Job Title: Associate Creative Director (Art Director)
St. Louis, MO
Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Internet/E-Commerce, Legal, Web Technology
Associate Creative Director (Art Director)
CheckMark is the in-house creative resource of Nestle Purina. Creatives here are talented, naturally curious and self-motivated individuals who enjoy the excitement of agency life with all the benefits of a big company. We share a passion for pets.
As an Associate Creative Director, you are a multi-talented creative and strategic thinker who concepts, creates and produces high-quality work that is relevant to the brand and compelling to the target audience. You have advanced skills in idea generation and design at an omnichannel level. You are able to work successfully across internal creative and account service teams as well as clients and external partners. This position includes continuous involvement on assigned brands to strengthen brand building opportunities and client relationships.
Together with your team, generate campaigns and ideas that are on-strategy for the brand and can live at an omnichannel level.
Be able to create compelling concepts and designs for print and broadcast advertising, promotions, in-store display and more, while guiding brand’s and campaign’s overall visual identity.
Concept and execute digital content including website, digital advertising, social, ecommerce and video.
Lead or co-lead assignments with a high degree of autonomy, including collaborating directly with legal, outside vendors such as photographers and directors, client teams and external partners.
Credibly communicate creative ideas and a well-developed point of view to internal team, to clients and to external partners. Be able to contribute to strategic discussions and build upon feedback.
Enable success in other team members by sharing knowledge and inviting co-ownership.
Travel up to 10% or as business needs require.
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST INCLUDE IN YOUR RESUME AN ONLINE PORTFOLIO OF YOUR WORK.
Qualifications & Requirements
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
Associates Degree or higher from an accredited college or university required.
7 or more years of experience contributing to interactive projects in a creative agency or similar environment required.
Consumer communications experience required.
Advertising agency background preferred.
Demonstrated ability to translate brand communications strategies into interactive space.
Must be able to execute and supervise the entire gamut of design creative requirements including packaging, print advertising, broadcast advertising and digital, for all projects from start to finish.
Must have proven ability to work with a wide variety of personality types and with people from a variety of roles, including clients, agency partners and vendors.
To our veterans and separated service members—you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you’ll consider sharing in our mission—you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.