- Sheboygan County, WI
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- posted by:
- Devin Martin
The Graphic Design Director is responsible for all creative development from start to finish for designated client brands. This is a leadership role within the creative department and is responsible for bringing innovative creative ideas and solutions, being a thought leader and partner with the broader team, and inspiring a group of creative against a common goal. Significant emphasis on managing, mentoring and nurturing the creative team.
POSITION LOCATED IN: Kohler, WI
Position is ideal for someone currently in an ACD or CD title!
Manages 8-12 Graphic Designers, across various levels and working on all brands.
Ensures the timely development and execution of campaigns and projects designed to deliver results for the team and the business.
Develops plan, metrics and accounts to match and execute strategic plan.
Responsible to ensure production of team’s work is delivered strategy and on brand.
Manages outside vendor and agencies as well as freelancers and contract workforce as appropriate.
Assures full trust in covering business partner meetings – can present ideas in a clear manner, can defend a point of view regarding those ideas, and is an active listener and problem solver when feedback is provided.
Encourages and fosters career development of the team; provides creative direction to others – encouraging thinking beyond their own work.
Proactively looks for opportunities to foster new and innovative ideas amongst their team.
Responsible for providing input and creation of creative group, as well as business’ brand strategy.
Oversight and management Corp Communication budget for assigned department overseeing and approving applicable spend.
Oversight and management of project budgets in partnership with Account and Project Manager to ensure objective is met and in line with quality and time considerations.
15+ years’ experience in an advertising agency
BS, BA or relevant degree required
Portfolio to demonstrate creative abilities
OMNI-Channel experience – TV, Print, Digital, Content/Video, Literature, Retail Packaging, Graphics
Extensive production experience in all mediums
Excellent communication skills. Can command a room when presenting