Creative Program Manager
Company OverviewKLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop, smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration, research and development. KLA focuses more than average on innovation and we invest 15% of sales back into R&D. Our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers work together with the world’s leading technology providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrow’s electronic devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us.
Job Description/Preferred Qualifications
The KLA Brand Creative team is looking for a Creative Program Manager to help KLA build and extend its global brand experience. You bring consistency to the company’s brand expression across forms, you understand the value of process and drive the implementation of the tactical consistencies of the brand.
In this role you will:
Grow brand equity, by being the primary point of contact to intake and evaluate requests for brand collateral
Establish and implement a formal process for creative brief submission, evaluation and execution on multi-disciplinary projects (digital, environmental, online and out of home advertising, traditional print, sales collateral, technical, corporate brand collateral, environments)
Establish, distribute, and maintain, corporate brand guidelines, brand education, self-service templates, brand creative processes, and brand creative tools
Lead and develop branded collateral across all mediums and regions globally
Handle a digital library of brand assets that will be accessible globally to all employees internally, as well as vendors or partners externally
Lead assignments from initial kick off concepts, to content creation, to final file hand off and production
Assist with management of creative teams for the internal global regions and third-party agencies
Work directly with the brand creative and marketing and communication leadership teams to critique new creative projects and evaluate ongoing brand expressions for quality and efficiency
See opportunities to simplify and improve processes across the brand organization
Desirable capabilities and skills:
Ability to evaluate a branded ecosystem from a high-level emotional impression down to the tactical consistency of the brand
Ability to lead and distribute brand assets internally and externally
Identify and assist in the creation of templates, guidelines, and brand related education for employees globally
Providing mentorship on creative requests or projects across all levels of the organization
Comfort tool platforms used for crafting project briefs, project management, and brand asset management
An understanding of collaborator groups and how the brand experience will differ for different audiences, building and influencing relationships.
Must be comfortable being the point of contact for any project that relates to brand experience
Bonus to be comfortable copy writing and editing brand collateral, from advertising, to event experience
Doctorate (Academic) Degree and 0 years related work experience; Master's Level Degree and related work experience of 3 years; Bachelor's Level Degree and related work experience of 5 years
Has worked directly with software and tools like, MS SharePoint, MS Office, Brand Asset Management, and project management. A bonus is experience with Creative Suite
Experience working directly with a creative director, team, designers and agencies
Highly organized and detail oriented, with higher level process and operational thinking
A mastery with the basics of project management and comprehension of brand experience
Must be a self starter who can identify problems and build solutions
The company offers a total rewards package that is competitive and comprehensive including but not limited to the following: medical, dental, vision, life, and other voluntary benefits, 401(K) including company matching, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), student debt assistance, tuition reimbursement program, development and career growth opportunities and programs, financial planning benefits, wellness benefits including an employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid company holidays, and family care and bonding leave.
KLA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request accommodation.