Creative Director (Art)

Location La Jolla, CA (Hybrid)
Starts Interviewing Now
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate DOE
Our retail client is hiring for a Creative Director (Art) to join their team, full time.

This will be onsite in La Jolla on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with the option to work from home on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

This is a very hands-on creative role, you will be giving direction and jumping in on design at times.

What you will be doing:
- Spearhead and maintain brand guidelines and visual campaigns across all channels (web, digital, print) in line with marketing objectives and creative strategies
- Execute and oversee direction for lifestyle and studio product photoshoots
- Development of campaign mood boards, pitch decks, and corporate presentations
- Foster and lead a creative and collaborative team; manage and develop the career paths of the creative department
- Establish and maintain relationships with vendors (photographers, videographers, talent, printers, media vendors, etc.)
- Budget allocation through forecasting and managing expenses
- Own and manage creative briefs for new product launches, campaigns, and activations
- Understand and integrate strategies around calendars associated with wholesale and DTC / direct to consumer ecommerce and retail channels


What you need to know:
- 8+ years of graphic design and/or creative direction experience, ideally in a lifestyle brand or start-up environment
- 5+ years of experience leading, growing and managing a team
- Quick problem-solving skills to maintain speed-to-market expectations
- Highly proficient in the technical capabilities of Adobe Creative Suite
- Experience building innovative brands and GTM campaigns
- Exceptional presentation skills, interpersonal skills, and respect for process/principles
- Proven experience of creative deliverables from concept to execution
- An obsession with creating impactful consumer-centric experiences


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Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Lauren.Madden@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.

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