Digital Creative Director - Wilmington, DE

Reference: JOB498
Location: Wilmington , DE

 
Our client is looking for a Creative Director to join our fast-growing design practice. This role is ideal for a dynamic and impassioned creative veteran focused on furthering sound design principles in a fast-paced dynamic environment. The ideal director is a naturally engaging storyteller and mentor who enjoys collaborating with cross-disciplinary teams to collectively deliver incredible, award-winning experiences.

Responsibilities:

·         Leads, inspires and motivates teams to create and deliver influential, innovative, best-in-class, customer-centric solutions that drive business goals.
·         Shapes and directs creative strategy and deliverables from concepts through execution for a variety of digital platforms and experiences.
·         Facilitates and oversees creative activities such as experience strategy development, conceptual design, copywriting and art direction, production oversight and concepting for photoshoots and video production.
·         Ensures all creative deliverables align with brand guidelines, business and user requirements, and accessibility standards.
·         Ensures digital designs meet the needs of development and technical teams to ensure feasibility and digital design best practices (mobile first design, etc.)
·         Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams and partners closely with clients to establish strategy, and align goals with tactics.
·         Facilitates and oversees discovery activities such as design workshops, stakeholder interviews, expert reviews, competitive reviews, etc.
·         Coordinates with XD senior leadership to define and execute overall practice processes, methodologies, creative and experience design standards, and initiatives.
·         Leads and coaches direct reports to set and work towards career goals, and helps identify training and development needs.
·         Contributes to our culture and atmosphere, quality of work, and growth into the next generation of experience designers.
·         Supports project management to schedule design activities and deliverables within programs and projects.
·         Provides creative leadership on new business pitches in partnership with business development and account teams. Is responsible for the ideas and creative concepts, as well as helping to shape and articulate a compelling story.
·         Stays informed on design best practices, trends, and tools, and participates in the local design community.