Creative Director

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Aquent has client with urgent need for a Creative Director. Responsibilities • 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