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Manager, Creative Studio- Lowell, Atlanta, Weston Locations

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Atlanta - Georgia - United States, Lowell - Massachusetts - United States, Weston - Florida - United States

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Creative Studio, this role will oversee and manage the day-to-day work for one of UKG’s Creative Studio teams. You will guide a team in building trusting relationships with internal and external partners, develop best practices for efficiency and brand consistency and deliver impactful creative solutions that align with our business and marketing priorities. You’ll help plan resourcing, control quality, set creative requirements, engage with external vendors, and collaborate across the Creative Experiences team to set timelines and manage projects. This position requires creative curiosity, flexibility and positivity, and the ability to communicate and influence creative decisions along with the direction of creative team members and business partners. The candidate must exude efficiency and energy to fit in a fast-paced environment that is constantly reacting to evolving business needs.

About You

Ability to lead a mixed-discipline creative team with a focus on generating impactful creative with speed and efficiency

Passion for developing and maintaining brand systems of smart processes, tools, guidelines, and templates that enable creative teams to execute a large volume of work with accuracy and consistency

Demonstrated ability to work within all creative mediums (including digital, direct mail, print, environmental and video) in order to develop integrated marketing campaigns and branded events

Ability to foster collaboration and open communication with internal team members and external stakeholders to exchange ideas, insights, and feedback

Experience collaborating with external partners and vendors to oversee outsourced projects to ensure they meet quality, deadline, and budget expectations

Can effectively develop shared goals, solve problems using an open “how might we” mindset, and evolve your own and your team’s performance through creative critique


Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree
- 5+ years of experience managing a creative team in agency and/or corporate environment
- 7-10 years of experience developing creative from concept to completion for digital, print, and large-scale events
- 7-10 years of experience translating marketing and strategic briefs into engaging creative strategies and experiences.
- Proficiency in Adobe CS, MS Office, internet environments and industry-standard software programs
- Branded systems, content development, events and vendor management experience
- Video and photography experience with understanding of video/animation file formats and delivery specs
- Understanding of all sides of a creative project (design, digital, video, copy and production)
- Proven ability to evaluate team performance and provide clear creative direction and critique
- Outstanding storytelling and presentation skills
- Compelling portfolio of work over a wide range of creative projects
- Familiarity with web standards and usability
- Highly organized and proactive with a strong attention to detail
- Able to work independently and take initiative
- Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills

- A portfolio link or work samples must be provided for consideration

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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