HumanX Lead| ATB Innovation
ATB Financial
Calgary CALGARY, AB, CA (Primary)
6d ago

HumanX Lead ATB Innovation

Reports to : MD of Product and Platform

Location : Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto

We’re passionate about creating the future. We never miss an opportunity to roll up our sleeves to build meaningful innovations at the intersection of humans and technology.

We’re forever tinkering with ideas, products and technologies. We’re always pushing the boundaries of what could be. We create because it’s a calling, not a job.

We breathe creativity and diversity - together they make the rocket fuel of innovation. We are global citizens.


Working at the intersection of science, technology, engineering, and creativity, ATB Innovation is looking beyond incremental improvements to what already exists, and reimagining and revolutionizing what’s to come.

This means innovating and exploring the future of money in the broadest sense.

As we continue to check traditional disciplines at the door, ATB Innovation works side by side to invent - and reinvent -

how humans experience technology, and how ATB creates its future.


This role is for an experienced Creative leader that is incredibly immersed, and curious, with what the future of humanity will be to join and lead our growing HumanX squad on Team Innovation.

This individual will have the opportunity to work with fellow futurists to create not only the future of banking, but the future of money at large.

We are looking for someone who has a proven track record of creating amazing human / user experiences through clean and artful design, while also possessing superior leadership skills.

What you need to do

  • Provide creative leadership and vision to ATB Team Innovation
  • Maintain ATB’s voice across multiple platforms
  • Ability to roll up sleeves and be an executor
  • Lead the creation of original creative work to help position projects in a way to capture attention from a mass audience
  • Develop creative strategies, collaborate with internal ATB agency to come up with creative concepts, and oversee the work all the way through production.
  • Help identify the best creative talent, and hire them
  • Manage a team of content writers, UX designers, and researchers
  • Have ability to brief your team and give them feedback regularly
  • What you bring to the team

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in a related field. Related’ could, include any design-focused field such as advertising, visual communications, graphic design, fine arts, etc.
  • 8+ years of demonstrated experience as a brand-building visual strategist on either the client or agency side, working within a collaborative, multi-
  • disciplinary creative team environment

  • 8+ years experience as an agency or in house art director or designer who has managed a team and who has a proven record of motivating, inspiring, and getting the best out of his / her people
  • Impressive art direction experience in digital and traditional media, with an enviable understanding of aesthetics.
  • A high-performing work ethic, ability to adapt quickly, and a team player attitude (regardless of hierarchy within the team)
  • Entrepreneurial (takes initiative on all levels)
  • Committed to self development and to the development of others in the department to ensure the highest calibre of performance
  • Ability to direct and meet multiple deadlines under pressure
  • Strong strategic thinking and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with cross functional teams
  • Advanced skills in design applications as well as office and organizational software (we are a G-Suite company)

    We’re invested in transparency being a key part of our recruitment process, so we encourage you to check out and join our Team Transformation Talent Community on LinkedIn to gain real insight on our culture and what it's really like to be an ATB Transformer.

    You can check it out and join us at https : / / / groups / 13551363.

    Also, to learn more our work and the transformative projects we have on the go connect with us at https : / / / .

    If you want to know more, read our employer reviews visit our Glassdoor page.

  • Online applications are preferred. ATB Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest;
  • however, due to the high number of resumes we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    If you're application is shortlisted, we might ask you to participate in a digital interview.

    Please click the following link for information on communities where ATB thrives.


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