McKinley Marketing Partners’ large financial services client is seeking a Creative Services Manager to immediately join their team in McLean, VA. The Creative Services Manager will direct all graphic and website design, copy, video, animation, photography, promotional assets and more. They will be a creative force, with marketing savvy and strong leadership presence, who can work across many teams and understand the nuances of daily project management.
-Manage the overall creative direction and evolve the creative function’s growth model, structure, processes and working tools.
-Collaborate with Strategic Marketing & Communications team to support content marketing (blog, social media assets, and more) and other needs.
-Bring new ideas for design and content creation to the team using your expertise and eye for great design.
-Create and maintain a highly creative, flexible and collaborative atmosphere and culture, promoting continuous improvement and innovation.
-Support creative staff with development opportunities and a hands-on understanding of work processes from start to finish.
-8-10 years of experience in marketing communications or advertising, proven experience as a Creative Manager in an agency setting
-Four-year degree from an accredited college or university
-Expert in Adobe Creative Suite or similar technologies
-Proven ability to lead and inspire strategic creative development
-Highly knowledgeable of digital and traditional media, emerging trends, digital creative tools, and user experience