American Tower Senior Designer in Woburn, Massachusetts

_SUMMARY_:

The Senior Designer is the creative team leader for the Marketing Department and works closely with the Senior Marketing Manager and Marketing team to understand project goals and support a variety of marketing program executions. The Senior Designer will be responsible for the end-to-end creative development of communications and campaigns. The incumbent will make necessary updates to existing materials, develop design concepts and ideas to update and enhance the American Tower brand, and design and create templates for external use.

_ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:_ * Oversee the art direction for all projects developed by the creative team. * Build designs, concepts and layouts for marketing collateral (50% online/email, 25% presentations, 25% print), including but not limited to HTML e-mails, sell sheets, PowerPoint presentations, print advertisements, microsites, landing pages, videos, and other marketing materials. * Partner with the front-end developer and outside resources to execute a refresh of the American Tower website; understand capabilities, plug-ins, and other resources available to enhance/update the website; create comparisons that work with the specifications set forth by the front-end developer. * Leverage UX experience to create designs for other online assets and properties. * Review and test web page and online marketing materials, including performing cross-browser testing, troubleshooting HTML/CSS, and checking for adherence to best practices. * Create and manage a library of image assets, including but not limited to photography, icons, infographic and user interface elements, wireframe and prototype templates, custom graphics, etc. * Ensure all marketing materials are on-brand by adhering to brand guidelines and work with the Marketing team to develop improvements and updates to the guidelines. * Lead and participate in creative brainstorming sessions with internal stakeholders for customer-facing campaigns and marketing collateral. * Provide mentoring to Designers and other members of the Marketing team to share best practices, enhance collaboration and build technical skills. * Develop various templates to ensure overall consistency. * Provide general design and production support.

*OTHER*: Other duties as assigned.

*SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:* None.

*QUALIFICATIONS*: * Strong understanding of design methodologies, color theory, and typography. * Creative thinker. * Ability to work with functional groups and different level of employees to effectively and professionally achieve results * Strong follow-up skills; ability to organize applicable department timelines and follow up with internal and external customer needs * Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively * Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast paced environment * Strong track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with internal and external customers and vendors. * Self-motivated; able to work both independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests and with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify high quality solutions. * Must have a positive attitude with a strong desire to enhance American Tower’s brand across all marketing materials.

_EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:_ * Bachelor’s degree required. * Between 8–10 years of experience in an advertising agency or corporate marketing setting required. * Strong experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver (CS5, CS6 or CC) and Microsoft PowerPoint required. * Experience coding and troubleshooting HTML for web and emails required. * Experience with video, animation and sound editing software, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Soundbooth and Flash preferred. * Knowledge of HTML5/CSS3 coding, HTML email design best practices and an understanding of responsive design preferred. * Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word required. * Experience with content management systems, marketing automation platforms, JavaScript and other front-end web technologies, photo color correction and the printing and prepress process a plus.

*ENVIRONMENT*: 100% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions. Less than 5% travel will be required in support of the position’s responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to feel and handle, reach with arms and hands, talk and hear. Lifting up to a maximum of 25 pounds may be required.

* * *ADDITIONAL*:

We are a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry. Accordingly, the responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

The incumbent must be flexible as there may be workweeks that require more than 40 hours to ensure the position’s expectations and responsibilities are met.

Job: *Sr Designer

Title: Senior Designer

Location: MA-Woburn

Requisition ID: 1700006P