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Associate Creative Director

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Purpose
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New York, NY
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Published 15 days ago

ABOUT THE ROLE

Purpose is seeking an experienced Associate Creative Director who can balance big-idea thinking with solid team management, a great network and experience of working with freelance creatives, and impeccable creative execution.

The ideal candidate for the Associate Creative Director role is a sophisticated, creative thinker whose leadership makes an impact in work and on everyone around them. You create with passion, innovate with every project that comes your way, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Your work demonstrates a strong point of view with a nuanced understanding of the audience.

You’ll oversee talented designers and copywriters working on the incubator. Maybe you’ve been working in advertising or design, thinking, “could I find a place where I could use my skills to address climate change instead of … toothpaste?” Purpose is that place.

This full time staff position and reports to the Creative Director.

This role is offered at the Associate Director tier with a salary range of $80,000 - $105,000 per year + benefits, commensurate with experience. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead creative projects and teams from ideation to pixel-perfect delivery, in partnership with the Strategy, Campaigns, and Project Management teams.
  • Set the conceptual and stylistic vision and take a hands-on role in the design for multiple projects and campaigns, providing design solutions that incite participation and engagement. Work will include projects involving brand identity creation, campaign concepting and execution, responsive web design, infographic and data visualization, print collateral, and video graphics.
  • Collaborate with Project Management and Strategy teams to manage creative deliverables and ensure deadlines and budgets are met.
  • Manage and mentor Copywriters, Visual and UX Designers and support their professional development.
  • Lead and participate in the process of building and pitching new business proposals 
  • Present creative deliverables internally and externally, guiding teams and clients to solid creative solutions.
  • Develop and continue to build out a creative team in the New York office

ABOUT YOU : You would be a great fit for this role if you have:

  • 7+ years work experience in a creative role, ideally from a leading consultancy/agency, or non-profit advocacy organization.
  • A proven ability to lead creative teams, guide and relay art and design direction, and communicate a project’s creative vision to clients in a compelling way.
  • A passion for issue-based or political activism and a belief in Purpose’s work combining storytelling and innovation to inspire people to remake the world.
  • Expertise in brand development, including a strong understanding of how to incorporate a brand throughout all aspects of a campaign.
  • The ability to work well under pressure, maintaining quality and attention to detail under real-world deadlines.
  • Significant experience designing and concepting in a fast-paced agency or start-up setting.
  • Thorough fluency with Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of additional design, prototyping tools (like Figma or experience with copywriting is a plus, as is expertise in front or back-end coding, illustration, motion graphics, video production, or photography.
  • Strong presentation and client-facing skills.

Please provide a link to your online portfolio (no PDFs, please) in both your resume and cover letter.

If these are the things that get you up in the morning, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and a cover letter that gives us insight into your passion and qualifications for the role.

Purpose is an equal opportunity employer. Purpose takes on some of the biggest challenges in the world, which affect people of different identities and backgrounds in different ways. We believe we are stronger and most effective with a diverse team leading the charge. People of color, LGBTQ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Purpose is seeking an experienced Associate Creative Director who can balance big-idea thinking with solid team management, a great network and experience of working with freelance creatives, and impeccable creative…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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