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Bright Horizons Director, Art in Newton, Massachusetts

In collaboration with the Vice President, this role sets vision for look and feel of organization's design. Leads in-house design team, setting strategic direction, overseeing development of on-brand, effective creative concepts, and managing seamless execution. Ensures work is consistent with Bright Horizons’ design quality standards for every audience and each business line while continuing to evolve to stay current. Acts as a player-coach, producing and managing.

What you will do:

  • Leads a team of designers.

  • Possesses excellent design skills, understands creative integrity, and reinforces brand at every point of contact, bringing fresh direction and insight to creative while maintaining and helping to evolve defined design standards.

  • Effectively manages partner expectations regarding design deliverables.

  • Pursues design excellence by evaluating work against creative peers and the industry and ensuring differentiated look and feel from competitors.

  • Reviews team work to ensure its quality, strategic integrity, and appropriate integration.

  • Partners with external agencies, photographers, freelancers, as appropriate to seamlessly manage spikes in workload.

  • Oversees DAM and ensures that imagery is accessible to key business partners throughout organization

  • Works with direct reports in developing design skills.

Decision Making

Provides strategic leadership for organizational unit or department


Regularly required to influence senior leadership


Enterprise wide impactful role

What you will bring to the position:


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Graphic Design combined with outstanding creative portfolio required


7 years of experience in leading a design team required

Additional duties:

  • Demonstrated management skills for designers and ability to collaborate with senior leaders throughout organization

  • Experience with a wide array of media including print and digital.

  • Proficient with design applications including In Design, Photoshop, Quark, Illustrator and PowerPoint as well as a thorough working knowledge of print production.

  • Requires strong organizational, interpersonal, problem solving and presentation skills



Contact us at or 855-877-6866

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO – English ( and EEO – Spanish ( along with information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) ( and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) ( .

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Passion, Potential, and Possibilities

All three await you in a Bright Horizons ® career. Whether you work in one of our child care centers, a corporate office, or a family’s home, you’ll be part of a company named 20 times as one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” ( ​​​​​​​Join a team driven to make a difference, one child, one family, and one organization at a time. Come build a brighter future with us .