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Creative director job description sample

Creative director job description sample

This creative director sample job description can give your job application a boost that will attract the best qualified job candidates. Use the organization and structure of this template, customize it with the specifics of your exact duties and responsibilities, and you’ll turn candidates into applicants. You can find even more ideas about polishing your posting by looking through our creative director job listings.

Creative Director

[Intro Paragraph] Companies seeking the highest quality employees often include a two-to three-sentence paragraph at the beginning of the job description, telling the job seeker a few of things that make your company unique and the value you bring to new employees. This is your opportunity to really make your business shine and set yourself apart from any other creative director job postings.

Creative Director Job Responsibilities:

  • Produces promotional materials by developing basic presentation approaches; directing layout, design, and copy writing; determining and monitoring production schedules; and providing work direction to staff.
  • Accomplishes work requirements by orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, and coaching employees.
  • Meets work standards by following production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving operational problems; and identifying work process improvements.
  • Meets cost standards by monitoring expenses and implementing cost-saving actions.
  • Develops basic presentation approaches by reviewing materials and information presented by client.
  • Determines production requirements by reviewing client requirements; considering scheduling factors.
  • Determines production schedule by conferring with heads of art, copy writing, and production departments; outlining basic presentation concepts; and coordinating creative activities.
  • Determines project content by reviewing and approving art and copy materials developed by staff.
  • Obtains client approval by presenting final layouts to the client.
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes and recommending changes to art, copywriting, and production departments.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Develops marketing strategies by examining client objectives and planning, scheduling, and completing design and production requirements for direct marketing, telemarketing, and advertising.
  • Keeps clients informed by compiling, analyzing, and reporting marketing results and forwarding plan projections and updates.
  • Revises marketing plan by analyzing campaign results and identifying expansion opportunities.
  • Monitors marketing mix and results by coordinating tracking actions with sales and marketing representatives.
  • Improves marketing quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing creative processes and implementing necessary changes.
  • Helps clients by answering questions and responding to requests.
  • Accomplishes marketing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

[Work Hours & Benefits] Here would be a great place to include details about your company’s working hours and benefits. Tell prospective creative directors about flexible hours or work-week structures, and any travel requirements. You can also describe benefits unique to your company, like tuition or continuing education credits, paid parental leave, or childcare reimbursement.

Creative Director Qualifications/Skills:

  • Productivity
  • Project Management
  • Coaching and ability to foster teamwork
  • Proactive, with a high level of organization
  • Promoting Process Improvement, positioning
  • Conducting marketing research
  • Creating and fostering client relationships
  • Developing creative standards

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience as an art director or creative director,
  • 3 years within an agency environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area
  • Has led projects and the designers working on those projects
  • Background in Keynote, Google Suite, Powerpoint, and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Premiere, and Animate)

[Call to Action] Here is where you turn potential applicants into actual applicants, by letting them know exactly how to apply with a well-crafted call to action. The best job listings provide details on resume and application submission and include any other requirements.

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