• Creative Director, Globoforce Brand and Advertising

    Job Locations US-MA-Framingham
    Regular Full-Time
  • The Company

    Pioneer of the WorkHuman® movement, Globoforce helps make work more human for millions of people and organizations worldwide. Its cloud-based social recognition software helps build award-winning cultures where employees feel more appreciated and socially connected at work – driving a sense of belonging and inspiring the entire organization to reach its full potential and achieve business success. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.

    The Job

    About the Position:


    Are you obsessed with all things design? Should your problem-solving prowess and elegant creativity be patented? Can you leave ego at the door and thrive being both manager and designer? Globoforce just might have your dream job! We’re seeking an entrepreneurial Creative Director who can conceive and implement visual solutions with a focus on the Globoforce brand, internal employer brand, campaigns, and events across all mediums and channels. This role will help us build a world-class design and creative in-house agency to produce work that solves the problem, meets critical business objectives and exceeds expectations; and above all, design and scale the future of Globoforce through creative innovations.


    This position reports to the Senior Director, Design & Creative.

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    • Be the keeper of a brand of an assigned business unit: GLOBOFORCE BRAND, INTERNAL EMPLOYER BRAND, CAMPAIGNS, and EVENTS.
    • Create brand(s) consistency to grow and scale. Makes big decisions, especially when it comes time to steer the brand in a new direction.
    • Nurture the team’s talent and also steer its’ design philosophy, scaling to best in-class-design team of subject matter experts.
    • Manage overall budget scoping, planning, and oversight of business unit.
    • Responsible for overseeing more tactical matters, keeping an eye on the creative process inside the Creative team. Monitoring project traffic to ensure workload is prioritized, on-time, and on-budget.
    • Strategically developing project concepts, highly involved in the early phases of the project by clearly articulating, inspiring and directing team members to partner and execute.
    • Present cohesive and persuasive rationales for approaches that demonstrate a clear understanding of goals and our target market, while selling ideas to clients.
    • Work directly with a cross-functional team, ensuring that work is completed on time and that final products meet the expectations of clients.
    • Effectively manage up to report on progress, innovations, team growth and synergies with other Creative leads.


    • Effectively manage creative strategies and establish design principles and sophisticated processes for your given business unit.
    • Create and define a brand experience that is unique and stands out from the competition.
    • Use design to solve real-world problems and deliver results that’ll impact company-wide goals.
    • Lead design discovery on our overall style guide and personas.
    • Ensure each project has the specific financial and personnel resources it requires to be successful.
    • Support Marketing campaigns with fresh ideas and design solutions to educate the market on Globoforce differentiators.
    • Support Marketing efforts by driving the visual language of new offerings.
    • Create and define new performance category, driving and educating differentiators for Globoforce.
    • Support our employer brand campaigns to elevate awareness in Boston and Dublin about Globoforce’s award-winning culture to drive the best talent for growth.
    • Make our mark at international events and reach a global audience with your eye-catching, original work.

    Qualifications & Requirements:

    • 12+ years of experience of design experience with a focus on brand building, campaigns, corporate design work and strategy
    • Experience inspiring and managing a team of Visual Designers and Art Directors a must; exceptional coaching skills
    • Excellent Adobe Creative Cloud, PowerPoint and other industry software skills
    • Quick and strategic designer, very hands-on with proven experience working with all design mediums (print/video/web/motion/environmental)
    • Out-of-this-world project management skills
    • Strategic thinking and super creative!
    • Extremely detailed oriented
    • Data-driven with a desire and understanding of metrics
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Exceptional storyteller
    • Can translate business goals into actions
    • Ability to work cross-functionally
    • Strong work ethic
    • Agile worker, adaptable
    • UX experience
    • Environmental design and event experience
    • Proficiency with HTML and CSS
    • Self-manage a variety of projects, deadlines, and (internal) clients
    • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and collaborate seamlessly with designers, marketers, coders, video, motion graphics, and copywriters across the organization.
    • Ability to think through objectives to produce solutions with the creative force of 10,000 design dynamos.


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