Responsible for the creative (design) execution of the McKesson brand across the Corporate functions and Pharmacy Services and Solutions business unit, ensuring the successful communication of the McKesson brand across all key audiences.
Reports to the VP of Digital Marketing and Design under the Brand, Marketing and Communications group and includes design strategy, design execution and management of this critical shared services function. Provides leadership and creative direction, responsible for:
Working with key stakeholders to develop visual guidelines
Supporting the execution of marketing, communications, and sales collateral across channels, including print, digital, events, and video
Managing, inspiring, and evolving the skills of the design team as business needs require
Manage the budget, hiring, training, and evaluation of the design services team
Collaborate with Marketing Operations Manager in managing projects effectively and efficiently, achieving deadlines and adhering to budgets
Market, manage and run a shared services program competing with outside agencies on projects beyond core internal clients
Recruit and manage outside (agency/freelance) resources to accommodate fluctuations in workload and to bring in additional skills when appropriate
Drive creative direction, and hands-on design and production for programs, services, departments, campaigns, etc. Ensure the design team's execution of fresh and compelling creative that adds to the McKesson employee or customer experience
Partner with marketing and communication managers to focus and translate internal client needs into compelling and cost-effective creative concepts spanning all media
Support brand-related asset creation, e.g., templates
Collaborate with Brand Strategy, Vision Center teams within the Brand and Creative, and Brand Marketing and Communications group to maintain and expand brand standards and assets
Provide consulting of visual identity, and training support on brand identity to internal stakeholders and agency partners
Review outputs with Brand and Creative team to ensure brand compliance. Promote brand standards for the company, and identify new opportunities to enhance the brand across all mediums
15+ years of design experience including 8+ years managerial experience providing creative leadership to a team of designers ideally in an in-house, shared services context
Track record of successfully running and growing an in-house design studio
Experience in concepting, developing, and launching new brand visual identity and guidelines
Hands-on design experience in development and generation of winning innovative solutions from concept through completion, in support of corporate marketing initiatives
Ability to motivate, lead and maintain strong cross-functional relationships while building teams that are committed to its success
Comfortable/experienced working in a highly-matrixed corporate environment
Expert proficiency with Creative Cloud platform: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Solid familiarity with MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Strong negotiation skills, proven ability to encourage people to adopt a process
Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.
McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
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Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.