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Mar 16, 2018

Detroit, MI

Freelance

Agent: Katy V.

Job #: 130269

Job Description

Do you want an opportunity to influence and elevate Super Bowl level creative? 

Vitamin T's client is building a world-class in-house agency to rival the very best agencies in the country. This means facing new challenges and often being asked to work outside your comfort zone. Our client takes challenges head on and tries to figure out a better way. This is the core of what they do.

Responsibilities 

  • Take initiative in creative problem-solving and seek a thorough understanding of deliverable objectives 
  • Lead groups to concept and create campaigns that will communicate to a variety of audiences in multiple communication channels (print, digital, video and broadcast) 
  • Work with our Creative team, freelance talent and/or agency partners to ensure high-quality creative executions 
  • Clearly communicate at a high level across all levels of the organization, which also includes setting a creative vision and getting buy in from multiple stakeholders 
  • Actively collaborate with leaders, Creative team members and business partners to bring creative campaigns and initiatives to life 
  • Be a thought leader on the Creative team; mentor team members in order to raise the bar on overall creative thinking and execution 
  • Share insights, knowledge and unique perspective of business challenges to become a trusted and highly sought creative solutions adviser 
  • Confidently facilitate ideation sessions and clearly represent creative work in meetings and reviews 
  • Demonstrate a professional approach to giving and receiving feedback 
  • Champion big ideas and innovation 
  • Contribute to brand strategy discussions to guide evolution 
  • Develop expertise and knowledge in assigned business areas 


Requirements 

  • A great eye for design, layout, look and feel with an understanding of the power of visual Communication 
  • Exhibits excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong time management skills 
  • Ability to work (in an organized fashion) to meet deadlines on multiple projects with varying timelines 
  • A positive team player with an optimistic, enthusiastic attitude 
  • Comfortable working in a demanding, fast-paced environment 
  • Comfortable with ambiguity 
  • Self-motivated; takes initiative and shows continuous growth and knowledge 
  • Eight years of design experience in the industry or as an art director 
  • Bachelor’s degree in fine or graphic arts 
  • Intensely curious with the ability to question conventional wisdom 
  • Experience working on a Mac platform in Adobe Creative Cloud 
     

What’ll Make You Special 

  • Experience supporting an employer brand and/or B2B marketing communications 
  • Experience creating environmental graphics, exhibits or displays 

 

Want more details about this and other Detroit, MI opportunities? Meet Katy Vincent!

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