Executive Office, Brand and Content Strategy; Associate, Graphic Designer

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Executive Office
Executive Office
Business Unit
Global Marketing
Employment Type



The Executive Office plays an integral role in setting and advancing Goldman Sachs’ corporate strategy, and in preserving the firm’s distinctive culture. We are responsible for safeguarding the firm’s relationship with alumni, clients, shareholders, policy makers, and the broader public, while ensuring that our own people remain informed about the firm’s evolving priorities. We also partner with the businesses to source high-impact opportunities in line with the firm’s social and sustainability agendas.


About Goldman Sachs Marketing:

Led by the firm’s first Chief Marketing Officer, the marketing function at Goldman Sachs is backed by momentum and a broad imperative to unify the discipline, helping to codify a business-critical function seen as core to the firm’s future growth. As such, GS is focused on building out a data-and-technology enabled team of growth marketers, delivering value for the brand and the business. The organization will consist of COE teams including Brand Marketing, Marketing Strategy & Transformation, Content, and Media, as well marketing teams for each of our revenue divisions. Together, this function will collaborate to build a unified, scalable, and consistent approach to marketing the brand and its offerings. Our mission is to be a demonstrable force multiplier for the businesses we serve.

The Brand Marketing group is responsible for managing the external facing brand of Goldman Sachs and creating content that explains our businesses, the work we do for clients, the impact we have on our communities, and our unique and collaborative culture. We create content and campaigns distributed across goldmansachs.com, social media, paid media, sponsored content hubs, and other platforms to key audiences of importance to the firm’s reputation, commercial objectives, and recruiting goals. As such, our team also manages the firm’s presence on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube) and the GS.com website. We manage marketing for firm recruitment efforts, philanthropy, sustainability, and key initiatives such as Launch With GS. As well, we lead masterbrand strategy and serve as internal marketing consultants to the different businesses across the firm.


Role Summary:


The Associate, Social Media Creative – Graphic Designer will be a key member of the O&O social media team within the Brand Marketing group, creating animations and graphics for the firm’s social media channels. Ideally, this individual has additional background in classic graphic design and has leveraged that experience in the social space, effectively merging design excellence and social platform-specific execution.

The Social Media Graphic Designer will plan, conceptualize, create and execute on graphic design projects. This individual will help distill complex financial research and thought leadership into easy to digest creative and engaging graphical content. This role requires the ability to see the big picture while also keeping a close eye on the details. The Social Media Graphic Designer will liaise with stakeholders globally and cross-divisionally, and will manage communication flows among internal creative teams, external creative agencies, and social platform partners to design and create engaging content.


Varied experience across verticals is welcome.



Key Responsibilities

Graphic Design

  • Excellent eye for typography, color and design hierarchy with impeccable attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to drive data visualization and visual storytelling
  • Ability to work within an existing style and brand guidelines while creating fresh and innovative designs
  • Manage the content creation process, which includes the development and production of graphics, animations, static images and collaboration on copy
  • Work cross-functionally with internal teams and groups to develop content aligned with our content pillars and business areas of focus
  • Develop practices and procedures for managing workflow efficiently and building alignment across multiple teams and stakeholders


Content Creation

  • Partnering with the broader O&O social media team and the social media creative team to build out design elements for projects from start to finish
  • Contribute to the broader content development process
  • Support day-to-day social media graphic creative efforts, including real-time creative requests from key internal stakeholders across the Executive Office and the firm as a whole



Listening & Reporting

  • Work with marketing analytics and social listening colleagues to evaluate content performance
  • Monitor data/insights and provide recommendations for optimizations of both creative and process



Required Qualifications


  • A self-motivated designer with 3-5+ years’ experience in digital design, motion media, 3D rendering, social media marketing and/or CRM
  • Expert in graphic design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Experience creating content optimized for social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube
  • Experience creating animated and static visuals
  • Strong editorial judgment, writing skills and attention to detail
  • Undergraduate degree in liberal arts or communications, graphic design, marketing, advertising, public relations, media studies, and/or related fields
  • Creative mindset, intellectually curious and interested in illuminating the firm’s thinking in accessible, clever ways



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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