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Design Lead

Los Angeles, CA +1

Snap Inc. is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

We’re looking for a Design Lead, Global Brand Experience to join Team Snapchat! Working alongside the Global Brand Experience team, in our Los Angeles office, you will develop strategic experiential concepts and graphic designs to amplify Snapchat’s physical presence at key industry events.


What you'll do:

  • Thoughtfully craft best in class creative and execute graphic design for Snap’s branded spaces and experiential activations
  • Manage multiple projects autonomously, working in collaboration with other partners to maintain Snapchat’s visual brand consistency & aesthetic at key industry events, internal employee events, as well as recruiting and diversity events
  • Contribute to all stages of the design process from directing the brand style guide, creating original moodboards and sketches, developing clever spatial design for physical environments, and executing graphic designs & print materials
  • Discover interesting trends & think outside of the box to bring Snapchat to life, spark interest, and champion creativity
  • Have strong relationships and experience working with executives, agency partners and fabrication shops
  • Bring first to market experiential ideas to the table and lead research on best in class industry events and design

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Passion for creativity, innovation and thinking outside the box
  • Expert knowledge of design principles & softwares 
  • Outstanding project management, execution and business acumen
  • Ability to influence and motivate people at all levels across a variety of responsibilities 
  • Strong visual, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build strategy documents and presentation decks
  • Experience in strategic planning, building out processes, and managing ambiguity
  • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to work in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous work environment
  • Attention to detail in design and production is crucial, reliability is key
  • Highly organized and a clear and effective communicator
  • Able to work independently, but also able to take direction

Minimum qualifications:

  • 8+ years of work experience as a Visual or Graphic Designer (in-house brand experience a plus)
  • Portfolio demonstrating success in branded experiential campaigns and concepts

Preferred qualifications:

  • Expert command of Adobe Creative Suite; Proficiency in Figma, Sketch or other 3D programs

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

  • Zone A (CA, WA, NYC): The base salary range for this position is $126,000-$189,000 annually.
  • Zone B: The base salary range for this position is $120,000-$179,000 annually.
  • Zone C: The base salary range for this position is $107,000-$161,000 annually.This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs.

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