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Associate Creative Director

WayUp

WayUp

Design, Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA · New York, NY, USA · United States
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024
This role is with Success Academy Charter Schools. WayUp is partnering with Success Academy Charter Schools to hire top talent.

Thanks for your interest in Success Academy! Running the largest, fastest-growing, and highest-performing network of public charter schools in New York City takes a village - families, children, teachers, staff and faculty, advocates and supporters alike. We would love to welcome you to our community! We work tirelessly every day to ensure each child in NYC has access to a fun, rigorous, whole-child education regardless of zip code or economic status. When you join SA, you play a part in giving every student who walks through the doors of one of our 49 schools in NYC a fair shot at reaching his or her potential.

Job Description

The Associate Creative Director at SA is a problem-solver who thrives on delivering conceptually powerful, compelling, on-strategy, and detail-oriented executions against creative briefs. Beyond a mastery of design skills and software, the designer is proactive, self-motivated, passionate, a team-player and hungry. They are constantly cultivating a strong knowledge and mastery of the education sector, design and advertising industry practices and technical skills alike.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develops strong, strategically sound concepts from brief to production for small and large campaigns
  • Excellent communication skills; engages right team members at the right points, manages up as needed
  • Consistently delivers work on time, to the right degree of finish at each stage, and high quality
  • Efficiently manages project workload for day-to-day needs
  • Effectively expands upon the boundaries of our design work with respect for the core tenets of our brand to deliver inspired, fresh creative that still maintains brand consistency
  • Collaborates with other agency teams including digital, social, video, and project management
  • Maintains strong working knowledge of media as appropriate to ensure work maintains best practices by platform
  • Effectively manages and directs copywriters, photographers, illustrators, printers, retouchers, and other vendors as needed on a per-project basis
  • Effectively manages and directs freelance and junior designers in support of the organization’s short and long term goals
  • Strong presentation skills, clearly explaining how concepts will deliver against the strategic/ business/ creative goals to senior stakeholders
  • Liaise with stakeholders and project managers to ensure deadlines are met

This employee will have the following characteristics:

  • A minimum 3-5 years of experience, ideally in an agency environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Strong conceptual and design thinking skills
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite, designing for Google Suite, and relevant design software
  • Strong knowledge of best practices for digital (web, landing pages, email), print, social media, and video formats
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; attention to detail, multitasking, prioritization and project management
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, self-motivated, deadline-driven environment.
  • Problem-solves with enthusiasm
  • Addresses feedback quickly and collaborates effectively
  • Stays up-to-date with industry developments and tools

Compensation Range

Annual Salary: $75,000.00 - $110,000.00

Exact Compensation May Vary Based On Skills And Experience.

Already an employee of Success Academies? Please go to your Okta Dashboard> Workday> Applications> Career to apply via our Internal Careers page.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to flourish in a multicultural world. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth. Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and team at https://jobs.successacademies.org/working-here/ .

Success Academy Charter Schools does not offer employment-based immigration sponsorship.