Senior Marketing & Communication Designer

| Chicago
ActiveCampaign is the marketing automation leader for small and mid sized businesses (SMB's) around the globe. Through a sophisticated yet easy-to-use platform and tools, we allow our customers to make meaningful connections to their customers. Often, we are the center of our customer's marketing strategies and critical to their success and future.
As the fastest-growing SaaS company in Chicago, we are scaling rapidly to keep up with market demand. We are growing all of our teams and looking for people who share our values, deliver innovation frequently and join us in our mission to grow our customer base from 85,000 today to millions.
We are currently seeking a Senior Marketing & Communication Designer. As our ideal candidate you will join a tight knit design team that takes pride and ownership in all of our work. As a senior member of the team you will be expected to leverage your own expertise to handle complex projects whilst simultaneously elevating and developing your fellow designers through pairing, mentorship, and feedback. You will work with other designers, videographers, copywriters, web developers, marketing stakeholders, and external companies to create fun and meaningful experiences that communicate our brand.

What your day could consist of:

  • Creating a vision and building upon ActiveCampaign's core brand
  • Brainstorming and creating designs including emails, website, and promotional material
  • Collaborating with developers and stakeholders to build meaningful experiences
  • Work with design and marketing leads to plan growth and overall design directions
  • Mentoring and providing growth throughout the design team
  • Collaborate with other designers and stakeholders to identify key areas of overall improvement in our design process
  • Manage complex, cross-functional projects

What is needed:

  • Strong portfolio illustrating your design process and examples
  • 5+ years experience creating designs for web, mobile and print
  • Primary knowledge of working in Figma, Sketch, or other modern design tools
  • High confidence and willingness to provide feedback and guidance to peers
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously whilst exhibiting reliable judgment and stability
  • Creating marketing videos and animations a bonus
  • Illustration capabilities a bonus
  • Respect and knowledge of process and the ability to wireframe, mockup and iterate
  • Comfortable researching, outlining, and advocating for new processes as needed
  • Extensive knowledge working with typography and copy

ActiveCampaign is an employee-first culture. We take care of our employees at work and outside of work. We'll share all the details later on but in summary: comprehensive health and wellness benefits including no premiums for employees on our HSA plan, open time off plan, generous 401(k) matching with no vesting, lunch and endless snacks/ beverages, reimbursed commuting, education budgets, ongoing learning and development, a proactive approach to diversity and inclusion, career pathing and lots of swag. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • TrelloManagement
    • ActiveCampaignCRM

Location

Beautiful Chicago Loop Office overlooking State Street with views of the lake and Millennium Park and is minutes from the Metra & CTA.

What are ActiveCampaign Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
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
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
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
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Daily Catered Lunches. Open Vacation Policy. Dual monitor & stand-up desk workstation. FOND Membership. Peer Recognition Program (bonuses). Work/Life Balance. Competitive Salaries.

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