Brand Designer

Job title: Brand Designer

Company: TrueLayer

Job description: Experience Design at TrueLayer is the place where visionary designers, creative developers and innovative copywriters work together to build user centred omni-channel journeys. Our mission is to build a recognisable brand and a consistent experience. To make this a reality we have built “Prisma” — our own Design System.

Prisma is a component library and brand guidelines documentation tool that simplifies and standardises brand and UX/UI practices across the whole organisation. From our API interfaces to our marketing campaigns and collateral — almost everything in TrueLayer is built with Prisma to guarantee a set of recurring patterns that remove cognitive load from the user journey and build better experiences.

To develop Prisma to new highs, we’re now looking for a highly motivated Brand Designer who is continuously looking to push their abilities. Someone that is ready to carve their own path through ambiguity and bring structure and processes that will permit us to scale. A designer that is proactive, constantly proposes solutions and quickly understands technical complexities to create strong narratives around them. A design “nerd” that thrives when branding, guidelines, and components creation are the core of what they do.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work across a wide variety of projects and mediums using the latest tools, processes and technologies, as well as help developing a brand new, cutting-edge design system we’ve been building in-house. In light of our upcoming global expansion, the challenges will be many, but their impact will be pivotal.

Who we are:

At TrueLayer, we build intelligent financial infrastructure that puts fintech at people’s fingertips.

Businesses use our global network, built on open banking and PSD2, to securely access financial data and enable instant payments. Headquartered in London with offices in Milan, Dublin, Sydney, and Hong Kong, we’ve to date and we’re trusted by some of the biggest names in tech, including Revolut, Trading 212, and Zopa.

We are systems builders, design thinkers, product crafters and committed doers. We work in a where people can be their true selves, embrace ownership and accountability, and build something that will define an industry.

Our vision is to create a financial ecosystem that is open to everyone. We grew from a UK leader in 2020 to a global provider in 2021, operating in 12+ countries. The thing is, we’re just getting started…

As a Brand Designer, you will:

  • Actively contribute to the Prisma’s current style guides and component library by introducing new assets and maintaining the pre-existent ones;
  • Meet with other stakeholders to assess their needs, help them create a coherent brief and deliver polished and easy to use content based on our design system;
  • Create merchandising and collaterals for internal and external use and maintain stock;
  • Keep up to date with the latest design trends related to the fintech industry;
  • Bring new insights to the team and propose innovative, fresh visual ideas;
  • Report to our Head of Brand Design;
  • Work in 2-week sprints on the Brand team’s own ideas and other team’s creative requests.


What we need from you:

  • Previous experience with Design Systems / Brand guidelines;
  • Have a portfolio that shows adaptability over multiple mediums (digital and print);
  • You are a strong visual storyteller;
  • Ability to solve complex problems through smart design;
  • You are able to to clearly express and motivate your design choices to a broader audience;
  • Have the ability to get buy-in from other stakeholders and manage expectations;
  • Have strong layouts and typography skills;
  • You are data-driven and you are able to back up assertions with data;
  • Keen to learn new skills and constantly step out of your comfort zone;
  • Have strong attention to detail and an ability to work within established deadlines;
  • Are proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop);
  • Are proactive and self-starting: actively thinking of ways to enhance processes and ability to prioritise demands in a fast-paced environment.
  • You know what an API is (without googling it);

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with design libraries version control;
  • Proficiency in After Effects and Figma;
  • Data visualisation enthusiast;
  • Good understanding of UX/UI and the principles of interaction design;
  • Familiarity with Jira and agile methodologies


What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity in the company 💰
  • Flexible hours ⌛ and remote work 🏡
  • Brand new MacBook Pro 💻
  • A remote-working stipend to help set up your home office 💺
  • Flexible holiday policy ✈️
  • Generous parental leave 👩‍👩‍👦
  • Private Health Insurance 🧑🏽‍⚕️
  • 12 fully-paid Wellbeing Days a year (on top of the holiday allowance) 🕊️
  • Membership of mental wellbeing platform Spill 🧘🏽‍♀️
  • Learning & development allowance 📚

At TrueLayer, we don’t just do inclusion and diversity. We embrace people that have different opinions, perspectives and personalities. Because we believe that by seeing the world from all sorts of angles, we can make life better for all the people who live in it. So we want you to know that the things that make you, you — like your age, ability, background and identity — are things that we celebrate and support. All we ask is that you believe in what you do (And know what an API is)

Expected salary:

Location: Milano

Job date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 22:25:40 GMT

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