18/09 Geetika Gupta
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Associate Creative Director/Creative Director - 2D - Creative Retail & Environmental Design Agency (16-24 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 744870

Job Description: Associate Creative Director (2D)/Creative Director - With experience working in Design firms/ Agencies

Experience: 16-24 years

Job Location: Mumbai

(With one of the vertical of global running Creative Retail design and Environmental Design Agency)


- Reporting to the Business Head, the role leads the creative studio culturally and is responsible for the quality of the creative product and output.

Creative Thinking

- Creatively direct 2D projects; Champion design excellence across the whole studio

- Lead, inspire, motivate and develop project teams

- Able to analyse complex multi-disciplined briefs and lead the team on the best creative response.

Creative Conceptualisation

- Explore the possibilities; consider multiple factors in analysing and challenging client brief

- Work with designers at all levels to develop and present concepts and creative thinking effectively


Direct the design team, lead multiple projects, addressing profitability, working on stakeholder engagement; overseeing the 2D design output at TOOB. An extremely creative but strategic approach to projects:

- Overseeing project strategy & delivery

- Lead client workshops

- Building relationships with senior clients

- Providing client counsel and advice

- Ensuring retention and growth of key clients

- Monitoring profitability and servicing levels of each client

Provide valuable insights from the client's industries to create clever design solutions that add real enhancement to their brands


- Plan, organize and scope projects of all size, ensure that work flows through studio efficiently.

- Proactively plan up to 3 months ahead; making sure appropriate resourcing and structures are in place.

- Attend weekly management meetings and participate in company discussions at extended board level

- Complete and post timesheets on a daily basis, with minimum billable time of 80%

The Team

Leading and manage a team of direct reports; reviewing how client accounts are run focus on areas for improvement

- Build and promote strong team relationships

- Understand and influence resource requirements

New Business

- Inspire and engage internal teams and clients

- Orchestrate pitches and proposals through effective leadership and facilitation

- Deliver the new business effort, identifying opportunities and positioning the division(s) to be able to competently respond to these opportunities

- Responding to incoming new business enquiries, nurturing and converting them

- Managing the process from initial enquiry, through to strategy, creative, pitch development and pitching, working with the directors and the existing team

- Identifying and exploiting other growth opportunities, from new products and services to entering new market sectors

Professional and Technical Experience:

- Degree in graphic design or similar

- Solid experience in a retail design company, brand consultancy or similar with min 8-10 years of experience

- Strong creative folio with international & local FMCG client exposure

- Good verbal communication and presentation skills

- Clear understanding of print and production techniques

- Ability to undertake brand audits, review competitors, study consumer profiles, behaviors and mindsets

- Ability to brief and manage 3rd party consultants & contractors

- Excellent sketching and drawing abilities

- Knowledge in digital and its impact on brands

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