Head of Creative

  • BBMG
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Nov 12, 2019
Experienced (8+ years) Creative/Design Marketing/Communications

Job Description

BBMG is a brand and innovation consultancy dedicated to creating brands of enduring value by putting humanity and creativity at the center of business.

We are experts in brand strategy, identity, communications, brand engagement, reputation and brand management.

With studios in Brooklyn, NY and San Francisco, CA, we’ve worked with both for and non-profit clients including Acumen Fund, ASPCA, Cengage, Clif Bar, Disney, Eileen Fisher, Estée Lauder, Ford Foundation, Kiehl’s, Lululemon, Nike, The North Face, PepsiCo, Planned Parenthood, Target and WNYC.

We work with clients across a broad spectrum of their critical audiences, including corporate, consumer, customer and talent, and understand how they are connected. This means that we can provide a more complete view of the role of brand in driving strategic advantage for our clients, adding value where and when it matters most.

Job Purpose
The Head of Creative is a member of the BBMG leadership team and is charged with shepherding the creative vision of our consultancy, growing our creative practice, and developing client relationships. Responsible for all creative operations, including staff supervision and work production. Directs the activities of subordinates to maintain the consultancy’s standards of creative excellence, timeliness, and profitability, while achieving the clients’ goals. Resolves functional conflicts through consultation with the leadership team. An experienced presenter. The Head of Creative works with an extraordinarily talented internal team as well as a bevy of outside resources; supports business planning and pitching; and supervises internal marketing projects. The Head of Creative is an experienced presenter, and is a senior-level client contact.

Qualifications

  • Excellent design knowledge
  • Ability to storyboard or translate ideas to Art Directors and Designers
  • Excellent knowledge of experience design, brand development, interactive commerce and creative process
  • Ability to lead projects from concept to completion
  • Excellent knowledge of emerging trends in design and culture
  • Proven leadership skills and business acumen
  • Experience in design/creative environment
  • Relevant design/creative qualifications

Key Responsibilities

  • Sell in big ideas by inspiring senior clients and partners
  • Translate the client brief and develop strategy to produce high quality design which inspires team and clients
  • Contribute to the content and design of proposals
  • Review and approve project plans and work with account team on a weekly basis
  • Sign-off all creative work presented to the client and oversee project targets and profitability
  • Develop strong senior client relationships
  • Construct and deliver internal initiatives to help develop the BBMG culture
  • Ensure relevant skills are deployed effectively across assignments, lead creative reviews ensuring issues are escalated as appropriate
  • Provide direction and growth development to the design team
  • Assist members of the team to fine tune ideas and share experiences

How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please apply with a resume, a link to your work and an introduction letter.

Please note we’ll only consider applications with completed letters.

Please be sure to email your cover letter and resume to careers@bbmg.com. Please include “Head of Creative” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Thanks for understanding.