Creative Director

Posted: Jun 11, 2021

Redphone is a multidisciplinary creative agency that specializes in brand strategy, identity development & packaging design. Our deep-rooted passion for effectual brand development drives everything we do. 

We are a small, agile team ? and, we like it that way.  

 

ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY

We're looking for someone who appreciates and understands the important role design plays in brand building. To us that means a genuine curiosity about the entire branding process coupled with comprehensive working knowledge of identity development, visual design, copywriting and production.  A multifaceted, creative strategist. A natural problem solver. Someone who is open to doing things differently.

As the creative lead for our team, you will be responsible for defining creative vision and mobilizing a creative team to deliver high quality work. You will oversee the creative process from strategy development through to execution of all deliverables. 

On a more personal level, you'll foster an environment of collaboration and teamwork and help bridge the working relationships we have with contract and freelance creatives. Personally invested in maintaining a strong creative culture that empowers individuals to explore new ways of thinking and share ideas.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead brand strategy and oversee all creative development.
  • Facilitate strategic business discussions and creative presentations with clients.
  • Work closely with the Account Services team to understand client needs, assign creative resources and ensure all creative works are completed on time, on budget.   
  • Establish the appropriate creative approach for each project to ensure we are aligned client expectations, tailoring our process to accommodate a breadth of budgets and timelines.   
  • Communicate cross-functionally to understand and define creative needs.
  • Guide and mentor the creative team through creative development, from idea generation through to final deliverables. 
  • Know how to identify and nurture great concepts from the team, while also contributing ideas of your own. 
  • Develop and evaluate key messaging that effectively positions the brands we work with. 
  • Provide thought leadership and inspiration to the organization by staying current on design trends and marketing techniques.

TO BE SUCCESSFUL

  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Design, Art, or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience working in an agency environment.
  • Have proven experience recruiting, leading, and setting a clear vision for a creative team.
  • You can clearly demonstrate a process for translating brand strategy into visual and verbal messaging. 
  • Have a portfolio that highlights your proficiency in logo design and identity development, packaging and web design.  
  • You are a natural leader who always leads by example, willing to jump in and get your hands dirty.
  • You enjoy a fast-paced creative environment.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and other design software is a must.
  • Fluent in English, written and oral is required.

BONUS POINTS

Have worked across a breadth of industries, including cannabis and packaged goods.

Can play a strong role in business development, finding ways to grow existing clients organically or by identifying new business opportunities.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Current portfolio to be submitted along with your application.

 

 

More Information

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