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Creative Director

Extremely picky branding and digital agency is looking for a very talented Creative Director to join our team.

Experience Required

  • Minimum of 15 years of combined Designer/Art Director/Creative Director experience
  • Minimum of two years of Creative Director experience at a similar-sized or larger agency (25+ people)
  • The preferred candidate will have made the journey to Creative Director as Designer – Senior Designer – Art Director – Creative Director. (If your path to Creative Director was as copywriter first, we’re also interested, but you may have to work a little harder to get to “yes”.)
  • Work experience must be extremely diverse. Projects under your direction will include everything imaginable, including logo and identity, collateral of all shapes and sizes, environmental design, packaging, publication, direct mail, video, websites, marketing campaigns, etc. (See examples of our work.)

Job Skills Required

  • Ability to quickly comprehend the business, branding and marketing objectives of a very diverse client base
  • Ability to then turn these objectives into award-winning branding and marketing solutions that produce results
  • Mastery of producing, directing and pitching branding and creative concepts to clients
  • Ability to play well with others on our team to see the branding and creative process through, including working with some extremely talented:
    • Art Directors
    • Designers
    • Web Developers
    • Writers
    • Videographers
    • Account Managers
  • Ability to work closely with our team of account managers to build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Must possess planning and organization skills that would make a colony of ants jealous
  • Very strong digital branding and marketing experience is a must
  • Must possess a master level of print production expertise
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe CC
  • Ability to quickly develop proposals and presentations within Adobe CC software
  • Personal resume should include nationally award-winning creative work (Print Magazine, HOW Magazine, Communication Arts, Addy’s or other similar)

Personality Traits Desired

  • Must be comfortable leading various meetings and workshops with C-level executives
  • Must possess a high level of integrity as you will be trusted with being the face of our company and the primary lead with several key clients
  • Must possess a James Bond-like ability to remain cool under pressure
  • Must enjoy mentoring art directors, designers, videographers and others on the team
  • Must have the ability to think on the fly and defend ideas diplomatically with clients so great ideas don’t go down the creative toilet

If this description sounds like a fit, please send your resume and link to work samples pronto to jobs@flyinghippo.com. If we like what we see, we will be in touch soon.

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