Designer Senior

Anthem, Inc.

Anthem, Inc. is an innovative company dedicated to advocating total person health by making insurance simpler. Through our affiliated companies, Anthem serves more than 106 million people, including more than 42 million within our family of health plans – that’s one in eight Americans!

We are hard at work reimagining our marketing organization to focus on bringing Anthem’s brand promise to life across all aspects of the consumer experience. We are eliminating traditional marketing silos so all Anthem talent is working together to improve the health and wellness of our members. If you have a passion for a career that impacts individual lives, we want to speak with you about joining our marketing team

Position Details

Designer Senior
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Senior Designer position is responsible for providing advanced creative technical solutions for highly complex marketing communication projects in partnership with our digital marketing strategy division. This role will be instrumental in helping support and progress our offerings for various initiatives as it relates to expanding our overall digital platform.

Senior Designers have ownership of creative presentations, communications, and stakeholder engagement at a senior-level degree being able to demonstrate:

  • Proven experience in creating, developing, and executing best-in-class concepts that align with brand aesthetic and positioning to continue innovation and stay competitive in market 
  • Ability to confidently present, explain, and justify creative choices and direction in executive design reviews 
  • The integration of the brand visual and voice guidelines in all creative work

Senior Designers have Agile environment expertise with demonstrated capabilities in:

  • Working within fast deadlines without compromising the quality of deliverables 
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve 
  • Illustration and iconography, prototyping, interaction design, and visual design 

Primary duties to include but are not limited to:

  • Consults with stakeholders to understand business needs. 
  • Communicate and present conceptual ideas and design rationale to non-design stakeholders 
  • Responds to requests and ideas from key stakeholders from multiple areas, while working with department leads to incorporate their ideas/vision into illustrated layout and design 
  • Provides and delivers creative input in the strategic development of all types of communications and offers design efficiency recommendations to help achieve strategic goals. 
  • Develops creative ideas and solutions to meet business needs, through deliverables such as storyboards, illustrations, design layout, and executing creative plans. 
  • Uses graphic design software to produce printed/digital sales and marketing materials, multimedia solutions, and/or interactive experiences. 
  • Supports business initiatives and identifies process improvement opportunities.
  • Communicate project status, raise issues, and identify risks quickly and effectively 
  • Acts as project lead for all complex assignments. 
  • Brainstorm concepts, sketch concepts, present work to stakeholders, incorporate revisions and deliver final assets error-free.

Please make sure you have your Links to an online portfolio in your resume, required.

  • Requires a BFA/BA degree. 5 years of related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in illustration. 

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficient with Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign) on a Macintosh Platform 
  • Storytelling capability 
  • High proficiency in graphic design 
  • Active listening skills and ability to follow directions (hear, process and understand) and then visually execute 
  • Working experience and understanding of digital media solutions for web, mobile, email, and digital video. 
  • Strong communications skills (both written and oral).

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs, and financial education resources, to name a few.

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