Cogito: Director of Creative Design

If youre a seasoned creative looking to lead, inspire, energize and grow a team of creatives to produce world-class design, keep reading.


Were growing our hybrid marketing team to support the venture and help to delight our customers during this exciting phase of growth.


This position is ideal for you have at least 8 years of experience, of which 3 to 5 years have been in a leadership role directing complex commercial design projects at an agency or within an internal design function at a strong brand.

Responsibilities:

  • To generate a consistently high level of creative work across the full spectrum of marketing and media channels. Including ATL, BTL, digital and social media
  • Drive innovation and best practice when it comes to all aspects of design
  • Work closely with the marketing managers to understand companys vision. Stay informed on trends and developments within the SME and payments ecosystems, as well as the creative performance of our competitors
  • Steer our brand and add value through each project and long term strategic planning
  • Oversee creative team, including designers, writers, social media and copy
  • To work through and oversee the creative process from brief to execution. This will include assessing timings, budgets, key strategic and creative deliverables and ensuring high-quality, error-free work
  • To work across all internal functions to deliver stand out work that doesnt just get results, but changes behavior and creates culture. These functions include: Strategy, social media, multimedia, events, digital development and programming, creative and content teams (concept, art direction, design, copy), customer engagement, insights and the greater team
  • To review work generated by the creative team to ensure a consistently high standard of output
  • To mentor creatives in the team to ensure that they grow in their areas of expertise and ability to deliver outstanding work
  • To oversee and approve all print, substrates and production projects
  • Do your own ground-breaking, earth-shattering, award-winning work

Requirements:

  • Excellent leadership skills. Exceptional listening skills. Outstanding communication skills
  • Understanding of what appeals to different audiences/target markets
  • Comfortable interacting with various internal teams and external service providers
  • An intimate understanding of design, copy, multimedia, and web best practices/guidelines
  • A strong understanding of brand development and multichannel marketing concepts with the ability to balance brand, communication and business objectives and priorities
  • Knowledge of each step of an ad campaign's process to give the creative team direction, work on schedule and meet our advertising expectations
  • Experience with full Adobe Creative suite

Personal Attributes:

  • As a leader you will combine first-class design expertise, creativity, thought leadership, commercial acumen with leadership excellence to work with and direct, inspire, lead, all levels of design and creative talent
  • You should have at least 8 years experience, of which 3 to 5 years have been in a leadership role directing complex commercial design projects at an agency or within internal design function at a strong brand


Benefits

Your choice of comprehensive benefits for you and your familys health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance

Frequent catered lunch and live product demos

401(k) retirement plan options

Ongoing professional development and cross-training

20 days vacation time, 5 days sick time, 2 floating holidays and 11 company holidays (yes, Patriots Day is a holiday)

2 "Be Gentle" personal days

Company paid parental leave upon hire

Competitive pay, stock options, and annual bonus eligibility

Casual dress and fun office atmosphere

Pre-tax commuter benefits

Stocked groceries in the kitchen

Office location in the heart of Boston with convenience to the MBTA lines


Equal Opportunity Employer

Cogito is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fair hiring practices and to creating a welcoming environment for all team members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, familial status or veteran status.


Authorization to Work

Applicants for employment in the US must be authorized to work in the US.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Joel Makhluf
Joel Makhluf
Director of Demand Generation

Cogito is a game changer, blending artificial intelligence, machine learning and behavioral science to elevate the human ability to recognize non-verbal social cues and be more emotionally intelligent. I am impressed with all facets of Cogito and knew I was making the right decision to join their team.

Martha Sager
Martha Sager
Business Development Manager

I work for Cogito because serving behemoth companies whose goals are to be customer-centered by empowering agents with tools that provide for more positive outcomes, benefiting all involved, is work that I am privileged to do.  

Derek Popek
Derek Popek
Talent Manager

I know Cogito is the place for me because it hits everything I look for in a company and in an opportunity. I want to be around brilliant, driven and nice people tackling big challenges and that is exactly what we’re doing at Cogito.