is looking for a creative art-director who's daily activities will be quite varied: anything from reviewing creative work to developing effective campaigns with the local teams. The creative director will need to be a strong art-director and should partner well with the creative director, copywriter and others responsible for these areas. A candidate will need to be a flexible and fluid person - yet take on a good leadership position by understanding what is right for their Geo/country.
Apple's Marcom group is a team of creatives, producers, and planners that help develop and execute Apple's marketing strategy. Marcom manages the package design, retail environments, motion graphics, events materials, direct marketing, as well as the Apple website.Key Qualifications:
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- self managed and independent. High sense of responsibility and self guidance needed to be successful as the position is managed remotely. High level of professional judgement and autonomy;
- enjoys working on a wide variety of creative work;
- excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively throughout the global organization. Ability to communicate a compelling idea and gain acceptance from a larger audience in the creative review process;
- ability to escalate issues through a matrix'd working environment;
- deep craft experience in their creative discipline and highly conceptual and strategic abilities to make ambitious and compelling campaigns;
- ability to creative direct work, manage a freelance pool/vendor and ensure high quality creative work is delivered on time, on budget within given time constraints;
- ability to work well as a brand client with a large agency and direct agency work to ensure it meets the brand standards of Apple;
- partners well with other creatives and works as a leader in the organization;
- ability to move individuals through ambiguous situations, creates a compelling creative vision to motivate and point the organization forward, is able to build relationships and partnerships within and out of the organization, makes clear and decisive decisions;
- motivates the teams when working under difficult situations, and mentors and guides all types of employees on the team;
- ability to work well with all types of creatives, producers, production, and team members in a fast paced environment with changing direction;
- creative direct a team of vendor and freelance creatives to achieve the extremely high quality design standards of Apple;
- ability to manage large quantities of creative work, making smart fast decisions to ensure that deliverables are managed on time and within budget;
- has a deep knowledge of both Apple, its products, and their country/Geo business in order to create and identify new work that matches business problems in their specific market.