Associate Creative Director
This position requires a proven track record of exceptional conceptual and strategic thinking for broadcast executions; the ability to tackle more responsibility with less supervision on more sophisticated projects; the ability to articulate the rationale behind their work, and be able to discuss that rationale with creative directors and product marketing teams; having the desire and aptitude to supervise Writers, Production &"amp; Post Production ; providing conceptual, strategic, and professional leadership for the team as a whole; and demonstrating exceptional understanding of broadcast, marketing communication and advertising design.
Accountable for successful execution of creative direction on assigned projects.
Supervises designers, animators and editors.
Executes high-quality design work on assigned projects. Regularly reviews creative work with the group’s senior creative staff to get feedback on direction, and to ensure the work is aligned with other activities in the group.
Relied upon to conceive of, design, and lead the development of high-quality creative work that pushes the brand forward.
Interacts with cross-functional teams as well as with the executive team.
BA or BFA in Graphic Design or other related design discipline preferred, with a minimum 8 years relevant (preferably agency) experience, specializing in visual design for the web.
Proven superior ability to develop innovative and on-strategy designs which are highly resolved from a formal perspective, and which meet the objectives of the assignment.
Excellent conceptual and problem solving skills.
Ability to collaborate with writers to develop concepts.
Excellent ability to art direct production and design as necessary.
Excellent leadership skills: keeps a level head, solves problems, motivates the team, and engenders confidence that the assignment is entirely in control.
Ability to communicate effectively with creative and project management staff, engendering trust and respect.
Good at presenting and “selling” the worth of creative ideas to influence decisions with internal clients and creative directors.
Excellent written and oral skills.
Excellent skills with design software used in the design process, including, but not limited to, Illustrator and Photoshop.
Experience in advertising, marketing, corporate identity, brand management, sales promotion, and/or new media communication.
Expertise in developing creative solutions in a variety of campaigns, across a broad range of problems and media, including advertising, graphic design, Corporate ID and internal promotion.
Solid knowledge of the requirements of the creative process, including typical time and resources needed to produce quality work on time, and to specification.
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