We are looking for an Associate Creative Director with 7+ years of experience, who is capable of taking a lead role on projects for our diverse set of clients. Someone who lives for concept and craft because, to you, there are as many ways to bring an idea to life as there are shades of a color. But you also understand that your job isn't just about making beautiful things. Ideas have to be spot on strategy and presented with panache. Whether art director or designer, our ACD's are adept at creating big ideas by establishing the visual direction while ensuring successful execution through production in any medium. They are driven by the relentless pursuit of creative excellence and have a passion and talent for developing creative solutions that deliver results. 

We are interested in self-starters who bring their talents, skills and quirks to the job every day. You should be open-minded, engaging, thick-skinned, and collaborative — holding ideas to the highest standards but never holding them too precious. You need to have the ability to juggle a lot of fast-moving pieces and be willing to pitch in on whatever opportunity pops up. The expectation to Be More is not just an agency mantra, it is our hiring principle.

Responsibilities: 

• Take a leadership role on specific clients and projects to develop creative concepts, establish creative direction, present work, oversee production and implementation

• Work on everything from brand-building and ideation to daily execution of client deliverables in conjunction with creative directors, and a talented team of copywriters, art directors, designers, production artists, video producers, editors, and digital creators

• Establish art/design direction and provide further guidance to design and production team through all executional phases to deliver the highest level of finish 

• Inspire and lead by example, setting standards for the team by demonstrating an extensive understanding, both conceptual and executional, of creative disciplines (art direction, design, user experience, copy, photography, video)

• Work with creative director seeking feedback and direction in order to ensure the creative vision, project goals and client needs are being met 

• Demonstrate an ability to present ideas effectively to clients and internal teams

• Contribute to strategy development, project planning, client proposals, and new business

Qualifications:

• 7+ years of related professional experience in an agency environment or similar

• Exceptional online portfolio; TV/video, digital, social, and branding

• Demonstrated leadership skills managing multiple projects/tasks/teams of varying sizes and complexities, meeting deadlines, and working well under pressure

• Firm understanding of brand strategy, industry trends and design principles

• Experience in video production, photo shoots, digital design and social media

• Dynamic interpersonal skills; someone who can foster, guide, present and defend work clearly and confidently

• A positive attitude, openness to ideas, respect for others, and willingness to collaborate

• Ability to direct outside vendors (photographers, editors, stylists, production companies, etc.)

• Mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator

• A degree in Advertising, Communications, Graphic Design and/or a portfolio school pedigree

Mythic is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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