Overview

About This Role

Bounteous x Accolite makes the future faster for the world’s most ambitious brands. Our services span Strategy, Analytics, Digital Engineering, Cloud, Data & AI, Experience Design, and Marketing. We are guided by Co-Innovation, our proven methodology of collaborative partnership.

 

Bounteous x Accolite brings together 5000+ employees spanning North America, APAC, and EMEA, and partnerships with leading technology providers. Through advanced digital engineering, technology solutions, and data-driven digital experiences, we create exceptional and efficient business impact and help our clients win.

 

Bounteous is looking for a Contract Associate Creative Director to join our team.

 

Bounteous offers a director path for high-potential leaders who wish to develop and grow their leadership expertise. This path focuses on enabling and empowering the internal Bounteous competency and practice teams to deliver top-tier, transformative digital experiences that add significant value to our clients, while also inspiring and developing the practice through oversight, mentorship, coaching, operations and relationship management.

 

This is a hands-on opportunity ideal for an organized and detail-oriented Designer who can consistently deliver high quality, data-driven solutions. The ideal candidate is a highly experienced and multidisciplinary Associate Creative Director whose leadership aspirations include shaping the XD practice along with honing the craft, influencing the culture, and fueling the innovation behind the creation of impactful, meaningful experiences.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Leads, inspires, and motivates teams to create and deliver influential, innovative, best-in-class, customer-centric solutions that drive business goals
  • Shapes and directs creative strategy and deliverables from concepts through execution for a variety of digital channels, platforms, and experiences
  • Facilitates and oversees discovery and creative activities such as experience strategy development, design workshops, conceptual design, copywriting and art direction, production oversight, and concepting for photoshoots and video production
  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams and partners closely with clients to establish strategy, and align goals with tactics
  • Ensures all creative deliverables align with overarching project goals and strategy, brand guidelines, and accessibility standards
  • Oversees quality, consistency, and feasibility of digital design deliverables, ensuring they meet the needs of development and technical teams
  • Participates in broader practice and organization efforts related to our team’s capabilities, growth, culture, and values
  • Is a career coach for other XD team members to set and work towards career goals, and help identify training and development needs
  • Supports initiatives to up-skill our team in the craft and elevates the quality of our work
  • Assists in practice development initiatives and supports team recruiting efforts
  • Contributes to new business development and organic growth through solutioning, scoping, and creative concepting
  • Consistently shares trends, new methods and tools, and training opportunities
  • Participates and/or presents at industry conferences and events and within local design communities
  • Contributes to thought leadership such as industry articles and blog posts
  • Juggles multiple clients, projects, and tracks of work simultaneously
  • Manages time effectively and proactively communicates with project team members

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience as a creative professional, with a focus on design, user experience, and storytelling
  • Digital agency/consultancy experience strongly preferred
  • A diverse portfolio which demonstrates in-depth digital design experience, outstanding craft, and strategic thinking, with multiple examples of mobile design
  • Experience with convenience store, dining, restaurant, and/or hospitality industries strongly preferred
  • Experience mentoring and managing project teams and direct reports
  • Experience leading projects with a strong voice for creative and meticulous eye for detail
  • Ability to provide creative direction as well as overall leadership support for strategic and account direction
  • Experience in estimating, pitching, planning, and staffing work
  • Excellent presentation skills and communication abilities
  • Proficiency in Figma, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in Adobe After Effects or similar motion graphics programs is a plus
  • Excellent listener with a passion for human-centered design
  • BS/BA/BFA in graphic design, digital design, visual communication, or other design-related fields or equivalent consulting agency experience preferred
  • Ability to travel/work on-site 4+ times/month

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Research shows that women and other underrepresented groups apply only if they meet 100% of the criteria of a job posting. If you have passion and intelligence, and possess a technical knack (even if you’re missing some of the above), we encourage you to apply.

 

Bounteous x Accolite is focused on promoting an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate the different viewpoints and experiences our diverse group of team members bring to Bounteous x Accolite. Bounteous x Accolite does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

 

In addition, you have the opportunity to participate in several Team Member Networks, sometimes referred to as employee resource groups (ERGs), that host space with individuals with shared identities, interests, and passions. Our Team Member Networks celebrate communities of color, life as a working parent or caregiver, the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, wellbeing, and more. Regardless of your respective identity, there are various avenues we involve team members in the Bounteous x Accolite community.

 

Bounteous x Accolite is willing to sponsor eligible candidates for employment visas.