Associate Creative Director

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Position Summary
Supplements the Creative Director by directing technical and design staff. Responsible for understanding and articulating strategic direction of technology and creative approaches to providing optimal client solutions. Works directly with the Creative Director to define company’s strategic direction regarding creative and technology solutions, and to ensure company’s technology and creative expertise is poised to address client needs.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities
1. Responsible for creating, updating and communicating strategies to fulfill client creative and technology needs.
2. Supplements Creative Director by directing creative staff, delegating assignments, serving as a resource for success, and coaching and mentoring as appropriate.
3. Responsible for completing assigned tasks as directed by the Creative Director.
4. Continuously maintains and enhances personal understanding of interactive marketing and technologies, and interactive development processes through the use of seminars, webinars, workshops, training, etc. in relation to best practices in design and technology.
5. Directs, collaborates on, and supports process optimization to effectively produce high-quality work on time and within budget.
6. Anticipates potential creative issues related to execution of client projects and works with the Creative Director to resolve in a timely and proactive fashion.

Education and/or Experience Required at Entry:
Bachelors degree with concentration in digital technology/creative design; MBA is a plus.
Previous experience in digital technology/creative design.

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses or Certificate:
Proficient using PC or Mac, MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Flash/Flex.
Strong attention to detail and organization.
Possess the ability to articulate clearly, be creative, and be personable.
Possess a strong client focus.