Full Job Description
The Manager, Online Art Direction is responsible for concept development and the execution of display advertising creative deliverables. These responsibilities include creating and communicating concepts, implementing promotional/marketing strategies and developing online advertising solutions. Reporting to Senior Manager Digital Creative, the Manager, Online Art Direction will work with and lead the creative team of designers and senior designers. Balancing creative thinking with solid leadership skills, this associate will work with the team to successfully translate concepts to visual expression.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
20% Responsible for developing and communicating industry-leading creative concepts while balancing strategic development with business objectives
20% Provide creative direction to creative team and 3rd party vendors and/or specialists
10% Create comps, storyboards, initial graphic concepts and final deliverables when required
20% Mentor and coach team members through project development and performance management
10% Build and maintain relationship with merchandising, user experience, technology, partner agencies, photographers and other vendors
10% Contribute to the development of the online creative culture and quality standards
10% Provide quality assurance of all creative deliverables
NATURE AND SCOPE
Position reports to the Sr. Manager, Digital Creative
Accountable for the management of a department or functional group through subordinate supervisors/managers and for all personnel issues - including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Experience leading a team of designers, production specialists to creative excellence
Well-developed communication skills including ability to articulate creative concepts and rationale for client and team
Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously