Associate Creative Director / Creative Director
June 2nd, 2021

ART DIRECTION BRANDING COLLATERAL DESIGN CREATIVE DIRECTION GRAPHIC DESIGN PRINT DESIGN TYPOGRAPHY


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

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

 

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 creative@doddcreative.com. 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.



Email creative@doddcreative.com 
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

URL
http://doddcreative.com

Location
Dallas, TX

Job Type
Full-time