Position Creative / Design Director (eCommerce/ Retail/ Product Dev) - Full Time
Location Manhattan
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a cutting-edge novelty design shop is seeking a well rounded Creative Director to join their team, full time.

The Creative Director will work closely with the owner and Design Director to oversee and lead a design team of 10 while always thinking of the big picture and ultimately contributing to the growth of the business.

Creative Director will:
- Work cross functionally with owner, design team, product team, marketing and sales teams on overall big picture concepts and strategy for the brand
- Lead and inspire the design team, bringing new ideas and direction to share (creating mood boards for inspiration)
- Lead design teams in projects ranging from packaging, events, eCommerce, social media and branding
- Help pave and lead the way for further digital design work and overall improving eCommerce sales
- Bring new ideas / fresh perspective for products and product development to the owner and design director
- Be client facing to explain company offerings / pitch to retail clients
- Have an understanding of 3D product / Industrial product design or come from an industrial design background

Creative Director must:
- Have a combined 10 years of design experience, at least 5 years design/product development, and at least 5 years as a Creative Director or Art Director
- Have eCommerce or retail experience, ideally with an industrial design background
- Have a strong understanding of overseas manufacturing, production and printing processes.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Have experience with small/medium size retail, ideally with experience working with retail buyers
- Be a team player, rolling up sleeves as needed to adhere to deadlines and client needs
- Be a creative problem solver, resourceful and bring new ideas and strategies to the team
- Be able to balance working big picture concepts with paying attention to details on the design and product levels as well

This is a great opportunity to join a fun, easy going yet hardworking team, if this sounds like you apply today!

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: NY31@jobalert.creativecircle.com