Associate Creative Director (Dining)

Philadelphia, PA /
Experience Design – Design /
Full Time
Bounteous is a leading digital innovation partner for the world’s most ambitious brands. Our organization creates transformative digital experiences through services that include strategy, experience design, technology, analytics and insight, and marketing. 
We are seeking an Associate Creative Director to join the Dining Business Unit; the team dedicated to helping brands like Domino’s, Wingstop, Wawa, Panda Express, and DashIn drive incremental revenue through digital experiences. In this role, you will be leading internal teams and be responsible for building, guiding and maintaining client brands and projects as well as creating consistent experiences across all channels while using your creative ability to transform fresh ideas into actionable concepts. 
The ideal candidate will be located within the greater Philadelphia area, south Jersey or northern Delaware.

Role and Responsibilities

    • Lead, inspire and motivate teams to create and deliver influential, innovative, best-in-class, customer-centric solutions that drive business goals 
    • Shape and direct creative strategy and deliverables from conception through execution for a variety of digital platforms and experiences
    • Identify client business challenges and translate them into opportunities that convey Bounteous’ strengths in the marketplace 
    • Facilitate and oversee creative and discovery activities including but not limited to: experience strategy design, copywriting, art direction, conceptualization for photoshoots and video production, design workshops, stakeholder interviews, and expert and competitive reviews 
    • Manage team development with effective coaching, while fostering leadership through team spirit and leading by example 
    • Ensure all creative deliverables align with brand guidelines, business and user requirements, and accessibility standards 
    • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams and strategize with clients to align goals with tactics 
    • Work effectively with the project/account management teams to develop solutions that clearly meet briefs and client objectives 
    • Partner with the engineering team to realize the most innovative and well-crafted executions possible 
    • Effectively communicate creative and brand direction across all channels 
    • Champion Design Thinking and promote a culture of innovation 

Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic design, visual communication, or other design-related fields 
    • 8+ years’ experience successfully leading creative teams with a focus on design, user experience, and storytelling within an agency setting 
    • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills along with experience presenting work to clients, facilitating workshops and conducting stakeholder interviews 
    • Demonstrated success in creating, growing and maintaining brands 
    • A strong understanding of marketing communications and strategy 
    • Experience working with CMS platforms such as WordPress, Drupal, Magento, AEM 
    • Highly proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, InVision, Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe After Effects or Figma experience is a plus 
    • Ability to provide creative direction as well as overall leadership for strategic and account direction 
    • Experience designing around data sets and reusable components/patterns 
    • Strong understanding of mobile, responsive design, accessibility and Agile methodologies 
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