The Glitch | Associate Creative Head - Design

Advertising & Creative Services Mumbai, India


Overview of job

The Glitch is an agency of GroupM, the world’s largest media investment company and are a part of WPP. In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally. We are currently looking for an Associate Creative Head - Design, to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for translating brands marketing objectives into strategies, designs and plans. This role is responsible to give direction to the Design team and help in developing rich content applicable across different digital media platforms. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, resourceful and have impeccable design, content and leadership skills.
At GroupM APAC, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us.

Reporting of the role

This role reports to the Creative Director.

3 best things about the job:

  1.  Work with one of the leading digital marketing agency.
  2. Create engaging and creative strategies to reach out to the audience.
  3. Opportunities to work closely with the Team to grow in the agency and decide growth strategies for brands as well as for the team.

In this role, your goals will be:

In three months:

  • Understand the category and brand objectives for the year.
  • Managing designated clients’ social media advertisings, campaigns and official accounts independently.
  • Oversee the team to build quality control and digital knowhow.
  • Be a client facing creative personnel with the clients, their business objectives and the market landscape.
  • Understand creative needs of a brand a larger strategic standpoint and be able to give pointed creative solutions for the same.

 In six months:

  • Be a thought leader when it comes to leading digital as a medium.
  • Become a trusted advisor to the client by properly justifying recommendations, strong timeline management and delivering outcomes.
  • Become a trusted advisor to the team by properly guiding creative workflow, team management and effective agency outcome and output.
  • Understand business objectives from a creative deliverables POV & contribute strategically.

 In 12 months:

  • Independently handle entire categories of brands.
  • Proactively build each account that they are responsible for.
  • Proactively build each team member for growth.
  • Proactively build account profitability from a creative POV.
  • Proactively build team efficacy.

 What your day job looks like at The Glitch:

  • Create Strategy for international brands for their digital campaigns.
  • Lead Group Heads & Senior Managers in setting brand strategies and develop appropriate digital media plans.
  • Delegate work effectively.
  • Supervise, counsel and guide group heads and senior managers like wise.
  • Manage group dynamics between group heads and senior managers.
  • Check for accuracy, timeliness and quality of content delivered by group heads.
  • Initiate appropriate cross functional meetings between Client Strategy team and Brand Strategy Team.
  • Attend and participate in Client meetings/pitches.
  • Adherence to tight deadlines while delivering flawless work.
  • Demonstrate creativity and can give links to previous work.

 What you’ll bring:

  • A strong understanding of pop-culture and internet memes.
  • The drive to push yourself to deliver the highest quality work that you can be proud of.

 Minimum qualifications:

  • Exceptional written, verbal and visual communication skills.
  • Mass communications, Journalism or English Literature Graduate and proven proficiency in any relevant field.
  • 5 to 6 years of experience in digital media marketing.
  • 3 + years of experience in a leadership role in a creative agency is a must.
  • Strong leadership, project management and time management skills.
  • Strong business acumen, management, and problem solving skills.
  • Is a digital native – proficient in the use of social media for brands

More about The Glitch

The Glitch is India’s leading creative agency headquartered in Mumbai, with offices in Delhi & Bangalore. We help brands create a cultural impact and solve their business problems by marrying strategy with mind blowing creatives.                                   

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About India

Digital media advertising in India continues to grow at 30% in 2017, cementing India’s position as the second largest internet market with close to 450 million users. The Internet growth is driven by mobile data and connectivity, making it an exciting market for all integrated marketing services, fuelled by the collective market investment in data and technology. With a booming economy, both traditional and new age industries are witnessing a boost in consumption, making India a high potential advertising market. With renewed foreign investments across several industries, India is an exciting market for any advertising professional.