Creative Director

Location New York, NY (Hybrid)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a rapidly-growing beauty and body care brand, is seeking a Creative Director with proven experience building in-house beauty brands to join their team.

**Please note, this is a hybrid schedule role. The ideal candidate will be commutable to NYC and able to go into the office a few times a month for meetings. A laptop will be provided to you!**

**Please also note that this is a confidential search, we will reveal the name of the client if you are chosen for an interview!**

The Creative Director will be responsible for:

- Translating marketing objectives into clear creative strategies for global markets
- Collaborating with the marketing and retail sales departments in developing marketing plans, analyzing results, and identifying opportunities
- Defining the creative vision for the brand, advertising campaigns, and marketing messages
- Managing the creative process from concept to completion
- Recognizing great copy, design, and fresh approaches to selling beauty products
- Conducting brainstorming sessions with the creative team, maintaining strategic and creative thinking to develop innovative and actionable creative initiatives in a fiscally responsible manner
- Ensuring a cohesive look and feel for all creative materials
- Producing fresh, innovative work that translates complex ideas into compelling print materials and digital experiences for visually sophisticated audiences
- Presenting, or overseeing the presentation of final concepts, and obtaining approvals for deliverables
- Ensuring that the visuals, messaging, and interactive elements of all projects are properly aligned with the creative vision and brand standards
- Articulating the creative vision to our team of creatives and determining which artistic components to use
- Building an environment for the creative team to work in and overseeing their ideas and projects
- Supervising a cross-functional team of art directors, packaging and graphic designers, copywriters, social media experts, photographers / videographers, retouchers, and project managers in the strategic development of messages and deliverables
- Building, leading, and reviewing work of the 35+ member creative team in the production of all web, print, social media, In-store display, packaging and digital marketing collateral
- Prioritizing work and resources across engagements based on short- and long-term needs, establishing production schedules by collaborating with designers, copywriters, and production departments
- Troubleshooting and providing feedback to creative teams, helping the creative team overcome obstacles that arise within a project and offer solutions
- Actively being in involved in hiring and training creative staff, mentoring, motivating, and supervising the creatives on their team; Nurturing their creatives? ideas and monitoring their overall performance
- Managing and cultivating the career development of staff members, including designers, art directors, copywriters, photographers, and project managers
- Understanding advertising trends and how to compete in new marketing spaces
- Overseeing the identification and supervision of outside creative resources when needed
- Representing the creative team and it?s work on the Executive Committee
- Meeting budget standards by forecasting and managing expenses


The Creative Director must:

- Have 10 years of related experience with 7+ years of creative direction in an agency or corporate setting
- Have a minimum of 5 years? digital experience, particularly with, but not limited to web, social and emerging technologies
- Have at least 7 years of experience creating marketing / advertising campaigns, from developing vision and the message platform to overseeing production on time and budget
- Have strong experience and the proven ability to build a brand in the beauty world
- Have a holistic understanding of the entire creative process
- Be proficient in Microsoft Office and SharePoint
- Experience with Asana is ideal but not required
- Have a strong creative vision with an understanding of business objectives
- Have in-depth knowledge of brand development and multichannel marketing models
- Have an understanding of and past experience with creating integrated content across all marketing channels from digital, social media, paid media, mobile, but also understand offline and print
- Have proven experience with concept development
- Be highly skilled in leading a team of creative talent with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to inspire the creative team to give their best
- Have a self-starting attitude and an open outlook
- Have the proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and to meet deadlines using excellent organizational skills, quality execution and attention to detail
- Have an understanding of pop culture and emerging technologies / the "new" creative world in the digital space
- Have strong communication skills with ability to articulate ideas clearly and concisely
- Be able to provide and receive constructive feedback that is necessary to lead internal teams to the best solution
- Be able to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment
- Be highly collaborative with ability to understand the objectives of all cross-functional partners and work toward a design that meets that need and upholds the creative integrity of the brand
- Have a strong work ethic and personal accountability
- Foster a culture of innovation, inclusion, and creativity




This client is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for this position. If there is a bona fide medical or religious reason why you cannot be vaccinated, you may contact humanresources@creativecircle.com. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact humanresources@creativecircle.com.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Lauren.Calabrese@jobalert.creativecircle.com


About Creative Circle
Creative Circle is a recruiting agency, and we proudly match professionals with companies looking for talented team members. The above listing is for a role with one of our clients. Our connections at top companies get your resume in front of the right people and access to amazing positions that aren't posted anywhere else. If you’re a good fit for this role (or another we're currently working on), a local recruiter will reach out to schedule a screening interview. We present only the top candidates to our clients.

For Creative Circle to represent you for this opportunity, you must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship for a non-immigrant visa.