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Pegasystems, Inc. Presentation Designer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Presentation Designer

Job Category: Marketing

Location: US - Massachusetts - Cambridge


Meet Our Team:

A smart, experienced group of in-house copywriters, designers, and videographers. We may work in tech but we live for original ideas and a great sense of humor. We’ve even got our own creative space to brainstorm and hang out in.

Picture Yourself at Pega:

You’re an exceptional production designer and collaborator, passionate about developing visual presentations that balance business objectives with great storytelling. You’re also familiar with evolving best practices and understand the tools used for presentations inside and out. Finally, you thrive when producing effective work quickly and efficiently, juggling multiple deadlines simultaneously, and interacting with many different stakeholders.

What You'll Do at Pega:

  • Develop visual presentations for the Pega sales team that balance business objectives with great storytelling.

  • Own the process of presentation production design, with superior design skills and extraordinary attention to detail to evaluate, uphold, and implement presentation standards that reflect the Pega brand.

  • Promote and apply our presentation standards and guidelines to encourage excellence in visual and verbal storytelling

  • Work closely with the internal clients to help presenters organize complex information in simpler ways to communicate their stories to target audiences

  • Define presentation objectives during the discovery process and decide which presentation approaches, formats, and tools to use for the business challenge at hand

  • Listen and ask questions – understand client and stakeholder needs to make the presentation project successful

  • Ability to deal with last minute creative direction and multiple rounds of edits

  • Manage the library of presentation assets in partnership with the corporate team so that they are always current and can easily be found

Who You Are:

  • Talented – possessing an up-to-date portfolio that showcases your design skills, creativity, and technical abilities in PowerPoint and/or Keynote

  • At ease moving between the whiteboard, a sketch pad, PowerPoint, Keynote, or Adobe CS

  • A visual problem solver – you analyze complex information to simplify and abstract it for easier audience understanding

  • Not afraid of digging into the work because you know that there’s a time to design and there’s a time to build – both being equally important to create great work

  • Not afraid to ask questions to clarify problems before proceeding

  • An excellent communicator – listen and understand client and stakeholder needs to make the project successful and maintain the integrity of the brand

  • Professional and diplomatic

  • Able to prioritize projects, communicate progress, and deliver on time

  • A lifelong learner, always up on the latest trends and tools

  • A PowerPoint and/or Keynote wizard

What You've Accomplished:

  • 3–5 years of experience crafting and producing high-quality presentation decks for business and sales executives using PowerPoint and Keynote

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or equivalent relevant work experience in a marketing, branding, or agency environment

  • Portfolio that demonstrates a wide range of work representing multiple visual approaches, techniques, target audiences, and content types. Also shows an understanding of the importance of brand consistency – visual and verbal

  • Expert-level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite with mastery of PowerPoint, Keynote, Photoshop, and Illustrator

  • Deep understanding of best practices for persuasive presentation structures and the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across diverse audiences

  • Communicates well to listen and understand client and stakeholder needs to make the project successful

  • Highly collaborative – having the ability to work closely with the internal brand and creative team to ensure alignment

  • Excellent written communication, presentation, interpersonal, and analytical skills

  • Ability to meet ambitious deadlines and deliver high-quality work on schedule, including quickly turning around concepts, designs, and final presentations

  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail

  • Information, info graphic, and editorial design experience a plus

  • In-house or external agency experience

  • MS PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator & Photoshop) and MS Word

  • Experience working with brand guidelines for visual and written consistency

Pega Offers You:

  • Gartner Analyst acclaimed technology leadership across our categories of products

  • Continuous learning and development opportunities

  • An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment

  • Competitive global benefits program inclusive ofpay + bonus incentive, employee equity in the company

Job ID: 11773

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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