Associate Creative Director

Denver, Colorado





| 67110| Jun 10, 2024
Associate Creative Director
  • Experience mentoring jr. level designers
  • Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, etc...
  • Experience with web and product design
  • Strong understanding and display of digital strategy
  • Dinning/Food/Convenience store experience is a plus
  • Portfolio must be up to date

Role and Responsibilities

    • Leads, inspires, and motivates teams to create and deliver influential, innovative, best-in-class, customer-centric solutions that drive business goals
    • Shapes and directs creative strategy and deliverables from concepts through execution for a variety of digital channels, platforms, and experiences
    • Facilitates and oversees discovery and creative activities such as experience strategy development, design workshops, conceptual design, copywriting and art direction, production oversight, and concepting for photoshoots and video production
    • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams and partners closely with clients to establish strategy, and align goals with tactics
    • Ensures all creative deliverables align with overarching project goals and strategy, brand guidelines, and accessibility standards
    • Oversees quality, consistency, and feasibility of digital design deliverables, ensuring they meet the needs of development and technical teams
    • Participates in broader practice and organization efforts related to our team’s capabilities, growth, culture, and values
    • Is a career coach for other XD team members to set and work towards career goals, and help identify training and development needs
    • Supports initiatives to up-skill our team in the craft and elevates the quality of our work
    • Assists in practice development initiatives and supports team recruiting efforts
    • Contributes to new business development and organic growth through solutioning, scoping, and creative concepting
    • Consistently shares trends, new methods and tools, and training opportunities
    • Participates and/or presents at industry conferences and events and within local design communities
    • Contributes to thought leadership such as industry articles and blog posts
    • Juggles multiple clients, projects, and tracks of work simultaneously
    • Manages time effectively and proactively communicates with project team members

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers. We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments.  For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. The pay range for this role is $55 - $60 per hour. This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. 

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact us.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.