Creative Director

Creative Director is responsible for directing creative work including audience promotions and advertising. Assists with audience research and develops creative briefs and design concepts to meet business objectives. Being a Creative Director manages corporate creative strategies and establishes design policies. May oversee print production, graphic art, and desktop publishing. Additionally, Creative Director requires a bachelor’s degree. Typically reports to top management. The Creative Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Creative Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.

Creative Director Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Creative Director to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team while also diving in as an individual contributor;
  • Manage the creative process from concept to completion;
  • Partner with the Precision marketing team to identify opportunities to promote our creative capabilities, success stories, etc;
  • Manage “creative vision for all owned US social & digital channels in partnership with cross- functional teams and agency partners;
  • Work closely with multidisciplinary project teams;
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and in professional organizations;
  • Meets cost standards by monitoring expenses; implementing cost-saving actions;
  • Focus on the entire body of work, ensure that creative work is compelling, consistent, adheres to brand standards, and accomplishes established goals;
  • Cultivate a viable contractor pool to accommodate periodic needs;
  • Collaborate with project managers with job assignments, creative direction, troubleshooting, and project scope;
  • Adjust focus on detail or broader view to suit situation;
  • Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs;
  • Able to think on her/his feet;
  • Influence and mentor across the organization, focusing on coaching and developing product managers, engineers and creative team on UX best practices;
  • Ensure that creative ideas and executions support client business goals.

Requirements:

  • Experience designing UX solutions for software, responsive web applications, and/or mobile native apps;
  • Monthly stipends for gym, phone and commuting;
  • Art direction background with expertise in concepting and directing shoots for multiple platform applications;
  • Demonstrated experience working on nationwide campaigns;
  • Discretionary time off and flexible work from home days;
  • 5+ years in a creative leadership role; Creative Services/Operations, Production, Account Management, Studio Management or Agency experience preferred;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to lead the internal creative team and work closely with the marketing team and other departments;
  • Ability to meet high standards for quality and accuracy under tight deadlines;
  • Highly organized and effective time management skills;
  • Business travel required;
  • Ability to clearly and consistently articulate Bethel’s brand, voice, and distinctives;
  • Strong thought leadership and UX design vision skills, including strong analytical, strategic, and conceptual design skills;
  • Exceptional graphic design expertise in typography, layout, color, and brand systems – no detail is too small for you to get just right;
  • Encourage state-of-the-art techniques and thought leadership activities to stimulate professional development and inspiration within the team;
  • Experience shaping and developing global brands through graphic design, communication design, and advertising.