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2021-22354 -

Design Strategist (Principal Visual Designer), Intuit Brand Experiences and Storytelling

Location(s): Mountain View, California
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Intuit is a global technology platform that helps our customers and communities overcome their most important financial challenges. We help give over 50 million consumer, small business, and self-employed customers around the world the opportunity to prosper.

Overview

Intuit’s mission is to power prosperity around the world for consumers, small businesses and the self-employed. The Brand Experiences and Storytelling group brings that mission to life through high-impact and transformative experiences around the globe all designed to shape, showcase, and demonstrate the power and meaning behind the Intuit ecosystem. We inspire customers with events like QuickBooks Connect and galvanize our 9,000+ employees around what matters most to our customers, utilizing best-in-class storytelling. This cross-functional, high-performing team serves as a center of excellence for the company and includes experts across experience design, strategic content, experiential learning, event production, experiential marketing, and more.

As a Design Strategist, you’ll be joining a team of cross-disciplinary creatives (visual, motion, interactive, experiential, and content designers) who raise the bar on end-to-end experiences across multiple disciplines. Your primary area of focus will be leading and delivering the design strategy for internal and external events. The Design Strategist reports to the Group Manager, Brand and Design Strategy. You’ll combine your love of design craft with expert collaboration through all phases of the design cycle. Come join us.

What you'll bring

  • You’re strategic, humble, curious, and driven to be part of a high-performing team
  • Have best-in-class visual design abilities with proven experience in various forms of storytelling.
  • Have a portfolio that showcases your creative and emotional design solutions
  • Have a strong point of view and are skilled at backing up your designs with solid rationale.
  • Can show your design savvy through best practices and trends worldwide.
  • You have a keen design sense that drives new ideas and advances our work on all platforms
  • You sweat the details, yet see the forest for the trees
  • Have a roll-up your sleeves get-it-done attitude.
  • Have strong attention to detail and design consistency
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

Qualifications 

  • 5+ years as a visual storytelling individual contributor in an agency or corporate environment.
  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial) or equivalent work experience
  • Expert focus on detailed aspects of visual and motion design
  • Masterful at collaborating, negotiating, communicating, and presenting
  • And a strong online portfolio to prove it all 

How you will lead

  • Thinks about, and delivers, holistic event experiences from start to finish
  • Based on strong conceptual thinking, establish and execute on compelling design directions
  • Produce cutting edge creative work, and a master-level understanding of design, including typography and layout
  • Understand the business and communication objectives, goals and challenges, and use them as a guide through projects
  • Communicate concepts and iterate on designs/experiences quickly
  • Manage and prioritize a workload of multiple work streams from concept to completion
  • Share knowledge, experience and skill with other design staff; work with design counterparts to ensure continuity across initiatives, categories, and projects
  • Partner closely with project managers and content strategists to define the strategy and end-to-end experience for internal and external events
  • Gather ongoing insights and learnings as a means to continually improve upon work
  • Communicate strategy and rationale to leadership and broader team
  • Provide ongoing thought leadership around visual and experience design trends
  • Provide direction and feedback to agency partners and manages the creative relationship
  • Provide ongoing input on processes and procedures to make work flows smoother and more efficient
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"It’s important to always strive for improvement, even if you’re already in a good place."
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"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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"Designing at Intuit feels special because we're not just making things to make things. We're tackling real, consequential financial problems voiced by small businesses, self-employed, and individuals around the world. I'm grateful to have such a worthy and motivating mission when I go to work – powering prosperity around the world."
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Conrad Intuit employee
"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
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Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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"By feeding our customers' data through machine learning algorithms, we uncover valuable insights that empower millions of customers to feel more confident about their financial future."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Troy at work
Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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"One of my favorite aspects of this role is that my work is helping small business owners achieve their business goals by solving complex financial problems. It's gratifying to know that the work that I'm doing directly impacts consumers and makes their lives easier so that they can focus their energy on growing their business."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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"I know that as a product manager at Intuit, my impact matters. Our products support millions of small businesses and individuals around the globe with their finances, delivering more money and fueling the success of real people."

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