Creative Director

Location Cincinnati, OH (WFH flexible)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate Around $150,000; depending on experience
Calling all creative directors who have experience in the entertainment industry! Our entertainment and theme park client is looking for a creative director to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that works on world-renowned brands and designs theme park attractions.

This is a fully remote role or if you are based in Cincinnati, OH you can work onsite. If you are fully remote, you will need to travel to Cincinnati every other month or so for meetings. The role will be direct-hire and is expected to start in July.

The creative director will be responsible for:
- Helping set and improve the artistic standards necessary to maximize creative success with projects, creative proposals, and business development endeavors
- Acting as the creative visionary for the company
- Facilitating creative workshops (internal and external) for proposals and projects
- Overseeing the early-stage creative direction on all projects
- Participating in client pitches and presentations
- Assisting with translating marketing and business development objectives into creative strategies. Providing ideas and concepts for potential projects / clients and market segments to pursue
- The writing and design of unique and well-crafted copy for projects and proposals
- Overseeing the creative work developed in the design studio
- Mentoring and training junior designers, interns and other design team members
- Occasionally traveling internationally and domestically for client business pitches

The creative director must have:
- Minimum of 10 years of design experience for an entertainment company, theme park group, or theatrical production company
- Experience leading creative brainstorming sessions with colleagues and / or clients
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Strong copywriting skills
- Ability to passionately present business development opportunities for potential new clients
- Ability to mentor design staff
- Passion for creative direction and leading a team as the creative visionary
- Ability to bring new ideas to the table
- Excited about knowing what is "on the new and next" in the market
- Experience with Hootsuite, Wrike, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office, AEC Suite and Box a plus
- Ability to travel up to 30% of the year, both domestically and internationally (will need a passport)

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: payne.vanderwoude@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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