• Creative Director

    UnitedHealth Group Minnetonka, MN 55345

    Job #2188406685

  • UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

    No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work. (sm)

    Creative Partners is the internal creative team within the enterprise marketing organization at UnitedHealth Group, supporting the Optum, UnitedHealthcare and UnitedHealth Group portfolio of brands.

    This position is a Creative Director role, leading a creative team supporting our UnitedHealthcare brand, including touchpoints across a broad range of consumer and provider applications, including brand identity, communications, advertising, events, and digital/social media.

    The ideal candidate knows how to manage people, is as a strategic thought leader, with excellent critical thinking skills and can process, react to and solve problems quickly. The candidate should also have excellent team and relationship building skills and a portfolio representing experience in creative for a large, consumer facing brand.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Active team leader and influencer for teams that reports directly and indirectly, mentoring, training, providing feedback, assigning work, monitoring workloads, removing roadblocks and career path navigation

    • Demonstrated ability to not only lead large-scale, design projects, but also create new, innovative strategic solutions while ensuring brand guidelines are followed and visual communication standards are met - while still pushing the brand forward

    • Responsible for a high level of conceptualization and implementation of design solutions that meet marketing and content strategies from concept to completion

    • Possesses the unique ability to elevate designs to reach strategic business objectives and mentors others on this skill

    • Independent leader that actively pursues new ways of doing things and stays on the leading edge of new technologies and design trends

    • Possess strong conceptual skills, high level sense of design, layout and typography, and a broad thinker who can offer a variety of design solutions

    • Interpret and present complicated concepts in a visually appealing and clear manner

    • Develop strong relationships with our marketing and business partners to ensure final design meets project's goal and be the point of contact to problem solve and defuse situations when challenges arise

    • Must be a team player and able to work across multi-functional teams

    • Passion to learn, innovate, inspire

    You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Visual Arts or Design

    • 10+ years of creative, design or branding experience

    • 10+ years experience with the full suite of Adobe applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign

    • 7+ years people management experience

    • Demonstrated Ability to clarify, manage and prioritize several deliverables.

    • Proven organizational skills and emotional intelligence

    • Strong leadership and process/problem resolution skills

    • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal communication skills and attention to detail

    • Knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word and Outlook

    • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and prioritize workload within a fast-paced environment

    • Expert knowledge in graphic production process

    To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

    Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.