Associate Creative Director

Location Somerville, MA (WFH flexible)
Starts As soon as right candidate is found
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate up to $130,000 DOE
Our client, a popular footwear and sportswear retailer, is looking for an Associate Creative Director to join their team!

The Associate Creative Director will play an important role on the Internal Creative Agency team and will collaborate with the Creative Director, Head of Creative Services and Brand Marketing Lead to drive innovative brand stories for all channels across all physical and digital touchpoints.

Responsibilities include:
- Own and lead implementation of brand visual centers; vision for the season, onboarding external partners and agencies and giving feedback
- Collaborate with central marketing team to ensure on-brand business driving solutions
- Manage high-profile collaborations and campaigns with celebrities/athletes
- Ideate creative concepts beyond photo and video that incorporate new technologies
- Communicate and present design concepts to business stakeholders
- Demonstrate knowledge of current brand trends, streetwear culture, technology and other design influences

The ideal Associate Creative Director will have:
- 8+ years of experience in an art direction or digital design position; footwear, music, style background a huge plus
- Strong knowledge of UX/UI
- Ability to socialize and present creative work in a compelling and persuasive way to cross-functional partners and senior leadership
- Extensive experience with social trends, digital design, digital design systems, performance marketing (email, paid social and other media)
- Experience managing agency partners
- A portfolio showcasing your work and design thinking process
- Excellent in PPT/Keynote and Adobe CS
- Ability to prioritize multiple projects and operate in a fast paced environment

This a full-time job to join a very well-known brand!

NOTE: the team is operating in a hybrid model and is asking for employees to come onsite 3x per week. If you prefer remote or are outside the Boston market, they are willing to offer this as a remote job as long as you are able to come into the office 1-2x per month for meetings.

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