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ACD/Creative Director

Keep All the Creative Plates Spinning

You are a shining beacon of leadership and guidance with an understanding of design and technology and a willingness to explore new ideas as they relate to interactive design.
You have 6+ years of experience and a banging portfolio to back it up. You should have an understanding of design and technology and a willingness to explore new ideas as they relate to interactive design. You must be able to wear multiple hats, juggle projects and excel at working in an extremely fast-paced, creative environment.
You are extremely detail oriented and organized and willing to push your team with their creative solutions. You must possess strong communication skills, be comfortable leading in a team environment, and have experience in overseeing and giving direction to the other members of your team. You can sell your ideas to the client, because you are a presenting champ.
As an ACD/CD at Firstborn, you will be responsible for the overall creative direction of a given assignment. You will work on multiple accounts at a time, come up with your own ideas that will serve our clients needs and oversee the production of the assignment.

Key Duties

  • Support the efforts of and give direction to the design, copy, 3D, sound/music, development, video and Executive Producer teams
  • Oversee and guide strategy and creative solutions for several, simultaneous accounts
  • Oversee creation of layouts, navigation, images, icons, multimedia and motion design
  • Guide the look and feel for entire websites, interactive presentations, microsites and more
  • Other interactive design, print design and motion design duties as needed
  • Must Have

  • 6+ years designing and/or leading interactive projects and guiding teams to develop creative executions
  • Creativity is an absolute must: our development team is constantly in need of portable, unique and sustainable solutions
  • You must successfully come up with effective ideas that are visually arresting and conceptually engaging
  • Ability to brainstorm and concept unique ideas working off of limited content
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Exceptional portfolio of recognizable work for high-profile clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Preferred technical skills: Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch, with an eye for detail, typography and color
  • Firstborn offers an excellent compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salary (compensation will be based on experience)
  • 100% covered Medical, Dental, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • We also offer Vision, Short-term disability, and life insurance at no cost
  • 401K
  • Pleasant, enthusiastic, fast paced work environment with great people who love what they do
  • – All fields required