Senior Director of Design & Creative at Globoforce
Jess Klay is the senior director of design & creative at Globoforce. As a member of the company’s leadership team, Jess oversees a diverse group that includes multidisciplinary graphic and visual design, photography, video, and motion graphics. Jess thrives on cutting-edge creative ideas and leads a team diverse in talent, background, and experience united on design-led strategy that drives innovation, adoption, and results. Her extensive experience includes collaboration and idea generation, team building, usability and human experiences, leveraging design and innovation as a competitive advantage. Under her leadership, Jess has built the creative team at Globoforce into an award-winning, in-house agency, providing a creative vision not just for the design team, but the entire global organization. Most recently, she re-branded Globoforce, designed its two new global corporate headquarters, and leads the brand development, evolution, and human experience of the award-winning WorkHuman event and movement.
Prior to her role at Globoforce, she advanced through the design ranks at Monster Worldwide®, from interactive designer to creative director; honed her environmental design skills at Bose® Corporation; and led marketing campaigns, product and packaging design, and user experiences for high-profile organizations recognized in The New York Times Sunday Styles for exceptional design of product packaging and awarded beautiful “Website of the Year.” Jess is a huge advocate of in-house design agencies, serving as ambassador at the In-House Agency Forum and moonlights as an interior decorator in her free time.