Associate Creative Director

Wilmington, DE
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Cassandra Beard

Job Description:

Aquent is currently seeking an Art Director / Associate Creative Director to help lead national brand campaigns for one of our largest clients.  We’re seeking a thought leader in the creative space but strategically grounded to deliver outstanding business results.

If you’re an Influencer and a dare devil with a digitally-focused, customer-centered approach  - then we want to talk to you.

Want to know more?

What you’ll do …

  • Create compelling marketing assets for web, mobile, social, email, direct mail and other applicable channels that effectively balance brand and business goals and inspire consumers to act 

  • Lead and participate in brainstorming sessions to generate ideas 

  • Collaborate with copywriters and web/graphic designers to formulate creative strategy and develop concepts 

  • Strong presentation skills—can clearly articulate creative rationale and communicate it to others for buy-in 

  • Positive outlook and attitude, able to build good rapport with team members and stakeholders

  • Strong integrated communication thinking skills 

  • Consistently deliver high-quality work on time 

  • Ability to create advertising/marketing-style content for all social platforms. 

  • Have an appreciation for the relationship between textual and visual elements. 

  • Maintains awareness of the latest advertising and marketing trends in the advertising/marketing industry, in web, social media and print. 

  • A strong understanding of marketing, storytelling and advertising principles. 

What you should have in your background ...

  • 5+ years of experience producing award-winning work for recognizable and/or national brands.

  • Have experience leading and inspiring a team to do their best work

  • Solid presentation skills, both internally and client facing

  • Able to write in a multiplicity of brand voices and tones across many categories

  • Strong communication skills working with the client and design team

Portfolio Requirements: 

  • Online portfolio required

  • Includes digital, print and direct mail  

  • Mid- to high-budget projects and/or campaigns 

  • Evidence of “thinking outside the box” while achieving client goals 

  • Conceptual and technical diversity 

Why do you want to work through AQUENT?

 - AQUENT offers an amazing benefits package. For every hour you work – we'll subsidize up to 85% of your medical, vision and dental premium.

 - A team of agents that are invested in your career. We offer resume and portfolio review, interview prep and access to online training.  

 - We offer the only referral program that continues to give back.  Earn a cash bonus for every hour your referral works for up to 6 months.

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

  • You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table

  • You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects

  • You’ll be working with a global brand - meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR



Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including:

Subsidized health and dental benefits

Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program

Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck

Access to free online courses via AQUENT’s Gymnasium and Lynda.com to develop your skills

We reward for referrals! Who do you know? http://aquent.us/rewards/