Associate Creative Director

  • Full Time
  • Florida, US
  • Feb 26, 2022

Bounteous is looking for an Associate 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.

Role and 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 concept 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.
– 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
– Stays informed on design best practices, trends, and tools, and participates in the local design community
– Juggles multiple clients and projects/tracks of work simultaneously

Education and Work Experience
– B.S./B.A./B.F.A. in graphic design, digital design, visual communication, or other design-related fields
– 8+ years of experience as a creative professional, with a focus on design, user experience, and storytelling. Consulting/Agency experience is a plus.
– Background in responsive and mobile design
– Experience working on platforms like (but not limited to) WordPress, Drupal, Magento, AEM
– Experience mentoring and managing a team of direct reports

Tools and Software
– In depth knowledge / proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Sketch, InVision, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
– Experience in Adobe After Effects or similar motion graphics programs a plus

Design and Communication Skills
– Experience leading engagements with a strong voice for creative and meticulous eye for detail
– Ability to provide creative direction as well as overall leadership for strategic and account direction
– Experience designing around data sets and reusable components/patterns
– Understanding of mobile, responsive design, accessibility and Agile methodologies
– Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal, cross-disciplinary) with all levels of management and staff to achieve desired outcomes and build strong alliances and relationships
– Experience presenting work to clients, facilitating workshops and conducting stakeholder interviews
– Excellent listener with a passion for human-centered design
– Is proactive and has efficient time-management skills

 

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