Creative Lead, Digital Acquisition - Seattle or US Remote

Seattle, WA

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 2,200 employees across 8 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

You will report to the Creative Director and lead our Digital Acquisition focus area within the Creative team. You will lead the development of static, motion and video solutions for paid social, app campaigns and other performance-driven digital acquisition channels that help the Marketing and Creative teams achieve outstanding results. You are a hands on leader with experience driving creative efforts in an agency or in-house setting. You are a recognized expert known for your collaboration and relish building and improving upon process. You understand marketing channels, best practices, formats and bring expertise in enabling marketing creative across these channels.


You Will:

  • Lead a team of creative designers and copywriters focused on digital acquisition channels (FB/IG, UAC, TikTok) and build the team as we scale
  • Partner with other Creative Leads to develop strategies and ensure that brand look and feel, brand tone of voice, and integrated campaigns are brought to life across all channels
  • Ensure all creative is insight-driven, on brand, drive testing and optimization, and easily localized
  • Balance guiding your team's creative output with your ability to jump in and own, design and/or write the work yourself
  • Establish and evolve our creative standards for the entire Marketing team
  • Partner with marketers and project management to ensure input and briefs into marketing are clear and actionable
  • Present your work to internal stakeholders, and have sound reasoning or data to backup your points of view
  • Work with external partners, vendors and agencies when needed, providing constructive feedback
  • Research and keep a pulse on trends, issues, and topics that matter most to Remitly's key audiences around the world
  • Set clear expectations and create opportunities for team members; synthesize and deliver constructive feedback
  • Automate and scale production of creative by partnering with marketers to identify and help operationalize solutions


You Have:

  • 8+ years of experience in an advertising agency and/or in-house marketing team
  • Consumer brand and digital experience
  • Expertise in and knowledge of best-practices for mobile-first digital marketing
  • A developed instinct for balancing brand goals with performance goals
  • An understanding of A/B testing and validation
  • A passion for people, communication, marketing, and storytelling
  • A sensitivity and desire to understand multiple cultures and trends
  • Ability to write and communicate in other languages a plus, but not a requirement
  • Ability to work with a team in Seattle (regardless of where you are located) and collaborate with the team


Our Benefits:

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Company contributions to your HSA or FSA plan, if you choose one
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available for eligible employees
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits


Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.


Remitly is an E-Verify Employer