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Group Digital Creative Director



This is a great opportunity for Senior Digital Creative to take the next step in their career and take the helm as Creative Director, or perhaps you already are a Creative Director and are looking for a change of scenery. Either way, this is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking digital creative healthcare agency. We need a pure digital expert who has the ability to lead and inspire. Previous healthcare experience is an advantage but not a deal breaker, the important thing is a passion for pushing big ideas and impressive agency experience.

Responsibilities

The Digital Creative Director is responsible for the creative output of the agency, with oversight of the creative team and creative processes; the ideation, presentation and execution of client deliverables; the profitability and creative quality of client projects all in fulfillment of our brand promise to our clients, including:

Ensuring that our creative product remains cutting edge and ahead of the competition in terms of design and idea

Ensuring that the quality of creative and production is upheld, maintaining consistently high standards for yourself and others on the team

Delivering strategic communication solutions that help our clients attain their marketing and communications objectives

Leading the unified process of strategy/concept/design and post-production execution/processes

Ensuring the professional development and readiness of the creative team to meet the demands of the business

An information architect. You have the ability to work with senior business minds to help them articulate their messages to their customers, translating them into identity and creative that is breakthrough and compelling

Primary Duties:

Work in tandem with both Group Creative Directors in driving department and agency on to greater things. Work collaboratively across creative, client service, project management in the execution of briefs to produce outstanding solutions within allocated time frames. Understand Groups strategic goals and sub-brands; analyse the creative team, environment, processes, technologies, etc., to determine areas needing improvement; and work in tandem with the GECD to build and direct a creative function aligned with and supportive of those goals. Set expectations and standards (build a culture) for creative team attitude, behavior, teamwork and professional development. Study the marketplace, assessing where our work stands against its competitors. Assure that timely and informative communication takes place between the creative and the account/technical teams. Contribute to the strategic and creative development of the agency's marketing and branding to generate new business

Collaborate with Technical and Product Management to create a high-quality experience from initial concept through to completion. Gain a commercial understanding of the healthcare sector and the business challenges it posesSecondary Duties:. Manage outside resources, including vendors, photographers, color separators, printers, freelancers, web and interactive sub-contractors. Manage design, art direction, copywriting and production of projects Able to create and justify cost estimates aligned to projects. Quality control, including reviewing, measuring and evaluating staff performance, creative output and project process/es. Continually learning, evaluating and implementing new marketing communications technologies within the agency and for client campaigns

So, the boxes to be ticked are (experience in all of the above), but above all, a strong agency background, pure digital experience (very important), passion for creative and big ideas, the ability to manage others and drive them to success and ideally previous healthcare experience. If this sounds like you please apply with CV and samples ASAP. Successful applicants
09 January 2013
06 February 2013
ND57
Nikki Dennis
Creative
B2C
Full Time
Permanent
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