Wanted: Associate Creative Director who loves puzzles
We are seeking an Associate Creative Director to help guide a new generation of marketing materials.
Infor is busy reinventing business applications to make them as easy to use and as gorgeous as the best apps on your iPhone. It's an exciting mission and a huge challenge that requires lots of expertise, resources and vision. As we make history with new software products, we simultaneously need to communicate all these developments to our customers, partners, prospects and the world! To do this effectively, we need to convey the vision, the new capabilities and new approaches through visual stories that make it all easy to understand. This is complex stuff, and making it engaging is no easy task.
That's where you come in. You'll be joining Hook & Loopâ€"an elite team of creatives at the heart of it all. We are Infor's internal agency, freshly minted in 2012 to elevate both the product line and the marketing communications that bring it to life. We are a growing team looking for more curious minds, both left and right brain creatives, problem solvers, new additions that can help us on this journey of discovery.
To fill this role you must be a seasoned creative capable of providing confident direction on both art and copy. You are comfortable jumping from websites to brochures to to infographics to whitepapers to trade-show booths all in a single day. You will be responsible for the design process at all stages of engagement, including concept, client presentation and delivery. Your personality thrives in a team setting, you love to explore what your co-workers are doing, add value when asked and see criticism as opportunity. You believe in working fast, smart and coming through for those around you.
â€¢ Directly manage a team of Art Directors, Copywriters and Designersâ€"overseeing their daily work
â€¢ Plan, manage and lead internal team meetings, presentations and brainstorms
â€¢ Ensure production efficiency through resource planning, productivity and allocation
â€¢ Concept and design digital, print and event projects for internal clients
â€¢ Ensure that deadlines are met while providing an exemplary creative product
â€¢ Innovate and offer new ideas while solving the client's problems
â€¢ Work closely with creative leadership team, while leading junior members
â€¢ Passion for great design and innovative executions across all media
â€¢ 5-7 years of agency or in-house experience
â€¢ Expert in Photoshop and Illustrator
â€¢ Understanding of HTML and web development
â€¢ A desire to learn new programs and discover new ways of thinking
â€¢ Proven success in creating digital campaigns from start to finish
â€¢ Ability to lead and follow
â€¢ Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
â€¢ Hungry for new technology and staying ahead of current and emerging technology trends
â€¢ Understanding of usability and what makes a good web project
â€¢ Experience with technology, sales and event marketing a plus
OTHER CONSIDERATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
â€¢ Must embrace and promote the goals of Hook & Loop, and do what is required to reach these goals
â€¢ Must have excellent time management and organizational skills
â€¢ Must be willing to pitch in wherever they're needed
To apply, please write with thoughts and questions. Whatever you do, don't write a formulaic cover letter that makes it clear you know nothing about Infor, H&L or the position. We are looking for someone who's authentic, with a giving personality and ready to be the last man/woman standing at crunch time. Give us something to talk about and we can get the conversation going.
Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law applicable to the state in which you work.
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with Infor, please call (678) 319-8000 or email us at ADAAA@infor.com.
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