Lead Designer

US - MA - Boston

Location(s)

US - MA - Boston, US - TX - Austin

Team(s)

Marketing


 Meet Rapid7 

Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) helps organizations across the globe protect what matters most so innovation can thrive in an increasingly connected world. Our comprehensive technology, services, and community-focused research simplify the complex for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, be in 10 places at once, and shut down attacks. We're on a mission to make security solutions easier to use and access so we can bring safety and resilience to more people. 

With more than 10,000 customers across 140+ countries, Rapid7 is a leader in cybersecurity that has earned numerous industry accolades and recognition for our technology and culture.

The Opportunity

Rapid7's Experience Design team is driving the transformation of the brand and creating the end-to-end experiences that build meaningful relationships with our customers. We're a team that believes boundaries are for pushing and what we did last time is just the beginning of what we'll do next. 

 The Lead Designer in the Experience Design Studio will work with a team of designers and product owners while partnering with our brand, content, digital, experiential, and marketing teams to craft thoughtful and creative executions. This is an opportunity to flex your mind and think conceptually across multiple platforms: web, social, product, video, traditional, and even large-scale physical events. You'll be collaborating with partners to bring dynamic and thoughtful concepts to life that inspire not only our customers, but internal teams and the company as a whole.

 

The Role 

As a naturally curious and creative human, you will help shape the brand presence of Rapid7 by:

  • Integrating our brand presence and essence into all things design while being able to tell a story

  • Partnering with internal content teams as well as external agencies to produce breakthrough concepts and design

  • Thinking big conceptually (with creative and business partners) and being able to carry that through with sketching, visualization, and implementation

  • Bringing a drive for creative excellence and consistency in how we see ourselves represented in campaigns, experiential design, a variety of publications, all things digital and other shared documentation

  • Managing the work of multiple projects, across multiple mediums at once

  • Inspiring product stakeholders and team members with killer visual design

  • Collaborating with team members including product leads, research and strategy, campaigns, development, content, and others

  • Over delivering on the brief by proactively seeking opportunities to uplevel brand and marketing experiences

  • Staying plugged into industry going ons and content trends and developing a deep understanding of how our customers communicate and where they spend time

Key Qualifications and Traits

  • 6-8+ years' experience working in a marketing or agency environment

  • A portfolio of visually artful and strategic work that spans digital, social, video/motion, experiential, print, and beyond

  • A solid working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, and Google Applications. Interests in animation and illustration are a plus!

  • A track record of design and art direction for campaigns that do more than convert, they build a following

  • The ability to approach projects with empathy for the customer

  • Experience elevating a brand's creative execution and developing creative for global markets

  • You can manage a project from tip to tail

  • Strong work ethic, coupled with the ability to work with and coach others

  • You are a team player through and through with a willingness to partner with others to create meaningful and compelling design from concept to execution

  • Experience partnering with copywriters and content marketers 

  • A desire to grow your current skill set and capabilities

  • Bachelor's degree or certificate in design, communications, advertising, or equivalent 

  • Resume must include a portfolio link or attachment