SENIOR MANAGER, DIGITAL CREATIVE (SITE, APP & DIGITAL MARKETING)

| West Suburbs

Ulta Beauty is the largest specialty beauty retailer in the United States and the place for the true beauty enthusiast who gets butterflies as she shops for beauty and experiments throughout our store. We are the only one to provide our guests prestige, mass and salon products and services under one roof – All Things Beauty, All in One Place™. We put our guests at the center of all we do, committing to offer her unrivaled ways to be beautiful in an environment that provides the thrill of exploration and delight of discovery.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Manager, Digital Creative (Site, App & Digital Marketing) is responsible for incorporating our brand vision and design concepts/art direction from the Director, Digital Creative into multiple digital touchpoints – all aligning to overarching Marketing strategies. This role will work seamlessly with the Director, Digital Creative and teams across UX, Digital, Ecomm, Social Media/Content, Integrated Marketing, CRM/Loyalty as we continue to grow, evolve, and innovate our digital footprint.

The Senior Manager, Digital Creative (Site, App & Digital Marketing) will manage a team of 5 plus freelancers.

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Creative execution of work across multiple digital touchpoints, specifically weekly marketing cadence: site (desktop & mobile homepage, services experience & menu), app (homepage and push notification) and digital marketing (display & paid social).
  • Creative execution of compelling, strategic, on-brand user experiences and solutions to support: 360 Marketing Campaigns, Prioritized Marketing Integration, Brand Marketing Initiatives, Brand Marketing Campaignlettes and Ecomm Initiatives.
  • Partner with Integrated Marketing to review and input on digital experiences created by our Agency Partners.
  • Implement the Ulta Beauty brand identity, visual and voice into the digital experiences & communications. Responsible for projects from concept through implementation – including overall experience, design, messaging, development, testing ensuring the best guest experience.
  • Inspire and motivate designers and developers to be creatively progressive through storytelling, typography, photo styling and creative mood exploration along with a fundamental understanding of and desire to use data to evolve the creative and guest experience
  • Work closely with Creative Operations and Project Managers to understand complex scheduling overlaps to be able to foresee timing or workload conflicts

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Manages the designers and developers on the team; ensuring their growth and success
  • Partners and aligns with the Digital Creative Managers, to create greater efficiencies in process and collaboration across the different pillars on the Digital Creative Team
  • Partners and aligns with Ecomm, Social Media/Content, Integrated Marketing and Loyalty/CRM to innovate and elevate the Digital Display, Paid Social & Brand Partner campaigns.
  • Lead and participate in brainstorms and project discussions.
  • Build out and maintain the Digital Marketing Style Guide.

Requirements

  • Proven leader and motivator of design professionals, with 5+ years of experience managing designers and developers
  • Phenomenal portfolio of work, preferably with experience working in an e-commerce business
  • Superior communications and organizational skill
  • A desire & ability to drive innovation, both in technology and in process
  • High level of proficiency with the following programs & languages: Adobe Creative Suite, AfterEffects, Invision, Sketch, HTML/CSS, Bootstrap
  • Elegant graphic, typography and web design skills with interactive user experience
  • Superior attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects are crucial
  • Bachelor's degree/BFA or its equivalent in Design

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Location

Our satellite campus is in Chicago at 120 S. Riverside Plaza with 100 workstations & conference rooms which associates can reserve.

What are Ulta Beauty Perks + Benefits

Ulta Beauty Benefits Overview

Being rewarded for your hard work never goes out of style. With a number of options to choose from, you can select benefits that meet the needs of you and your family. And benefits begin on your first day of active employment.

In addition to the competitive benefits outlined, we also have a generous Associate Discount of 25% off on retail products and 50% off on salon services.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Ulta Beauty partners with After School Matters and Skills for Chicagoland's Future.
Partners with Nonprofits
Ulta Beauty is proud to partner with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Dress for Success and Save the Children through the Ulta Beauty Charitable Foundation.
Intracompany committees
Ulta Beauty has a variety of Corporate Associate groups, such as the Ulta Green Group.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Ulta Beauty is committed to ensuring our "Champion Diversity" value and "Inclusion" competency are part of who we are and the decisions we make.
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Ulta Beauty associates can contribute up to the IRS limits of $2,625 annually to their Health Care FSA and up to $5,000 to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Ulta Beauty provides all benefit-eligible associates with company paid short-term disability and long-term disability insurance. Associates may also purchase supplemental AD&D insurance.
Dental Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers dental insurance to eligible associates and their dependents.
Vision Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers voluntary vision insurance.
Health Insurance Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers health insurance to eligible associates and their dependents.
Life Insurance
Ulta Beauty provides all benefit-eligible associates with company paid basic life insurance. Associates may also purchase supplemental term life insurance.
Pet Insurance
Ulta Beauty offers voluntary pet insurance.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Ulta Beauty associates can save for their retirement by participating in the 401(k) plan administered by Fidelity, following 60 days of service.
401(K) Matching
Ulta Beauty matches 100% of the first 3% and 50% of the next 2% of eligible compensation deferred and is 100% vested immediately.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth parent and provide 2 weeks of paid leave for the non-birth parent.
Flexible Work Schedule
Ulta Beauty provides associates with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times and summer hours.
Family Medical Leave
All Ulta Beauty associates are eligible to apply for a leave of absence, which will be reviewed for any federal (FMLA) or state protected leave eligibility.
Adoption Assistance
Ulta Beauty provides adoption assistance.
Company sponsored family events
Ulta Beauty participates in National Bring Your Child to Work Day.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We believe each associate should have time off from work each year. Ulta Beauty provides the following paid time off: vacation days, personal days, sick days and paid holidays.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Ulta Beauty provides paid sick days to associates.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Teams within Ulta Beauty host company outings semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Ulta Beauty provide relocation assistance where eligible.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Ulta Beauty offers associates professional development opportunities like onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Ulta Beauty provides financial assistance to active, full-time associates with at least one year of service for tuition-related expenses.
Lunch and learns
Ulta Beauty hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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