Sysco LABS is the captive innovation center for Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), a Fortune 100 company and the world’s largest foodservice provider with 71,000+ associates, 330+ distribution centers and over 725,000 customers in 90 countries. For fiscal 2023 that ended July 1, 2023, Sysco generated over $76 billion in sales.

Sysco LABS powers Sysco’s farm-to-fork operations and our technology is present in the sourcing of food products, merchandising, storage and warehouse operations, order placement and pricing algorithms, the delivery of food and supplies to Sysco’s global network, the in-restaurant dining experience of the end-customer and much more.

Our technology ecosystem spans 600+ applications, monitoring and incident management across 10,000+ servers, multi-cloud – multi-platform event streaming and microservices architecture, and enterprise-grade systems that power a catalog of over 1.4 million products, 330+ distribution centers and a fleet of 14,000 IoT-enabled delivery trucks, and more.

Everything we do at Sysco LABS supports Sysco’s Purpose of ‘Connecting the world to share food and care for one another’, and our technology directly impacts millions of food consumers in a trillion-dollar, global industry.


Sysco LABS is on the hunt for an uncompromising Creative Director with a penchant for putting ideas in motion, to lead our creative team and drive the conceptualization and execution of innovative communications campaigns, events, and employer branding engagements. The ideal candidate will be a master curator, facilitator, ideator, and strategist, capable of translating complex ideas into compelling and effective content. This individual must be able to function both as an individual contributor and a people leader, having several personas to draw on.



  • Leading and curating the creative process, ensuring the team’s ideas align with organizational goals and campaign objectives
  • Overseeing the development and execution of creative concepts for various communications campaigns, events, and employer branding engagements
  • Maintaining a high standard of creative excellence and ensuring all work meets the brand’s vision and strategic objectives
  • Distilling complex communications requirements into clear, actionable strategies


  • Fostering a collaborative environment that encourages the exchange of ideas between different teams and stakeholders
  • Facilitating brainstorming sessions and workshops to drive creative ideation and problem solving
  • Acting as a bridge between the creative team and other departments to ensure cohesive and integrated communications strategies


  • Contributing individually to select projects, delivering high impact content and creative solutions
  • Generating innovative ideas and concepts that push the boundaries of traditional communications
  • Staying abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies to inspire cutting-edge creative work


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Marketing/Communications or an equivalent relevant qualification
  • 5+ years of experience in marketing, graphic design, brand development and the creative process; exposure to the IT industry will be a distinct advantage; 10+ years total experience
  • Proven experience in a creative leadership role, preferably in an agency or corporate setting
  • A strong portfolio showcasing a range of creative work across various mediums
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to think strategically and translate complex ideas into actionable plans
  • Generalist - copy & art preferred. However, at minimum, must have expert proficiency in either of the disciplines
  • Strong organizational and management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities; should have a keen eye for detail
  • Must be lateral thinker with a passion for creativity and innovation
  • Should have the ability to be a collaborative team player with a positive and proactive attitude
  • Must be adaptable and resilient, able to thrive in a fast-paced environment


  • US dollar-linked compensation
  • Performance-based annual bonus
  • Performance rewards and recognition
  • Agile Benefits - special allowances for Health, Wellness & Academic purposes
  • Paid birthday leave
  • Team engagement allowance
  • Comprehensive Health & Life Insurance Cover - extendable to parents and in-laws
  • Overseas travel opportunities and exposure to client environments 
  • Hybrid work arrangement

Sysco LABS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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