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Pegasystems, Inc. Junior Designer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Junior Designer

Job Category: Application Development

Location: US - Massachusetts - Cambridge

Meet Our Team:

The Pega Community Creative team supports the Pega Community product managers and content stakeholders from around Pega to create engaging multimedia content for multiple Pega digital properties including Pega Community, Pega Academy, and Pega Marketplace, among others. This team is responsible for managing each site’s brand in conjunction with corporate marketing as well as building pages using Pega’s internal design system and producing graphics and videos designed to enable and engage the Pega professional ecosystem.

Picture Yourself at Pega:

Enjoy problem solving with design and creative thinking? Come join a hard-working, diversely talented team at the forefront of Community engagement at Pega.

This role will be an integral part of the Pega Community Creative team, helping to produce compelling multimedia content to accelerate learning for Pega’s growing developer ecosystem. They will work closely with the Community team and stakeholders from around the organization to ensure web graphics, video assets, and marketing collateral is leveraged in impactful ways around Pega’s digital properties. The ideal candidate will have a passion for design.

What You'll Do at Pega:

  • Defining objectives during the discovery process in order to decide which design formats and tools are best to use for the business challenge at hand.

  • Visual problem solving - deconstructing complex information to simplify and abstract for easier audience digestion.

  • Process thinking - addressing design challenges and can clearly articulating a step-by-step approach for a final solution.

  • Collaborate with the Video team to provide optimized graphics to enhance Pega Academy training lessons, Community Video Library and other promotional video work.

  • Develop internal and external marketing collateral that can be delivered both in print and digital format

  • Assist with visual graphics that enhance Pega Community and its digital properties. This would include web banners, image assets for landing pages, wireframing/ visual mockups to present to stakeholders for approval.

  • Work closely with stakeholders, creative team, and the corporate video team to deliver finalized concepts for publication to various Pega digital properties.

  • Organize design assets within Pega’s corporate Digital Asset Management system.

  • Assist in converting stakeholder scripts and storyboards in to compelling stories, accelerating the enablement of Pega’s growing developer ecosystem

Who You Are:

  • Strongly seasoned and hardworking Graphics/Multimedia Designer

  • Extraordinary creative thinker with project design abilities.

  • Adept multitasker with the ability to bring simultaneous design projects to completion with efficiency and accuracy.

  • Proactive problem-solver with strong organizational skills.

  • Able to work as a highly collaborative team player who is willing to learn and incorporate feedback from managers and stakeholders.

  • Thought leader who comprehends the Pega brand and how it is applied across each digital property

  • A designer who stays current on design trends, styles and industry innovation.

  • Creative thinker not afraid to share ideas and has the ability to articulate why you chose certain design decisions.

What You've Accomplished:

  • BA/BS degree, preferably in Digital Media or Communications

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in a design role within a team-setting

  • Proven graphic design skills, backed by a strong portfolio

  • Hands-on experience with logo design, typography, color, web layout design, print production, image selection and web/print optimization

  • Wide knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts relating to print and web environments and how they differ.

  • Familiar with Information Architecture and content strategy.

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud graphics programs including: Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

  • Knowledge of basic CSS and HTML

  • Ability to parse complex information and convey it in a meaningful and creative way

  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team

  • Must be able to work well with deadlines and pivot quickly

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

BONUS SKILLS:

  • Experience with Sketch, InVision or other UI/UX wireframing tools a plus

  • Worked with a Design System

  • Experience with Adobe After Effects, Adobe Animate or equivalent motion graphics software

  • Experience with Apple Keynote, Microsoft Powerpoint, Camtasia

  • Experience with video editing software including Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere

Pega Offers You:

  • A rapidly growing yet well-established business

  • The world’s most innovative organizations as reference-able clients

  • Analyst acclaimed technology leadership in a massive emerging market

  • The opportunity to work in an exciting and fast-based environment essential to the core of our business

  • Competitive pay + bonus incentive, employee equity in the company, 3 weeks paid vacation plus 10 company holidays, 2 community service days, medical/eye/dental coverage, and even pet insurance!

Job ID: 8448

As anand Affirmative Action employer, Pegasystems will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other category protected by law.

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