Executive Creative Director & Creative Director - Portland

Starts 8/16/2021
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate DOE
Our client is an independent creative agency focusing on contemporary brands, crafting authentic storytelling and experiences that push culture forward.

They are looking for an Executive Creative Director and Creative Director (Communication & Brand Design) to play an essential role in the strategy, conception and design of beautiful content and services, setting the tone for brand and leading unique content creation.

You will:
- Be a primary creative contact for clients
- Contribute to both conceptual thinking and hands-on making of experiences
- Execute a clear and compelling design solutions that bring brands to life (campaigns, content and experiences)
- Visualize and articulate key brand design direction to team members
- Deliver best-in-class in communication, photography, video, and branded storytelling
- Collaborate with other in-house or client-side interdisciplinary designers, marketing teams, brand and product managers
- Lead and support client team presentations, speaking to detail of design solutions with client and internal teams
- Lead and participate in regular team-wide brainstorms and design reviews
- Synthesize client input and condensing into actionable opportunities
- Inspire and embrace new ways of thinking
In addition, the Executive Creative Director will:
- Direct all creative and be responsible for all assets leaving the agency
- Focus on developing strong and trusting relationships with clients

- 5+ years of industry experience, preferably within the design industry on the agency side
- Team-player attitude with an entrepreneurial spirit, supportive of a small team where each member wears many different hats to work together to get the job done
- Human-centric approach to design
- Ability to conduct secondary research in support of design solutions
- Expert understanding of brand storytelling and communication design
- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to lead large client worksessions with key stakeholders, as well as the ability to speak to various client teams
- Impeccable attention to detail, particularly in production files, asset generation and design
- Proficiency across Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint/Keynote presentation software
- Ability to prioritize and manage workload, set up team meetings, and meet deadlines and project milestones

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc232@jobalert.creativecircle.com

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