Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
The Creative Lead will provide leadership in building the team to be the preferred go to internal Creative agency of global Manulife affiliates.
The role interfaces with business operations team in the effective roll out of programs that would improve the overall business services of the Creatives Services team.
Provide overall creative direction and guidance to the production team.
Update team on the latest design and branding policies of Manulife. Design and develop training curriculum to build team expertise.
Represent MBPS in the Manulife Global Branding team. Collaborate with POCs from other design studios in developing guidelines and addressing brand related concerns.
Work with the Project Coordinator to ensure that all projects and outputs created by the artists are of high quality.
Lead the team in adopting new practices such as agile, design thinking, or human-centered design techniques.
Collaborate effectively with stakeholders in the ideation and conceptualization of design aesthetics. Present, or oversee presentation of concepts, and obtain approval of expected output.
Govern brand compliance. Ensures compliance with the Company’s Brand Guidelines and manages periodic audit and review.
Plans with the Creatives Manager to identify suitable skills training and development opportunities for artists. Conduct regular coaching and career development touchpoints.
Coordinates with the Creatives Manager in determining and implementing short to long-term goals and strategies to maintain and improve service quality and capability.
Provides timely feedback on staff performance to the Operations Team Lead.
Performs other duties and admin tasks and responsibilities to support the Operations Manager as assigned.
Minimum skills requirement to hire
Basic qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree In Fine Arts, Multimedia, or Digital Arts is preferred
Intermediate Project Coordination and Management skills is a plus
Previous experience working as Creative Lead with cross-functional teams in Publishing, Advertising / Marketing, Media, Design, or Film industries
Knowledgeable in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) is required
Prior project management experience, with a focus on creative direction
Strong interpersonal communication, listening, and organizational skills
Can multi-task and perform well under pressure
Accurate and deadline-oriented
Adaptable or flexible with priorities
With great interest to work in a creative environment
Strong creative vision with an understanding of business objectives
Proven experience with concept development
If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife / John Hancock.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better.
We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.
At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers.
As of June 30, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$877 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.
4 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years.
With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.