Senior Associate Director Creative Services

Silver Spring, Maryland-Silver Spring
Jun 17, 2021
Jul 22, 2021
Executive, Director
Full Time
The Sr. Associate Director for Creative Services is responsible for assisting with the leadership of the Foundation's creative team in the strategic development of visual design, user experience, brand identity, and content development for print, Web, video and all multi-channel solutions. Reporting to the Director of Creative Services in Marketing and Communications, the Sr. Associate Director helps guide creative development and execution of campaigns and content solutions from concept to completion in support of the organization's mission and on multiple platforms. The Sr. Associate Director must possess strong business acumen, and an expertise in developing integrated solutions for multiple content channels with concentration in video/interactive and web-based experiences.


Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
10 years in-depth experience in art direction of broadcast quality video and print campaigns with a minimum 8 years of experience working on content development for print, Web, video and other multimedia solutions. (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Proven ability to work independently to lead from concept to execution multi-channel strategy and execution while providing outstanding conceptual, creative and technical skills to effectively design content for all marketing channels.
A high level of initiative and enthusiasm coupled with an ability to provide quality assurance of all deliverables and maintain consistent brand identity across all media.
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, on time and within budget. Team-oriented and have a collaborative approach to creative development.
Ability to work under pressure and within quick timelines.
Exceptional presentation skills- a requirement for both internal and external creative presentations.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator).
Proficiency in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, After Effects or other video production editing is preferred.
Understand and work with digital first design strategies.

Functional Accountabilities

Creative Concept Development and Execution
1. Lead project teams in all aspects of creative development including coaching and mentoring of junior print and digital designers.
2. Ensure brand guidelines are followed and adhered to by immediate team and in all work that team produces.
3. Ensure synergy with working with agency partners, and other divisions of the organization and across all touchpoints of a campaign.
4. Communicate with web producers, information architects, and developers to coordinate Web site strategy, creative execution, UI design, and navigational systems as they pertain to Web functional specifications.
5. Collaborate with web producers, information architects, and developers to deliver best in class user experience across all channels and platforms.
6. Develop and integrate complete 360 approach to campaigns including social/digital, print, video, direct mail and broadcast production from conceptual phase to finish.
7. Stay in close contact and collaborate with CD and producers during pre-production, production and post-production.
8. Develop high-end development presentations which includes concept and creative execution.

1. Give direction to photographers, designers, video directors and crews, editors, and other vendors as they relate to the creative output.
2. Co-manage designers and reports progress to Creative Director.
3. Ensure brand guidelines are followed and adhered to by immediate team and in all work that team produces.
4. Exudes creativity, professionalism, and maturity in all aspects of team and client relationship

New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements
1. Maintain advanced knowledge of design software and online trends.
2. Remain up-to-date with current and emerging trends and web development technologies.

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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