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Associate Creative Director

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Marketing

Ref #:

201701104
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Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.

Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.

Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description

Reporting to the Senior Director of Creative and Brand, the Associate Creative Director for our in-house agency will have their hands in everything brand-related for the organization as well as demand generation. As a leader on the Creative team you will spend your time leveraging our team’s creative communications skills as designers, writers, and creative problem solvers to drive demand and public awareness of the Kronos brand.

You will be collaborating with global Marketing, Industry, Product, and Engineering professionals to define and evolve the Kronos brand across all forms of visual communication. You will be focused on connecting branding, strategy, and demand generation goals and parameters. Not just to create their own work, but also directing the work of a team of five graphic designers through tight collaboration with the digital marketing team. Additional responsibilities will include presenting on brand governance and direction cross-vertically and maintaining the visual brand guidance for global consumption. This role requires an open-minded creative strategist with passion to push creatively while embracing the Kronos culture.

•Lead a team of five designers with focus on brand guidelines, high-end creative work, and personal development to thoughtfully evolve the Kronos brand
•Develop, create, and execute on demand generation and branding projects using best-practice marketing communications
•Manage and develop international vendors to support regional first market efforts with global brand governance, marrying consistency with smart flexibility and oversight
•Lead creative exploration, strategic visual development, and cross-vertical brand education
•Collaborate with Digital Marketing Manager and Manager of Marketing Writing to refresh and maintain online experience across 14 global websites.

Qualifications

•5+ years managing a design team within an in-house or external agency model
•Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud with focus on Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Digital Marketing toolsets.
•Bachelor’s Degree or similar in Graphic Design/Visual Communications
•Video and Interactive experience a bonus

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EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.