Agency Creative Director - Art - Must Have Beauty / Fashion Experience - Manhattan

Starts September
Duration Full-time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client is an advertising agency with well known beauty / fashion clients, and they are seeking a Creative Director to join their team.

The Creative Director will play a critical role in the overall creative output for the agency as a whole. You will be responsible for being the idea person, making sure all delivery is up to client standards, as well as being a mentor to your direct reports.

Specific Role Responsibilities:

Development of Creative Work:
- Develop original ideas and concepts that answer project briefs and position the client and agency for success.
• Produce high-level, on strategy creative solutions that meet the agency’s standards of creative excellence while achieving client’s goals.

Execution of Creative Work
• Correctly and thoroughly prepare for shoots on assigned projects. Utilize resources (time, budget, talent, etc.) appropriately to ensure the greatest value possible from each shoot.
• Manage post-production aspects for assigned projects, overseeing edits, color corrects, retouching, CGI, etc to ensure final product meets the standards of the agency and the expectations of the client.

Team Management & Development
- Train & supervise team members. Oversee their creative efforts to ensure they are on strategy, on schedule, and are meeting creative standards
- Oversee career development of team members. Perform reviews to determine strengths, growth opportunities, goals, and ambitions. Delegate assignments appropriately, with input from Director of Creative Services. Recommend staffing changes.

Client Relationships
- Senior level client contact, responsible for building strong relationships with key clients. Attend client meetings on a regular basis as the main representative for the work your team produces.
- Polished and confident communicator with strong presentation skills. Comfortable sharing and defending the strategic, aesthetic, and copy choices made for the work you or your team created.

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