System One Creative Director in Boston, Massachusetts
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 3/21/2023
Job Number: JO-2303-2101
Pay Range: Negotiable
As a Creative Director in ECS (Enterprise Creative Solutions) you will work in a team environment to create visual experiences that delight clients while achieving business goals. You will be responsible for inspiring and driving change while developing and executing world-class, effective creative strategies for print and digital channels, including primarily email and direct mail. You respect brand positioning and know when to push the limits to improve the customer experience or capitalize on results. You’ll be collaborating with writers, developers, technologists, integrators, art buyers and account leads, as well as other art directors and Group Creative Directors. Your goal will be to deliver solid solutions for products and services across the various lines of business in the banking industry.
Duties & Responsibilities
Build strong collaborative relationships with a diverse agency team as well as product and tech partners in support of primarily direct mail and email
Inspire creative teams to develop strategically-grounded, insight-driven creative
Push your craft, continuously improve your skillset, and lead innovation and fresh approaches in concepting through design execution
Share your ideas and demonstrate clear thinking. Communicate what the client experience will be, direct information architecture, workflows and interdependencies through schematics and design development
Actively participate in design meetings and critiques, ensuring adherence to standards while keeping an eye out for improvements or reasonable exceptions
Present and influence with a convincing and inspiring style to increase buy-in and open the door for new opportunities - both for the team as well as the agency
Demonstrate expert knowledge of advertising and marketing trends and translate business intent into creative strategies and executions that market products effectively
Embrace working remotely while collaborating with teammates and partners in other locations
Skills & Qualifications
The ability to conceptualize, collaborate and influence a creative team to create fully integrated human experiences and develop print and digital communications, including direct mail and email within a mobile-first strategy
The ability to interpret and implement brand expression
The ability to work with developers and programmers to ensure designs are functionally and technologically sound
Strong presentation skills and the ability to provide strong creative rationale
Keen eye for detail as well as the ability to work in the various design programs
Ability to effectively handle multiple assignments concurrently in a fast-paced environment, partner effectively and consistently meet deadlines
Work on Mac but also be proficient on PC
Creative Cloud - including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat Pro
MS Office Suite ¬ including Word, PowerPoint, (strong proficiency), Excel, Outlook
Mac/PC cross platform
Have an understanding and proficiency in accessibility design and standards for the web such as WCAG 2.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines), Web Content, User Agents, Authoring Tools, Operable UI, Nav, etc.
Education & Experience
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience
7+ years of art direction and/or design experience in an agency or corporate environments, designing and influencing across multiple devices and platforms.
Direct mail and email experience highly desired.
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Diversity Inclusion & Customer Service Statement
TeamPeople is an organization dedicated to providing superior customer service. Outstanding customer service encompasses everything from performing the technical, creative and operational aspects of our jobs to the best of our ability, to going the extra mile to assist our customers and colleagues in any way.
We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our customers. It is our aim, therefore, that our partners, strategies and investments reflect these core values. TeamPeople is dedicated to providing superior customer service and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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