Creative Director

Summary


The creative director is charged with determining the best ways for us to visually represent Fruitions creative projects and our clients identity online. It’s very much a people-oriented job, involving development of high-level concepts for design projects, working with our amazing clients, leading and mentoring a smart and passionate team. Fruition’s Creative Director will also work with our sales organization on developing creative vision and solutions, understanding clients needs and pitching designs. We are looking for a Creative Director that is not just a great designer but geeky and passionate about UX and fluid design. We will need you to develop visual designs and work on your own projects.

Responsibilities


  • Lead creative sessions for project kick-offs
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion
  • Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the business objectives of the organization and that advance our brand strategy
  • Establish creative direction for the entire line of online services and programs
  • Supervise and inspire the creative team of vendor partners; generate multiple concepts for a campaign or project
  • Work with the account team, strategy team, and copywriters to develop concepts and present to management
  • Work with internal teams to generate ideas for pitching and proposals
  • Manage team members
  • Provide quality control over concepts and projects
  • Work with sales team on pitches and presentations, help sell the vision
  • Stay cutting edge on web and digital design requirements and brings new ideas based on latest technologies and trends

Required Skills


  • Undergraduate degree in Fine Arts or related field or equivalent visual design and management experience required; graduate degree preferred
  • At least 4 years management experience working with large-scale web sites, e-marketing, and advertising
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of interactive communications and delivery systems, processes, and user interface design as well as industry best practices
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography & limitations of the web; Must know flash (just Kidding) but must have the ability to storyboard or translate ideas to designers and develop innovative motion graphics solutions
  • A strong working knowledge of experience design, brand development, interactive commerce and creative process
  • Print and web design capabilities: must know how to work in both media for integrated campaigns
  • Ability to lead projects from concept to completion. Apply best practices in user interface and interactive design, including image optimization and site mapping
  • Experience with software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign & Flash
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Drupal, WordPress & Magento
  • Ability to make evaluative judgments
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to supervise and train employees
  • Passion, Integrity, and Energy!
  • Must be adaptable and able to pick up new techniques
  • Must posses a high emotional intelligence
  • Must have experience using human centered design methodologies
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to work on their own and in a team
  • Must be able to work with tight deadlines
  • Must be thorough and precise in their work
  • Experience with bootstrap and foundation are a big plus

Fruition is a nationally-recognized, award-winning digital agency located in the heart of Denver. Our energetic, intelligent team of marketing and development experts work together to make technology and digital marketing our clients’ competitive advantage. Fruition is a small team of passionate individuals who thrive on working hard and generating great results in a supportive, close-knit environment. Fruition is ranked by the Denver Business Journal as one of the best places to work and was listed on the 2014 & 2015 INC 5000 lists.


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