Group Creative Director Job Description

Group Creative Director Job Description

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Group Creative Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

To manage the quarterly VIP email/print newsletter and program
Work with internal stakeholders including Editorial, Creative, Technology, Mobile, and Social Media to create value whilst maintaining key, core values of each brand
Lead the team to develop innovative and award-winning campaigns across native, branded and white label advertising products
Providing motivation and direction to the recruiting professionals you manage
Working with Branch and Regional Management to develop the division’s business and performance goals
Actively participating in the recruitment and hiring of internal staff
Supervising the administrative functions of the office
Support VP to ensure integration of projects with overall brand strategies and style guidelines for the for each project assigned and a timely completion of all projects
Development of Creative Concepts with the Vice President
Responsible for the design and execution of impactful print and multimedia design concepts (press kits, invitations, stationery, product placement stories, 3 dimensional vehicles, After Effects PowerPoint, Key Note and Final Cut)

Group Creative Director Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Group Creative Director

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Group Creative Director

Desired skills for group creative director include:

Hardware architecture
Processes
Products
Software applications
Color theory
Direct mail
Email
Iconography
Information design
Mobile

Desired experience for group creative director includes:

Conceptualize, produce and execute multiple creative designs for brands and corporate functions
Communicate effectively the creative concepts for each project assigned
Liaise with venders to obtain competitive bids from outside resources for all projects and allocate work based on suppliers and the specific needs of each work group
Source materials and methods of production for special projects
Proof match prints and blueprints for color accuracy and Press Ok’s where necessary
Hire photographers for specific projects as they relate to each brand, in-store press events, architectural interiors/exteriors of new store openings, product photography for press kits and executive portraits

