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Creative Director

Location: Wallingford, CT 06492, USA


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 215440

External Description:

Creative Director

Location: US - Remote

Creative Director

Teradata is an industry-leader in the rapidly growing, critically important market of cloud, data, and analytics platform technology. For the past 40 years, we’ve successfully competed with and out-performed tech titans and start-ups alike. We’re looking for a visionary, strategic, and talented leader in creative design who will help define our story, share our message, and advance our brand.

This role will provide hands-on leadership for the ideation, creative development, and execution of marketing and sales initiatives in the B2B technology space. The opportunity is ideal for a confident, collaborative, and organized creative with experience and passion for leading creatives in a fast-paced, global environment. In this role, you will report directly to the VP of Content Marketing & Brand Strategy.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide leadership in the creative process from brief to ideation to production for the Global Marketing organization, including overall creative support to marketing initiatives in the organization.
• Drive and evolve the expression of the brand, including the visual identity, across marketing/sales channels and throughout the organization.
• Spearhead a creative vision for brand awareness, lead generation/nurture, sales enablement, event marketing, and internal communications, delivering clear and consistent visual storytelling aligned to overall brand identity and messaging.
• Oversee development of digital/physical assets to express brand concepts at scale for corporate marketing, regional field marketing, and sales plays.
• Work closely with demand generation, field marketing, and digital marketing teams to develop engaging and effective visual/graphic assets across channels, including website, organic/paid social, email, digital/physical display ads, and onsite events.
• Maintain program for producing templatized assets for broader organizational use, including presentation decks, flyers, email templates, social templates, and more.
• Provide strategic vision and hands-on design execution for high-priority materials, such as new visual themes, materials for executive leadership team, and major campaign assets.
• Manage, mentor, and inspire a global team of visual designers, including full-time and freelance team members representing multiple regions.
• Collaborate with and guide third-party agencies on strategic initiatives, ranging from large-scale campaigns to one-off asset production, maintaining oversight of design principles related to visual identity system.
• Collaborate closely and effectively with brand, content development, and social media team to evolve and execute storytelling through a rich creative experience.

Skills & Attributes
• Strong design expertise in Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator); XD, Animate, After Effects a plus.
• Able to confidently and comfortably express point of view and design reasoning with executives, partners, and global colleagues, while also ideating and presenting creative to broader teams in a clear and compelling manner.
• Organized and detail-oriented, strong communication skills, and self-motivated and proven initiative.
• Translate complex and/or highly technical ideas into beautiful visual executions that make them easier to understand.
• Understand and promote contemporary design, leveraging style, function, and motion, while displaying a customer- and UX-centric mindset.

Basic Qualifications

• 10-15 years of traditional and digital design experience in an agency and/or in-house setting.
• You have experience across both digital and traditional mediums, deep expertise in the digital landscape and have proven examples of implementing large-scale and integrated 360-degree marketing campaigns for a B2B product.
• A combination of experience working within an agency or B2B in-house creative environment, and building digital creative internal capability/studio.
• Robust and independent designer with a proven track record of delivering exceptional thinking and stunning visual design across channels
• Experience leading projects and the designers working on those projects.
• Experience presenting ideas to VP, SVP, and C-Level executives.
• Experience managing executive-level stakeholder expectations.

CountryEEOText_Description: Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

City: Wallingford

State: Connecticut

Community / Marketing Title: Creative Director

Job Category: Marketing

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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