Digital Artist/Designer 


Creative | San Francisco, California, United States

Digital Artist/Designer

  • San Francisco, California, United States
  • Creative
  • Full-time

About Ancestry:

When you join Ancestry, you join a human-centered company where every person’s story is important. We believe that by discovering the struggles and triumphs of our past, we can foster deeper bonds and more meaningful connections among families and communities. Our talented team of scientists, engineers, genealogists, historians, and storytellers is dedicated to empowering customers around the world from all backgrounds on their journeys of personal discovery. 


With more than 30+ billion digitized global historical records, 125+ million family trees, and 22+ million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people’s lives? You belong at Ancestry.


We are looking for a Digital Artist to help create and execute engaging, high-performing digital media in display, social, mobile and more.

What You'll Do:

  • Meet with business partners to understand sales and marketing objectives, translate them into
  • Innovative creative solutions and persuasively present those solutions
  • Manage design projects from concept to completion and make adjustments for inevitable changes in timelines, deadlines, and project goals
  • Conceptualize practical uses of new and emerging technologies to drive better brand experience and/or higher performance
  • Develop the look and feel of banners, mobile interfaces and other technologies in the
  • Interactive space to reflect the brand and the campaign theme
  • Have the ability to move fast and accurately when producing multiple versions and sizes of media assets
  • Be accountable for the quality of fast-turn, day-to-day creative assets as well as long-term strategic projects
  • Display ability to develop “high response” executions as well as “high brand” executions when required
  • Assist the Associate Creative Director and Project Managers in developing and meeting timelines
  • Work closely with Art Directors and Designers to execute pixel perfect digital comps

Who You Are:

  • Strong online portfolio with working examples of online advertising
  • Previous agency or corporate creative experience with an emphasis on online media
  • A passion for design, with an eye for detail, a good understanding of visual hierarchy and
  • usability
  • Working Knowledge of HTML, HTML5, CSS, Flash – proficiency a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Art, Design, interactive media or related field is preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience designing banners, landing pages, social media assets

Additional Information:

Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Ancestry will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law.  For San Francisco office candidates, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.  


Ancestry is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ancestry. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.


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