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Digital Creative Designer

| Lexington



Overview

We at Mimecast take the pain out of handling our clients’ most important data: the information that passes through their email systems. Our solution is to cut through the complexity of corporate email. We built a platform from scratch that uses cloud computing to deliver email management. Everything we’ve done since, has been designed to take the pain out of information management and make the next generation of technology work better for our customers.

 

Our People

Our people are the very best. They have high levels of self-motivation which results in exceptional performance. We care deeply about our customers and take pride in delivering top class customer service. We instinctively find practical solutions to complex problems, we take personal responsibility for our actions and embrace teamwork. At Mimecast we strive to win and celebrate our successes.

 

This role will provide an exciting challenge for a world class individual who wants to stand out in an entrepreneurial environment. 

Responsibilities

Are you a Web-savvy Digital Graphic Designer? If so, we want to hear from you. Based in our Lexington, MA office you will be responsible for the effective delivery of digital marketing content for Mimecast North America, reporting to the Director, Digital Marketing. The role will support the VP of Demand Generation, VP of Corporate Communications and/or the management team who have overall responsibility for the digital marketing strategy and content.

 

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and comfortable leveraging content management systems to build, create and edit content, as well as exhibit best practices around Web design and digital campaigns driving lead generation. Collaborate closely with internal cross-functional teams to create compelling and dynamic graphic design for print, web, email, social, presentation, and experiential.

Duties:

  • Partner with creative peers, marketing and commercial stakeholders in the development and execution of campaigns of varying forms across both on-and off-line media
  • Implement content and promotion updates in the content management system (CMS) and work with management to implement best practices
  • Build digital marketing landing pages, collateral and eShots, including page layout and creative input to support multiple business units and campaign needs
  • Create graphics, banners and other Web images to be a part of integrated marketing campaigns
  • Work as part of the global creative hub and marketing team to identify and improve website pages that do not meet performance expectations
  • Self-manage a varying degree of digital projects including, but not limited to, product launch activities, events, promotional pages and regional support materials
  • Identify and mitigate project risks, as well as respond quickly to analytical feedback, in order to help adjust the creative strategy

Qualifications

  • A degree level education is required, preferably within digital design, web design or graphic design
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in a similar role within a Web development firm, IT consulting firm or agency environment; or equivalent transferable client-side experience
  • A solid understanding of Email Marketing Software, preferably Marketo
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate ideas with peers, deliver persuasive creative content, and gather consensus 
  • Knows and champions Web best practices
  • Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, front-end familiarity is required
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Able to effectively manage multiple projects as an individual and as part of a wider team
  • Able to identify additional web marketing opportunities and make suggestions when appropriate
  • Able to professionally and effectively manage own time
  • MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) an advantage
  • Excellent creative aesthetic, able to encourage and support strong usability in way of creative delivery. Maintain a good understanding of commercial and design awareness
  • A keen eye for functional design with a strong understanding of the online platform, mobile and tablet devices
  • A strong interest in and understanding of marketing: including brand representation, identifying and communicating appropriately with target audiences
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, deliver compelling creative and all without compromising on quality

Person Specification:

 

You are already an experienced Mac-savvy Digital Creative looking for a long-term opportunity to shape something for the future and make your mark. You'll have an exciting portfolio of work and will be able to walk us through it with passion and enthusiasm. You are a motivated professional who works under proactive ethics with a focus on being deadline-driven. You will manage the urgency of being able to juggle multiple projects while executing to scope and on budget.

  

Reward: 

We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including private healthcare, life cover and use of our onsite gym. Mimecast is an entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. All Mimecasters strive on being high performers, problem solvers, team players with passion, integrity and effectiveness.

 

We strive to attract exceptional people who have ‘’that extra something’’ and really enjoy what they do. Are you ready to jump onboard with us?

 

If this opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply attaching your resume to

[email protected]

 

If you would like more information about Mimecast please visit our website atwww.mimecast.com

We look forward to speaking to you soon!

 

Mimecast is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. EEO is the Law.

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Location

191 Spring Street, Lexington, MA 02421