Creative Director

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Our Fortune 500 client seeks a competent and creative designer that consults with client organizations to determine visual requirements that support organizational business goals. The candidate will need to be bright, imaginative, and a capable designer with strong communication and concept skills. This position is both hands on and consultative. This is a freelance position.

The Creative Director is responsible for developing strategic creative design concepts, campaign themes, and brand visualizations that fulfill business objectives across all platforms. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

-Sets creative direction and provides hands-on guidance throughout the project life cycle
-Has knowledge of all creative disciplines including copy and typography and of the roles they play in both conceptual and executional work
-Acts as a strategic and conceptual leader on the Creative Services side on all projects
-Demonstrates cohesive understanding of, and can execute on, the principles that lead to innovative, effective brand communications
-Has a strong understanding branding and brand guidelines
-Helps to set and maintain brand appropriate visual identity and ensures that all creative adheres to it
-Acts as a strong voice both internally and externally who is able to clearly articulate the creative vision for the brand
-Leads by influence and sets professional standard for the team
-Takes personal responsibility for on-time, expertly crafted ideas and deliverables
-Fluency in current graphic design practices, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign
-Ability to create superior, original designs for print
-Strong design style, including creative design solutions within the constraints of industry standards
-Strong conceptual skills
-Solid understanding of client deliverables, and the ability to take responsibility for them.
-Ability to work independently on strategic issues with client, capable of managing fairly complex projects