Associate Director, Brand Expression

Updated: October 7, 2021
Location: Westerville, OH, United States
Job ID: 136501

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The design lead of the brand expression and growth team should be a visual communications expert with a background in design, execution and implementation. The position requires the ability to communicate effectively with key internal and external stakeholders, take abstract concepts and strategic content to produce visually compelling presentations, manage multiple projects, resources and deadlines. Ideal candidate would have agency-level extensive experience in art direction, project and resource management skills, and business development.


  • Proven experience creating high level PowerPoint presentations with advanced knowledge of presentation and information design
  • Strong layout, design and art direction skills
  • Design for multiple platforms, conveying a consistent, creative brand voice
  • Stays up to date with presentation software, technology and design trends
  • Lead the design of creative projects and pushes the limits of design to create award-winning business presentations
  • Creative thinker, able to brainstorm and execute assigned projects
  • Has ability to understand and apply branding guidelines
  • Attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality
  • Experienced in integrating media elements using various software for optimal performance
    • Audio Files
    • Video Files
    • Animations/Transitions
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
    • Ability to prioritize work to balance multiple projects and deadlines
    • Ability to make independent decisions and use problem-solving skills
    • Ability to interact effectively with executive level management in executing presentation
    • Presents finalized ideas and concepts to clients or internal core team
    • Mentors and helps expand knowledge base of other designers
      • Assists in workload management when needed:
        • Provides detailed direction to designers
        • Reviews and approves proofs
        • Confers with team to determine objectives, budget, background information, and presentation approaches, styles, and techniques

Job Requirements

  • BFA degree in communication design, visual arts, or graphic design


  • Able to format, convert, and utilize audio and video files a plus
  • Advanced capabilities and expertise in PowerPoint, Keynote, Teams, and Acrobat
  • In-depth knowledge of graphics software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, MS Office
  • In-depth industry knowledge: design, typography, illustration, photography, color theory, motion graphics, multimedia authoring tools, and corporate identity
  • Ability to clearly articulate and present designs to clients and communicate consistent style guidelines that can be efficiently executed
  • Portfolio of highly creative work
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing tactics
  • Prepares detailed storyboards showing sequence and timing of story development for video/animated productions
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Work under pressure
    • Always meet deadlines
    • Present work and work of the team to clients
    • Effectively collect electronic materials for output
    • Effectively handle multiple assignments at one time
    • Command respect of freelancers and designers and effectively oversee their work

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

At Syneos Health Communications, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos Health™, our agencies — consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications — are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.

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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)


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