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Creative Director

Codex DNA
San Diego Metropolitan Area

We are seeking a Creative Director to join our global marketing team. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Marketing, this role will be responsible for direction and execution of Creative, Design, and Production projects. The Creative Director is responsible for overseeing and executing on the design layout, visual impact, and identify and effectiveness of marketing and promotional materials, products, and publications. Success in this role will be measured on impact and quality of deliverables, consistent visual experience and maintenance of standards across materials, ability to achieve deadlines, and ability to partner with and add value to their peers and the end-to-end Marketing continuum.

The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of visual art and design, including but not limited to mediums, styles, and tools, and will have experience applying these skills within the Life Sciences and BioPharma industry. Key attributes for the role include: enthusiastic, strong work ethic, comfortable operating at a fast pace, responsive and effective communicator, able to partner with various departments and various levels of the organization, can think both classically and creatively, and is effective in long term and short cycle / iterative execution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Marketing team members, notably in Product Marketing, Growth Marketing, and Digital Marketing, to create original graphic content that is visually impactful and effectively conveys intended message and knowledge
  • Manage and evolve Brand, Brand Standards, and Graphic Elements
  • Manage production process and production of materials
  • Manage and maintain brand and graphic standards, and ensure consistency in design across all mediums, mechanisms, and channels
  • Manage technical content creation
  • Effectively manage to budget and project timelines

Required Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years’ experience in Graphic, Creative, and/or Art Design
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in Life Sciences, BioPharma, or BioTech industry, preference for candidates with demonstrated experience and knowledge of biologics discovery, vaccine research, genetic engineering, or synthetic biology
  • Expert level with Graphic Design tools and software programs
  • Documented results in Creative, Design, and Production projects
  • Takes initiative, is goal oriented and solution focused, and has a growth mindset
  • Quickly understands objectives and can rapidly formulate action plans
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills, great computer skills
  • Thrives in a small, rapidly growing company environment

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Working Conditions:

  • This position is based in our San Diego, CA office. This role requires the ability to report to the office 3 days per week.
  • Travel Required: <25%
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Ability to lift to 15 pounds required.

Job type: FULL_TIME

Experience: 5 Year

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