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Associate Creative Director

Associate Creative Director

ID 
2017-2653
Category 
Creative Services
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Location 
US-NY-New York

More information about this job

 

Attention challengers of normal. We need curious people. The kind of people who know that ideas sometimes have to be wrestled to the ground and other times taken out for dinner. We need people to make ideas that move people. Is it fun? Yep. Is it hard work? Yep. We have good coffee. We will pay you. You will grow. Come on in, the water is fine.

Summary

As an Associate Creative Director, you will focus on the concepts, strategy, art and design of the creative being developed for various projects and client requests. Oversee the Creative team to develop creative concepts, content and design that are on strategy to assist in the overall visual esthetics. Approve the design, type, photography, layout, color, shape, and the overall visual esthetics. Ensure agency success by leading the creation of designs that are consistent with client branding guidelines, client goals, and company procedures.

What You'll Do

  • Evaluate assignments and help to identify any issue or resources needed for the project 

  • Collaborate with account and strategy partners on assignments 

  • Lead project kick-off meetings with Senior Creative team members, Account, Strategy, 
and Project Management 

  • Manage all creative brainstorms along with senior Creative team
  • Build up on other participants’ideas

  • Lead senior, mid-level and junior teams
  • Manage the conversation on concepting the ideas – bring ideas to meeting, build upon other participants’ ideas 

  • Create presentation boards or decks 

  • Provide clear concise feedback to the team that is actionable and follow-up with the 
team if there are any questions or concerns 

  • Lead development of direct reports through mentorship, coaching and ongoing 
performance feedback and identification of learning opportunities 


Must Haves

  • 8+ years of experience in Art Direction
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, Design or relevant field 

  • Knowledge of Adobe Create Suite 

  • Thorough knowledge of current trends, pop culture, current and past design themes 

  • Ability to respond to comments, suggestions and criticisms in a matter that is constructive and representative of the team 

  • Comprehensive knowledge of client category, business, and objectives, and a clear understanding of key strategic issues impacting client’s business 

  • Strong attention to detail, demonstrated through actions such as effectively proofing work to ensure accuracy, and actively and effectively managing timelines and deliverables for multiple projects simultaneously

Who We Are

We make inspiring creative. It’s not always the kind of work that hangs in a gallery, but it’s the kind that inspires people to buy well. We are an enterprise of thinkers and tinkerers armed with tools you won’t find anywhere else. We work hard. We play hard. We make rules. We break rules. We win awards that make our clients happy and your friends jealous. We will help move your career forward. We will challenge you, and we will celebrate successes with you. 
 
Geometry Global, the world’s largest and most international brand activation agency, drives conversion, action and purchase through award-winning programs that change behavior and inspire people to buy well. With teams in 56 markets, Geometry Global has expertise in shopper, digital, experiential, relationship, promotional and trade marketing. Some of our clients are big hitters like Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, and Mondelez. Geometry Global is a WPP company. (NASDAQ: WPPGY). www.geometry.com 

Geometry Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs. With the high volume of replies, we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

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