Creative Director
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Clevertize is seeking a seasoned executive level creative director to lead our brand, content, and innovations & social media marketing teams
Are you ready to lead and inspire creative directors, art directors, copywriters and motion graphic designers with the ability to work across channels and new media with big thinking and a passion for your craft? Can you lead and inspire a creative team on big ideas and strategic brand development, advertising creative, and e-commerce retail experiences? Can you develop a vision, quickly bring concepts to life as prototypes, then iterate and refine them as you gather and factor in customer and business requirements? Can you pitch ideas, promote collaboration, and work within the ambiguity of a startup environment? Are you skilled at identifying problems and setting your team toward solving them? If you've grown up in advertising or brand creative and looking to try something new in one of India's fastest growing brands, this is your opportunity.

The ideal candidate will have a deep portfolio that demonstrates creative excellence in bringing major brands and products to life. This role is for a highly capable creative leader who can direct internal and external creative resources, and has the composure and communication skill to effectively present to senior executives.

The position is based in Bangalore.
Key Responsibilities
Develop, inspire and build the team to deliver creative breakthrough campaigns, content, and user experiences.
Establish and foster a culture that enables world-class creative development.
Effectively develop cross functional relationships with product, consumer research and marketing teams to develop ad strategy and consumer insights that drive compelling creative executions.
Lead creative development for key initiatives across channels.
Deep understanding of digital, new media & social
Lead creative development of innovative advertising, from concept to delivery.
Develop ideas that will deploy across client base.
Quickly develop concept mockups to visualize new ideas in context.
Present creative concepts effectively to senior executives.

Basic Qualifications:
An online portfolio of your work is required. Please add your online portfolio link at the top of your resume when you apply.
Experience with a world-class advertising agency
8 - 10 years of relevant professional experience driving compelling print creative strategy and execution.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience.
Demonstrated creative management experience of medium sized creative teams.

Preferred Qualifications:
Unwavering dedication to craft from idea to execution.
Have strong bias for action in a fast-paced, metric driven environment.
Curiosity to dig several layers deep into success metrics, have an innate desire to understand key drivers.
Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results on creative projects, and history of establishing effective creative development processes.
Demonstrated business acumen, including experience of budgeting and resourcing.
Self-motivated team player, with refined and assertive leadership skills.
The ability to influence others to set and achieve goals and deadlines.
Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business and user interaction priorities.
Demonstrated experience managing creative processes through external ad agencies, internal teams and freelancers.
Exceptional communication, collaboration and presentation skills.