Associate Creative Director

The tension between possibility and practicality is what we resolve. At Arrow, we’ve come full circle— from being a parts supplier at the physical heart of the radio business to being a global partner in the ongoing transformation of the most complex and exciting business on the planet. We are visionaries. Innovators. Mentors. In order to thrive and survive in today’s marketplace, we anticipate what will come tomorrow for our forward-thinking partners.

Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries.

We are a Fortune 150 company with over 17,000 employees globally. Headquartered in beautiful Denver, Colorado, with offices worldwide.

Five Years Out is a community of builders, designers, engineers and imaginers who navigate the path between possibility and practicality. Creating the future of everything from coffee makers to cars. Are you one of them? Then you’re working with us.

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This user-experience manager position is responsible for leading design across AspenCore Studio with extended responsibilities across the greater AspenCore organization. Partnering with AspenCore sales and in concert with greater teams across AspenCore to define and execute user experience across AspenCore media properties. This is a client facing role, where you will have multiple projects running simultaneously. Explore new design strategies. Investigate customer requirements / challenges while providing innovative ideas and solutions. This job is in in Denver or Remote. Frequent travel required.


  • Manage all design proposals across AspenCore (lead internal brainstorms, consult and present with sales representation to clients, resource allocation, manage content focused content production and design, participate in client reviews).
  • Manage all project deliverables (deliver final proposal; develop marketing content framework; work across AspenCore Studio to define overall project content and editorial framework).
  • Supervises freelance and vendor design outreach. Negotiates cost and sets schedules for outside creative and production services with little or no supervision.
  • Supervise team project execution (Communicate with internal and external project solutions teams are delivering against established timeline).
  • Manage project budgets for design team (ensure that content solutions team stays on budget.)
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Eight years of digital marketing and/or design studio experience.
  • A minimum of four years of experience leading a design team.
  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in Communications, design related field or equivalent experience.
  • Must be comfortable in high-pressure situations due to project deadlines.
  • Customer focused.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills are required.
  • Strong technical acumen including software development
  • Building a budget/ budget management and experience in cost recovery methodology
  • Experience with Asana / Quickbase or similar project management software.
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft Project or equivalent tools.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legal documents. Can effectively communicate orally and in written form to all levels within the organization and externally.
  • Must have excellent documentation, negotiation, and conflict management skills.
  • Must have developed diplomacy skills used to guide, persuade and influence others internally and externally.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis.
  • Ability to forecast revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization.

What is in it for you?


Skills development

Performance coaching

Medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k domestic partners program and more.

Community involvement opportunities


At Arrow, we are driving innovation and choice by offering employees a variety of benefits designed to keep you and your family physically and financially healthy.

Our comprehensive, competitive benefits program is an important part of your total compensation package. We offer a variety of plans and coverage including health and welfare, retirement, paid time off, and voluntary benefits as well as resources to help you make cost-effective decisions for you and your family. Everyone counts at Arrow, and our benefits enable you to achieve and maintain better health and plan for your future as we work together toward smarter solutions in tomorrow’s technology.

Arrow offers competitive time off for you, which includes accrued vacation time, personal and floating holidays, in addition to other observed holidays. These are granted based on the date you join the company in any given year.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Arrow Electronics, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please refer to our Hiring Process & Accommodations Request Instructions on our Career Site to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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