Creative Director in Washington, DC

Creative Director Job Description

The creative director guides all creative projects and leads a team responsible for the overall quality of work produced by the creative department. This creative leader manages projects from concept to completion and translates marketing objectives into creative strategies. A strong design or copywriting background is preferred for this role. Five to eight years of experience and advanced leadership, communication, project management and problem-solving skills may also be required. Employers may lean toward candidates who have held or managed a range of diverse creative positions and possess a strong understanding of the business side of design.

Typical creative director duties:

Leading and directing the creative staff in the production of all advertising and marketing collateralEnsuring that visual communication standards are met across various mediaMeeting with clients or upper management to explain campaign strategies and solutions

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Campaign Planning
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Salary for Creative Director in Washington, DC
133333 - 198503
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
Projected salaries for related positions Position title 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Creative Services Manager 100083 124023 147963 Studio Manager 78470 94098 115045 Production Manager 72153 88445 101745

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