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Design Director

Titan

Titan

Software Engineering, Design
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Titan is the rebel challenger in a very old industry. The present era is run by ancient players: Fidelity, Schwab, & Goldman Sachs. The problem is that none of them were built on modern rails and have horrible user experiences. There have been new things built (think: “investing apps”). They are either 1) gimmicky casinos or 2) sleepy commodities. We won’t say names. Why hasn’t anyone built a modern Goldman Sachs for everyone? That’s our mission.

Titan is a next-generation investment firm. We aspire to lead our generations’ wealth.

We are fighters at heart. We fight to build products that are truly democratized. For example, we launched the first institutional grade cash management product open to everyday investors via Titan Smart Cash. We launched the first ever Venture fund for everyday investors in partnership with Cathie Wood’s ARK. We’ve been able to raise significant capital from some of Silicon Valley’s best, like a16z and General Catalyst.

Now let’s talk about you. We’re highly selective with who we choose to bring onto the team, but if you resonate with the above, we’d love to meet you.

Role Overview

Titan is growing at a rapid pace and design is at the core of what we build. As a Design Director, you’ll help ensure our visual brand identity comes to life holistically and consistently across all touchpoints. You will be at the center of all things design through this new phase of growth within the business.

This role is quite important. Most wealth products from Silicon Valley are homogenous, built for “prosumer” types. Said simply, they come across as money casinos. Titan’s goal is to firmly diverge from this pack and chart a new course for what wealth means in the modern era. We believe design is a critical ingredient to building an iconic brand - you’ll direct how how we unlock this, working closely with our founders. More to be shared during the interview process.

What You'll Do

  • Guide and inspire design & brand thinking at Titan while also getting in the weeds everyday to execute a wide range of tactical design projects (think “player-coach”)
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to create thoughtful and innovative visual design systems and campaigns across multiple channels, aligning with the Titan’s brand strategy and business goals
  • Define and evaluate key metrics and understand their levers
  • Leverage crystal clear communication skills, with an aptitude for translating design results into compelling and comprehensible concrete recommendations for the business.
  • Ensure consistency and quality work across all channels
  • Advocate for design thinking, solutions and consistency for the brand design systems
  • Inspire, enable and energize a world-class design team, and cultivate a creative culture

Your Receipts

  • 2+ years as a Senior Brand Designer. 5+ years total as a Designer
  • 2+ years of management / leadership experience
  • Experience building / executing great consumer brands across different mediums (app, billboards, merch, e.t.c)
  • Epic brand taste
  • You’ve downloaded our app, used it, and are bursting at the seams with cool ideas

Nice to Have

  • A passion for people, their needs, and the future of finance in general
  • A passion for the craft of design and of the latest best practices
  • A low ego mindset, with a strong desire to learn and grow
  • A comfort with abstraction and fast-moving, dynamic workplaces
  • A personal focus on visual polish and interactions
  • An avid user of Titan!

Benefits/Perks

  • Work with a passionate, diverse, smart team on a product that helps tens of thousands of people
  • Backed by top-tier VCs (Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Sound Ventures, Scribble VC, Y Combinator, BoxGroup, and others)
  • Competitive compensation package (including equity component)
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Unlimited PTO and Sick Days
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • MacBook / PC laptop provided
  • Internet stipend
  • Health & Wellness stipend
  • Lunches @ our headquarters
  • Work-from-home stipend to optimize your set-up

Compensation:

Anticipated annual salary range: $150,000 - $220,000 plus company stock options + benefits (see above).

At Titan, we are committed to offering competitive compensation packages for our valued team members, matching our commitment to attract and retain a top talent pool that is aligned with our culture, mission, and values. This salary range represents Titan’s reasonable estimated possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting.

The final salary for this position will be determined in sole discretion of Titan, depending on applicable laws, and based on a variety of factors, such as employee’s work experience, skills, qualifications for the role, and location, and may differ from the amounts listed above.