Creative Director at Showpad (Chicago, IL or Remote)

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About Showpad
In the old days, traveling salespeople hit the road with only a suitcase and a smile. And as times-and technology-have changed, Showpad has emerged as the industry-leading solution for modern selling that improves those classic tools of the trade.
In our case, the suitcase is more than a decade of expertise building the premier revenue enablement platform, one that continues to influence the direction in which the industry is evolving. And the smile? Well, that's the people oriented culture that surrounds everything we do.
We bring in great individuals, but we always play as a team. We'll enable you to grow to your maximum potential, and we'll grow with you, too. We are a European-born company with a global impact, but we like to keep things simple.
We are passionate and bold as well as humble and authentic. We empower each team member to be their true selves. We take ownership, and we also take vacations. And although we value constant improvement and frequent platform updates, we try not to deploy on Fridays.
That's why Showpad does more than drive impactful buying experiences. We take serious care of our people, but never take ourselves too seriously.
About the Creative Director position at Showpad
The Creative Director is responsible for leading a team of designers to develop Showpad's visual brand identity, driving, evolving, and maintaining design standards. This is someone who is passionate about every aspect of visual communication whether via web, digital, print, video, etc.
This person will be an outgoing self-motivated graphic designer, who has a creative eye with great attention to detail. They will hold the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and have an uncommon passion for doing great work. The Creative Director will collaborate with senior leadership and other stakeholders to communicate complex subjects visually, making them easy to understand. The ideal candidate would specialize in digital and web design while having a good understanding of video editing and print design. This role reports directly to the Sr. Director, Brand & Creative.
Key Responsibilities for a Creative Director at Showpad
  • Collaborate with the marketing team as the primary designer for our marketing website and marketing/brand campaigns
  • Create clean, simple designs for materials such as emails, landing pages, digital ads, presentations, sales collateral, etc
  • Direct the visual brand of Showpad in multiple media including print, video, website, and other digital assets
  • Ensure a consistent brand across the company
  • Coach and mentor a team of designers
  • Collaborate with senior leadership and others to communicate complex subjects visually, making them easy to understand
  • Keep current with design trends and best practices; exploring and implementing new technologies and tools to advance Showpad's brand and communications
  • Stay open and flexible to jump in where help is needed
  • Take initiative on strategic issues including design direction and providing quality management
  • Manage priorities to ensure maximum efficiency while not compromising on quality
  • Leverage a thorough understanding of the digital design and print process
  • Manage relationships with internal staff and external vendors

Required Skills for a Creative Director at Showpad
  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Strong design aesthetic with attention to typography, color, imagery, and graphics
  • Previous coaching and mentoring experience of designers or other creatives
  • Working knowledge of Adobe products in a Mac environment
  • Familiarity with CMS systems (i.e. Wordpress)
  • The attitude of a constant learner, with an eagerness to dig into details

What you can expect from Showpad
We welcome every voice and are committed to building a truly inclusive environment where your differences are not just welcomed, they are celebrated. We're building a best-in-class experience for our employees and are always identifying opportunities to encourage our team to be their authentic selves. Whether that's paid parental leave, paid holidays (including Juneteenth and paid time off to vote), paid time off to volunteer at non-profit organizations, personal development opportunities or professional stretch assignments, you can expect Showpad to support you.
Showpad's Commitment
We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organization and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other dimensions of identity.
This position is available in the following states:
Arizona - Remote
California - Remote
Connecticut - Remote
Florida- Remote
Georgia - Remote
Idaho - Remote
Illinois - Remote or In-person
Indiana - Remote
Iowa - Remote
Kansas - Remote
Maine - Remote
Massachusetts - Remote
Michigan - Remote
Minnesota - Remote
Nevada - Remote
New Jersey - Remote
North Carolina - Remote
Ohio - Remote
Oregon - Remote
Tennessee - Remote
Texas - Remote
Virginia - Remote
Wisconsin - Remote
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ParseLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • CaffeFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen


Centrally located in the Loop and easily accessible for all commuters with tons of options for lunch.

An Insider's view of Showpad

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in our Chicago office is unlike any other startup I've ever been a part of. Everyone is smart, humble and effective. Even though we are all busy, everyone is always willing to offer help or guidance - even if it outside of their wheelhouse. We all genuinely enjoy each other's company and want to see our teammates succeed.


Operations Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Showpad does a great job communicating about open opportunities across the organization. Even more importantly, they're willing to work with you to find the right fit for your skills and your career goals. Showpad sets you up for success and that's what sets Showpad apart. They care about your career path as much as you do!


Associate Solutions Engineer

What is your vision for the company?

At Showpad, we know that the best buyer experience wins. Our mission is to empower sales and marketing to sell the way buyers actually want to buy.


President & Chief Product Officer

What are Showpad Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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