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Creative Director

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Aug 06, 2019

Stamford, CT

Temp To Perm

Agent: Heather Y.

Job #: 150674

Salary: 150K

Job Description

We are looking for a ‘hands on’ Creative Director with experience in the CPG / POS industry and a minimum of 8 years’ product / structural design experience. This is a challenging role in a fast- paced environment, requiring a committed, team orientated and flexible individual, to build upon our US creative capabilities and be a key influencer in enhancing our global innovation offering.

We are looking for a forward-thinking individual that can lead by example and excite both internal and client stakeholders with intelligent solutions and great innovation.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive and develop concepts for client projects and support in converting ideas to feasible production
  • Collaborate with account management to obtain knowledge of the clients’ requirements; work on creative briefs in conjunction with the Account Director and Creative teams
  • Proactively develop client specific solutions
  • Ensure the agency is at the industry forefront of developing market moving / consumer engaging point of sale solutions
  • Work collaboratively with the agency procurement team and suppliers to evaluate value engineering opportunities that could reduce cost without sacrificing quality / design / brand integrity
  • Oversee the agency insights team to ensure market understanding and industry knowledge fuels great client solutions
  • Lead internal and external workshops and thought leadership sessions to share POS / product insights and brand specific proposals
  • Provide clear team direction and motivate a team of designers to exceed client value
  • Play a leadership role within the agency Global Innovations team and ensure the agency’s value proposition is being delivered across our key clients / brands
  • Network, collaborate share ideas with other the agency design teams

Qualifications & Experience:

  • The ideal candidate would be an experienced and ambitious design director / structural design director looking for an exciting new challenge
  • Must be client facing and comfortable in effectively presenting proposals and solutions
  • Proven track record of innovation and creative delivery
  • Hands-on experience managing and influencing the end to end creative process
  • Minimum of 8 years’ product design / structural engineering experience
  • Expert in creative packages: Adobe creative suite, as well as Microsoft Office packages. Experience and knowledge of a 3D package is a requirement – i.e. 3D studio, Solid Works etc.
  • Ability to juggle several projects at once with staggered deadlines. Ability to work under pressure and achieve high standards of delivery within tight time lines.
  • Strong written, verbal and listening communication skills
  • Good organizational skills. Great team player and leader

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