Job Description:

Creative execution is a key factor in the success of our marketing efforts and the clients we support. Our ability to rapidly test high-quality iterations of copy and design drives the insights and optimization needed to make a winning marketing program. Creativity partners with Data to guide every step of our process, and the details matter.

New Engen is seeking an experienced and hands-on creative leader to join our team as a creative strategist and mentor focused on high-performance digital ad creative. You’ll lead creative for top-level clients, representing the Creative team in everything from pitch calls to creative reviews. You’ll manage a small group of talented, motivated graphic designers, contributing to their growth while maintaining a strong standard of creative with clear, actionable feedback. You’ll be successful here if you can balance an effective “get things done” attitude with a high bar for quality. You can manage up, down and across, and you’re not afraid to jump in and get hands-on with design work when business suddenly heats up. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead design brainstorms and creative strategy for launching new high-stakes client opportunities
  • Manage, mentor and support a team of 5-7 valued and talented designers
  • Ensure the ongoing quality, efficiency, and performance of New Engen’s client ad designs through effective creative leadership and feedback
  • Identify and take action on opportunities to improve our creative practice and ultimately our creative performance
  • Ensure deadlines are met and expectations exceeded with proactive management, communication, and hands-on design
  • Partner with stakeholders across disciplines within the company, as well as with clients, to knock down walls standing in the way of our common creative and performance goals

 

Qualifications:

  • Inspiring creative digital design portfolio
  • 10+ years of professional experience, 2+ years experience managing a team
  • Education, training or deep experience in graphic design or related creative field
  • Skilled with Adobe Creative software, esp. Photoshop and After Effects
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Positive attitude and desire to learn
  • Patience with endless marketing acronyms

At New Engen we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our partners, and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability.

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