IBM Creative Director - Watson Health in Littleton, Massachusetts
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Your Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for a Creative Director to serve as a creative leader for the refreshed Watson Health brand. The Creative Director will work in close partnership with the Brand Strategy Leader to advance the modern expression of the new brand across all touch points- building into an iconic brand that is mission-led and emotionally connective. This professional will help expand the influence and impact of the brand team, and strengthen executional excellence across all touch points, digital and physical. While contributing to our overall vision for the advancement of the brand through design, this professional will also personally lead multiple strategic design projects and work streams that are both practical and progressive in nature. This work requires expertise and experience in managing brand identity, visual and verbal expression, concept creation, environments, exhibitions, communications, experiences, etc.
Steward the brand guidelines, including visual expression, events, experiences, templates, artifacts, documents and more, in order to enable our colleagues internally and externally to represent our brand to the highest possible standards
Serve as the point of contact for of brand identity. This includes fielding requests, providing feedback and critiques and guiding other creative partners to uphold the brand.
Be a strong advocate and expert in the business strategy, and counsel others in how to design experiences that deliver on the strategy
Enforce a management system that fuels associated branding adherence
Collaborate, influence and manage through expertise and knowledge of design
Generate new ideas continually, while keeping an eye on establishing and maintaining the standards of the brand
Be accountable for the overall success of design projects and experiences measured in specific business outcomes, such as new client acquisition/adoption of a service
This individual must excel at:
Visual design, identity, storytelling, branding and flawless execution
Communicating and interfacing with stakeholders about design concepts, principles, criteria and guidelines
Collaborating with other design leaders and practitioners to push the limits and look beyond the day-to-day, while working within constraints
Taking ownership for teams and work-from conception to production-ensuring innovative work, best practices, and standards of quality
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
8+ years art direction and creative leadership experience
Extensive experience leading design, production, and agency partner teams
Adobe Creative Suite (Highly proficient)
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Applications: Sketch, Principle, , MS Office, Keynote, Cinema 4D, GitHub
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This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.
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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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