Designer

| Greater Boston Area

Acquia is the open source digital experience company. We provide the world's most ambitious brands with technology (built around Drupal) that allows them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. At Acquia we believe in the power of community and collaboration - giving our customers the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms.

Headquartered in the U.S., we have been named as one of North America’s fastest growing software companies as reported by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and have been rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future of the web, and we want you to be a part of it.

Acquia is seeking a creative talent with incredible graphic design and copywriting skills to complement. This is a varied, fast-paced position and a great opportunity to be part of a small in-house creative team within our Marketing Department. Reporting to the VP of Digital Marketing, this role is crucial to the ongoing success of creative, branding efforts within the Marketing team.

Responsibilities:

  • Use your broad set of skills and graphic design software to create digital media (display, social media, etc), print and event designs, presentation and document designs, promotional items, marketing and advertising, etc.
  • Take a design brief to visually creative end product in consideration of budgets
  • Work with a wide range of media and use
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics, and layouts; able to clearly articulate and present to peers and executive leadership
  • Act upon the feedback received and thanks people for their insight; open to new ideas and listens to other people’s points of view. Edit, shape, and finalize designs, taking into consideration team feedback.
  • Write email copy and high engagement Facebook ads, working with our marketing analyst to ensure optimized ad performance
  • Brainstorm and present new copy concepts to the team
  • Respond positively to opportunities to be involved in brainstorming and iterative work; handle times of change in a way that drive innovation and iteration.
  • Partner with social media manager to create engaging organic social media posts
  • Perform work with (internal and external) customer satisfaction in mind, while not compromising the integrity of the work
  • Savvy in understanding and developing creative work that fits with the overall brand strategy, not just a particular project or assignment
  • Take on additional responsibilities both inside and outside of the job without prompting.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Bachelors degree in an Arts discipline such as Graphic Design, Advertising Design, Commercial Art, Web Design, or equivalent experience.
  • 2 - 3 years of experience with graphic design/art direction, in the context/fields of advertising, creative agency, creative marketing firm, "in-house" corporate creative environment, or equivalent
  • Experience designing for not only digital, but also traditional, media
  • A highly-motivated self-starter with the ability to manage multiple creative projects from start to finish along with strong time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to clearly explain design concepts and solutions and accept constructive feedback
  • Quickly understand the brand, products and services offered by the applicable area of responsibility
  • Fluency in the most current industry creative editing software including Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects) as well as PowerPoint, Keynote, and Google Slide design.
  • Portfolio of relevant work required

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Location

Excellent, busy area close to Faneuil Hall with shopping and fun after-work options. Tons of varied and great lunch options - we have a great list!

An Insider's view of Acquia

What are some social events your company does?

The Boston office partnered with the Department of Children and Families to pair employees with the holiday wish lists of children in DCF care. In December, 2017, we helped fulfill the wishes of 200 children through gifts of toys and clothing.

Amy H.

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What projects are you most excited about?

I believe we will see even more significant technology-driven changes in our lives in the next decade or two . . . I am optimistic that the good in us will prevail and that we will achieve a more just society driven by technology. I am proud to be a part of the software industry which is a major factor in this technological advancement of humanity.

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How does the company support your career growth?

Our people are motivated by professional growth and development, and every day, there’s an opportunity to learn something new that can help you develop your career. We have a really strong peer-to-peer learning culture, and our internal mobility program encourages Acquians to explore new roles within the company.

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What are Acquia Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen

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Work/life balance is important to us. Employees take time off when they need it, and come back to work feeling refreshed. We offer up to 13 weeks of maternity, six weeks of adoption leave paid at 100 percent. Our returning-parent transition program allows new parents to ease back into work. Office amenities include snacks and beverages, comfortable space, common areas, game rooms, and Mac computers.

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