Wire Stone

Associate Creative Director

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Date Posted: July 8th, 2014
Description:

Wire Stone is a dynamic digital marketing agency with 150+ employees and 7 offices across the U.S. and Europe. We offer our clients an award-winning mix of strategy, narrative, design, and technology that results in extraordinary storytelling—we create experiences that stand out in the media maelstrom and establish meaningful connections with customers. And it all starts with the meaningful connections we forge internally. It’s our special sauce, you might say. And we’re looking to add to our family of passionate creatives…

Job Description:
We seek an associate creative director to join the creative team in our Colorado or California office. The primary focus of this position is to build on Wire Stone’s success in the high-tech sector by leading the creative vision, execution and delivery for existing and new clients in that area.

An associate creative director at Wire Stone drives all aspects of the creative solution for their assigned clients. They are responsible for the creative vision, selling in the concepts to the client, management and leadership of their project creative team, creative execution, and the quality and efficiency of the creative execution and collaboration with account, strategy and technical teams.

You are an ideal candidate if:
You have an in-depth understanding of the current, and rapidly evolving, high-tech space.
You can work within corporate brand standards while still pushing the creative envelope.
You are an expert at concepting fresh, effective consumer experiences for print, digital and video deliverables.
You are passionate and accountable for the details and can pass that attention to detail on to other creative team members.
You’re always looking for ways to expand the opportunities with your clients.
You get things done and have the ability to do it yourself and delegate effectively to a team.
You are an excellent communicator with internal creative, technical and account teams.
You are proactive, a problem solver, and can manage change effectively while staying positive.
You are awesome in front of a client and are interested in maintaining long-lasting client relationships.

Responsibilities:
Be the creative leader and visionary of a multi-million dollar account in the technical space.
Be a creative leader by executing top quality design work, guiding junior designers, and collaborating with account teams to deliver experiences that exceed client expectations.
Conceptualize and produce breakthrough creative that is on target, on time and on budget.
Present Wire Stone capabilities and creative ideas in internal and client presentations.

Desired Skills and Experience Requirements:
An exceptional portfolio
Excellent design skills
Seven+ years of agency design experience
Strong digital and print design experience
Ability to lead a creative project team
Proficient with:
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Microsoft PPT
Strong conceptual and strategic skills
Excellent team management skills
Excellent communication skills with internal teams and clients
Excellent typography, layout and print design skills
Motion design and video experience is a plus

About Us
Wire Stone maintains a blue-chip client roster of global brands that rely on our people, thinking and creativity to evolve their marketing strategies and create sustained value for their organizations. Our brand partners include HP, Microsoft, Boeing, Nike, Brand Jordan, Intel and Motorola. For more information on Wire Stone, please visit our website at www.wirestone.com

Benefits:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Paid vacations and personal days
401(k) plan
Short- and long-term disability insurance
Life insurance
Flexible spending accounts

Wire Stone is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Wire Stone is a Think Beyond the Label employer.

How to apply:

Please send emails and online portfolio information to resumes@wirestone.com or apply online through our website at www.wirestone.com

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