Creative Manager

Marketing · Chicago, Illinois
Department Marketing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

ThinkMarkets is seeking a passionate and data-driven Creative Manager to own our brand vision and manage the workforce across UX, product design and brand identity disciplines. As our Creative Manager, you will be responsible for driving strategic creative decisions across marketing channels and managing the internal creative team. You will partner closely with performance marketing and product to ensure that all creative resources deliver high-quality work that represents the ThinkMarkets brand consistently. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain dynamic brand and creative guidelines that drive the continual growth and promotion of the ThinkMarkets name
  • Establish the strategic brand and creative approach across a variety of marketing and sales mediums
  • Drive evolution in the brand’s visual identity, culminating in an elevated, forward thinking expression of the brand
  • Develop creative and innovative campaign concepts that connect with our audience and brand
  • Manage our in-house creative team (including visual and web design, creative writing, and videography)
  • Manage external creative agencies and designers, where needed
  • Seamlessly represent brand essence by working cross-functionally with internal Product, Marketing, Sales, and Operational teams to ensure consistency and quality of brand experience at every touch point
  • Oversee all stages of project planning, production, and deployment to ensure the highest level of quality
  • Provide leadership within the creative team by reviewing creative work and giving strategic feedback
  • Evaluate trends, assess new data, and keep up to date with the latest marketing techniques

 

Requirements:

 

  • 7+ years’ experience in creative marketing (design, art, digital) or related
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Art, Design, Marketing, or related
  • Expert knowledge of creative competencies including branding, art direction, and copy-writing
  • Experience working within financial services or trading is highly desirable
  • Expertise in digital marketing creative best practices for delivering customer-focused communications that grab/earn the customer’s attention
  • Ability to drive innovation and brand distinction while executing creative work within scope, time, and budget restraints
  • Expertise in holistic digital engagement across all channels, platforms, and devices – especially mobile
  • Marketing agency experience and/or a combination of in-house/client-side experience
  • Expert level experience in working with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

 

**Please submit a portfolio along with your resume and cover letter; if your portfolio requires a password, please add it along with the link. Applications without a portfolio submitted will not be considered. **

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  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Department
    Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced