Creative Director Job Description Sample
Creative Director – Universal Creative
Creative Director – Universal Creative Universal Creative – Design/Studio Orlando,FL No job is this fun! Creative Directors are responsible for overseeing and driving the full creative experience, presenting the overall vision, layout and story, and ultimately directing and establishing the creative ‘story’ for our guests.
Being the Creative ‘Vision-Keeper’ allows Universal to become a reality under your direction. Leading teams of highly creative project personnel helps you bring our unique experiences to life. The Creative Director role requires previous experience in themed entertainment, as an Art Director or Creative Director, designing and installing world-class E-Ticket attractions.
Universal Creative is the planning and development division of Universal Parks and Resorts™, which is one of the many businesses within NBCUniversal™. We are ideally situated in Orlando, Florida, which has become widely known as the theme park and resort capital of the world. We are responsible for the design, development, and delivery of all resort and theme park concepts for all of Universal vacation destinations worldwide – Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in 2020 in Beijing, China. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world. What sets Universal Creative apart? We rarely wear suits.
We think pop culture is fascinating and newsworthy. We are aware that possibilities are not limited by today’s realities. We know that everyone has good ideas (and the occasional bad one as well). We know that the world is large and varied, and that we touch all of it.
We know that most high school guidance counselors don’t know our jobs exist. We know that if this were easy, everyone would be doing it.
We know that there is an eclectic assortment of talented people from various professional backgrounds at the heart of Universal Creative.
In addition, we embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion and continuously strive to maintain a team that is a reflection of our global audience. We are a diverse group, but united by a common goal: to dream and deliver the best possible out-of-home entertainment for people from every walk of life. In order to make that happen, Universal Creative relies on collaboration, hard work, synchronicity, a bit of luck, and a bunch of talented, experienced people who do not let ego and turf stand in the way of brilliance.
We depend on a team of people who understand the task, the business implications, and refuse to be defeated by the challenge to fuse fantasy with physics. Universal Creative embraces ‘The Universal Way’ by not just meeting guest expectations, but exceeding them, every time.
JOB SUMMARY: No job is this fun! Creative Directors are responsible for overseeing and driving the full creative experience, presenting the overall vision, layout and story, and ultimately directing and establishing the creative ‘story’ for our guests.
Being the Creative ‘Vision-Keeper’ allows Universal to become a reality under your direction. Leading teams of highly creative project personnel helps you bring our unique experiences to life. The Creative Director role requires previous experience in themed entertainment, as an Art Director or Creative Director, designing and installing a world-class E-Ticket attraction.
Leads and directs effort to conceive, develop and define all creative aspects of assigned project that affect guest experience. (Often includes leading and encouraging early efforts to creatively explore multiple options in order to arrive at best project direction.)
Oversees and directs the execution of all applicable project elements to ensure guest experience intent and overall quality.
Acts as ‘vision-keeper’ for the project team. Communicates, inspires, and maintains project intent among all team-members. Drives the story for the project and evolves as necessary to maintain the creative intent and deliver the intended experience.
Collaborates with Show Producer to maintain the desired creative intent. Responsible for driving the creative design through all phases of the project.
Creates and presents project materials to internal and external audiences to advocate and communicate project concept, content and status.
Works with the Show Producer to identify and procure talent and resources necessary to complete the project.
Acts as project liaison as needed with internal and external partners, licensors, and intellectual property owners.
QUALIFICATIONS: Responsible for directing teams of creative project personnel such as writers, artists, directors, scenic designers, media producers, programmers, graphic designers, etc. Also responsible for identifying and directing appropriate outside vendors and consultants. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
High School degree or GED required.
Technical school preferred.
Associate’s degree in Theater, Art, Film, or Architecture is required.
Bachelor’s degree in Theater, Art, Film, or Architecture is preferred.
Master’s degree in Theater, Art, Film, or Architecture is preferred.
Designing experience based entertainment for world-class theme parks; must have 7-10 years art direction or production design and field experience based on Universal Creative standards.
Ability to communicate complex artistic ideas through a combination of written and visual and materials required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package. Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Parks & Resorts via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Parks & Resorts HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Parks & Resorts. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Parks & Resorts as a result of the referral or through other means. IT’S A BIG UNIVERSE.
WHERE DO YOU FIT IN? Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2017 Universal Studios. © 2017 Universal Orlando. All rights reserved. EOE
Job Location(s) US-MA-Watertown
Position Type Permanent - Full Time
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You are a passionate, experienced and motivated Creative Director. Based in our Boston office you will be charged with determining the best way for Mimecast to visually represent its identity across the globe, spanning North America, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia and Europe, and across multiple media platforms. Working alongside the Marketing and Communications leadership team, you will be responsible for the effective delivery of Mimecast's creative and brand strategy. You will lead a highly skilled creative team, oversee the creative process, provide direction, quality control, inspire and lead with positivity, delivering a commercial view of the tasks ahead of us as a publicly traded company.
It's very much a people-oriented role, involving the development of high-level concepts for creative projects. It also involves working with multiple stakeholders across the business, pitching designs, and understanding their needs. You will support the leadership team in recruiting third party agencies, and you'll be responsible for managing said agencies, as well as the internal design resources.
Drive and direct the delivery of marketing campaigns and strategy of any creative project within the business across on-and off-line media
Manage multiple projects from concept through to completion. Ensure best practice is applied in user interface and interactive design, including optimisation and site mapping
Lead the development of creative programs and design concepts to meet business objectives and advance brand strategy
Drive creative direction for all projects to ensure consistent brand presence within the marketplace.
Innovate new ideas for branding, campaigns and marketing collateral. Analyse trends to keep the Mimecast brand relevant
Lead the global creative team and support the marketing team to identify and improve our brand story and creative output/messaging
Identify concerns to mitigate project risks and react quickly to analytical feedback in order to help adjust the overall creative strategy
Manage and lead a creative team with confidence and according to individual skill sets
Provide quality control over concepts and projects across the business
Act as a key account manager across varying functions of the business and stakeholders
Provide a full-service solution based approach to all creative without compromising on quality
A degree level education, preferably within related field or equivalent visual design and management experience to the highest level
10 years+ experience in a similar role within a creative development firm, IT consulting firm or agency environment; or equivalent transferable client-side experience
Must possess a thorough understanding of interactive communications and delivery systems, process and user interface design as well as industry best practices
Solid understanding of design, layout, graphic fundamentals, typography and the limitations of the web; must have knowledge and ability to articulate the vision and translate ideas to designers and develop innovative creative campaigns within the team
A solid working knowledge of brand development and multichannel marketing concepts, identity policing and control, experience design, interactive commerce and creative process
Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate ideas with peers, deliver persuasive creative content, and gather consensus
A good understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, front-end familiarity to ensure effective management of the team with such skills
Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Able to effectively manage multiple projects and people to achieve effective results
Identify opportunities and make suggestions for improvement to leadership team
Able to professionally and effectively manage own time
Excellent creative flare, able to encourage and support strong usability in way of creative delivery. Maintain a good understanding of commercial and design awareness
You will be passionate with integrity and have bucket loads of energy
A personality that attracts not discourages
You are already an experienced Creative Director looking for a long-term opportunity to shape something for the future and make your mark. You'll play an essential role in the marketing, communications and GTM departments. You are responsible for leading your team, developing creative guidelines and directing creative work, including websites, email campaigns, event stands, advertising, print collateral and many related tasks. You will be an expert in all facets of the creative process and the creative industry in order to produce the best work. You must be a great leader with the ability to maximize the talents of your team. Doing so means being a coach, a teacher, an instructor, and a critic all at once. You will work with graphic designers, web designers, account managers, brand managers and other marketers on a daily basis.
We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including private healthcare, dental and life coverage. Mimecast is an entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. All Mimecasters strive on being high performers, problem solvers, and team players with passion and integrity.
We strive to attract exceptional people who have "that extra something" and really enjoy what they do. Are you ready to jump on board?
If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please apply attaching your resume!
If you would like more information about Mimecast please visit our website at www.mimecast.com
We look forward to speaking to you soon!
Mimecast is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. EEO is the Law.
We are looking for a talented and energetic Creative Design Director who will be responsible for the development, graphic design, and execution of digital advertising content and marketing strategies, and overseeing the quality, consistency and vision of digital and branding strategies on behalf of our clients. Must be able to interpret strategic narratives and translate them into innovative and creative solutions across a range of media including print, video, animation, web, and other digital media. Creativity and a critical eye for details and strong organizational skills are a must.
Salary commensurate with experience.
· Work with communications and strategy team to assess client needs and determine the most effective and efficient graphic design and digital strategy, format and technique to accomplish client objectives while upholding the established brand image.
· Develop digital, advertising, marketing, and branding strategies, and work with communications team in implementation of earned and paid media campaigns.
· Oversee creative production and distribution of digital products for clients.
· Work with team on online initiatives including viral campaigns, online advertising, and online/offline strategies.
· Manage the entire digital campaign process from design concept to final cut, to targeting, placement, and launch of digital ads across multiple platforms (onboarding, social media, key newspaper websites, etc.) ensuring quality is maintained at every step.
· Manage timely completion and presentation of deliverables, including the metric tracking of campaigns as they progress, and regular and after-project reviews.
· Continuing awareness of changing art, graphic design, and other online trends and technologies in order to keep the graphic design process on the cutting edge.
· Generate creative ideas and suggest alternatives as appropriate.
· Work with team on online initiatives including viral campaigns, online advertising, and online/offline strategies.
· Must be able to creatively develop content and a client-ready finished product.
· Experience in conceptualizing, launching, and managing digital advertising campaigns
· Branding and graphic design lead or art director experience is strongly recommended, including expertise in corporate art & graphic design of print and digital products.
· Strong understanding of key design-based software.
· Experience across multiple creative mediums: Static ad production, video ad production, and animation.
· Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and perform problem analysis and resolution at strategic and functional levels.
· Possess strong project management skills to share information proactively and efficiently both internally and among client teams.
· Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, especially writing and content creation.
· Ability and willingness to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 5 years experience with branding, graphic design and/or digital platforms
As a bold progressive public affairs firm playing a leading role in the national movement to help Democrats retake the U.S. House, and with a diverse client base of political, labor, non-profit, and corporate organizations, MPS is at the forefront of the most high profile public affairs and advocacy campaigns. From providing strategic consulting and communications services, to research and media relations, to digital campaign management and creative content production, MPS is a driving force in behind “must-win” campaigns. With a specialty in the execution of digital campaigns, including developing digital targeting programs, creating and placing digital content online, and expanding social media presence, we offer our clients the tools, technology and tactical planning they need to succeed in the constantly evolving digital landscape.
Associate Creative Director
Associate Creative Director
The Associate Creative Director helps the team ensure the quality of work concepts and the successful execution of the work to be produced. He/she will also play a role in the sell-in and development of presentation decks for the client.
The ACD leads and directs cross-disciplinary development and execution of short-term (project specific) and long-term (client specific) creative strategies. Additionally, they develop and execute account growth strategies with account team members to meet client P&L goals. The ACD must be willing and able to do whatever it takes to complete the job.
This position requires the skills to direct and inspire the efforts of a full creative team consisting of copywriters, art directors, designers, information architects, illustrators, interface developers, and flash artists. They will lead daily activities such as the development of conceptual strategies, facilitation of brainstorms, day-to-day shepherding of projects thru completion and productive interaction with technology and production counterparts.
The Associate Creative Director will report to the Chief Creative Officer and is responsible for helping to maintain the company's creative standards in all work developed and executed.
Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts or equivalent creative advertising background
5-8 years advertising writing/art direction background required
Proven track record of developing successful ad campaigns
Knowledgeable in Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, After Effects and Maya. HTML experience is a plus
Requires a thorough grasp of operating procedures, displays excellent communication skills and selling ability
Must be able to work well under pressure and time constraints, possess strong detail and organizational skills, and have a strong desire to lead a fun and motivated team
To apply, please forward the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
New Business Development, Creative Director
Wilen New York Seeks New Business Development Creative Director
Wilen New York is a truly full-service direct marketing agency. We offer strategic insight, creative development, end-to-end production and detailed analytics across all channels. As a bonus, we’re conveniently located right here on Long Island.
We are seeking a talented, strategic and highly conceptual New Business Development Creative Director who will be responsible for leading presentations and pitching new business. In this position, you will develop innovative, integrated direct marketing solutions that deliver results.
This client-facing role will be recognized as a trusted advisor and inspirational leader as well as a mentor to help grow and support our creative team. This position reports directly into the Executive Creative Director. If you’re excited to bring your ideas to life in the form of high-impact direct mail, print and digital marketing we’d like to hear from you.
o Lead and facilitate the creative development process of marketing campaigns, providing clear vision and guidance from creative team brainstorming, and concept through completion.
o Present pitches and sell strategic thinking and creative ideas to clients and agency leadership.
o Demonstrate a strong understanding and respect for the client’s business and brand, identifying opportunities to grow the client’s business.
o Contribute conceptual design solutions by developing and managing your own projects.
o Managing the creative pipeline, triage priorities and resources and nurture creative talent.
o Collaborate across multiple agency teams to bring visual concepts to life and achieve results.
o Create and implement design best practices and procedures to maintain the highest possible standards of quality control and production for all materials produced by the agency.
o Work closely with Account Management, Data Strategists and Production to keep projects on schedule and budget.
o Stay abreast of creative, digital innovation and trends.
o Travel required (25%) to attend client presentations, pitches, business reviews and meetings.
o Bachelor’s Degree in Design; Master's degree in related discipline a plus.
o 10+ years of agency experience in design, brand development and the creative process and 7+ years of experience managing and mentoring creative staff.
o Portfolio that demonstrates exceptional capability in design principles and solutions.
o Presentation skills; you must know how to command a room and take control of the pitch process.
o Strong leadership, time management, organization and communication skills as well as a positive, inspiring attitude, and capacity to thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.
o Expert in Adobe Creative Suite with demonstrated experience designing responsive websites, emails, and mobile apps and social media platforms.
o Experience in variable data printing a plus.
You can find out more about us at www.wilennewyork.com. To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter and your compensation requirements along with your most recent portfolio link. This is a full-time, onsite position. No phone calls please.
Heat Group Creative Director - New York
Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level.
In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.
Heat is a full-service creative agency that believes in the power of surprise to build brands, solve problems, and kindly take over the world. Headquartered in San Francisco and with an office in New York, Heat brings to life traditional, digital and social content for a wide array ofbrands. We are an internationally recognized award-winning agency, garnering over 40 awards in 2016 and nine Cannes Lions to our credit.
In 2016, Heat was named the Effie s Most Effective Independent Agency in North America and is one of the only advertising agencies to be named Best Places to Work in San Francisco. We prioritize creative thinking and take pride in what we do.. We re growing, and seeking a Group Creative Director in the Creative department. What you ll do The Group Creative Director is a great storyteller as well as a great leader.
They must show composure under pressure, be solution-orientated, and a collaborative partner to fellow Heaters and clients alike. Our future Group Creative Director shares our passion for creativity and innovation and is also an all-around good person. We like good people.
In your role you will: Work with CDs and ACDs across several pieces of business to oversee the concepting, presentation, and sell-through of creative presentations, which tie together multimedia channels and customer experiences. Work closely with Director of Account Management to ensure clients business needs are being met with strategic, ground-breaking creative Immerse yourself in your clients business, and partner with senior clients to earn their trust Be willing to roll up your sleeves and see through the execution of creative ideas from concept through tactical production tasks, ensuring the highest level of quality and adherence to brand strategy.
Lead and mentor CDs and all levels of writers, designers, and art directors to create smart and surprising creative solutions to solve our client s marketing challenges by putting the consumer at the center of the experience. Provide leadership, motivation and convey the vision and values of the agency to staff. Recommend staffing and compensation adjustments.
Garner and maintain strong relationships with partners in-house and out of the agency: including Directors, Editors, Voice Talent etc. Participate in new business efforts as directed. Stay current on trends, culture, and events; bring inspiring external insight into the work that you do with us; and have a natural curiosity for data.
Demonstrate excellent time-management, and multi-tasking abilities, being able to independently meet deadlines, including internal check-ins. Be solution-oriented in the face of challenges. Have a self-starting, entrepreneurial spirit.
The team At Heat, we develop traditional, digital and social content for a wide array of consumer and B2B brands at the leading edge of today s client marketing challenges. You ll work with kind, smart, hardworking people (if we do say so ourselves) who care about the work we create.Learn more about Heat. Qualifications Required: 15 years creative experience at forward-thinking, creative agencies, with significant experience managing a creative department Award-winning creative portfolio and compelling presentation skills Experience managing creative for big brands and senior clients Excellent portfolio showcasing storytelling, conceptual, and executional skills in integrated campaigns.
Proven experience pitching and winning new business. Ability to travel up to 30% Preferred: Bachelor s degree or Associates Degree preferred Excited to work in a dynamic, fast-paced agency culture, with the flexibility to change gears for different clients.
Solid presentation skills and demonstrated ability to run a meeting. Good sense of humor and plays nice with others. How you ll grow At Heat, we focus on helping people at every level of their career identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day.
From entry-level to senior leadership, we believe there s always room to grow. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills, and work alongside industry-leading talent on a daily basis. Our Heaters have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.
About Heat s relationship with Deloitte Digital We ve recently joined forces with Deloitte Digital to offer our award-winning creative services to allow brands to realize their ambitions at a larger scale. Benefits At Heat, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and our partnership with Deloitte offers employees a broad range of benefits.
We ll see you at the benefits meeting.Learn more about what working at Heat can mean for you. Heat s culture Heat s culture stems directly from our philosophy. And if you enjoy philosophy, you can read ourshere.
If you re more of a math and sciences person and think philosophy is nothing more than a class you avoided in college, that s fine too. Heat in the Community Heat s purpose is to make an impact. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.
We believe that we have the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. kwdeldigsaberusa kwdeldigallusa About Deloitte As used in this document, Deloitte means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law. Disclaimer: If you are not reviewing this job posting on our Careers site (careers.deloitte.com) or one of our approved job boards we cannot guarantee the validity of this posting. For a list of our current postings, please visit us at careers.deloitte.com. Category: Management Consulting
Lakeshore Learning Materials is one of the premier manufacturers of educational materials for elementary programs, early childhood organizations and parents around the country. A multichannel organization with a strong sales division, thriving web business, catalogs and 60 store locations nationwide, Lakeshore has experienced continuous growth since its inception in 1954. We attribute our long-term success to the daily contributions of the remarkable individuals who make up our team.
We are currently searching for an experienced, energetic Creative Director to spearhead our catalog, print and digital marketing efforts as well as provide guidance and leadership to our creative team. In this position, you will be working with multiple internal departments to oversee the creation of all print and digital materials that pass through our Art Department, including multiple annual catalogs, marketing brochures, retail flyers, event signage, e-mails, home pages and more. Qualified candidates will possess the ability to maintain high expectations of self, team members and colleagues, and will have experience managing simultaneous projects, work flows and people. Since you will be working closely with high-level staff members and company executives on a daily basis, excellent communication skills are a must. This position is on-site at our Carson headquarters.
