Creative Director (Temporary)

Position Summary

The Creative Director serves as the creative lead and creative decision maker for a project, campaign and/or program.  Additionally, the Creative Director owns the room, shaping and presenting creative work internally and externally.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Provide the creative vision and direction for the execution and production of creative work across all platforms and channels – print, digital (mobile-first) and social
  • Partner with functional peers including account, strategy, analytics and project management
  • Confidently share and defend the work
  • Articulate the solve for “The Strategic Why” presented by the strategy team and how the creative team can uniquely address the strategic insight to help meet business objectives
  • Ensure creative integrity and excellence in every asset we produce
  • Manage assigned program from the creative perspective – the vision, the direction and the day-to-day production
  • Manage the creative team and delegate work appropriately
  • Mentor and develop the creative team, their skills and their career paths
  • Lead ideation and brainstorming sessions
  • Serve as lead creative in client meetings and presentations
  • Manage and direct video/photo shoots
  • Advocate for proper scheduling, time, tools, resources and processes for creating the work
  • Review new and existing SOW’s for staffing and allocation; work with account team to ensure all work is properly staffed for completion
  • Management of final selection of freelance staff
  • Collaborate and share ideas/best practices with Creative Directors across the organization
  • Serves as proxy when needed for Group Creative Director or Executive Creative Director, sitting in on cross-functional and client meetings

Job Qualifications

Education: BFA in Graphic Design or related degree

Experience: 10+ years in a design related field; agency experience preferred


  • Collaborative; ability to bring teams together
  • Able to demonstrate servant leadership
  • Able to identify and develop talent
  • Conceptual thinking as well as hands-on content creation
  • Experience leading a creative team is a must
  • Deep understanding of the print and web process and possibilities
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Able to identify opportunities for upselling and growing a business creatively
  • Able to present “The Strategic Why” behind the creative and articulate the solve
  • Experience working across all platforms and channels – print, digital (mobile-first) and social
  • Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and PowerPoint


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