Creative Director

Creative Services Phoenix, Arizona


Description

**Submissions must include a link to your portfolio for review.


First and foremost, be a great creative with insightful, relevant, well-crafted and wide-ranging portfolio of work. Be a mentor. Be a leader, inside the agency and out. Be an amazing presenter and an exceptional listener. Be a shining example of what it means to collaborate. Be a strong voice when necessary, and a calm presence whenever you can. Most of all, be a good person who understands that should never keep you from producing great work. Understand the challenges and opportunities of working in a smaller market, and love the idea of proving that when it comes to great ideas, geography shouldn’t matter.

Essential Functions:

  • Directs the creative product at the agency and strives for excellence in everything from concept to completion of every project on schedule.
  • Works closely with Account Services to solve marketing problems through smart, well-designed advertising and collateral materials that help sell product and maintain good image for the clients and agency.
  • Manages the creative team and has oversight on selection and management of all freelance services.
  • Attends creative input meetings to develop creative strategies and implements all creative requirements.
  • Oversees creative solutions and presents those to Account Leader for internal approval at a date determined in the initial creative input meeting.
  • Directs comp work to assure on schedule delivery for client review.
  • Is called on request of account leader or by his/her own request to sell creative at client presentations.
  • Interviews and screens applicants for creative positions as well as hiring and terminating.
  • Reviews project workload daily.
  • Attend and participate in creative internal reviews before forwarding through agency.
  • Check final art before releasing through Production Managers to vendors.
  • Ensure purchase orders are accurate and verified.

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Performs other work-related responsibilities which are deemed by management to be an integral part of the job.
  • Understands and abides by the agency’s business practices and philosophies as well as understands R&R’s policies and procedures.