VP, Creative Director - Digital

Design / Senior Staff
New York, NY / Edelman

Posted: Oct 11, 2017


Edelman Digital is the world’s first and largest global social agency. We are an integrated marketing practice that’s social to the core. We believe great brands are built and preserved in real time. We've assembled the best team in the world who plan, create and amplify stories that matter to our clients' business, brand and ultimately, customers. We’ve grown rapidly over the past few years with over one thousand employees in our practice globally, managing large social and creative programs for large clients and management of over 650 communities. We combine deep digital expertise with Edelman’s incredible communication credentials to create integrated and effective communications and experiences for our clients.


The CD-Art will join the Digital Design team to lead the conceptual and stylistic direction for new and existing clients. The CD-Art will manage the creative process, interface with clients and mentor junior team members to concept and create large scale brand activations and social campaigns.
Work closely with the creative director to concept and plan execution
Develop conceptual and stylistic direction and execute same for a wide variety of communications projects
Create campaign ideas that work across media. ie. website, social media, video and interactive
Lead and participate in creative brainstorms
Develop tactics which bring creative concepts to life and achieve program objectives
Prepare and present client creative presentation
Manage multiple jobs simultaneously
Work effectively with external vendors and internal colleagues to complete projects within timeframe and budget
Drive external new business development efforts for design services and develop new business with existing internal clients (cross-selling other capabilities, practices and geographical regions)


The ideal candidate will have experience working closely with senior design staff, agency creative planners, directors, and account managers to create design concepts. The candidate should also have experience on strategic concept development and in leading design from concept to completion.

Additional qualifications include:
Experience managing day-to-day changes at every level of detail
Experience maintaining client contact as needed and assist with budget and schedule development
Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
5 to 7 years’ creative experience
A BFA in Fine Arts, Advertising or Graphic Design, award-winning work, strong understanding of interactive design, strong layout and composition with a keen eye for typography and motion
A professional level knowledge of industry standard design software and tools including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, After Effects.

About Us

Edelman is a leading global communications marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman was awarded the Grand Prix Cannes Lion for PR in 2014; six Cannes Lions in 2015; and the Grand Prix in the Titanium category in 2016. The firm was named “2016 Global Agency of the Year” by the Holmes Report, and one of Advertising Age’s “Agencies to Watch” in 2014. In 2015, Edelman was among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for the fifth time. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency. Visit http://www.edelman.com for more information.

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