Responsibilities & Requirements
- Oversee the creation of all catalogs, printed collateral and digital assets
- Guide, collaborate with and support team leads within the Art Department, including the Catalog and Digital Art Directors, Production Manager, Color Manager and Photo Studio Art Director
- Provide support to multiple internal departments, including Marketing, Retail, Merchandising, and Research and Development
- Minimum 5–10 years of experience managing creative professionals
- Crystal-clear communication skills
- Technically sophisticated and Mac-savvy skill set, with exceptional skills in Adobe Creative Suite
- Ability to assess and delegate workload
- Talent for developing and promoting efficiency in procedures
- Capacity to meet aggressive deadlines and juggle multiple priorities
- Experience establishing and maintaining highly accurate, error-proof file management procedures
When you join Lakeshore, you’re joining hundreds of talented and dedicated individuals who believe that the materials we create really can make a difference. For over 60 years, we’ve been developing some of the best learning materials in the world—products that spark young imaginations, instill a sense of wonder and foster a lifelong love of learning. Products that make it possible for every child to enter school ready to succeed. Products that help children with disabilities make amazing educational strides and join their peers in the classroom. And we know that we couldn’t do the incredible things we’re doing without the people who are on our team. We’re continually making sure we have the right people in place to take us to the next level, and we’re always on the lookout for smart and enthusiastic people to join us. If you are a down-to-earth professional who shares our passion and our drive, we’d love to hear from you.
Salary depends on skills and experience. Family-owned and family-friendly, Lakeshore offers a great on-site preschool, 401(k), excellent medical/dental coverage, flexible benefits, plus a generous profit bonus plan, employee discount and casual dress.
To apply, please complete an online application at:
To learn more about Lakeshore, visit http://www.lakeshorelearning.com
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Creative Director is responsible for the creative vision, visual identity, and tone of HMS’s brand. He/she leads the design function within HMS, working with internal/external parties to develop and execute on creative concepts. This role works closely with the content team to brainstorm ideas that support HMS’s growth strategy and strengthen HMS’s brand.
Manages design team, including design assistant, designers and videographer. Responsible for growth and development of team members.
Conceptualizes and designs solutions to achieve marketing goals;
Directs the conceptualization, development, and production of digital (web, HTML email, video, presentations) and printed (proposals, brochures, data sheets, tradeshow booth skins, investor presentations, etc.) communications to ensure marketing messages are conveyed in innovative ways to stakeholders.
Protects and extends corporate identity to ensure consistency in look and feel across internal and external communications. Serve as advisor to business units and departments on all matters related to visual corporate identity.
Oversees development of corporate look and feel and other design standards.
Oversees visual identity, development, and maintenance of company websites and intranet.
Responsible for adherence to HMS brand across enterprise.
Translates complex industry information into compelling communications.
Serves as a liaison to internal resources and external agencies/vendors.
Provide quality control over concepts and projects
Provides reports to leadership on web performance.
Manages design initiatives to ensure deliverables are met on time and on budget.
- Performs other functions as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work independently with business leaders to present creative options.
Ability to manage external agencies.
Ability to manage high-volume department workflow.
Ability to manage department budgets.
Ability to manage conflict.
Ability to lead creative brainstorming sessions.
Demonstrated high level of quality and design thinking.
Ability to work at the mastery level with design software including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Ability to work proficiently with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Ability to handcode HTML for web and email.
Ability to update websites hosted on WordPress (ability to create WordPress templates a plus).
Ability to create reports in Google Analytics.
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing, fluently in English.
Ability to develop relationships both in person and over the phone.
Ability to negotiate.
Ability to be careful and thorough about detail.
