GMMB Inc.: Associate Creative Director, Digital

Posted by | April 4, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Washington, DC

URL: www.gmmb.com

Are you a creative, artistic leader who thrives in a dynamic environment? 

Do you aspire to work on meaningful causes and issues while honing your craft? 
Do you wish you could use your talent to create real and lasting change in the world
 
Look no further.  GMMB, a premier issues and advocacy advertising and communications agency, is searching for an Associate Creative Director, Digital to join our team.  The Associate Creative Director will work across multiple clients and issue areas, concepting and designing online, digital and mobile creative solutions.       
 
Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Creates compelling concepts and visual designs for digital advertising/marketing (i.e. banner ads, websites, mobile apps, email, etc.), optimizing the use of screen design and user interface.
  •  Works with copywriters, user experience experts, strategists, project managers and developers, as a team on assigned accounts, to determine client needs and effective campaign strategies.
  •  Develops engaging and innovative creative concepts that are on-strategy, meet user goals and achieve client objectives.
  •   Troubleshoots when needed, developing unique and actionable solutions to creative challenges.
  •  Effectively sells concepts and visual designs to both the internal team and clients.
  • Performs initial testing on work, reviewing performance against creative brief, production specs and user interface
  •  Remains current on industry trends and technology and uses knowledge to enhance client work.
  • Mentors junior creative staff on projects and helps them gain a deeper understanding of digital principles, creative strategy and new technologies/applications.
  
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from a four-year college or university desired.
  • 7+ years experience as a digital art director, preferably in agency or design firm.
  •  Expert knowledge and use of Adobe Photoshop and Flash.  Proficiency in Dreamweaver, Adobe After Effects, Apple Motion and/or Apple Final Cut Pro a plus. 
  • Comfortable with CSS and hand-coding HTML.  Working knowledge of ASP, PHP, Cold Fusion or JavaScript a plus.
  •  Strong working knowledge of website usability.
  • Experienced in web testing and quality assurance.
 
About Us:
Founded in 1983, GMMB has earned a reputation as the nation’s premier issues and advocacy advertising and communications firm.  We tackle the pressing issues, including health care, safety, the environment, education, volunteer service, and many others.  We use our commitment and expertise to make a real difference in people’s lives.  In our political consulting, GMMB takes on the tough races, the ones they say can’t be won, and over 80 percent of the time we win them.  We know a great idea can come from anyone, at any time, so mutual respect and collaboration are at the core of everything we do.  Our culture is defined by smart, passionate, scrappy and committed people who aspire to make real and lasting change in our world.

To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to hr@gmmb.com with the subject line, "Associate Creative Director, Digital".

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