Primary Base of Operation: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
MKR is searching for a Creative Director with a background in Art Direction to manage the creative department and the production of projects from concept creation to completion. This position will include supervision over a team of creatives in copywriting, art direction, design and digital development. The Creative Director is responsible for collaborating with creative, account, strategy, and media to develop and recommend marketing initiatives to meet the clients business strategies and objectives. With their account team, they share responsibility for brand strategy, team cohesion, client management, and creative quality. The Creative Director knows how to develop great work as well as great people. They are ambassadors of the agency internally and externally, as well as leaders in new business pitches.
To be successful as a Creative Director, you should be able to develop concepts based on strategic insights gleaned from creative briefs. Our expectation is that your ideas will be engaging, relevant, innovative, effective and highly creative. Ultimately, we’re looking for a conceptual powerhouse with the ability to motivate and direct their team in the ideation and production of best-in-class work across different platforms. The ideal candidate will be experienced, proactive, resourceful, confident and collaborative in a group setting that nurtures talent and prioritizes client objectives above all else. In addition to the day-to-day role of managing the team, the candidate will also be required to anticipate future needs and engage in proactive problem-solving and team development.