Creative Director


Element is a fully integrated marketing agency located in De Pere, Wisconsin. Our strength is aligning strategy and execution to ensure marketing moves the needle for our clients. For 20 years, we’ve been obsessed with finding better ways to deliver high-performing marketing solutions which serve as the foundation for longlasting client partnerships and solid reputation in the industry. Our 45-person team is relentless about results and passionate about continuous improvement. 

Element is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Details

Creative Director
Northeast Wisconsin
Green Bay, WI

We are seeking a highly skilled and visionary Creative Director to lead our creative team. As the Creative Director, you will be responsible for generating innovative and impactful creative concepts, inspiring a culture of creativity throughout the company, and leading a team of talented designers. You will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing creative strategies that align with our clients' objectives and elevate our agency's creative reputation in the industry. This job opportunity is due to an expansion of our current team’s capabilities.

  • Generate and present compelling creative concepts and strategies that meet client briefs and objectives.
  • Lead brainstorming sessions and collaborative discussions to generate innovative ideas and solutions.
  • Collaborate with account management teams to ensure creative solutions align with client expectations and goals.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, competitor activities, and emerging technologies to inform creative strategies.
  • Present creative concepts and strategies to clients in a compelling and articulate manner, addressing feedback and ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Oversee the execution of creative projects from concept to delivery, ensuring high-quality and on-time delivery.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as account management and production, to ensure seamless project workflows.
  • Lead, inspire, and manage a team of designers, copywriters, and other creative professionals.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to the creative team, fostering an environment that encourages creativity, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Provide constructive feedback and performance evaluations to enhance team growth and development.
  • Own and maintain the agency’s brand and creative campaign.
  • Ensure creative quality control for all aspects of Creative Department work.
  • Adhere to client budgets and deadlines.
  • 7+ years of experience as a Creative Director or in a similar creative leadership role within an advertising agency.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing a range of successful creative campaigns across various mediums.
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment and be adaptive to changing needs.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation abilities.
  • In-depth understanding of current industry trends, technologies, and best practices.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as advertising, design, or communications.
  • Ability to work onsite at our De Pere, Wisconsin shop a minimum of 3 days/week.
  • Company events and outings (anything from ziplining to live music!)
  • Anniversary bonuses
  • Flexible office hours
  • Summer Fridays
  • Paid holidays and vacations
  • Education reimbursement
  • Health and wellness support
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • $25,000 life insurance policy

Salary will be tailored to the candidate based upon their experience and capabilities.

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