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Director, Creative

United States (Remote)

Location: US or Canada (North America remote)

About HashiCorp

HashiCorp is a fast-growing startup that solves development, operations, and security challenges in infrastructure so organizations can focus on business-critical tasks. We build products that give organizations a consistent way to manage their move to cloud-based IT infrastructures for running their applications. Our products enable companies large and small to mix and match AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and other clouds and on-premises environments, easing their ability to deliver new applications for their business.

We're designing tools and infrastructure to help our users start, run, and scale an online business from anywhere in the world. That's where you come in: we're looking for a Director to lead the small (but growing!) Creative team.

About the Role

As Director of the Creative team, you'll report directly to the VP of Design and work closely with cross-functional peers to drive brand and creative work for HashiCorp. This role is a high-visibility, high-impact opportunity for the right individual excited to have a hand in evolving HashiCorp's brand reach, and will have oversight over the Brand & Creative, Practitioner Experience, and Web Presence teams, shaping our brand story across a variety of mediums. You will foster relationships across our Marketing organization, working closely with them to develop a shared strategy, and co-owning the responsibility for delivering world-class experiences that accelerate our customers' success. 

In your cover letter, please include a link to your online portfolio, your CV or LinkedIn profile, and a few words to describe why HashiCorp is interesting to you. Please include specifics about your past experiences that would be relevant for us to consider in relation to this role. 

We're looking for someone with:

  • A conceptual mind and passion for a variety of storytelling mediums
  • A proven ability to create and direct high-quality campaign and content creative
  • Experience delivering big ideas for on-prem & cloud-based businesses
  • A track record for managing a high volume of creative and campaign types in parallel
  • 8+ years of relevant design or art direction experience for technical and product-driven companies, including 5 years of management experience with increasing responsibility
  • Experience working with distributed team

In this role you can expect to:

  • Hire, grow, coach, and mentor the Creative team to foster a positive work environment 
  • Maintain momentum around creative concepts and ensure the Creative team's responsibility for bringing them into the world
  • Shoulder the responsibility for quality and completion of all work delivered by the Creative team
  • Serve as a liaison between the extended Marketing and Creative teams
  • Ensure designs and content reflect consistently and positively the brand image and company principles
  • Find and develop working relationships with creative and production vendors, strengthen partnerships with current vendors, and conceive/execute creative

You may be a good addition to the team if you have:

  • An impressive conceptual outlook, and an ability to produce original ideas
  • High-level creative thinking and the confidence to use it
  • Knowledge of how to develop brand identities through multi-channel marketing
  • Motivation and the desire to execute every job to the highest standard
  • The ability to deliver campaigns that generate results
  • The confidence to share and present ideas internally and externally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Attributes we look for:

  • Empathy for end-users and consumers
  • Humility and a learning mindset
  • Listening to understand
  • Explain complex ideas simply
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Reflective
  • Responsible and takes ownership over work

HashiCorp embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be. #LI-EC1

Benefits at HashiCorp

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