Associate Creative Director at Workhuman

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The Opportunity:

As an associate creative director, you have a passion for creative storytelling, strategy, and innovation. You can pool creative minds together to brainstorm and problem-solve – resulting in forward-thinking creative ideas and solutions. You have a creative eye and a refined design sensibility that you apply to every project – and you can mentor others in your process. You’re not just a great creative thinker, though - you’ve got the wrist to back it up. You crave the fast-paced, startup mentality, and can maintain a hands-on design approach with the team – jumping in wherever the team needs an extra hand.

Reporting to: Executive Creative Director

Location: Framingham, MA

What You will be Doing:

  • Support the Creative Director, helping establish and maintain the brand vision with the development of concepts, strategies, and client presentations.
  • Ensure brand identity and message consistency across channels.
  • Lead the creative development or projects and initiatives as a part of a cross functional team
  • Drive creative innovation, taking a hands-on approach.
  • Keep up with the latest trends, strategies, and technologies.
  • Develop creative ideas and concepts for branding, marketing, advertising
  • Lead and participate in brainstorming sessions.
  • Embody a passion for creative problem-solving in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrate positive leadership that embraces constructive feedback and keeps team motivated
  • Maintain accountability for meeting client objectives, values, budgets, and deadlines.
  • Collaborate with the studio manager to ensure executional quality.
  • Evaluate creative team performance, effectively coach and develop your direct reports.
  • Become an expert user in our platform
  • Work with high-professional and creative standards, attention to detail, and a take-initiative attitude that inspires your co-workers.

The Skills You Will Bring:

  • A minimum of 8+ years of leading and managing creative teams, in an agency setting.
  • BA, BFA, or MFA in design, illustration, communications or related field.
  • A portfolio of work that highlights your multi-disciplinary experience, your ability to innovate, and your creative and functional skills.
  • High proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Specifically: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and XD) and Microsoft Office on Mac OS
  • A Strong work ethic: Process-oriented, self-starter who effectively manages multiple projects, often within tight deadlines and competing priorities
  • Strong knowledge of marketing, brand and design principals and development.
  • Strong concept and cross-functional strategy development skills
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

Who We Are:

Culture creators. Visionaries. Innovators. Game changers and changemakers. A Unicorn or two … That’s who we are at Workhuman®. We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work – and the world – through our people and global technology. We’re building cultures of gratitude and human connections for leading global brands – and that starts with our own. Here you can be yourself, learn, and grow with some of the best people you’ll ever meet. Be inspired to do your best work, celebrate life’s most meaningful moments, and truly experience the benefits of an award-winning workplace and caring culture rooted in respect and gratitude. This is the place where you can make a positive difference to colleagues, customers, and the world every day. You might just be the next human we’re looking for – because all the things that make you human and unique are the very reasons you belong here!

The Company: 

Workhuman® is the world’s fastest-growing integrated Social Recognition® and continuous performance management platform. Our human applications are shaping the future of work by helping organizations connect culture to shared purpose. With a consistent stream of gratitude fueling unparalleled, provocative workplace data and human insights, Workhuman® Cloud is a critical software engine for global companies seeking to motivate and empower their people to do the best work of their lives. Workhuman® (formerly known as Globoforce) was founded in 1999 and is co-headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.

  • Workhuman® is used by millions of employees across 160 countries.
  • Our core values are; Respect, Determination, Innovation and Imagination.
  • We are #2 Great Place to Work in Ireland for the 2018 medium-sized workplace category and have been named one of the 2018 Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe.
  • Check out our state-of-the-art offices in Framingham, MA and Dublin, Ireland. 

Perks & Benefits for our Happy Healthy Humans:

  • Comprehensive Health Plans 
  • Fully paid parental leave (12-week maternity/4-week paternity) effective day 1
  • Peer-to-peer recognition program 
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Commuter bus from downtown Boston
  • On-site fitness center
  • Wellness rewards and reimbursements
  • Fully stocked kitchen (cold brew on tap - snacks and coffee machines as far as the eye can see…) 
  • Regular celebrations for employees, families and special guests

 

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Location

We're located on Crossing Boulevard, right off of Rt. 9 in Framingham. Our office is easily accessible from Rt. 9, Rt. 495, and Rt. 90.

An Insider's view of Workhuman

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Since day one, Workhuman has never felt like “going to work.” It’s a place where you can genuinely be yourself, and there is no shortage of helping hands or energy in the office. The creativity and collaboration found within these walls is unparalleled. There is no idea too big or too small to bring to the table- no matter who is sitting at it.

Alyssa

Ecommerce Specialist, Merchandise

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is a core part of our team’s daily life; we work closely with everyone from Product Management and Engineering to Customer Success and Sales. With the teams split between Framingham and Dublin, we’re regularly using new tools with different teams to improve our ability to brainstorm and communicate user flows.

Adam

Director, Product Strategy

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started my business development role here with just 6 months of software sales experience. My manager knew my aspirations of becoming a Sales Exec. and helped me achieve this goal in less than 2 years. At Workhuman, not only are you given the technology to be successful, but you have amazing resources around you to grow professionally.

Bobby

Corporate Sales Executive

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Workhuman is not only in the business of changing the future of work for other companies, we are already thriving in that state ourselves. It’s so exciting to join a group of brilliantly passionate employees who are genuine, kind, and grateful to each other and working together on our mission to bring others into this human movement.

Erica

People Analytics Consultant

What are Workhuman Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Employees are encouraged to plan and participate in philanthropic activities through the Workhuman Gives program.
Partners with Nonprofits
Previous partnerships have included Catie's Closet, Girls Inc., Tech Gives Back, and the Department of Child and Family Services.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Short term and long term disability benefits are available
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance is provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA and includes prescription drug coverage. Workhuman also provides deductible reimbursements via our health reimbursement arrangement.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Eligibility rules apply.
Performance Bonus
Quarterly performance bonuses as well as ongoing employee recognition bonuses are available.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Dependant Day Care FSA Available
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Workhuman also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker, or for adoption/foster.
Flexible Work Schedule
Workhuman encourages employees to find the work-life blend that meets their needs.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Workhuman hosts seasonal events where employees can invite their family members and children to attend.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Foosball, Shuffle Board, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Time allotted for learning
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