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Creative Director

TEKsystems

02/21/2022

Posting ID: JP-002658943

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One North, a digital agency recently acquired by TEKsystems Global Services®, is looking for a dynamic and driven Creative Director to join our team. 

We help some of the world’s most complex organizations stand out from the crowd by delivering breakthrough brand experiences. Leveraging expertise across strategy, brand, experience design, and technology, our experts use digital to reimagine how clients connect, communicate, and engage with their audiences to win new business, strengthen client relationships, and attract and retain top talent. 

We are a fast-paced, growing organization with a dynamic and diverse work environment. Our values guide our hiring decisions and shape how we make a meaningful impact for our clients.

Positive Overview

Providing coaching and thought leadership, our Creative Directors drive innovation and collaboration within the team and with other functions of the business. We are seeking a CD to lead the design group for one of our largest clients, a global technology & social media organization. This individual will oversee the delivery of exceptionally high-quality work and assist in driving new business efforts for the agency’s growth within this organization. The Creative Director will oversee a team of Design Leads, Sr. Designers, and Designers as well as collaborate closely with the Design Director for our Studio Production team.

Responsibilities

• Manage the creative process on projects from concept to delivery. 

• Mentor and lead junior and senior designers.

• Create diverse and strategic brand and digital concepts.

• Participate in working sessions with clients and present original work.

• Work closely with Client Partnership and Client Services to plan project deliverables and the client approach. 

• Assist in new business development opportunities within Meta. 

• Work closely with team traffic manager to align resources to project needs.

When packing your bags, please bring:

• An expert understanding of design fundamentals and interactive brand experiences.

• Deep experience and passion for a wide variety of digital design projects.

• The ability to express how to solve design problems strategically as well as creatively.

• The ability to manage multiple clients and projects ranging in size and scope simultaneously.

• The desire to thrive in a multi-disciplinary environment with design, client services, strategy, and technology teams.

• A self-starter mentality to push the vision for our clients.

• A passion for design and staying up to date on the latest digital trends.

• Exceptional communication and presentation skills. 

• No ego and a positive attitude.

Your weapons (wield them wisely):

• 10+ years of design experience in an in-house group, consultancy, or agency

• Experience leading other designers 

• Work examples that demonstrate sophisticated strategic design thinking and complex problem solving

• Exceptional visual design skills 

• Strong leadership and management skills

• Passion and excitement in working with the Meta brand and its family of endorsed brands (Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, etc.)

• Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite and Figma

• Interest and experience with no-code tools such as Webflow is a bonus

• Experience with illustration, motion, and/or 3D is a bonus

• Eye for detail and high personal standards

• Curiosity

• Dedication to following industry best practices and trends

Required: A strong portfolio demonstrating a variety of design work, with clear indication of your role in the work

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072

Email: jchambers@careercircle.com

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