Creative Director

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Aquent has client with urgent need for a Creative Director.
• Lead creative sessions for project kick-offs
• Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the business objectives of the organization and brand strategy goals
• Establish creative direction for online services and programs
• Generate multiple concepts for a project
• Work with the account team, strategy team, and copywriters to develop concepts and present to management
• Work with internal teams to generate ideas for pitching and proposals
Required Skills
• Undergraduate degree in Fine Arts or related field or equivalent visual design and management experience required; graduate degree preferred
• At least 4 years management experience working with large-scale web sites, e-marketing, and advertising
• Must possess a thorough understanding of interactive communications and delivery systems, processes, and user interface design as well as industry best practices
• Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography & limitations of the web; familiarity with responsive web design ;have the ability to storyboard or translate ideas to designers
• A strong working knowledge of experience design, brand development, interactive commerce and creative process
• Ability to lead projects from concept to completion. Apply best practices in user interface and interactive design, including image optimization and site mapping
• Experience with software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign & Flash
• Knowledge of HTML, DHTML CSS, Actionscript & Drupal
Soft Skills
• Ability to make evaluative judgments
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Ability in organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments