Job Description :
Job Description:
Career Level & Job title : Senior Manager/ Senior Special; Associate Creative Director – Visual Design (47317)
Duration: 3 months, possible conversion
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Austin, TX
Remote work allowed (y / n): No

Develop and execute creative concepts for cutting-edge social & digital campaigns for Consumer Products Client

Job Summary:
As an Associate Creative Director you are responsible for the development and execution of creative concepts for leading-edge Marketing and Web solutions. You possess a deep understanding of user-centered design, copywriting interactive development and content strategy with core strengths in design and communications. You will play an active role in shaping new opportunities for Sapient – be it expanding a current client relationship or forging new ones.

Responsibilities:
Hands on Management and Delegation
Concept, develop and manage a “best in class” Creative product
Manage creative teams and tracks of work
Lead and direct the creative team from concept to completion
Plan and estimate for highly complex projects
Risk/issue management and resolution
Apply brand identity systems, typography, photography, color and other ingredients appropriately to create innovative visual solutions that meet business and user needs
Visualize, design and conceptualize a user experience
Create visual prototypes or screens
Extend existing visual systems/brand guidelines across all mediums with moderate design changes or interpretation
Provide quality assurance of all creative deliverables
Contribute to the development of the creative team''s culture and quality standards
Delegate of day-to-day responsibility to other Designers, Art Directors, Senior Art Directors, Writers and Interactive Developers
Elevate the creative level of the work coming out of the creative team
Educate other team members, not exclusive to the creative team, through project development and performance management
Collaborate with strategy, media, account and business development teams to create and develop new business opportunities

Experience Guidelines:
8+ years of industry/agency experience
Strong design portfolio with 4+ years education
Ability to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail is a must
A solid knowledge of the latest versions of applicable programs: Mac OS, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Keynote, etc.
A solid understanding of online and offline production
Passion for design and eagerness to mentor and elevate other creative people
Self-motivated, organized and accountable
Experience leading a team of designers, production specialists and writers to creative excellence
Well-developed communication skills including ability to articulate creative concepts and rationale to other team members and client
Proficient in Sketch and InVision
A solid understanding of informational architecture practices
Experience working in a large group environment of 10+
Some travel may be required

Education:
Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent military experience