Creative Director

Creative Director

13 Jul 2020

Creative Director

Job Description

Equal parts visionary, strategist, orchestrator, and mentor, the Creative Director shapes & oversees our company-wide standard in design, marketing, and experience excellence. Through a comprehensive understanding of brand, global trends, art, and the consumer journey, the Creative Director leads a team of creatives across asset categories to achieve our vision and standards. The Creative Director reports to the Chief Brand Officer and also works closely with our owners to ensure that brand manifestations across digital, print, retail, apparel, experiential and more achieve our expectations and potential.

Essential Job Functions

  • Leads brand vision, innovation, and cohesion across visual, digital, physical, messaging, campaign, social, visual merchandising.
  • Collaborates with ownership and executives in implementing brand moments, messages, and visuals.
  • Leads design, social, retail, product, photo, video, and operations team members and executions.
  • Identifies and activates on opportunities to build brand culture and awareness internally & externally.
  • Manages and collaborates with outside agencies, creatives, motion, and photography teams for inspired and considered brand moments.
  • Content channel strategy and oversight.
  • Art direction.
  • Art in Unexpected Places execution, which is our in-house commitment to accessible, world-class art installations
  • In-resort creative leadership in lodge design, ski trail branding, way-finding/branded signage, retail visual merchandising, restaurant design, and more.
  • ESPN X Games and other marquis event design and asset placement
  • Creative direction of our Aspen Snowmass branded clothing collection

Qualifications

  • College degree required.
  • Advance degree preferred.
  • Design background required.
  • 15+ years of experience managing integrated creative teams.
  • 15+ years of experience managing external agencies and creative talent.
  • 15+ years of experience leading campaigns and advertising.
  • Previous experience as Creative Director at an agency or top brand.
  • Passion for outdoor sports preferred.

Additional Information

Work Environment
The work environment and physical demands described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job operates regularly indoors in a professional office environment or in a mountain resort environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

A physical assessment (Work Ready) is required for certain positions.
Skiing or Snowboarding is required for certain positions.

Applications considered until the end of July 2020.

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