Creative Director

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

JOB REQUIREMENTS OR QUALIFICATIONS KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Creative Director you’ll provide forward-thinking creative leadership and inspire creative collaboration within our agency. This will include creating/co-creating exceptional concepts and leading the development of innovative and eye-catching campaigns for a wide range of clients. Working alone or/and in close collaboration with a team of creative directors, copywriters and other designers.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- In collaboration with a Copywriter develop creative concepts and visual executions for advertising campaigns, business collateral and other marketing materials
- Deliver outstanding creative work across various mediums, including print, web design, interactive, and video
- Effectively translate branding materials and marketing strategies for a wide range of clients/verticals into a variety of marketing materials and campaigns, supervise junior stuff in further production and studio work
- Analyze various multicultural trends and leverage the knowledge in creative executions
- Inspire creative collaboration across the organization, proactively generating ideas for existing and potential clients of the agency
- Perform miscellaneous tasks, as needed

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Advise client on all technical visual recommendations and/or issues
- Help to facilitate internal creative meetings and client meeting
- Assist in presenting to client
- Mentor and provide detailed feedback to designers

REQUIREMENT:
- Very comprehensive photo manipulation, digital composition and retouching skills
- Out of the box thinking and idealization skills
- Strong skills in communication and presentation
- Complete understanding of:
• Color theory and color relationships
• Typography
• Perspective and space relationships
• Page composition and grid structures
• Print production process and knowledge of production techniques
- Ability to:
• Effectively handle multiple assignments under tight deadlines
• Mitigate and manage challenging situations both internally and with the client
• Be able to effectively oversee the work of junior staff

QUALIFICATIONS:
- A minimum of an associates (2 year) degree in advertising, communication design, or visual arts. A bachelor (4 year) degree is preferred
- 8+ years design experience in an agency setting is required
- If no degree is possessed, then 10-12 years related in agency setting is required
- Must possess exceptional computer skills. Mac operating platform a must. PC knowledge a plus. Thorough knowledge of the following software applications is required, Adobe Illustrator , Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and any widely utilized word processing application. Knowledge of 3D design soft and animation is a big plus
- Demonstrated ability to think creatively in conceiving, developing and producing marketing solutions
- Strong organizational and presentation skills
- Proven self-starter who can work well under pressure and balance competing priorities
- A huge bonus if you are native level comprehensive in Spanish, as we are constantly expanding business in the Hispanic market

We are looking for a full-time, in-house addition to the New York team.   

Benefits: 401K, Bonuses, Medical, Dental, Vision
Job Location: New York, NY 10001 USA
Please submit your portfolio, resume and salary requirements.


See Inside the Office of Gravity

Gravity is a full-service advertising agency with a team of innovative, aggressive, and experienced marketing specialists. Its team consists of international marketing professionals of Asian, African, Hispanic, European, and Middle Eastern descent with backgrounds ranging from financial to travel to communications. This variety of multicultural talent helps Gravity grasp trends in many niche markets—enabling the company to find superior strategies for every client.


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