Director, Creative Job Description

Director, Creative Job Description

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Director, creative provides the creative vision and direction for the execution and production of creative work across all platforms and channels - video, print, digital (mobile-first) and social.

Director, Creative Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Brief external creative partners on suitable projects video editors/directors, illustrators, animators, designers
Collaborate with studio and game leadership to define strategy and long term planning for the on-going product roadmap
Share understanding of mobile free-to-play and live service games and what great looks like across the marketspace with team
Work creatively in support of the business goals for the title and studio
Evangelize game vision within studio design and product teams to generate excitement and enthusiasm
Build collaborative relationships with other team leaders (Producer, Development Director, Art Director, Product Manager, Technical Director, ) to achieve business goals
Provide regular, detailed and actionable feedback and guidance to the development team
Lead design/game team to ship on time at the highest possible quality
Manage or mentor other designers on the team or across the company
Devise crafting systems and balance in-game resources and economy to ensure player’s long term retention and to optimize monetization

Director, Creative Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Director, Creative

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Education for Director, Creative

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Employers hiring for the director, creative job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Design, Marketing, Graphic Design, Advertising, Communications, Fine Arts, Art, Education, Writing, Business

Skills for Director, Creative

Desired skills for director, creative include:

Illustrator
Adobe Creative Suite
Photoshop
InDesign
Post-production
Video
Creative marketing concepts
Development and production with proven ability to manage creative projects from conception through implementation
Internet culture and digital video landscape
Production management

Desired experience for director, creative includes:

Experience in TV, print, radio & OOH creative direction & design supervision
Ability to work independently team member in a collaborative environment
Up to date on the latest tendencies, new techniques, best practices, conferences and work sessions to be able to offer an innovative creative approach that stands out from the competition
Flexibility and the ability to react quickly to changing needs in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
The position requires a combination of office work, studio & edit time and on-location time
Highly creative and motivated self starter with a passion for design

