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Graphic Designer

Mastercard

Mastercard

Software Engineering, Design
Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Title and Summary

Graphic Designer

Are you excited by the way data and stories come to life through design?
The Mastercard Creative Studio is looking for a talented designer with a passion for the power of data and visual storytelling to join a new in-house creative team in Mexico City.
At Mastercard, we help our customers use data to make smarter decisions. You’ll bring the creative thinking to campaigns and strategy, part of the creative process from the start, bringing our storytelling to life visually.
As a designer in the Creative Studio, you’ll work closely with internal team members (brand strategists, innovators, designers and writers) to create high quality marketing assets. You’ll craft visual materials for infographics, blogs, social media, web, reports and slick presentations. You’re a creative thought partner leading the charge to make our messages come out in with interesting, even quirky, design. You’ll also work with other designers and brand strategists to update and modernize Mastercard’s approach to information design, making it fresher and more accessible.
You’re a skilled designer with an eye for detail. You understand branding and are comfortable working within global brand guidelines. You have a strong portfolio demonstrating creative flair and problem solving across a range of media and formats, including digital and print.
The possibilities unlocked by data and insights excites you, and you’re keen to learn about the next big thing in tech. You’re a strategic thinker who asks the right questions to uncover the underlying why. You’re always looking for ways to infuse a creative edge into everything you do, and you’re comfortable presenting these ideas to stakeholders.
Finally, you have a growth mindset. You’re passionate about skill development, continual learning and maximizing every opportunity to push yourself.

Necessary skills
• Possess solid knowledge in graphic design with the ability to apply brand style guides creatively
• Apply strong conceptual skills, high level sense of typography, colour theory, and visual composition
• Interested and excited by data visualization and information design
• Interpret Mastercard brand guidelines successfully across a range of media and formats, including multi-page presentations and marketing assets
• Display creative curiosity by seeking out new design techniques and maintaining cutting edge industry knowledge


Business skills
• Collaborate with and serve as a strategic partner to internal team and stakeholders across the company
• Strong presentation skills, comfortable communicating visual concepts and ideas to key stakeholders at Mastercard and partner brands
• Understand the business goals, marketing strategies and value propositions of our stakeholders and clients
• Work effectively with others to identify challenges and opportunities and use creative and strategic thinking to generate solutions
• Manage creative requirements, expectations, and deadlines for all projects


Work style
• A quick learner with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced team environment
• Passionate problem solver with a love of crisp design, impactful visuals, and innovation
• Self-motivated and detail-oriented, with a positive “get stuff done” mindset
• Willing to give and receive feedback

Required experience
• Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or related discipline
• Minimum 3 years working as a graphic designer, with a strong portfolio demonstrating creative thinking and working with established brands. Some in-house or agency experience preferred
• Advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
• Good understanding of Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint
• Experience with project management software

Please submit design samples or a link to a portfolio with your application. Candidates without samples will not be considered.

Corporate Security Responsibility


All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.