancement of The Penny Hoarder's overall design approach and voice. We're looking for experience with mobile, site architecture, responsive web design, and interaction design, as well as the ability to make decisions and influence colleagues by using data.

This position will play a key role across the company, working closely with marketing, brand strategy, and editorial to be a part of developing and amplifying The Penny Hoarder brand.

We want a designer who is courageous and innovative in their style and wants to make change happen, a designer with a strong vision and influence. Be a part of building something new and exciting and help take The Penny Hoarder to a new level in personal finance storytelling!

What You'll Do

  • Design user-centric website experiences using creative responsive concepts for The Penny Hoarder website, building new experiences and re-imagining those that already exist, with an eye toward increasing engagement
  • Bring a mobile-first, UX-focused approach to design, proactively identifying ways to reduce friction for users, using both low and high fidelity wireframes and prototypes
  • Work closely with our IT and QA teams to develop and implement design items via collaboration and mockups
  • Coordinate and supervise all work in Jira and keep all involved parties accurately informed
  • Build engaging, innovative graphics for our social media channels and provide a cohesive vision for graphics across social platforms
  • Collaborate with our advertising team to craft branded email, social, and newsletters
  • Be an agent of change, suggesting new ways of presenting our stories and brand
  • Learn client and audience needs through the use of analytics and be an active part of the creative process by participating in brainstorming

What You Need

  • Outstanding creativity, with a portfolio of sophisticated, intuitive, and strong design work
  • 7 years of proven experience crafting digital designs and rapidly delivering and iterating on products, including presenting solutions to design challenges
  • Developing intuitive and engaging user experiences on mobile devices, bringing a UX-focused approach to work, with a strong understanding of web standard methodologies and typography
  • Understanding of analytics and how they can play a role in data-informed design
  • Expert-level experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies and bootstrap frameworks, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, etc., and ability to communicate design ideas in a clear and concise manner, so our development team can understand the vision and make decisions throughout the creative process that make implementation more efficient and effective
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and meet timelines in a fast-moving environment, including adapting in the face of unexpected challenges
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

We’ll see it as a plus if you also have…

  • Management and coaching experience inspiring creatives
  • Illustration skills to expand our visual storytelling for our journalistic content
  • Active approach to continual learning and inspiration; staying on top of industry trends and innovations and integrating them into creative work
  • Experience working in an agile development environment

About The Penny Hoarder

The Penny Hoarder envisions a world with less money stress. By sharing interesting and meaningful ways to earn, save and manage money, we empower our readers to make smart choices with their money. The Penny Hoarder’s team is headquartered in the beautiful and walkable downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. For more information, visit: http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/

Benefits and Perks:

  • Competitive benefits packages (health, dental, and vision)
  • Generous vacation program
  • 401(k) with generous employer match
  • Parking/communications allowance
  • Work from Home days

*If you found this job on a site other than ours, please navigate to our website to apply, so you can answer our application questions. You can read more about what it’s like to work with us at http://thepennyhoarder.com/careers.

*The Penny Hoarder is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at The Penny Hoarder are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The Penny Hoarder will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We encourage all qualified people to apply.

Apply for this Job

* Required

  
  


U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at The Penny Hoarder are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.


Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.