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The Associate Design Director is the driving force keeping the creative team at the top of their game. In this role, you will develop original design concepts, global marketing campaigns and digital media productions; oversee multiple projects through execution; and directly manage a team of creatives. Leadership and motivation skills are absolutely essential for the role. This is a leadership position in every sense, and our client is looking for someone who can elevate and enforce standards to all levels and disciplines within the department and the company.
5-6+ years of experience in a creative leadership role
Experience in a creative leadership role in an agency environment.
Recognized expertise in one of the following: advertising, collateral, identity or interactive design.
Proven knowledge of the fundamentals: interaction design, user-centered experience design, brand development, digital marketing and the creative process, as well as new platforms and technologies.
Ability to provide clear creative direction as well as timely and helpful feedback to improve creative processes that keep work on budget and schedule.
Bold leadership skills. We need someone who is confident in everything from team building to guiding and mentorship.
Effective presentation skills and communication abilities at all levels of both internal and client organizations.
Strong ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term need.
Timelines, budgets and availabilities change, and we need someone who can roll with it.