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Director of Brand Design

San Francisco
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About the role

About Rippling

Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage all of their HR & IT —  payroll, benefits, computers, apps, and more — in one unified workforce platform.


By connecting every workforce system to a single source of truth for employee data, businesses can automate all of the manual work they normally need to do to make employee changes. Take onboarding, for example. With Rippling, you can just click a button and set up a new employees' payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps — like Slack, Zoom, and Office 365 — all within 90 seconds.


Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $450M from the world’s top investors—including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, and Sequoia—and was named one of America's best startup employers by Forbes (#12 out of 500).


About The Role:

After the redesign in 2019, the Rippling Brand has become a huge asset and differentiator for the company. And our team has earned the respect of stakeholders at every level. That comes with creative autonomy as well as pressure! That’s where you come in.

We’re looking for a Director to work hand-in-hand with the VP of Brand to maintain and apply the brand identity across every channel and touchpoint. You’ll directly manage a team of top-notch designers (both FT and freelance) as well as agencies.

What You'll Do: 

  • Work alongside the VP of Brand to refine and enrich the existing brand system while making sure it’s used consistently across the company
  • Lead by example, balancing people management with hands-on design work
  • Own the site in its entirety, from product marketing pages to the blog
  • Collaborate with writers and other team members on creative concepts and storytelling
  • Provide art direction to illustrators, animators, iconographers, photographers, videographers, etc.
  • Work with the Product Design team to influence how the brand translates into product, including UI patterns and in-product branded moments
  • Source and oversee contractors and agency partners as needed


  • Strong business acumen and experience brand-building for SaaS
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and lend a hand on anything and everything
  • A motivational spirit and energy, continuously inspiring people to do their best work
  • Ability to balance speed and quality while pushing creative boundaries to advance the brand
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS, Figma, Asana, Google Workspace, Slack
  • Experience working with engineers and leading QA processes with project manager support


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, HSA, Commuter, Life and Disability Benefits 
  • Uncapped PTO
  • Meeting-light culture
  • Onsite meals
  • Competitive compensation (salary, equity)


If you don’t meet all of the requirements listed here, we still encourage you to apply. No job description is perfect, and we might find an even more suitable opportunity that matches your skills and experience.

Rippling is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics.  Rippling is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities who need assistance during the hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please email accommodations[at]


We are committed both to the health of our employees and to promoting a safe and collaborative workplace, and vaccinations are the best way to end the COVID-19 pandemic and to protect our community. In the U.S., where permitted under federal and state law, all offers of employment will be conditioned upon new hires providing proof of vaccination prior to their start date, unless the individual qualifies for an accommodation. For all other locations, vaccinations are strongly encouraged.

Why you should join Rippling

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Team Size:1000
Location:San Francisco
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