We’ve got an amazing team of creatives, and we’re searching for a Creative Director to join us. This role will be responsible for the design department and will be in charge of developing creative strategy within the company. We’re seeking someone who is enthusiastic about all things artistic and has a desire to lead others. The Creative Director will work closely with the Chief Creative Officer to establish an advertising campaign’s design strategy. They will also conduct research to determine the best strategies for reaching the client’s business objectives.
Some may confuse this role with an Art Director role. An Art Director typically focuses solely on aesthetic elements and oversees a team of artists to create artwork and photography to contribute to the creative team’s efforts. In contrast, the Creative Director focuses on aesthetic elements, but they also have the responsibility to develop strategies for visual marketing campaigns, oversee budgets and ensure that aesthetic images adhere to the company’s brand.
This is a full-time salaried position based out of our Downtown Fort Collins office with flexibility to work remotely part of the time. The position requires the ability to attend client meetings.
Required Outcomes of the Role:
Effectively develops and implements the creative strategy in campaigns & projects and oversees them to completion
Effectively leads the creative team for healthy organizational communication and culture
Ensures work is staying meaningful, purposeful and outcome-based
Effectively creates client branding, digital & print design creative
Be Abreast of Industry Developments
Professional Skills/ Abilities
- Analytical and problem-solving skills
- Interpersonal skills
- Ability to empathize with clients and team members
- Leadership skills
- Exceptional planning and organization skills
- Time-management skills
- Ability to oversee projects, budgets and the creative department
The salary range for this position is $59,119–$119,387 base annual dependent on experience and qualifications. OTM uses Payscale to determine salaries for all positions.
- Paid birthday
- PTO starting from the date of hire
- Performance Coaching
- Flexible work hours
All applicants who pass the first interview will be asked to come into OTM for a full-day (8 hours paid) working interview.
What Drives Us
At OTM we are driven by our core principles:
- Curiosity: Asking questions to understand, learn and apply
- Care: We genuinely give a shit about each other
- Integrity: Do the right thing, even when no one is looking
- Earn it: Work for it and own it, then celebrate it
- Perseverance: If it were easy, everyone would do it
Founded in 2007, Old Town Media improves market positioning through business strategy and creative services that achieve intentional business outcomes. Our success is rooted in our client relationships and our hands-on approach to customized business-driven solutions. We provide an in-depth strategy to achieve measurable results and our core values reflect our dedication to the company’s principles.