Creative Director

Rue La La   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 41 days ago

What you’ll accomplish…You will;

  • Be responsible for the concept and creation of all Gilt assets that live on the cite as well as all Marketing and Social creative content.
  • Orient, train, assign, schedule and coach employees.
  • Meet work standards by following production, productivity, quality; resolving operational problems; identifying work process improvements.
  • Meet cost standards by monitoring expenses; implementing cost-saving actions.
  • Develop basic presentation approaches by reviewing materials and information presented by cross-functional teams.
  • Lead and grow a team ranging from entry level to sr level management.
  • Work with the HR Business Partner on succession planning and talent mapping.
  • Determine production requirements by reviewing requirements; considering scheduling factors.
  • Determine production schedule with the Brand Ops team, by conferring with heads of art, copy writing, and production departments; outlining basic presentation concepts; coordinating creative activities.
  • Determine project content by reviewing and approving all art materials developed by staff.
  • Improve quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; recommending changes to art, copy writing, and production departments.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. Stay current.
  • Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Develop marketing strategies by examining objectives; planning, scheduling, and completing design and production requirements for all functions of Marketing.
  • Keep clients informed by compiling, analyzing, and reporting marketing results; forwarding plan projections and updates.
  • Revise marketing plan by analyzing campaign results; identifying expansion opportunities.
  • Monitor marketing mix and results by coordinating tracking actions with sales and marketing representatives.
  • Improve marketing quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing creative processes; implementing changes.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and in professional organizations.

THE RIGHT FIT: You have…

  • 5+ years of experience as a Creative Director
  • Leadership experience managing a team of at least 8.
  • Creative problem solving.
  • Experience with people, project and resource management.
  • Understanding of the latest creative trends in fashion as well as new technologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • An ability to communicate well with staff and clients.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with coaching employees
  • The drive for process improvement
  • Knowledge of the digitalretail world, UX UI Product
  • The ability to adapt and work in a fast-paced environment.