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Associate Creative Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • This position has been filled

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We are looking for an Associate Creative Director to join our team at Hatch, San Francisco. The ACD is a seasoned (10+ yrs), visual storyteller, who has a strong understanding of branding, design and visual communication. You are passionate and an inspiring design leader. This role reports to the Executive Creative Director.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and communicate design solutions that deliver provocative work and meet strategic goals.
  • Bring the creative edge, get the work beyond the expected, rally and inspire the team to see the potential.
  • Think and set the big picture vision, while being able to direct detailed design direction.
  • Oversee multiple projects that range in disciplines with little or no guidance.
  • Partner with clients to foster trust and confidence in our process, while maintaining a distinct point of view on how design solutions can impact their business.
  • Connect, empower and mentor the creative team, from interns to design directors. Team growth is essential, and your constant guidance will ensure development within the team.
  • Create: you aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves to provide more hands-on guidance when needed.
  • Provide thought leadership, elevate and build the agency’s profile, and participate in New Business meetings.
  • Engage in recruitment and help facilitate team growth and learning.

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Skills and qualities we look for:

  • 5+ years experience in a creative leadership role within an agency/design environment.
  • Demonstrated track record of managing creative teams and delivering impactful work that is disruptive and boundary-pushing.
  • Excellent presentation (oral and written) skills; You will take the lead presenting and defending our work.
  • Experience successfully collaborating with account teams/leads, strategists and copywriters to build a strong strategic vision.
  • A proven passion for critical analysis and problem solving.
  • Curiosity, a drive to always better your craft and a passion for what you do.
  • Exceptional taste, with design that is memorable and impactful.
  • Determination and ambition, with a clear point of view; leadership inside and outside the organization.
  • Act as a role model in behavior and attitude- exude bravery, free thinking, optimism and energy.
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.

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This position has the potential to be remote.