Visual Designer

Website dwolla Dwolla


Dwolla is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Des Moines and has been recognized nationally by Fast Company as ‘one of the world’s most innovative companies.’ Joining the team at Dwolla means you will be entering a unique, open, and fast-paced working environment, located right in downtown Des Moines. You will join our team in building the ideal platform to move money, giving businesses the tools they need to access the ACH network and improve their payments process.

We are seeking a Visual Designer to create impactful imagery for a variety of platforms from webpages to video animations. Our Visual Designer will be completely steeped in the Dwolla identity and will be able to combine iconography, typography, color and shape together in service of clearly applying the Dwolla identity in a way that resonates with the appropriate audience. The designer is expected to be both an acolyte in the application of the Dwolla brand as well as a leader that pushes its limits and guides it to the next evolution.


Establish and maintain the look and feel of various interfaces, including websites, mobile devices, apps, print and digital ads, icons brochures and other printed or digital pieces
Work within brand guidelines to create visual elements that reinforce a brand’s style through its visual identity
Create imagery with user experience and accessibility in mind
Collaborate with both the marketing team and the larger Dwolla team that includes engineers and product managers, to satisfy the visual goals of the department specifically and the company at-large
Present design concepts to a variety of audiences, while communicating the logic and design-thinking used to arrive at the final design
Provide and accept feedback from other designers and the marketing team
Oversee reporting for your key performance indicators for syndication to your key stakeholders
Provide recommendations for design changes and updates
Create digital animations for web products
Manage deliverables on time and at a high standard


Bachelor’s degree preferred
2+ years experience in a design-related role
Experience using Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PremierePro, AfterEffects), Powerpoint, Google Documents as well as other associated design software such as Sketch, Invision or Figma
Strong foundation in typography and layout
Experience with transitions, animation and motion design
Dedication to details and organization, including the ability to prioritize tasks, communicate progress and meet deadlines
Proven track record in working with cross functional teams, getting buy-in and executing marketing plans, and staying focused on “getting it done” in a fast-moving startup environment


Competitive salaries
Stock Options
Paid Time Off
Paid parking or public transportation stipend
12 weeks paid Parental Leave
Medical, dental & vision insurance
Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Lunch & Learns
Casual dress- Dwolla swag is a good thing!

At Dwolla, we hold the core belief that the best teams are built by the inclusion of diverse ideas, experiences, and people.

Join our team and bring your unique perspective to help build the ideal platform to move money.

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