Vitamin T is currently in search of a Creative Director for our client in Metro Detroit. This is a long term opportunity!
Job Summary: Responsible for all strategic and creative direction for a specific
group of accounts to include staff supervision and work production. Directs the
activities of subordinates to maintain the agency’s standards of creative
excellence, timeliness, and profitability, while achieving the clients’ goals.
Resolves functional conflicts through consultation with regional function
heads. An experienced presenter. Senior-level client contact. You will put our
cultural imperatives of honor, integrity, unity, strategic thinking and celebration
into daily action through your essential and marginal duties.
Partners with Director of Creative Services and other CDs to analyze the
creative industry and marketplace to assess where our work stands against
competitors’ and trends
Partners with Director of Creative Services and other CDs to ensure that our
creative product remains leading edge and ahead of our competition
Ensures the timely development and execution of plan, campaigns, and
projects to assure earnings, growth, and profit goals are achieved.
Manage creative development in partnership with AEs, PMs to help develop
accurate estimates and ensure that budgets are being met and accounts are
Provides leadership/motivation and conveys the vision and values of the
Agency to staff.
Participates as needed in the strategic roundtables to assure appropriate
creative strategies, adequacy/accuracy of input, schedules, budgets,
production support, necessary reviews, and client presentations.
Trains and supervises assigned staff of Associate Creative Directors,
Copywriters, Art Directors, Interactive Art Directors, Copy Editors, Content
Strategists and Graphic Designers; oversees their execution of all creative
efforts to insure they are on strategy, within budget, and on schedule.
Keeps the account team leaders aware of the use of outside services and
materials to assure timely billing and to minimize write-offs.
Recommend staffing and compensation changes.
Assures the staff adheres to established agency policy/procedures, with
special emphasis on the purchase of outside services.
Executes duties and assignments as directed in compliance with corporate
guidelines and objectives.
Facilitates and promotes corporate initiatives and values throughout the
Participates as the lead in creative presentations.
Develops thought-leadership content for the agency.
Leads the team to develop campaigns, overseeing broadcast, digital and print
Work with business development team to develop new client RFP proposals.
Contribute to the Agency
Balance client demands with participation in broader agency initiatives.
Develop strategic, and tactical, solutions and processes
Implement and manage processes and workflows
Partners with Account Service Supervisors/Directors to resolve differences
Maintains external professional relationships to assure the ongoing
availability of specialized expertise and gifted freelancers when their services
Develops and maintains strategic client relationships.
For Production: Your role on a recording session will be to lead your
creative team. This may include directing the talent, engaging with the client
and providing direction to the audio engineer.
For Production: Your role on a video or photography set will be to lead
and facilitate collaboration to help to unify the vision. You will manage the
relationship of the director to the client and creative team. You will be
responsible for the creative team and their role assignments on set.
For Production: Your role in pre and post production needs to be
“hands on”, leading and collaborating with your creative team and
production team to achieve the desired outcome. This may include (but not
limited to): input for talent selection, motion graphics, music, directors,
editing, mixing and mastering.
For Production: As part of the creative team, you will collaborate with
the production director to achieve the desired outcome, you will help to
assign your creative team members tasks and will be assigned tasks as
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four-year college or university
5+ years of work experience as an ACD or CD
Must have at least 4 years of Ad Agency experience
Must have at least 3 years of supervisory experience
Demonstrated success with digital and traditional marketing
Knowledge of talent casting, print, radio and video production, proven
experience in selecting and working with resources (illustrators,
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