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Creative Director

Creative Director

Location: Dallas, Texas      Employment Opportunity: Full Time               


About ZerCareer

At ZerCareer, it is our mission to connect stand-out Creative Directors with top advertising/creative/marketing agencies and brands in the Dallas, Fort Worth area. We are a community based recruiting agency focused on equality, inclusion and helping people find their next passion project. Please note that this position is not for an internal role at ZerCareer, but is instead recruiting for our clients who are looking for their next top Creative Director.


Creative Director Role Summary

Do your clients respect and value the insight you bring to the table? Do you have a talent for amplifying the brilliance you see in others? Are you the kind of leader who always finds the time to mentor someone, no matter where you go?

In this role, as Creative Director (CD), you will oversee a large creative team. In addition to overseeing art directors, writers, and designers, you will act as a mentor and to help develop and grow those creatives, and each of their respective geniuses.

The overarching mission for you and your team entails anticipating how we can best serve our clients and directly enhance measures of success for their business.  This requires you being both a conceptual and strategic thinker, able to nurture and conceive of brilliant ideas while also understanding how those ideas solve business problems.

As CD, you will also actively partner with the account director and strategy director to ensure consistent account growth and client satisfaction, while ensuring that the creative process and output meet the needs of our client and our internal standards.

As Creative Director, You Will:

  • Oversee the development and effectiveness of innovative communications
  • Drive, develop, and deliver presentations, and bring valuable strategic insights to the table for meetings to positively influence their outcomes
  • Anticipate team and clients needs and project risks, participate in driving resolution.
  • Inspire clients and co-workers through good quality work, uplifting spirit, and empathetic communication
  • Partner with account director, lead strategist, and ECD to ensure health of account and account growth
  • Act as mitigated risk taker, with an insatiable appetite for improvement and creating growth opportunities for the client

You are Perfect for this Role If:

  • You have at least 7 years experience in a creative agency and 5+ years experience in creative/leadership roles
  • You have a BA Degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field; or MBA
  • You have recent Professional Certificates demonstrating knowledge of emerging trends and skillsets necessary to stay relevant in a rapidly evolving industry
  • You come highly recommended by clients and fellow team members
  • You have a proven ability to achieve notable results with client determined KPIs
  • You have a portfolio featuring a wide range of award-worthy creative work
  • You have demonstrated success in overseeing and creating rich campaign work and relevant CLM content, including email, social, DM, events and activations
  • You have outstanding interviewing, meeting facilitation, storytelling/concepting, and writing skills
  • You are not only an active listener, but you have empathy for other perspectives, even when they directly conflict your position or initial ideas
  • You have strong instincts when setting the direction for your teams

*ZerCareer is constantly recruiting for this role and will provide our client's info to qualified candidates*

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