Associate Creative Director

San Diego, California | Freelance | Job ID #48690 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search is looking for an Associate Creative Director to join our agency client, for a contract-to-hire opportunity that starts within a month.


  • Working with the executive team to improve processes and tools.
  • Establishing a creative strategy, budgets, and schedules.
  • Pitching key accounts and delivering the creative strategy.
  • Managing and mentoring the creative team.
  • Assigning creative leads and teams to accounts and projects.
  • Maintaining an active list of creative contractor resources (copywriters, visual designers, photographers, developers, 3D artists, etc.)


  • 5+ years of digital design experience.
  • Experience in managing teams, budgets, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Agency experience is a must.
  • UX / Interactive Design experience.
  • Principle knowledge of visual design.
  • Technology B2B experience is a plus.
  • Auto B2C experience is a plus.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



  • 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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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V