Visual Designer

Waltham, MA
Job Terms:
Talent Bridge/Temp-to-Perm
posted by:
Chris Woodbridge

Job Description:

Our consulting client is looking for two Visual Communications Designers to join their team for a 6 month contract with the potential to go permanent in Waltham, MA.

We are looking for a visual designer to join a fun and dedicated team responsible for Firm ­wide digital behavior change. As a visual designer, you will design and execute materials for multi­channel, multi ­tactic adoption campaigns. The visual designer is the expert for visual designs of collateral and assets that are on­brand and consistent with our work across products and portfolios. You'll work hand­ in­ hand with product owners, strategists, writers, cyber experts and learning experts. The Visual Designer is part of the Digital Acceleration Team, which reports into the Chief Digital Officer. Digital Acceleration is tasked with embedding digital in our Firm's culture by driving changes in overall mindsets and behaviors and through adoption of our digital products. Responsibilities will include:
• . Develop concepts that are relevant to, and resonate with, the target audience(s) while supporting defined communication goals and team outcomes
• . Create designs that align with user experience, objectives and established Brand guidelines Illustrate concepts by designing rough layouts of design, copy, and additional related assets
• . Take ownership of deliverables, coordinating with team members independently and efficiently
• . Communicate effectively with stakeholders from across the organization to bring technical expertise, answer questions and troubleshoot problems
• . Work with other visual designers to define visual and creative elements for the purpose of product branding and visual standards
• . Help drive the identification and dissemination of visual communications best practice and guidelines
• . Assist in print materials and other mediums as necessary

Client Description:

The organization is a premier global management consulting firm that is the trusted adviser to the world’s leading businesses, governments and institutions. It advises on issues of strategy, organization, operations and information technology. Serving 90 percent of the world’s 100 largest companies, the organization is a truly global firm with 108 offices in 60 countries linked by closely ­knit industry and functional practices that concentrate knowledge and expertise. The firm approaches assignments, solves problems and develops recommendations from the cross­ functional perspective of a chief executive. Client engagements are distinguished by fast­ paced, analytic problem solving carried out by consulting teams representing the appropriate mix of experience, client continuity, conceptual/analytical thinking and business/technical skills. The organizations mission is to help clients make positive, lasting and substantial improvements in their performance and to build a great firm that is able to attract, develop, excite and retain exceptional people. The organization’s problem­ solving approach is based on a combination of its integrated total business perspective, fact­-based analytics and objective analyses designed to help bring both new and impactful approaches to addressing business problems. The firm approaches each new assignment as a partnership with management and works together to permanently strengthen the capabilities of a client organization. The firm’s commitment to results is paramount. It has a demonstrated track record of assisting companies to understand and resolve their most difficult and important business problems and to capitalize on their most attractive opportunities. In order to further its long­standing reputation for adding value to its clients, the organization seeks to attract the most distinctive leaders, characterized by exceptional knowledge and expertise and who exude the firm’s values. It remains committed to not only attracting and retaining top talent, but to the professional development of its consultants via a well­ established apprenticeship model.


Required skills:
• . Graphic Design including layout, typography and design using the Adobe Creative Suite PowerPoint expertise to create engaging presentations
• . Creative problem solving Ability to process complex information and communicate it simply
• . Written and oral communication skills
• . User empathy and interest in better understanding how the organization works
• . Understanding of behavior change methodologies like the organization's influence model or Prosci's ADKAR model
• . Ability to handle tight timelines and conflicting feedback with grace under pressure

Required experience and education:
• . Bachelor's degree
• . 3 ­-5 years of relevant experience designing and executing marketing campaigns, including content and assets for web, mobile, and occasionally print
• . Demonstrated experience managing relationships with multiple stakeholder groups including senior leaders
• . Proven strategic thinking, creativity and communication skills
• . Must be able to complete a background check prior to starting
• . Must be authorized to work in the US, without restriction