Overview

Are you ready to develop a smart and exciting brand? Can you creatively solve problems while operating in a highly dynamic environment? Are you a strong leader ready to pour your knowledge into others? We are a fast-paced tech/advertising startup looking for a Lead Designer to help define our brand, and lead our team to develop engaging and compelling creative.

As Lead Designer, you will be responsible for the overall direction of the creative team and products, both print and digital. You will be required to interact with all aspects of the business, which includes our media analytics, sales, product, engineering, and marketing teams, as well as outside clients to ensure that performance goals are met. The position requires the proven ability to develop digital ad concepts, UI/UX, and marketing pieces, while inspiring members of our creative department to do the same.

If you’re  ready to make an impact at a fast-growing startup, apply today with the following information:

  • Portfolio link

  • Resume

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all creative department employees, and the entire creative process, to ensure clients consistently receive creative of highest quality in the native advertising space.

  • Meet regularly with key clients to build relationships, and review how our creative philosophy can add value to their efforts.

  • Directs the art and copy strategy and execution of a wide range of materials.

  • Supervises, reviews, mentors, and critiques creative work and execution.

  • Leads creative meetings and provides guidance and direction on idea generation and direction within the creative department as well as outside departments.

  • Give regular progress reports on how the department is achieving its creative goals to the CMO and CEO.

  • Collaborates with internal marketing team to develop marketing materials, including infographics, case studies, ebooks, white papers, and website assets.

  • Develop, implement and monitor the annual creative department plan to support the company’s annual business plan and vision.

  • Act as UI/UX director on all product initiatives, providing guidance for our AMP marketing software platform.

  • Clearly articulate to the company the creative philosophy and how it applies to our culture.

  • Oversee the creative department’s development of creative campaigns for new business as well as creative presentations, and present our creative strategy.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from reputable college or university

  • 7+ years experience in graphic design, both print, digital, and interactive

  • Experience developing people and managing a team, in addition to creative initiatives

  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite programs, Balsamiq, with knowledge of HTML and CSS

  • Problem solver with strong attention to detail, communication, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work in a high velocity startup environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Thorough understanding of the design process, project management, agile development, and client relationship management.

 

Nice-to-haves:

  • Prior startup experience or exposure to social and/or B2B marketing

  • Experienced and comfortable in a client-facing role

  • Deep knowledge in video editing

  • A pro at integrating design into company culture


Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience, skills, and qualifications

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

  • 401(K) with match

  • Life and AD&D coverage

  • Short Term and Long Term Disability coverage

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Flexible Spending Account benefits

  • Uncapped vacation and sick time

  • Catered lunches in the office

  • Discounted gym and ZipCar memberships

  • Free in-house yoga
  • Many other fun and exciting benefits and activities!

About Ampush

Ampush is a technology company that helps advertisers achieve measurable business objectives on mobile-first native platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Our AMP 2.0 marketing software takes the complexity out of native platform advertising by combining programmatic media optimization tools with rich audience data and end-to-end measurement solutions to deliver targeted reach at scale.

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