• CIMD- Marcus by Goldman Sachs - Interactive Front End Visual Designer - Chicago

    Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Brand Management, Consumer Banking, Digital Marketing
    Consumer and Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    Brand Mgmt and Comms
    Employment Type


    The firm’s Consumer business, Marcus by Goldman Sachs, combines the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup with more than 150 years of experience. Today, we serve millions of customers across multiple products including lending, deposits, financial tools, and our partnership with Apple on Apple Card. We use innovative design, data, engineering and other core capabilities to provide customers with powerful tools and products that are grounded in value, transparency and simplicity. As we build a leading digital consumer bank and expand into new products and partnerships, we are looking for leaders and individual contributors to join our team. 


    Job Summary:

    Seeking a long-term Interactive Front-End Visual Designer with experience in a fast-paced environment. This role will handle design and development of multiple interactive projects such as HTML emails, social and digital web content, HTML5 dynamic display ads, video, and occasionally print collateral. As part of the internal Creative Services team, the designer will collaborate with team members in Brand, Product, Marketing, Content, Operations, Design, and Legal departments. This role will report directly to the director of Creative Services and will be responsible for producing creative collateral that is customer-centric, accurate, and legally-compliant all in a fast-paced agile environment.



    • Create designs that meet regulatory and compliance requirements. Ensure the technical feasibility of designs across multiple browsers, email clients, and mobile devices.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (e.g. Brand, Product, Marketing, Content, Operations, Design, Legal and Compliance) to create emails according to creative brief specs and timeline. 
    • Manage multiple projects and deadlines, from quick-turnarounds to longer, in-depth projects.
    • Implement responsive design/developer principles to ensure that assets render well across multiple mobile devices and email clients.
    • Create designs that rigorously align with brand guidelines, using brand fonts, colors, and sense of compositional space to project the brand tone and personality. As the brand evolves, the flexibility to adapt quickly is a must.
    • Work closely with the Social Media team to develop concepts for all of our current platforms.
    • Design, storyboard, and code dynamic display ads using latest coding standards.
    • Develop HTML5 rich media banners and HTML email. This job will comprise 80% design, 20% coding.


    • Proficient knowledge of Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS3, JavaScript, ActionScript, Responsive design and expertise with HTML email coding and current best practices.
    • Real understanding of proper formatting, layout and good/efficient design. 
    • Experience with responsive design and development, particularly as it applies to HTML email.
    • Creative thinker with experience in conceptualizing ideas and successfully executing them.
    • Strong organization and project management skills. Excellent visual, verbal and written communication. Strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to manage and prioritize high volume of work under tight deadlines.
    • Ability to work efficiently under pressure in an agile environment. Flexibility to adapt to changing needs and priorities. 
    • Understanding of the Google suite of deployment platforms such as Google Ads and Google DV360 (Google Studio).

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree – Preferred but not required.
    • Minimum 3-5-years overall experience. Open to all industries, but experience in a heavily regulated industry a plus. 
    • A strong, clean set of online samples for design and code work are required for this role. 
    • Strong design skills, with a good understanding of typography, hierarchy, space and color palette. 
    • Excellent understanding of user-experience design for email, technology trends, demonstrable design skills, and ability to show relevant work. 
    • Proactive team player, collaborative, able to synthesize multiple inputs and feedback from Creative and Marketing team members.
    • Comfortable in an agile, fast-paced environment that involves working on multiple assignments at a time.
    • Ability to work within an existing style and visual guidelines while creating fresh and innovative design.
    • Savvy user of essential social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram) 

    Nice to have:

    • Familiarity with HTML5 banner development tools like Google Web Designer, HTML5, HTML tables, CSS3, and animation libraries like Greenstock.
    • Capacity to code CSS animations on display ads.
    • InVision, Zeplin, and Figma for mocking up designs.
    • Litmus and Email on Acid email QA tools.
    • Experience with how HTML emails render across multiple browsers and email clients. Experience with the idiosyncratic quirks and bugs of email clients and browsers like Outlook and Microsoft Edge.
    • Understanding of video and how linear timelines work.
    • Experience with editing video and creative short animations.
    • Experience using After FX, Adobe Premiere, Camtasia, Final Cut Pro or any other video software.
    • Experience building, editing and exporting GIF images for web or email.
    • Familiarity with VML markup code for Outlook a HUGE plus.
    • GWD (Google Web Designs) (Plus).



    The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.



    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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