Creative Director

Creative Direction ensures effective visual communication and messaging - in every format

Depending on the organization, the title Creative Director can also be called Creative Services Director, Creative Manager, Art Supervisor, Art Director, etc. 

Within the basics of this title, my core competencies include:

  • Successful management of teams of designers and illustrators developing creative for advertising, publicity use, digital and large format
  • Managed, conferred and assisted multiple leaders and decision-makers to determine best visual option for campaign and art development
  • Hands-on experience and creative production, design and illustration for all formats using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash) programs on both Mac and PC
  • Budget and prioritization of jobs and creative assignments both self-managed and contract managed, including billing and invoicing
  • Management of branding and key art consistency across multiple platforms and formats keeping with campaign guidelines with multiple designers
  • Successful partnership with vendors and services to ensure the most cost-effective products and services, specifically related to printing and publishing
  • Troubleshooting and process development for new and developing designers and illustrators
  • College and secondary school teaching experience related specifically to visual communications and visual design theory
  • Creation and development of age-appropriate educational materials for non-profit educational organizations