Ability to analyze information and use logic to address work-related issues and problems.
Ability to exercise independent judgment.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to manage time effectively.
Ability to work on both Mac and PC systems
Work Conditions and Physical Demands:
Primarily sedentary work in a general office environment
Ability to communicate and exchange information
Ability to comprehend and interpret documents and data
Requires occasional standing, walking, lifting, and moving objects (up to 10 lbs.)
Requires manual dexterity to use computer, telephone and peripherals
May be required to work extended hours for special business needs
May be required to travel at least 10% of time based on business needs
- Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or equivalent work experience
Minimum Related Work Experience: + 10 years related experience Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Brand Creative Director (Can Be Based In LA Or SF)
ModCloth is an innovative, digitally native lifestyle brand committed to inspiring individual style and helping our community of customers be the best version of themselves. Our products are vintage inspired and feature feminine silhouettes and bright, colorful prints.
ModCloth designs and sells its own signature line of apparel in a full range of sizes, and curates a unique assortment of fashion and home decor from more than one hundred independent designers. ModCloth is more than just a pretty vintage dress. We are a brand in a transformative growth phase and we are seeking category disrupting, visionary leaders who don't want to play by the typical retail book.
If you are an entrepreneurial spirit who thinks like a marketer and acts like an owner, we have a job for you. As ModCloth takes the brand to the next level of expression, we are innovating across social, digital, mobile, ecommerce and retail platforms. We are seeking a digital first, creative visionary to drive original content development that engages new customers and leverages existing community members to tell our story as part of their story.
ROLE: The ModCloth Brand Creative Director will lead an in house creative team of graphic designers, copywriters, and photo/video producers to translate our overall business objectives into a compelling brand experience across all consumer touchpoints. The Brand Creative Director works cross functionally to determine the best way to leverage consumer insight and activate brand messages utilizing their creative, leadership, and communication skills. You are a consumer centric, imaginative, and conceptual thinker with a love of storytelling who pushes creative boundaries without sacrificing our business objectives.
You thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment where your work directly impacts the creation of the brand and the performance of the business. You sweat the details in a big picture way. Real time response is in your DNA.
We need you to tell the brand story. To more people.
Job Summary Overview: RISD is seeking a Creative Director to develop and champion the college’s visual brand and lead a cross-disciplinary team in producing outstanding creative work.
The ideal candidate for this newly created position will be an innovative thinker and creative problem solver with a sophisticated visual sensibility and strong management experience. This leader understands how design, text and imagery work together to create digital experiences and print materials across both traditional and emerging media channels that engage and inform diverse audiences (including prospective and current students, donors, faculty members, alumni and the general public). By acting strategically, inspiring performance, developing talent and fostering an inclusive environment, the Creative Director will manage the creative process from concept to completion to help RISD achieve its communications and marketing objectives. To explore recent work by the team, visit: https://risd.github.io/creative-director/ Job Qualifications Required: • Bachelor’s degree required, MFA or MA preferred. • At least seven years of increasingly challenging related work experience. • Strong leadership abilities.
Prior experience managing and mentoring creative professionals required; experience leading cross-functional teams strongly preferred. • A strong record of outstanding design practice and a sophisticated visual sensibility. • An understanding of visual systems, proficiency with design software and knowledge of design history. • Demonstrated ability to successfully translate complex ideas into compelling print materials and digital experiences for visually sophisticated audiences. • Proven ability to create a connection with and foster engagement from diverse audiences. • Evidence of strategic and innovative thinking and creative problem solving. • Stellar communication, presentation, problem-solving and project-management skills. • Demonstrated success managing the creative process and proven ability to provide art direction on small-and large-scale projects from creative conception to completion. • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships. • Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate others; able to give and receive constructive feedback. • Interest in art, design and higher education. Job Qualifications Preferred: • An understanding of RISD’s culture, identity and community appreciated. Employment Type:
Full-Time Department: Media
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