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Art Director
Leighton Interactive
Leighton Interactive (locations in downtown St. Cloud, MN and Green Bay, WI) is seeking an Art Director (to work out of its St. Cloud office) who is responsible to bring design, editorial, and interactive media to life with innovative and actionable concepts that drive client success. The ideal candidate is a highly conceptual thinker, storyteller, and coach with a passion for design and craft. The Art Director will lead a team of creatives to solve complex problems creatively and collaboratively through a variety of media (digital, social, print, and experiential). This individual has a proven track record, and portfolio, to demonstrate success in all aspects of the creative process including strategy, design execution, communication, collaboration, attention to detail, and project follow-through.

? Lead a team of creatives (responsible for graphic design, photography, and video) to develop creative concepts and assets (digital, print, design, copy, and social) that drive client success.
? Align internal and external creative talent to leverage and maximize skillsets, innovation, and workflow.
? Execute hands-on design for high-profile clients and projects.
? Lead the creative team with inspiration, mentorship, and accountability. Responsible for training, development, and assignment of work.
? Champion creative workflow, process improvement, capacity planning, and on-time delivery and quality of work. 
? Develop and lead creative strategy from concept to execution. Translate brand concepts and vision into functional creative that drives actionable initiatives and business goals.
? Create the brand positioning framework using persona-centric data and work with the team to bring that to life in all aspects of inbound marketing strategies.
? Partner with account managers, web developers, sales, production staff, and leadership to ensure the creative fulfills company and client goals.
? Represent the creative team in client meetings; articulate concepts, insights, and desired outcomes.
? Ensure creative staff realize their capacity, with projects scheduled, assigned, and delivered on time with creativity, accuracy, and precision.
? Continuously assess effectiveness and impact of creative through quantitative and qualitative assessment.
? Connect with influencers and industry experts to fuel growth for self, team members, the organization, and clients.
? Oversee brand standards and identity for Leighton Interactive.
Leighton Interactive
Leighton Interactive
Job Details
St Cloud, MN 56301
Employment Status
Senior, Mid-level
Design, Creative Direction
Advertising, Web/Multimedia
POST DATE: 03.23.2020
Leighton Interactive
Tammy Moore
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