Nutanix Lead Designer in San Jose, California
As the lead designer you will manage the design branch of the Creative Services group at Nutanix, including the management of the other graphic designers on the team, both full-time and contract; you will be required to work with stakeholders worldwide to plan, concept, and design (both print and online) collateral, marketing program materials, sales materials, illustrations, tradeshow booths, presentation, and advertising that creatively and consistently reflect the company's brand identity.
The lead designer will be part of the Marketing team and will report to the Director of Web & Creative Services, but serve and support the entire organization.
Own and manage designers and brand, globally.
Collaborate with team members (both internal & external) to develop creative concepts & designs, translating those solutions through to a variety of channels
Responsible for seeing all projects through to completion, from concept & design to production
Work closely with the Director of Creative Services to create collateral, promotional, and advertising pieces
Support the Sales team (via Marketing) in creating necessary sales materials
Responsible for creating accurate budget forecasts and delivering creative within those budgets
Remain current on art, industry, and communication trends
Meticulous organizational skills
Ability to handle & manage constructive criticism
+5 years design experience with an in-house creative department (or design firm)
Strong creative, organizational, problem solving, and time-management skills
Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Strong conceptual skills with a high sense of design, illustration, layout, and typography
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Expert knowledge in graphic production process
Work well with tight deadlines in a team environment
Collaborate effectively with creative teams and other designers during the creative process
Seek opportunities to increase customer & user satisfaction, and deepen "client" relationships
Thrive on learning; dedicated to self-improvement
Able to manage and/or mentor other designers (staff, freelance, interns, etc.)
Perform other duties as designated by the Director of Web & Creative Services
Additional Desired Skills
HTML & motion graphics
Portfolio and/or sample work required upon request.
Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.
Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.
We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.