Group Creative Director Examples

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Group Creative Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a group creative director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for group creative director
  • Develop and oversee a system of archiving past projects
  • To manage the Creative Solutions team
  • To create, sell and manage all creative solutions for the group across all platforms specifically advertorials, promotions, sponsorships, competitions, tenancies
  • To be responsible for ensuring all creative projects are produced on-brand and of the highest quality with a healthy profit margin
  • To work across key client categories especially beauty, fashion, jewelry/watches and travel and have strategy for securing market share in promotions for each area
  • To create a pricing structure for promotions globally
  • To work closely with marketing and brand relations regarding marketing solutions
  • Be responsible at the highest level as an ambassador of all 3 both brands and be active externally in promoting the business
  • Keep abreast of competitor activities and industry developments and industry advancements in technology and creativity
  • Direct and develop information architecture, wire frames and software UI
Qualifications for group creative director
  • Solid multimedia and print production knowledge, ability to generate artwork for every project assigned
  • Responsible for the overall management of projects assigned and all deadlines
  • Attention to detail, prioritization including thorough follow-through and the ability to manage diverse projects simultaneously is key to this position
  • Must be able to follow direction exhibit strong drive to develop own design ideas
  • A comprehensive knowledge of graphic arts, photography, print and multimedia presentations
  • You must have extensive and detailed experience in a direct media selling environment, agency or retail marketing at department store
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Group Creative Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of group creative director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for group creative director
  • Coordinate and support CD’s schedule & calendar
  • Manage expenses for CD and art department
  • Manage art related projects
  • Empower the creatives currently responsible for client business to unlock every opportunity to maximize the visual impact of the work
  • Partner with Brand Creative teams – Category, Content and Concept Brand Marketing and Retail leadership to continually drive and refine how we communicate our Brand mission, personality, and value proposition to athletes
  • Develop and execute pitches for new marketing initiatives
  • Mentor team members to encourage growth and professional development
  • Working with production staff to produce budgets, project schedules/plans and scopes of work
  • Serve as the voice of the group to senior leadership
  • Hiring and supervising both staff and freelance support across a multi-disciplinary team of writers, designers, art directors, editors, animators and video production professionals
Qualifications for group creative director
  • Significant commercial experience ideally gained in a luxury environment
  • Business success gained through a proactive capacity
  • Award-winning conceptual skills, plus a command of the digital space
  • BFA minimum, MFA preferred
  • A proven track record of success staffing, preferably in creative staffing
  • 10+ years of experience as a creative leader
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Group Creative Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a group creative director. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for group creative director
  • Providing a steady leadership hand in a fast-paced environment
  • Direct & guide time sensitive and high impact projects and acts as a design consultant for the design team
  • Proactively identifies business opportunities
  • Collaborate with Head of Creative, Senior Creative Directors, Creative team, Brand Strategists, Social Strategists, Synergy & Promotions team, Project Managers, Development executives and relevant stakeholders to ensure that all assets are developed and executed to appropriately and effectively represent the program, meet our brand objectives
  • Articulate and sell ideas to larger group of peers senior management
  • Build and maintain positive relationships across the company
  • Collaborate with Head of Creative, Creative Directors, Creative team, Brand Strategists, Social Strategists, Synergy & Promotions team Project Managers, Development executives and relevant stakeholders to ensure that all assets are developed and executed to appropriately and effectively represent the program, meet our brand objectives
  • Know the landscape
  • Oversee and manage the day to day work product of our creative team
  • Oversee and direct a high volume of RFPs with quick turnarounds to ensure the pitch is strategic, innovative and on brief
Qualifications for group creative director
  • Relevant experience leading and growing teams in - house
  • Track record of successful product launches
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire change in large organizations
  • Experience working with top tier agencies and/or brands
  • At least 5 years experience leading and mentoring a creative team including performance management, hiring, coaching and talent development
  • Strong portfolio representing Fortune 100 brands
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Group Creative Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of group creative director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for group creative director
  • Develop thought leadership that adds to the brand’s notoriety and culture
  • Speak publicly at conferences and to clients on our offering and capabilities
  • Drive and lead on winning new business
  • Build and scale the portfolio and creative team of a burgeoning media agency
  • Ensures the development and delivery of great work- conceptual and physical
  • Leads and cultivates cross-functional teamwork by providing a bridge between the creative and account teams
  • Define, refine, document and evangelize the Aladdin brand and visual direction across type, color, layout, interface, interaction methods, animation, & graphics to create a strong, usable and consistent platform brand
  • Collaborate with the Digital Marketing team to execute the brand direction and strategy through the Aladdin platform visual system
  • Communicate the standards of the visual identity, interaction approaches, and brand goals through guides, education and tune ups
  • Design interfaces that connect Aladdin clients to the markets with visual clarity, absolute ease and actionable intelligence
Qualifications for group creative director
  • You have seven to ten years of experience working in an agency environment
  • You are a big thinker and can articulate your thoughts and ideas very well verbally and visually
  • You love conceptualizing and brainstorming as much as designing across the digital space, and in TV, print, and beyond
  • You know that to get to great means really leaning in, no matter how long it takes
  • Qualified candidates should have at least 5 years of experience including experience leading design teams through at least one full product development cycle
  • Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch with an understanding of rapid prototyping platforms such as Flash, Director and After Effects, Flinto
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Group Creative Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a group creative director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for group creative director
  • Branding campaigns
  • Custom creative (print and digital)
  • Event design/merchandising events
  • Video reels
  • Keynote, PowerPoint presentations
  • Oversee the design team’s creative work on daily/weekly/monthly/yearly projects
  • Work in conjunction with Production, Marketing and other cross-functional groups to supervise the development and execution of design projects on all platforms
  • Be a creative visionary with the ability to inspire new thinking and energize teams
  • Collaborate with stakeholders from across the organization to align vision with strategy
  • Oversight of Brand consistency across the company (including coordination of External Voice Oversight Committee and maintaining brand style guides)
Qualifications for group creative director
  • A BA/BS degree in Design, Fine Art, Interface Design, Interaction Design, Communication Design, or Architecture is highly preferred
  • Past editorial experience (whether through an internship or assistant job)
  • 70% Execution, 30% Strategy
  • Compelling storyteller who can educate entertain
  • Ability to manage both his/her time effectively the team’s time
  • MBA preferred, or Masters in Business or Marketing, commensurate experience in building large scale creative

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