Director of Creative Services

Employer
Miami University
Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
May 26, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Miami University is looking for its next creative services leader. Under the general guidance of the Sr. Director of Marketing and Communications, the Director of Creative Services will lead the creative team and directly impact the University’s brand to help elevate it to a national level. The Director of Creative Services is a versatile manager who transitions well from managing the creative staff daily to providing vision and creative direction. From concept development to the partner pitch, to storyboarding and creative briefs, to maintaining project goals and standards, to successfully launch and publishing, to measuring success and gathering insights, the creative director must connect the creative vision to every step of a project for everyone involved in the project.

The Director of Creative Services will supervise graphic/web designers, photographers, and videographers and work closely with copywriters and other communicators. The successful candidate must ensure that the creative team meets deadlines consistently. As a professional, the Director of Creative Services knows how to balance excellence and timelines and will motivate the creative team to exceed expectations from partners across the University.

 

Miami University is looking for its next creative services leader. Under the general guidance of the Sr. Director of Marketing and Communications, the Director of Creative Services will lead the creative team and directly impact the University’s brand to help elevate it to a national level. The Director of Creative Services is a versatile manager who transitions well from managing the creative staff daily to providing vision and creative direction. From concept development to the partner pitch, to storyboarding and creative briefs, to maintaining project goals and standards, to successfully launch and publishing, to measuring success and gathering insights, the creative director must connect the creative vision to every step of a project for everyone involved in the project.

The Director of Creative Services will supervise graphic/web designers, photographers, and videographers and work closely with copywriters and other communicators. The successful candidate must ensure that the creative team meets deadlines consistently. As a professional, the Director of Creative Services knows how to balance excellence and timelines and will motivate the creative team to exceed expectations from partners across the University.

 

● Bachelor's degree (BFA, multimedia, graphic design) or a similar discipline
● At least seven (7) years of experience in a design or creative field with a minimum of four (4) years of supervisory experience (experience may be earned concurrently)
● Fluency in the Adobe Creative Suite and other computer applications.
● Brand management experience.
● A portfolio of creative work across multiple media (print, web, digital, traditional).
Preferred qualifications

 

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.   As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.