Creative Director

Posted: Aug 16, 2019

f you are a talented Creative Director, this might be the coolest new job you see this year. Really. We're a fast moving, energetic technology company, building superb products for a range of clients like Lululemon, Enbridge and Microsoft, just to mention a few.

As the Creative Director at Finger Food Advance Technology Group, you will combine your outstanding hands-on design skills with a proven ability to motivate your team to deliver remarkable work. We will expect you to develop ground-breaking creative concepts and demonstrate intuitive problem-solving skills, while overseeing project design all the way through execution.

You will be jumping into projects with a selection of great clients, and also work seamlessly across internal teams to deliver superb results. You will help lead the collaborative efforts of the project's creative on AR/VR, mobile and multi-platform projects, driving teams to massively over-deliver, every time. 

You're passionate about creating products that will change the way the world works, and be part of a bigger team, known for continually exceeding client expectations. 

Occasional travel to client sites (including some international travel) may be required.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage day-to-day operations of a design team, including setting priorities, assigning resources, and ensuring project goals are achieved

  • Oversee and provide daily management of the creative output of your team, including guiding design direction, interaction, and methodology

  • Monitor and drive an ideal balance in the available skills and personality of the team towards the needs of our customers

  • Monitor and drive the team to utilize the best and latest methods and tools to be competitive

  • Help develop the culture and mindset of ownership and ensure they are inventive, focused, and open

  • Manage the performance and mentor the careers of your direct reports

  • Take a creative leadership role in at least one top-tier client

  • Participate in the creative role of new business pitches, proposal development, and project initiation

  • Be hands-on in the design of AR/VR, mobile and multi-platform projects

  • Oversee simultaneous projects from inception to completion, reviewing project plans, designs, and deliverables

  • Identify and implement process improvements to meet project and team needs

  • Participate in recruiting and hiring digital designers

  • Promote a culture of innovation and teamwork

  • Establish and nurture good client working relationships

  • Participate in new business development activities

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 8 years professional digital design experience

  • A diploma or degree in creative art/design or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Strong leadership and people management skills

  • Proven ability to mentor and develop skills in junior and intermediate digital designers

  • Strong knowledge of design process and project management

  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills

  • Communicate effectively in small and large groups at all levels of a client organization

  • Ability to negotiate and coordinate across disciplines 

  • No restrictions on travelling internationally

 

NICE TO HAVES

  •  No restrictions on travelling internationally

 

TO APPLY

  • Please submit your Resume and a link to your Portfolio

  • Only candidates who have submitted to a link to their portfolio will be considered

  • All candidates must be willing and able to work onsite

  • Please ensure that you are eligible to work in Canada prior to sending your application

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, we regret to inform you that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Application Questions

  1. Are you legally entitled to work in Canada? 

  2. If you are legally entitled to work in Canada, what is your status (Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Holder of valid Work Visa)?

  3. Are you able to provide your Work Permit, PR Card, and SIN Number if you make it to the next round of interviews?

  4. If you do not live in or around Calgary, are you willing to relocate? 

  5. If so, when would you be available? 

  6. Have you applied to Finger Food Advanced Technology Group in the past? 


 

More Information

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