Creative Director

Website Social Ghana

Social Ghana is an award-winning full-service advertising agency

OVERVIEW

As a Creative Director, you’re the utmost creative lead within the Agency. You’ll be directly  leading a team of Art Directors, Senior & Junior Designers and Production Designers and work closely with the other creatives including Content Director, Strategist, Content Creators and Copywriters to ensure maximum output from the Creative Department. You’ll be responsible for overseeing the creative processes and for approving all work before it meets the client. Our ideal candidate will be expected to follow the latest trends in design, advertising and marketing, advise on the best creative route, help attract clients, and assist in the hiring of creative staff. As this job is a very dynamic one, it’s important that the candidate is a well-rounded expert in all facets of the creative process — and the creative industry.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Art/Design/Communications or similar
  • Agency experience as an Art Director/Creative Lead (minimum of 3-5 years)
  • High level of creativity and vision with a solid understanding of design, copy and production
  • Great experience in managing design and production teams; people management
  • High level of accountability and motivation
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • Strong ability to think critically with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good receptiveness to feedback/adaptability and ability to give constructive feedback
  • Strong understanding of the client and business side of an agency
  • Great networking and negotiation skills
  • Have in-depth knowledge of brand development and multichannel marketing models

DUTIES

  • Leading the creative team to maximize the creative potential and output of the Agency
  • Training, mentoring and encouraging all creatives within the Agency
  • Reviewing and approving all creative content and materials
  • Attending to client briefs, breaking them down and delegating actions
  • Working on complex and simple marketing plans, proposals and pitches based on client specifications
  • Working closely with Business Development to grow the Agency through new clients and opportunities
  • Performance Management duties for the Creative Dept.
  • Attending and presenting at client pitches
  • Attending client meetings
  • Engaging in Project Management duties
  • Advising clients and partners on the best creative solutions
  • Working with the creative team to produce content for Social Ghana
  • Evaluating trends, assessing new data, and keeping up-to-date with the latest marketing, advertising, branding and related techniques
  • Directing brainstorming meetings and creative sessions.
  • Shaping brand standards and creating procedures to ensure all products are brand appropriate.
  • Supervising the department’s daily workflow, assigning project workloads, and monitoring deadlines and budgets.
  • Finalizing presentations for client pitches and proposals
  • Active involvement in hiring for the Creative Team

If you qualify and are interested in join our team, click the Link  to apply.

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