Head of Creative

Head of Creative Job Description Template

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

Responsibilities:

  • Lead creative brainstorming sessions to develop and pitch new video ideas;
  • Lead 3-7 teams of creatives and editors to execute video concept ideas;
  • Hire, develop, and mentor a world-class creative strategy team;
  • Working closely with other heads of departments on company projects;
  • Lead strategy meetings with clients and other strategists to understand business objectives, client positioning and consumer needs;
  • Performance manage creative strategists, and if necessary develop improvement plans or exit low performing members of the creative strategist team;
  • Overseeing creative department, leading a team of 5-10 with a focus on developing the team members to reach their full potential;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Use relevant findings in performance data to help successfully execute long-term plans for improving account performance;
  • Write scripts that engage specific personas in an audience;
  • Collaborate with video editors to create cogent, effective, and attention-grabbing videos in alignment with account strategies;
  • Construct short-term tests to obtain insights related to various ad variables;
  • Making sure that brand guidelines are adhered to in all creative activities across the company;
  • Participate in the evaluation and hiring of creative strategists at Lucky Day;
  • Working closely with the Creative Project Manager to ensure deadlines are met and work is delegated to team.

Requirements:

  • Leadership skills with the ability to set and prioritize goals (able to be a coach and a player);
  • Experience running successful marketing campaigns and creative projects;
  • Work experience as Head of Creative or Executive/Group Creative Director, preferable within our industry;
  • BSc and MSc in Marketing or relevant field;
  • Effective written, verbal, and oral communication skills;
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Powerpoint, HTML, PHP, Emarsys;
  • Detail oriented, able to work in pressure;
  • Understanding of customer experience methodology, brand management, marketing, advertising, and e-commerce;
  • Advanced level After Effects skills. Compositing, tracking, track mattes, rotoscoping, and particle effects;
  • 7+ years of working a creatively driven role such as Brand Management, Marketing, Advertising, or Video Production;
  • An eye for detail when it comes to graphical layouts, eye-lines, and color schemes;
  • Knowledge of DSLRs and editing software;
  • Proficiency with common DSLR’s and extremely comfortable getting your hands dirty setting up shots;
  • 4+ years of Management preferred;
  • 3D modeling and texturing a plus.