Executive Creative Director

Dallas, Texas
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Margie Franco

Job Description:

Aquent has an immediate need for an Executive Creative Director for an in-house digital design studio at a top tier Fortune 500 company. This is a long term contract opportunity (12+ months). No relocation. The Executive Creative Director will successfully create award-winning, compelling, and effective digital advertising through leadership of an interactive creative team composed of Art Directors, Designers, Copywriters and support team. The Executive Creative Director also works closely with senior management involved with strategy development, account services and new business. Maintain a positive attitude when working with colleagues, associates, and clients. Be solutions-oriented, and supportive in finding solutions to unexpected challenges. Manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting mutually-agreed deadlines. Coach, counsel, mentor, and inspire.


- 12+ years of advertising agency experience

- 7+ years in a creative leadership role

- Proven strong managerial skills, including staff development

- Proven strong creative leadership skills

- Experience creating, executing and leading multiple touchpoint campaigns (web, mobile, social, other digital platforms)

- The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, highly creative environment managing multiple brands, teams and projects at the same time

- A steadfast passion for creative excellence

- Proven experience in creating strong conceptual and strategic directions and clearly present those ideas to the team

- Strong verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills

- In touch with the next "big thing" in social media 


Specialties: Advanced design skills (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign).
Proficient web design skills (Flash, HTML and CSS).
Social media and user-experience expertise.