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Creative Agency Account/Project Manager

United States

Creative Agency Account/Project Manager

  • United States
Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional cloud workers, we provide translation, digital marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, MA, Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 28 countries.

Employee Sub-Group: Regular FT Salaried
Work Schedule:
Location: Work from Home, Any
Position Title: Creative Account Manager

Req: 33861

Creative Account Manager

Lionbridge Technologies is actively seeking a hybrid Account and Project Manager to help us tell captivating visual stories through world-class creative design. We're an award-winning company enabling more than 800 brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide . This particular role is part of a team embedded within Cisco Systems Inc.'s internal brand agency, The Hatch, which won IHAF's in-house agency of the year in 2020. This is a unique opportunity to work as part of this internal agency to bring innovative ideas to the table and provide creative solutions to Cisco.

We are looking for smart, detail-oriented problem-solvers with outstanding communication, organization, client services and Account/Project Management skills to interact with clients and internal departments to plan, budget and manage creative projects. This Account Manager role will lead a specific area of the business, which will include system marks such as logos, badges and branding collateral.

What you will do:

This role will focus on bodies of work including, but not limited to: photography, motion graphics, system marks, brand guidelines, presentation design and email campaign design, and be the business owner and expert for incoming photography requests from Cisco clients.

Account Management
  • Maintain the "big picture" for projects and client requirements ensuring that related deliverables are treated appropriately.
  • Evaluate creative briefs for business readiness and value to the team, understanding client budgets and identifying opportunities for growth.
  • Partner with clients to enhance creative brief quality and identify key messages that will enable the creative team to create on-target solutions and deliverables.
  • Appropriately balance client desires, business needs, marketing standards and brand identity; resetting expectations as needed.
  • Understand clients' products, audiences and business objectives and ensure they are applied to client products
  • Influence resource allocation against budget to ensure all costs are recoverable.
  • Maintain a focus on client services to create repeat work and pursue the type of projects that align with our team's expertise.
  • Coach, guide and mentor resources aligned to business area, with the ability to delegate and oversee work.

Project Management
  • Serve as initial point of contact for all aligned-client projects and advise clients on options and capabilities utilizing marketing best practices and channel knowledge
  • Lead a wide range of creative projects from initial ideation through execution. May include web/print graphics, illustrations, presentations and motion graphics/video.
  • Ensure all creative assets align to our internal agencies brand guidelines and adhere to our high standards of consistency and quality.
  • Coordinate discovery and critical milestone meetings, and provide consolidated feedback to the design and content teams as appropriate
  • Manage and track progress through an online project management software tool.
  • Allocate creative resources based on need, availability, skill and project schedule to maximize resource utilization.

To be successful you will have:

  • A Bachelor of degree in Fine Arts, Graphics Design, Marketing & Communication or Digital Media; or relevant industry experience.
  • At least 5-7 years of experience in an Account/Project Manager role in a creative, audio/visual department leading graphics, photography, motion graphics, animation and/or interactive design projects in a digital environment.
  • Design and creative agency experience. (required)
  • Experience working within Corporate Brand guidelines. (required)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (preferred)
  • Experience managing photography and motion graphics projects (required). Must have a clear understanding of the photography process and language, and be able to lead and manage a photography project and team from client brief to delivery.
  • Proven ability to establish a direction and vision which mobilizes the creative team to meet clearly defined goals.
  • Strong written, verbal, presentation and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to effectively work with a global and geographically dispersed team.

In return you can expect:

  • A 25-year-old, privately held and stable World-leading organization, that has seen exponential growth year after year.
  • The opportunity for advanced development and professional growth, and the ability to make a strong impact across cross functional teams.
  • A strong team of dedicated teammates who are all focused on exceptional customer service and results.
  • Lionbridge's award-winning and highly regarded people-first culture. Currently listed as Forbes' #1 company in the world for remote/WFH opportunities, and one of America's Best Large Employers overall.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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