We’re looking for an Associate Creative Director capable of taking the lead on projects and developing big ideas by establishing the visual direction while ensuring successful execution. As an art director, you live 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. The pursuit of design excellence is in your DNA. But you also understand that your job isn’t just about making beautiful things. Ideas must to be spot on strategy, presented with panache, executed flawlessly, and deliver results. 

At Mythic, we are interested in self-starters who bring their talent, skills, and personality 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 multiple projects at once. The expectation to “Be More” is not just an agency mantra, it’s our hiring principle.

What You’ll Do: 

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

• Assist in managing the process of creating high-quality, creative advertising and marketing materials for assigned accounts and projects

• Create much of your own work while guiding those around you to create and produce great work

• Develop creative concepts, establish art/design direction, present work, oversee production

• Understand clients’ business, brand, products, and customers

• Set creative standards 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 to ensure the creative vision, project goals and client needs are being met

• Demonstrate an ability to present ideas effectively both internally and to clients

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

What You’ll Bring:

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

• Exceptional portfolio; including TV/video, digital, social, print, and branding work

• A love for art and design with an ear for copy

• A passion and talent for developing creative solutions that deliver results

• Firm grasp of brand strategy, industry trends, technology, modern culture, and advertising principles

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

•Dynamic interpersonal skills, ability to foster, guide, present and defend work clearly and confidently

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

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

• Mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud

• Degree in Advertising, Communications, Art, Graphic Design and/or portfolio school grad preferred

Please submit resume and cover letter. You must include a link to your portfolio for consideration.

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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