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Strategic Creative Digital Director


Jul 28, 2016

Vancouver, BC - Will Relocate

Temp To Perm

Agent: Sarah B.

Job #: 106082

Job Description

You don't want to miss this incredible opportunity. If you are a Creative Director with strong strategy and leadership experience in the Digital space, this is an outstanding contract-to-hire opportunity that you will seriously want to consider. Be part of a very fast growing organization that is setting the bar...and the standard, for their industry.

In this position you will:

- Lead digital initiatives for world-class clients
- Manage creative and technical teams, and guide them through large volumes of creative work
- Create impactful visual strategy of brand and identity work
- Understand internet technology platforms and their potential to express ideas (examples include HTML5, CSS, Flash, Silverlight, Javascript, etc.)
- Present and communicate effectively both verbally and with the written language
- Lead creative strategy for advertising campaigns
- Direct creative strategy for brand awareness as well as direct response campaigns
- Hosting creative strategy workshops with creative and media team members to develop creative assets
- Advocate for creative strategy across multiple platforms and content types, including but not limited to: display ads, Facebook ads, direct response landing pages and re-marketing
- Apply the fundamentals of interaction design, user-centered experience design, brand development, digital marketing and the creative process as well as new platforms & technologies to all creative
- Guide and evolve the brand experience for the organization
- Define the creative direction for this large organization
- Mentor and develop creative talent
- Have a strong understanding of the latest technological trends
- Apply metrics to shape strategy and craft unique online user experiences

You should have:

- A very strong portfolio of digitally focused work
- A degree in graphic design, art, communications or a related field.
- 7+ years of experience in design, brand development and project management
- 8+ years in a managerial/leadership role at an ad agency, design studio or media company focused on the digital space.
- A recognized expertise in advertising, video, identity, or interactive design.
- The ability to build credibility with and lead, inspire and mentor other creatives
- A deep understanding of development tools and responsive design and development including HTML, CSS, JavaScript etc. so you understand the capabilities and limitations of the tools
- A killer design sense
- Significant identify and branding experience with relevant samples in your portfolio
- Experience leading strategy for advertising campaigns (including brand awareness and direct response)
- A strong understanding of the fundamentals of interaction design, user-centered experience design, brand development, digital marketing and the creative process as well as new platforms and technologies
- The ability to tell powerful stories via digital mediums
- A passion for what you do and a strong desire and ability to share it
- A "can't help myself" need to stay 2 steps ahead of technology trends

Please reply with a resume and link to your portfolio as well as a brief summary of your relevant experience.

Thank you

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