Position Creative Director (Design / Digital / Content)
Location Manhattan
Starts June 2018
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client is a media company seeking a Creative Director to join their team Full Time.

The Creative Director will provide design leadership, strategic thinking, and inspiration across their 6 brands. The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit with an interest in new media and storytelling and collaborates well across departments.

The Creative Director will manage a growing team of creatives including a Senior Art Director, Production Manager, Designers and Video Editors. The Creative Director will be an integral part of the company and will report directly to the SVP of Marketing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Set the creative strategy and drive brand style and messaging both internally and externally.
- Own the creative process from brief to production (MUST KNOW HOW TO WRITE BRIEFS AND DIRECT CREATIVES). Help clarify creative goals, lead promotional photo and video shoots, manage production assets and workflow. Prioritize all projects to ensure on-time delivery.
- Foster positive relationships between creative teams and other departments with a high degree of collaboration, including helping the business team develop appropriate collateral and sales marketing materials.
- Build an environment in which people are inspired to achieve creative excellence and take risks.
- Develop and manage relationships with outside vendors to maintain elevated creative standards.
- Manage, develop and mentor in-house and freelance creatives.
- Lead creative ideation and brainstorming sessions.

REQUIREMENTS:
- 10+ years of creative design experience, demonstrating strong creative and art direction skills across digital, social, content, etc.
- 5+ years of experience managing creative teams, resources and budgets
- Background in entertainment, media or publishing is preferred.
- Experience working with editorial, product, creative, sales, and technical teams.
- Some experience working with customer-centered business goals (e.g. subscription, e-commerce or membership).
- Extensive experience with developing creative briefs and evaluating concepts / final executions
- Strategic thinker with excellent analytical, written, and verbal skills with an eye for creating engaging presentations and simple reports
- Exceptional leadership skills to produce breakthrough work in a collaborative environment
- Outstanding project management skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple deadlines, reconcile competing interests, and streamline workflow

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc203@jobalert.creativecircle.com