Job Title: Creative Director of Art 

Company: Carling Communications                                                               

Department: Creative

Reports To: Group Creative Director, Art                                                       

FLSA Status: Full-Time/Exempt

Position Summary:

The Creative Director will be responsible for conception and design of integrated advertising campaigns, managing the creative process and ensuring all work is strategically and creatively on point. Provides overall creative leadership, represents the agency creatively and ensures all projects are completed on time and within budget.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Develops creative, strategic ideas that solve specific client marketing challenges.
  • Manages, leads, supports, and inspires the creative team.
  • Allocate appropriate personnel for all creative assignments – full-time employees and freelancers
  • Works with Chief Creative Officer and brand teams to ensure art aligns with client strategy.
  • Maintains budget, manages hours, and works with Project Management on resource allocation.
  • Develops creative, strategic ideas that solve specific client marketing challenges.
  • Ensures on-brand design and accurate content that aligns with the overall strategy.
  • Ensures all projects are completed on time and within budget. 
  • Monitors overall quality of agency creative output and provides direction and leadership.
  • Fosters positive relationships between creative and other agency functional areas. Encourages strong collaborative relationships with account management and other areas.
  • Will execute initial concepts through to final completion.
  • Drives team to meet deadlines and work within timelines of the art team, and ensure team stays within client budget and hours.
  • Defines the project strategy and translates the strategy to the development of creative concepts.
  • Leads and manages the day to day client relationships, budget, schedules and project deliverables.
  • Leads creative in client meetings as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in advertising, marketing, graphic arts or equivalent area of study.
  • Minimum 10 year’s creative/creative management experience.
  • Pharmaceutical and/or medical device experience required.
  • Strong customer service skills with a commitment to superior quality.
  • Must be self-motivated, professional, detail oriented, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Outstanding creative presentation skills.
  • Comfortable working under pressure within tight deadlines
  • Advanced PC or Mac experience with all Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office Suite 

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