Associate Creative Director / Creative Director
June 2nd, 2021


Job Description

Dodd Creative Group is seeking a uniquely talented person to help our growing design department. We’re looking for a talented (but exceedingly humble) rock star who is ready for a leadership opportunity and eager to form a long-term relationship with a fantastic team. Depending on experience, the right candidate could start either as an Associate Creative Director or Creative Director. 

Job Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Provide art direction for work produced by in-house and by freelance designers, to continually improve the creative, strategic, and technical quality of their work
  • Help develop budgets, timelines, and work plans
  • Develop creative strategy presentations (research, write, and gather style reference)
  • Present work to clients
  • Proof-read text and QC production files
  • Occasionally write and/or edit copy and develop product names


Job Qualifications

To fill this role, you must demonstrate the following:

  • You are a talented designer with mastery of all phases of the project: concept, design, and production
  • You are an expert at building production-ready art for commercial printing; you are a master at InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • You’re a big-picture strategic thinker BUT ALSO have a fine-tuned attention to detail
  • You have outstanding presentation and communication skills
  • You are a wicked-fast learner with a boundless curiosity and energy
  • You have solid time management and organizational skills
  • You are a teacher, mentor, and servant-leader
  • You embody a can-do/will-do attitude; no task is too big… or too small



  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field
  • Minimum 8 years professional experience in graphic design and/or art direction, with a special focus in logo design and print media design
  • Significant experience critiquing and directing the work of designers, photographers, and other creative professionals
  • Solid drawing skills, for quickly communicating ideas



  • Experience with web/digital media, sign design, and environmental graphic design
  • Familiarity with interpreting architectural drawings
  • Experience working in the real estate sector (particularly multifamily housing)
  • Experience working with sign manufacturing and/or construction trades
  • A working knowledge of architectural styles, art history, and design theory

How to Apply

Applicants MUST submit a résumé and portfolio (link to online portfolio or attached PDF) via email to Please limit attached files to 10MB.

In addition to finished pieces, we'd like to see some examples of behind-the-scenes work that demonstrate your process, creative thinking, and art direction skills (sketches & pencil comps, notes, concept boards, mood boards, etc).

Candidates without a portfolio and résumé will NOT be considered for this position. Please do not contact us by phone.

No agencies or recruiters, please.

Additional Information


  • This is a full-time, on-site position at our office in west Dallas.
  • Occasional out-of-town travel will be required.
  • Frequent local travel will require the use of a personal vehicle. Candidate must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.

Posted By
Benjamin Rush


Dallas, TX

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