Associate Creative Director

Toronto, CANADA

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Jam3 are looking for an Associate Creative Director

At Jam3 you'll have a chance to work with some of the country's best designers and developers. We work with brands and agencies in Canadian, European and US markets, mixing technology and creative to create truly innovative work that has never been done before.

The Associate Creative Director's role will be to oversee a team of award-winning creatives, fostering an environment of creativity and professional growth in a fast-paced setting. The ACD will assist Creative Directors in driving team effectiveness and strengthening client relationships. They will confidently lead and manage the day to day progress of multiple projects from start to finish, keeping projects on schedule with their clear creative direction. They will function as a leader on projects using their understanding of conceptual and executional art direction, user experience, copy and motion. A passion and awareness of emerging digital technologies, platforms and trends is essential in this role.

Essential Functions

  • Provide conceptual creative direction and leadership for client presentations, new client acquisitions and new business pitches
  • Provide hands-on guidance throughout the duration of projects, maintaining creative standards for the department and enforcing accountability when standards are not met
  • Vocalize project deficiencies and work to find solutions with producer, implementing process improvements to meet team needs
  • Conceive and create experience oriented design solutions that fulfill strategic business objectives
  • Mentor, motivate and inspire digital art directors & designers, helping them to set and achieve satisfying career goals
  • Be team oriented and self-motivated, encouraging a positive creative culture focused on growth
  • Embrace a fast paced environment delivering exceptional quality even under tight deadlines
  • Willing to work late and weekends if needed 
  • Be an ambassador of Jam3 in and out of the office

Education/Experience Preferred

  • Bachelors degree or diploma in graphic design or commensurate experience

Requirements

  • At least 6-8 years experience in an Interactive Design role with 2 of those years in a leadership role
  • Strong knowledge of creating and designing an interactive experience across multiple digital platforms
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills at all levels, including both internal and client needs
  • Solid time estimation, organization skills and resource planning skills
  • Comprehensive working experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash and image optimization for web
  • Hands-on experience managing the creative development process and a proven ability to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast paced environment

How to Apply

Please send a portfolio and resume to amanda@jam3.com

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