Director, Creative Examples

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Director, Creative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of director, creative. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for director, creative
  • Excellent examples of written case studies, video testimonials, and program materials
  • Work with the client, accounts team, and strategist to deliver original creative ideas and platforms for their brand
  • Be responsible for receiving briefs from a client or client account team member and then answering that brief in a suitable and timely fashion
  • Run brainstorming sessions to deliver the creative ideas and then craft, refine and write up the ideas in a suitably compelling and visual presentation format
  • Present creative work internally and to clients
  • Uncovering the “big ideas”
  • Building and managing a team that can bring those ideas to life in the most compelling way possible
  • Persuasively presenting the ideas to clients that results in alignment and a clear direction for implementation
  • In addition to being a big-picture visionary and mentor to the creative team, the Creative Director must be capable of handling multiple clients and agency projects
  • Set the creative voice for Mountain Hardwear utilizing an established brand direction to design marketing materials that strongly communicate the brand message
Qualifications for director, creative
  • This person will leverage in house talent identify and manage outside design agencies
  • Passion for creating mobile free-to-play games
  • 5+ years of design leadership experience with mobile and/or live service games
  • Experience with free-to-play gameplay with a successful micro-transaction business model
  • Ability to lead other designers to achieving quality and creative designs
  • Outstanding understanding of popular social mobile games and the understanding of player motivations that make their mechanics work well within the space
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Director, Creative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a director, creative. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for director, creative
  • Experience with both B2B /B2C marketing
  • Champion effective copywriting of marketing communications – headlines, social media content, infographics, captions, marketing content
  • Responsible for the overall quality of work produced by the writers and designers on the team
  • Ability to delve deep and think big, not just thinking of the small picture but big picture branding
  • Interview clients, create content assets, and manage approval processes
  • Develop a Voice of the Customer program that includes Customer Advisory Boards, NPS surveys, and win / loss analysis
  • Develop an Executive Briefing Center program
  • Maintain a deep knowledge about the audience and provide customer, market and competitive insights into the organization
  • 6+ years of experience managing a customer advisory program at a B2B technology company
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills - must be a strong writer and story teller
Qualifications for director, creative
  • Consult on digital advertising creative development and execution
  • Assist in a design capacity as needed on any and all design deliverables
  • Offer strategy-based input and guidance to other team members during creative review meetings
  • Ability to process business objectives into distilled strategies that communicate big ideas
  • Display awareness of evolving consumer trends, business landscape, and marketplace
  • Able to operate in PowerPoint and Keynote
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Director, Creative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of director, creative. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for director, creative
  • Strong ability to define and articulate key messages related to ad tech, martech, and data products
  • A strategic mindset combined with the capability align stakeholders on priorities that deliver real results
  • Excellent team management and cross-functional collaboration skills
  • Passion and ability to work well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment and under tight deadlines
  • Experience working in the adtech, martech, or marketing data space
  • Manage the Visual Design team including organizational alignment, professional training and development, performance reviews, setting objectives
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and evolve responsive design web standards (knowledge of Bootstrap is a plus)
  • Direct and manage the development of all creative assets including in-store print marketing, email, direct mail, web design, social and marketing collateral including developing and ensuring style guidelines are followed
  • Direct and manage a team of creative professionals including internal and external graphic designers and agency resources to ensure campaigns are delivered on time, on budget and the highest level of quality
  • Collaborate with cross functional partners other relevant stakeholders to ensure all assets are developed and executed to appropriately and effectively represent the business and customer needs
Qualifications for director, creative
  • Work in collaboration with the senior creative executives both internally and at NBCUniversal, the Creative team on overall strategic development of campaigns, franchises and promotions for On Air, Off Air and Digital
  • Build and maintain strong relationships across marketing and programming
  • Work closely the Production Manager on forward planning and utilisation for the department
  • Must have fluency in English and Spanish
  • Proven success in managing broadcast on-air promotions team
  • Drive for results - must be able to work on a multitude of projects at once, working to tight deadlines
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Director, Creative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of director, creative. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for director, creative
  • Develop and maintain a culture that supports a high-functioning and collaborative team environment
  • Manage and mentor all staff, providing ongoing feedback and career development
  • Partner and collaborate with varied internal client base at all levels of management to produce high-quality design products
  • Lead the design efforts and inspire the entire team in order to develop a engaging and meaningful user experience
  • Inspire, collaborate and communicate closely with the project leads & team members to coordinate the creative efforts
  • Continually review implementation and maintain quality of execution for every feature and system
  • Use both analytical and creative thinking to find solutions to difficult design issues
  • Own responsibility for all creative deliverables, from individual stories to milestone epics
  • Help drive continual improvements to our design standards, practices, and tools
  • Mentor less experienced design team members towards great results
Qualifications for director, creative
  • Telecom experience preferred, retail experience preferred
  • An idea first person
  • Experience managing a team of creative professionals like designers, writers, and digital creatives
  • A track record of award-winning, breakthrough work
  • Provide strong and clear creative leadership to drive high quality, innovative creative work
  • Eligibility to work in the UK •Must possess a deep love & passion for Television, and have Agency or TV Channel experience
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Director, Creative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a director, creative. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for director, creative
  • Serve as a sought-after partner with our stations and communicate well with them about needs, projects
  • Develop creative concepts that break through the marketplace clutter and position us as the store of choice in our categories
  • Oversee several creative teams (staff and freelance) in the development and execution of creative to promote and market all programming initiatives on Showtime
  • Manage creative teams’ work through approved schedule and budget process oversee its review and self assessment
  • Liaison with Programming, Scheduling, Marketing Partners, Digital Media, for strategic tactical coordination
  • Devise, develop and guide creative solutions that effectively communicate the strategic objectives of agency clients
  • Oversee new business brainstorms and planning sessions where relevant
  • Assist in revenue growth across current client portfolio and new business through development of creative campaigns, projects and ideas
  • Support the business development team with proactive and reactive new business outreach through the development of creative ideas for target brands and companies
  • Supports portfolio/publishing development and synergy for DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD Magazine, working alongside President and Chief Creative Officer and VP Franchise Management
Qualifications for director, creative
  • Manage all processes related to the full product development calendars with licensees
  • A great attitude, an open mind, an eagerness to learn and a willingness to take initiative, no matter the task, is the top requirement
  • Experience building brand strategies both in the direct-to-consumer and b2b space
  • Experience working directly with clients and executing on their strategy
  • Experience building and developing a top notch creative team and department
  • You're passionate about user-centered design and understand complex user flows, call-to-actions and cutting edge marketing techniques

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