Associate Creative Director/ Creative Director

Atlanta, GA | Freelance | Job ID #44780 |
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Onward Search is hiring for an Associate Creative Director/ Creative Director to head up a team with a Manufacturing company in Vinings!

Job Summary:

As the Director, you will head up a team of 4 graphic designers. The company currently works on 30 different brands an a private label for retailers. They design, distribute, and manufacture work wear (works gloves, cleaning gloves, household gloves, hardware etc.) for large Fortune 500 companies. - work glove category, job site storage etc. You will act as both a Coach to your team and a Player.

*The majority of work will be packaging and tradeshow displays*

  • Will report to the VP of Design
  • Remote days available
  • Hours of Operation: Flexible; standard 8:30-5/5:30 however, depends on work sometimes out earlier sometimes stay later

Job Requirements:

  • Lead and manage other designers by promoting creativity within a team environment
  • Lead brainstorming and other creative exercises to promote outside the box ideas
  • Manage projects from start to finish producing professional quality work within given timelines
  • Ensures excellent communication within department, vendors and factories
  • Works with and maintains relationships with outside firms and vendors as an extension of in-house capabilities; communication with oversea's factories
  • Keeps up with latest trends within and outside of product categories
  • Strategic and hands on work
  • Photo manipulation, rendering, prototypes
  • Establish brand guidelines

Job Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • 8+ years' experience
  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Agency and Corporate experience preferred
  • Fortune500 experience preferred
  • Highly motivated and and creative
  • Ability to handle month long projects
  • Problem solver
  • Proven ability to lead, inspire and motive internal and external creative teams
  • Positive attitude and promoting a positive working environment for your team
  • Teaching your team unique ways to solve/ attack problems
  • Someone who has fun on the job and looks forward to coming to work everyday!
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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