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Associate Creative Director

Houston, Texas | Job #314202

We are looking for an Associate Creative Director to work on site at our client in Houston, TX. The ACD is a working creative leader who manages the creative execution, production, and on-time delivery of the company’s print and digital communications.

Job Title: Associate Creative Director
Location: Houston, TX

Associate Creative Director Responsibilities:
  • Create and promote a culture that values talent, collaboration, autonomy and accountability where every contributor strives to elevate these standards over time, driving the performance of the entire team
  • Partner with the Studio Manager and the Director of Key Accounts to determine and implement teambuilding and inspirational programs
  • Provide strategic business advice and insights on best practices within area of responsibility to Studio Manager and client-side management as requested
  • Ensure team is compliant with all client branding, operational, legal and regulatory mandates, policies and guidelines
  • Proactively identify and act on opportunities for operational improvements
  • Assist in the assessment, design and implementation of group processes, policies and procedures best suited to the needs of the department, the department’s internal clients, and the greater corporation as a whole
  • Maintain individual utilization rate as set by Studio Manager and determined based on number of direct reports, team diversity and strategic initiatives responsibilities 
  • Ability to translate strategy into meaningful creative through multiple mediums 
  • Demonstrates history of high-quality, highly-impactful video and print content creation
  • Work alongside and guide video producers and designers during projects, providing creative direction, and participating in client reviews for all mediums
  • Enjoys looking out for and pitching new creative concepts
  • Utilizing Adobe Creative Suite and other related toolsets, produce, optimize, and release final artwork in support of various marketing channels and businesses
  • Execute updates and changes to type and layout with an extremely detailed eye
  • Proof file specifications, resolution, color, space and file management prior to delivery
  • Organize and archive assets according to Client standards
Associate Creative Director Requirements:
  • BA in design, communications or related field of study or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in creative, communications and/or marketing execution
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role working with managing teams in both the print design and digital design space
  • Minimum of 3 years management experience for an in-house/corporate creative or communications department 
  • Advanced Adobe InDesign knowledge
  • Intermediate PowerPoint (and/or Keynote), Word and Excel knowledge
  • Intermediate Illustrator and Photoshop knowledge
  • Online portfolio 
  • Oil and Gas Experience preferred
JOBID: 314202KR

About The BOSS Group

We make it easy for you to enjoy the work you love by providing great benefits. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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