Senior Graphic Designer at Wintrust Financial Corporation (Chicago, IL)

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Wintrust is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion assets under management and traded on the NASDAQ:WTFC. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries with over 170 banking locations in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including commercial and life insurance premium financing, short-term accounts receivable financing, out-sourced administrative services, mortgage origination and purchase, wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.
Wintrust is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion assets under management and traded on the NASDAQ:WTFC. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries with over 170 banking locations in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including commercial and life insurance premium financing, short-term accounts receivable financing, out-sourced administrative services, mortgage origination and purchase, wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.
Why join us?
  • An award-winning culture! We are rated a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune (past 8 years) and Employee Recommended award by the Globe & Mail (past 6 years)
  • Competitive pay and discretionary or incentive bonus eligible
  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, a 401k plan with a generous company match and tuition reimbursement to name a few
  • Family-friendly work hours
  • With 175+ community bank locations, we offer opportunities to grow and develop in your career
  • Promote from within culture

Why join this team?
  • Building an agile, world-class team structured with a Fintech startup mindset.
  • Opportunity for digital savvy and entrepreneurial marketers to make big impacts - not just a cog in the wheel.
  • Close, collaborative culture that celebrates diverse backgrounds, thinking, and ideas.

What You'll Do
35%
  • Lead and collaborate with junior designers and copywriters
  • Create innovative and on-brand emails, landing pages, and display/social ads, print advertisements, postcards, brochures, and more, in association with marketing initiatives and campaigns.
  • Learn and understand Wintrust's product line and their disclosures
  • Translate marketing objectives into clear creative with the customer journey in mind.
  • Listen to design needs, come up with ideas and communicate them to leadership and other members of the team. Balance creative instincts with data learnings to optimize creative assets

35%
  • Produce clean, organized, and technically accurate files that are ready to share with other designers, printers and/or developers.
  • Be a constant learner, with a passion for making things better by actively keeping ahead of the curve and exploring of tools, trends/best practices, and styles as well as advertising and design styles
  • Design eye-catching digital assets that lead to higher levels of engagement and increased click-through rates, as well as sales growth where possible.
  • Research up-to-date and emerging technologies and developments in the design field and implement them when appropriate.

15%
Present designs and key deliverables to peers and department management
15%
Other duties may be assigned based on skill, knowledge, and proficiencies
Qualifications
  • 7-10 years of professional experience in graphic design and marketing
  • Highly developed skills in Adobe Creative Suite (XD, Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Handle running multiple projects every day that are at different stages of approval
  • A portfolio with digital emphasis that clearly demonstrates strengths in concepting, creative thinking, and has a clean design aesthetic.
  • Comfortable with following a corporate brand style guide
  • Experience working with the nuances of legal disclosure on marketing a plus
  • Experience in an in-house corporate design agency or agency creative department a plus
  • Knowledge of Workfront and Bannersnack is a plus
  • Expert-level knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud/Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Word)

From our first day in business, Wintrust has been proud to serve a variety of unique communities and people from all walks of life. To be Chicago's Bank® and Wisconsin's Bank®, we need to reflect that diversity both in all the communities we serve, the people we employ, the organizations we work with, and our banking and lending practices. Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ModemizrLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Vue.jsFrameworks
    • Adobe AnalyticsAnalytics
    • AlteryxAnalytics
    • PowerBIAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • Adobe InDesignDesign
    • Adobe Experience DesignDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
    • WorkfrontManagement
    • Adobe Experience ManagerCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Adobe Campaign ClassicEmail
    • Adobe CampaignLead Gen

Location

9700 W. Higgins Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018

What are Wintrust Financial Corporation Perks + Benefits

Wintrust Financial Corporation Benefits Overview

Along with competitive base pay, bonus opportunities and vacation days, Wintrust offers a wide array of generous comprehensive benefit packages.

Company-provided benefits include 401(k), basic life insurance, disability, maternity, new parent, travel and adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, and identity protection.

Voluntary benefits include life insurance, critical illness, accident insurance, and prepaid legal to name a few.

Wintrust also offers many employee benefits colleagues can take advantage of year round such as Adoption Assistance, Pet Insurance, and the Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Restricted work hours
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Wintrust offers a wide range of perks through a number of vendors. Discounts on tech equipment, food, rental cars, flights, hotels, concerts, tickets to sporting events (MLB, NBA, NFL, X-Games and more), theme parks like Disneyland® and SeaWorld®, water parks, and so much more! Perks even include your own personal apartment shopper and retail assistant. The perks are endless with hundreds and hundreds of perks year round and for special occasions.
Employees also get to bank where they work and receive a free checking account, small safe deposit box, free checks, money orders, and cashier’s checks. Taking advantage of networking opportunities with other professionals through our business resource groups, company-wide events and challenges, and professional development through Wintrust University are other perks of working at Wintrust.

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