Lead Designer

Location: Burlington, VT, USA


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 672

Position Title: Marketing Designer - Lead

External Description:

Burton’s benefits package includes health insurance (medical, dental and vision), life insurance (company paid), flex spending, short- and long-term disability insurance (company paid), parental benefits, 401k plan with company match, and paid-time-off. Other perks include a discounted season pass, free lessons, product discounts, free demo equipment, ride days, casual work environment, and many more... 


The Breakdown:

As a member of the Burton Brand Creative team, the Lead Designer is responsible for design work that translates brand objectives and concepts into innovative design solutions. Key to this role is the ability to take a concept and envision how to visually communicate it in a way that is authentic to Burton’s identity and brand values while driving business goals. The Lead Designer will guide creative teams on projects from design to execution, ensuring excellence, consistency, and quality of design thinking throughout the creative process.

In this role, you will work on projects in collaboration with creative leaders, fellow designers, writers, producers, marketing strategists, and channel leads to develop and execute cohesive ideas across all channels. A deep knowledge and passion for design, digital, typography, motion, messaging, storytelling, and the overall brand experience are paramount to success in this role. You will inspire our creative team to find opportunities within challenges and drive a consumer-centric point of view in all bodies of work.

We seek achievers, leaders, and visionaries, and we are looking for those who can grow, think, and dream. Let’s create attitude.


 What You Get to Do:

  • Lead design projects.
  • Set the bar and establish standards for creative execution.
  • Work closely with senior designers, art and creative directors.
  • Communicate strategy behind style, message, and approach.
  • Inspire, motivate, and mentor the creative team to further develop their digital and traditional design skills.
  • Promote collaboration.
  • Expertise in the use of Adobe Creative Suite and Figma.
  • Manage feedback and criticism.
  • Generate suggestions for improving work, solving problems, and resolving conflicts.
  • Manage day-to-day creative needs.
  • Ensure all deadlines and deliverables are met on time, on budget, and on-brand.
  • Seek ways to improve processes and capabilities of the creative team.


What You’ll Bring to the Team:

Minimum of 5-8 years of creative experience, with expert-level discipline and knowledge in the areas of creative standards, digital design, graphic design, UX, typography, color theory, composition, illustration, and content development.


What’s next?

Please submit an application with resume and cover letter on why you want to work for Burton. Applicants identified for first round selections will be provided with “Your Burton Timeline” encompassing what your work in this role will entail within 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, and 12 months on the job. Other steps may include questions via email to gain further insight into your experience, an informal phone call to connect on details of the role/ask questions, and one or more formal interviews via Zoom.

The Burton community believes in respect for all people and the planet. We embrace and strive for a community that values differences and stands for equality and the fight to get there.  Regardless of how you identify, how the world sees you, or how you play outside, please feel welcome to apply and join our community.



Community / Marketing Title: Lead Designer

Company Profile:

EEO Employer Verbiage:

At Burton, we are a purpose-led brand rooted in snowboarding and the outdoors. We fight for the future of our people, planet, and sport. We aim to maximize our positive social impact and minimize our negative environmental impact while delivering high-quality performance products. 


As a global leader in snowboarding, we’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion for the long-term health of our company, sport, and community. Through these efforts, we aim to make snowboarding and the outdoors accessible to all.

Location_formattedLocationLong: Burlington, Vermont US

CountryEEOText_Description: The Burton community believes in respect for all people and the planet. We embrace and strive for a community that values differences and stands for equality and the fight to get there. Regardless of how you identify, how the world sees you, or how you play outside, please feel welcome to apply and join our community.

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