Associate Creative Director

Location Victor, NY (Hybrid)
Starts As soon as the proper candidate is identified
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate Competitive Compensation
Our client, a well-known American producer, and marketer of beer, wine, and spirits, is looking for an Associate Creative Director to join their team.

**Client is not married to designers coming from spirits. They want to see retail and luxury work! Spirits is a bonus!

This is a hybrid role. The ideal candidate will be based in NYC and onsite in Long Island City 1-2 days per week. You will work on our client's Fine Wines portfolio.
The Associate Creative Director Responsibilities:
-Support the development of brand & style guidelines (experience with luxury brands a big plus), and then translate those guidelines into creative output across all relevant brand channels
-Manage and mentor a team of 3-4 creatives (designers, copywriters, videographers, photographers, and post editors) to help produce asset templates and guidelines for all brand channels - including digital, print, and packaging
-Partner closely with Growth Marketing team members to glean performance-driven insights, to refine & inform future creative direction & development, geared to drive DTC KPIs.
-Collaborate with developers (both internally and external agency partners) to ensure proper implementation within a web and mobile environment for eCommerce store fonts
-Provide design support to DTC group leadership, to create reporting templates and milestone slide presentations
-Actively participate in ongoing brainstorms and promotional calendars, and then execute on the creation of assets for the resulting campaigns
-Provide Creative thought-leadership, and reinforce a culture of innovation, within an ever-evolving, fast paced and nimble eCom team

The Associate Creative Director Qualifications:
- 5-8 years of professional experience either agency or brand-side, in graphic design, visual arts, and/or advertising creative, overseeing multiple consumer brands at a time
-A portfolio of work proven to drive business results, and aesthetically align with brand guidelines
-Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite
-Motion Graphics skills and sketch as a PLUS
-Deep understanding conceptualizing, producing, and evaluating platform-specific direct response creative, geared to drive mid-to-lower funnel objectives
-Ability to collaborate closely & build trust w/ cross-functional teams, agency partners, & other relevant stakeholders
-Proven experience designing within modern day e-commerce tech stack, including but not limited to websites (Shopify, WooCommerce) & ESPs (e.g. Klaviyo, ReSci).
-Deep knowledge of social media ad asset guidelines, and an understanding of platform capabilities and user behavior
-Comfortable working within presentation tools

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