As a key member of the senior creative management team, the Group Creative Director is responsible and accountable for managing the overall quality, vision, innovation and execution of all creative deliverables produced on their account(s). Leading integrated, multi-discipline teams, the GCD ensures that the work is aligned with the client’s marketing strategy, reflects the brand’s equities and meets the objectives as defined in the creative briefs. The GCD is ultimately accountable for managing the creative development and execution processes that ensure each project meets timelines and budgets.
The GCD works closely with the CCO and ECD to provide leadership and guidance to the creative department. In this capacity, the GCD takes a primary role in building, mentoring and managing integrated teams of art directors, copywriters and other creative disciplines with a diverse set of skills, abilities and experience. Specific responsibilities in this area include interviewing potential candidates, helping train new employees; actively mentoring creative teams and leading the performance review process.
As a discipline lead, you're expected to effectively partner with the other discipline leads (account, program management, technology, etc) to foster an environment of teamwork and collaboration on their accounts and within the agency overall. Establish and maintain positive relationships with partner agency creative teams.
In addition, you'll also play a strong leadership role in new business development and in identifying opportunities to grow existing businesses organically. He or she will take responsibility for representing and communicating Wunderman’s creative and business vision, company philosophy, methodology and capabilities to current and potential clients, the industry and to the general public.
In addition to fulfilling the duties and responsibilities below in the areas of Creative Leadership, Team Management/Development, and Account and Project Services Delivery (not limited to the following), this GCD role is expected to lead one of our largest “anchor” accounts in NY. This account is high-visibility, requiring a dynamic leader who is able to forge strong partnerships with our clients, and push them to bolder creative territories. Our client has a large appetite for market-changing, award-winning work and expects their creative agencies to rise to that challenge. The right person for this role will relish that challenge, and have the track record to back it up.
Account and Project Services Delivery
Wunderman is Creatively Driven. Data Inspired. A leading global digital agency, Wunderman combines creativity and data into work that inspires consumers to take action and delivers results for brands. Wunderman has been widely recognized for its work. Forrester Research named us a leader in marketing database operations and a strong performer in customer engagement strategy*. Headquartered in New York, we have 9,200 creatives, data scientists, strategists and technologists in 200 offices in 70 markets. Wunderman is a ‘team first’ culture committed to creating an environment where people come to do the best work of their careers.
* The Forrester Wave™, Customer Insights Services Providers, Q4 2015
Wunderman is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.