at System One in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Employment Type: Contract/Temp

Date Posted: 1/25/2024

Location: Remote

Job Number: JO-2401-2336

Pay Range: Negotiable

Primary Function

We seek an energetic and skilled contract Senior Designer to be part of our talented in-house creative studio team. Our Creative Studio partners with cross-functional teams to build marketing platforms and consumer campaigns to drive consumer awareness, engagement, preference, and loyalty with our 18 brands. The Studio team of account managers, copywriters, designers, production artists, and animators re primarily located in McLean, VA. However, we also have team members in Glasgow, Scotland, Dallas, and other remote locations in the US.

You will conceptualize, design and execute creative solutions that consistently and clearly communicate our portfolio brand identity, positioning and messaging through all brand areas (including print, web, social media, events, B2B and B2C marketing collateral, internal marketing, etc.), and effectively communicate the strategic intent for each tactic.

The ideal candidate will have a wide range of design capabilities and experience, with a solid background in visual communications, print, digital, social, branding and typography.

Duties & Responsibilities

+ Proactively understanding and gaining knowledge of our brands, target audiences and competitor activities.

+ Develop creative ideas and concepts, often in partnership with the Creative Director and other Senior Designers and Copywriters.

+ Collaborate with the Loyalty, Enterprise and Brand marketing teams along with other members of internal creative studio to understand business objectives, marketing objectives and creative needs to support a variety of direct response marketing campaigns. Liaise with internal stakeholders to interpret creative briefs.

+ Develop compelling creative solutions across omni-channel touchpoints with a customer-first lens.

+ Responsible for graphic design and direction, seeing all projects through from concept, design, production, completion and delivery.

+ Present and provide business rationale for creative ideas to our internal stakeholders for approval and development.

+ Evolve, revise or redevelop advertisements or campaigns in response to feedback from the Creative Director, or internal stakeholders.

+ Assist the team with day-to-day production requests, including image selection and reformatting creative for various channels.

+ Balance multiple projects successfully to meet deadlines and collaborate across multiple stakeholders with different priorities.

+ Work closely and collaboratively with the ACD, Art Director and design/production team on all creative projects. Personally work on graphic development.

+ Adhere to Hilton’s brand identity standards and guidelines, while helping to inform the evolution and extension of the visual identity.

+ Interact with ACD/Art Director/Copywriter to develop creative concepts and executions.

+ Work closely with project manager to keep all projects on track.

+ Present design work at various stages to stakeholders for review and final approval.

+ Use campaign performance data to understand the effectiveness of campaigns and apply key learnings to future campaigns

+ Stay current on industry trends, particularly in the digital and social space; share ideas and recommendations for innovating new templates and design approaches

Skills & Qualifications

+ Ability to work on multiple campaigns for various internal brand clients at once, often in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

+ – Strong presentation and communication skills with the ability to inspire and sell creative rationale to senior management, and cross functional teams

+ Staying up to date with popular culture and trends

+ Self-motivation, flexibility, stamina and the ability to adapt

+ Confidence, enthusiasm and determination

+ Accuracy and attention to detail

+ Resilience with ability to accept criticism of your work

+ Market awareness with the ability to understand the target audiences

+ Collaboration, with ability to work in partnership with stakeholders across multiple functions

+ Ability to form strong working relationships quickly

Education & Experience

+ Strong branding skillset with an emphasis on full identity design and guidelines.

+ Experience supervising junior designers is a plus.

+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

+ Experience working at a creative agency

+ Experience in hospitality or consumer brands

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Diversity Inclusion & Customer Service Statement

TeamPeople is an organization dedicated to providing superior customer service. Outstanding customer service encompasses everything from performing the technical, creative and operational aspects of our jobs to the best of our ability, to going the extra mile to assist our customers and colleagues in any way.

We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our customers. It is our aim, therefore, that our partners, strategies and investments reflect these core values. TeamPeople is dedicated to providing superior customer service and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: JC254390494

Posted On: Jan 29, 2024

Updated On: Feb 23, 2024

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