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Creative Director- Stamford, CT

Job title: Creative Director- Stamford, CT
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Stamford
Industry: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 465806
Contact name: Kinsley Gross

Job description

Our client in the CPG space is looking for a Creative Director to join their team!

Title: Creative Director
Type: Freelance/ Contract
Onsite: 3-4 days/ week
Location: Stamford, CT
Duration: 3-6 months
Rate: $70-80/hr

About the role:
As a Creative Director, you will provide creative direction and be enthusiastic about diving into the design work alongside the team. Additionally, you should be capable of centralizing and positioning our brand effectively. The ideal candidate will have 7-10 years of experience in building brands, developing campaigns, and creating physical and digital experiences. This role requires a deep understanding of digital and physical print activations, a collaborative mindset, and a willingness to enhance and refine creative processes.

  • Lead the creative direction and vision for brand development, campaigns, and experiential activations.
  • Bring fresh and groundbreaking conceptual thinking in partnership with the best creative minds to create transformative work across print, digital, experiential & beyond.
  • Push creative thinking to new and unprecedented places – but also  have a plan to make it work
  • Collaborate & Design alongside design team to conceptualize, design, and execute creative projects.
  • Implement the overarching creative direction and vision for the Brand and team as well as bring proactive leadership to the entire company
  • Apply strong working knowledge of the fundamentals of new and standard social and digital platforms and technologies to briefs and proactive opportunities
  • Skillfully produce work across a variety of platforms and mediums: social, digital, film, OOH, and emerging platforms such as augmented reality (AR)
  • Provide leadership through building the vision and mission of the agency
  • Manage multiple projects, clients, and budgets within deadlines
  • Assist in determining assignments for the creative department
  • Ensure the growth of individual team members
  • Build strong relationships with multi-levels of clients (internal channel owners), and deepen their knowledge of interactive marketing and reliance on emerging internal studio

  • 7-10+ years’ experience in building global brand stories with a strong portfolio showcasing successful brand campaigns and experiential activations.
  • Proven conceptual ability across channels, digital and non-digital
  • Highly Proficient in the Adobe Suite & Figma design environments
  • Ability to technically design alongside a growing design team: Print & Digital
  • Proven leadership across disciplines and channels at an integrated agency
  • Passion & Excitement for joining the brand side
  • Extensive experience in digital design and physical print.
  • Strong understanding of brand development, visual storytelling, and user experience.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with a collaborative approach to working with cross-functional teams.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate creative concepts and strategies effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance strategic thinking with hands-on design
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience in a regulated industry, with the ability to navigate and comply with industry- specific regulations.
  • A proactive, adaptable, and positive attitude with a desire to drive continuous improvement

*This team member must be willing to go into Stamford, CT on a hybrid schedule* Apply for this job