Creative Director

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Vitamin T client is seeking a Creative Director to join their team. The Creative Director is responsible for developing original creative design concepts and approaches, overseeing multiple projects through execution, and managing a team of designers under them. The Creative Director will also contribute to the development of digital and marketing strategies, drive the collaborative efforts of the project’s creative, user experience and technology teams, and inspire teammates on all levels to exceed expectations. The Creative Director is also responsible for managing the client relationship for all things related to creative.

Develop and deliver thought leadership and creative solutions that strengthen clients’ market distinction and leadership position
Responsible for articulating and defending conceptual and directional choices
Promote continual creative improvement and actively contribute to a culture of innovation, excellence and accountability
Conceive and create experience-oriented design solutions that fulfill strategic business objectives
Grow new business and develop solid client relationships
Responsible for inspiring and motivating creative teams and serve as overall creative lead and manage creative teams on and across major engagements
Direct all phases of creative work from concept through production
Responsible for cultivating creative online strategies
Responsible for mentoring and leading junior creative staff through critique of their work to maintain consistent creative quality and award winning work
Help Creative Director manage the creative staff, as well as helping to review staff members’ performance
Accountable for developing and directing creative work of the highest caliber with their team
Participate in many new business development efforts, leading creative teams

6-8+ years experience in a creative leadership role (at least 3+ years digital agency environment)
A strong working knowledge of interaction design, user-centered experience design, brand development, digital marketing and the creative process
Recognized expertise in one of the following: advertising, collateral, identity, interactive design
Advanced experience managing the creative development process in a client-services environment
Comprehensive awareness and interest in new platforms and technologies for the digital channel (e.g. Flash, Flex, Ajax, etc.) and related mediums
Strong ability to provide clear creative direction and provide timely and helpful feedback to improve creative processes to keep work on budget and schedule
Excellent presentation skills and communication abilities at all levels of both internal and client organizations
Strong ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term needs
Proven leadership skills with experience guiding large teams (10+)
Proven mentoring, supervisory, and team-building skills
Online advertising experience a plus