Creative Director

Remote (Canada/US) /
Technical Teams – Marketing | Creative /
Permanent Full Time
Wealthsimple is on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom, no matter who they are or how much they have. Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and makes them simple, transparent, and low-cost. We're the company behind some of Canada's leading digital financial products, and are growing faster than ever.

Our team is reimagining what it means to manage your money. Smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value great work and great ideas — not ego. We're looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, and want to ship often and make an impact with groundbreaking ideas.

Read our Culture Manual and learn more about how we work.

At Wealthsimple, we are building products for a diverse world and we need a diverse team to do that successfully. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Wealthsimple provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Set the creative direction of brand and growth marketing, and oversee the creative process from concept to execution
    • Build and lead an in-house creative team of designers, writers, and editors to create advertising across both online and offline channels
    • Continue to grow and build our design practice, enabling high performing results and optimization for digital ads (including paid social, display, programmatic, and paid search), referrals, onboarding and cross-sell
    • Be a thought leader. You’re always advocating and experimenting on the latest best practices within industry to constantly improve design and performance results

We're looking for someone who:

    • Has proven experience building in-house creative teams and scaling design systems and process across multiple platforms and product
    • Leads design strategy to optimize performance marketing, referrals, cross-sell, onboarding. You are constantly raising the bar on Wealthsimple’s creative design and how to improve results
    • Advocates for strong creative ideas across every platform – TV, email, digital ads, OOH, etc. – and understand the long-term importance of building a strong brand
    • Partners cross-functionally with Product Managers, UX Researchers, Data Scientists, Content Strategists, Engineers and more to solve complex problems through rigorous experimentation and testing
    • Understands different digital channel objectives, user acquisition and business goals to ensure high customer conversion and retention