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Careers

Creative Director, Design

at Wunderman Thompson
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson is seeking a Creative Director with a distinguished visual design background to lead high-profile projects. In this role, you will be the creative force to cultivate and drive great work – making sure talent is engaged and work stays sharp. You will be both a conceptual and strategic thinker, able to nurture and conceive of brilliant ideas while also understanding how those ideas solve business problems. The Creative Director will work closely with account directors, strategists, project managers, and studio producers to ensure that the work is breathtaking in execution, yet delivered on time and on budget.

To be successful in this role, you should be a skilled team leader: able to confidently inspire teams to dream up mind-blowing ideas and executions, as well as provide a calming, rallying influence when deadlines, feedback, and priorities collide. You will provide specific direction to art directors, designers, and writers with the goal of pushing the work to award-winning levels. This role requires independence and leadership – confidence in your creative sensibilities is key.

To be considered for this role, you must submit an online portfolio or PDF of your work. 

What you’ll do:

  • People | Build and lead a team of creative innovators. In addition to overseeing art directors, writers, and designers, you'll act as a mentor and helps develop the growth of those creatives.
  • Process | Drive, develop, and deliver presentations, and, when appropriate, take over meetings and influence their outcomes. Anticipate team and client’s needs and project risks, participate in driving resolution. Inspire clients and co-workers through good work, good spirit, and excellent communication.
  • Work | Conceptualize new solutions for a digital world. Serve as the creative leader; partner with account director, lead strategist, and ECD to ensure health of account and account growth. Act as mitigated risk taker, with an insatiable appetite for improvement and creating opportunities.
  • Lead & Innovate| Exemplify fearlessness in the face of the undefined and a passion for bringing order through design exploration. Concept and collaborate on campaign ideas, digital tactics, and other marketing activations with a creative team while working on multiple projects.

Who you are:

  • Passionate about creativity | Your partnership with creatives and ability to inspire, identify, and nurture the best ideas through execution is what gets you out of bed in the morning. You work to provide flexible solutions, allowing the agency to adapt to solve clients’ challenges.
  • Open and collaborative | Our team is close-knit and supportive and we’re working with a lot of unknowns – you must be a champion of team environments that are comfortable and encouraging. We value interdisciplinary collaboration and eschew silos, sharing a passion for finding great experiences, challenging existing ones, and crafting the future for brands.
  • An experimenter | Embrace the unknown and ready to break process. You’ll be excited by opportunities to explore new ideas rather than rely on existing paradigms, and you view technology as a tool that can drive this creativity. Able to learn and adapt to new creative technologies, media platforms, and trends.
  • A visionary | Energize and inspire by communicating a compelling client vision, actively managing the development of team members, and promoting diversity and inclusion.

What you’ll need:

  • 8+ years of experience in a creative agency; 3+ years of senior creative management experience.
  • Portfolio featuring a wide range of award-worthy creative work that displays mastery of your craft (AD & Design).
    • To be considered for this role, you must submit an online portfolio or PDF of your work.
  • A strong working knowledge of visual design, art direction, and the creative process. Interaction design and user-centered experience design knowledge is nice to have.
  • Proven conceptual and campaign experience; demonstrated success working on integrated campaigns that include digital, social, and/or emerging media.
  • Experience managing and directing large-scale video and photoshoots throughout the production process.
  • Strong ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short- and long-term need. Timelines, budgets, and availabilities change—we need someone who can roll with it.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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Established in 2019, Wunderman Thompson has a combined history of 150 years, setting the standard for marketing, communications and business innovation. We bring together over 20,000 creatives, analysts, strategists, customer experience designers and business consultants across 90 markets.

We’re always looking for the best talent to add to our diverse and talented mix that is Wunderman Thompson.

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