CWM- Marcus by Goldman Sachs - Motion Graphic- Visual Designer- Associate- Chicago

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


Consumer and Wealth Management (CWM)

Across Consumer and Wealth Management (CWM), Goldman Sachs helps empower clients and customers around the world reach their financial goals. Our advisor-led wealth management businesses provide financial planning, investment management, banking and comprehensive advice to a wide range of clients, including ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals, as well as family offices, foundations and endowments, and corporations and their employees. Our consumer business provides digital solutions for consumers to better spend, borrow, invest, and save. Across CWM, our growth is driven by a relentless focus on our people, our clients and leading-edge technology, data and design.



The firm’s Consumer business, Marcus by Goldman Sachs, combines the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup with more than 150 years of experience, providing digital solutions for millions of consumers to better spend, borrow, invest, and save. 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 Motion Graphics/Visual Designer with experience in a fast-paced environment. This role will handle design of multiple projects such as social and digital web content, 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, Design and Content departments. This role will report directly to the Creative Director and will be responsible for producing creative collateral that is customer-centric, accurate, and legally-compliant all in a fast-paced agile environment.



  • Work closely with the Social Media team to develop concepts for all of our current platforms.
  • Create and edit videos and animations using latest design standards.
  • Create designs that meet regulatory and compliance requirements. Ensure the technical feasibility of designs across multiple browsers and devices.
  • 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.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (e.g. Brand, Product, Marketing, Content, Operations, Design, Legal and Compliance) to create designs according to creative brief specs and timeline. 
  • Manage multiple projects and deadlines, from quick-turnarounds to longer, in-depth projects.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 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 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, 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). 
  • Proficient knowledge of Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, responsive design and current design best practices.
  • Experience with Cinema 4D and V-Ray.
  • Experience building, editing and exporting GIF images for web or email.
  • Experience with editing video and creative short animations.
  • Experience using After FX, Adobe Premiere, Camtasia, Final Cut Pro or any other video software.
  • Real understanding of proper formatting, layout and good/efficient design. 
  • 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.

 Nice to have:

  • Experience with InVision and Figma for mocking up designs.
  • Experience with Adobe ExtendScript.
  • Experience with videography.
  • Understanding of video and how linear timelines work.


Bachelor’s degree – Preferred but not required.




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