Job Description :
Job Title: Associate Creative Director – Visual Design (50102)
Career Level: Sr. Manager/Sr. Spiciest
Duration: 3 months +
Start Date: ASAP
Location: NYC
Remote work allowed (y / n): No

Must Haves
Expert in Presentation Design Client Facing Video Production Experience Clean Modern Portfolio

Job Summary:
As an Associate Creative Director at Sapient 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 research, 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.

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, Fireworks, Illustrator, 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
Understanding of motion design and the strengths and limitations of Flash, Ajax, Flex, and other emerging platforms
A solid understanding of informational architecture practices
Experience working in a large group environment of 10+
Some travel may be required

Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent military experience