Art Director

Arlington, VA | Marketing and Communications

We are looking for a highly conceptual, strategic, and multidisciplinary Art Director to join our growing marketing creative team. The Art Director must have a deep understanding of brand, campaign development, visual design, and user experience to create intuitive experiences, develop meaningful brands, and craft 360 campaigns that drive impact. You will work alongside a global team of designers, writers, strategists and cross-functional stakeholders to deliver high quality work.

Successful candidates will have relentlessly high standards, an ability to clearly communicate ideas, gain consensus across various stakeholders, and experience mentoring junior team members. 


  • Uphold’s brand standards, while exploring how to continuously evolve it.
  • Create brand identities for new businesses and products
  • Partner with copy and brand strategy partners to develop engaging multi-channel campaigns
  • Manage and develop a team of designers
  • Partner with UX and web team to create new digital experiences
  • Use data, marketplace and behavior trends to inform your best ideas
  • Distill complex content into digestible, consumer-facing concepts



  • 6+ years in-house or at an agency, 2+ years managing a team
  • Expert level understanding of visual design, user experience, user interface design, campaign development and branding
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communicator; both written and spoken
  • Comfortable working across multiple time zones when necessary
  • Must be comfortable and flexible when working on assignments with abstract information
  • Familiarity with blockchain and fintech a plus, but not required
  • Proven ability to concept and execute integrated campaigns that outperform against benchmarks
  • Experience presenting to C-suite leadership
  • Event experience is a plus
  • The ability to maintain discretion with sensitive information
  • International travel required


Software Requirements

  • G Suite
  • Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) 
  • Keynote and Powerpoint
  • Sketch


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