Lead Creative Designer/Director

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Location
Lehi, UT
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jan 23, 2018
Job ID
2562401
The Role:  Lead Creative Designer/Director (DOE) - Lehi, Utah

The Company:  Work for a company that exists to inspire a global community of women to become authors of possibility. Whether our customers are looking for an opportunity for supplemental income or want to build a career with us through team building or selling product, we provide a product and business platform for them
We have a casual, fun, fast paced, creative environment and encourage applicants who thrive in a team based, collaborative environment.        
The beauty and personal care product industry offers a coveted opportunity for creative professionals to build their portfolios and hone their craft. We have an amazing opportunity to develop and define visual and creative direction at an international beauty company. The company is looking for a full-time, passionate, and energetic, producing Creative Lead or Director to work with and head our in-house design and media team.
We are looking for a someone with high minded vision who can still execute on a ground floor level in a fast-paced environment, who has strong team leadership skills and can work closely with creative counterparts, and other departments. Our ideal candidate has impressive organization skills and understands the basic processes for product development and marketing and can prioritize and drive deadlines for the creative team. We are looking for someone who has the portfolio AND experience to bring fresh ideas to the table while developing maintaining brand identity throughout the entire production process.
Responsibilities:
  • Manage design and media teams
  • Work with Project Management to help facilitate and deliver on execution of projects
  • Creative strategy and art direction including pitching creative concepts and vision, overseeing staging and set preparation, preparing and approving budgets for print and digital catalogs, selecting models and locations for offsite photo and video 
  • Collaborate with creative peers, Marketing, Product, Event, and Field Services teams to manage project requests and expectations, and provide creative solutions to problems
  • Remain up to date on trends in fashion and beauty and be able to apply that to creative work and concepts
Qualifications and Requirements:
  •  3-5 years relevant experience in a leadership position
  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, design or related field preferred
  • Strong strategic, creative and conceptual abilities as demonstrated by outstanding portfolio
  • Assertive, management-focused personality with take-charge abilities
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment and manage multiple initiatives and clients deadlines simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work extended hours when needed to hit deadlines
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Able to recognize and drive great creative work; able to teach/nurture creative abilities within the group
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills (e.g., ability to navigate a variety of different work styles and processes)
  • A positive, energetic, flexible, can-do attitude is critical for this position
  • Must be available to work flexible hours and travel for catalog shoots and events, as needed. This is a must not a plus!
Preferred Requirements:
  • Demonstrated team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Experience in Direct Sales a plus