Carrington Mortgage Holdings, LLC

  • Director, Creative

    Job Locations US-CA-Aliso Viejo
    Job ID
    2018-6935
    Position Category
    Information Technology
    Company
    Carrington Mortgage Holdings, LLC
    Position Type
    Regular
  • Overview

     

    The NEXT LEVEL STARTS HERE AT CARRINGTON CONNECTS!

     

     

    At Carrington Connects, it is our mission to ensure a wonderful experience for all customers and to achieve Carrington’s mission of delivering real estate to home buyers across the United States. This position of Creative Director will work behind the scenes to drive the success of Carrington Connects as a whole, and we have a great time doing it. Ping Pong anyone?

     

    Responsibilities

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Responsible for translating marketing objectives into creative strategies, communicating our brand throughout the homeownership experience in a clear, consistent, beautiful manner. Ensure the communication of how we make homeownership simple, the visual language, and ensuring the Connects brand is consistent across all of our channels. Perform all duties in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures, all US state and federal laws and regulations, wherein the company operates.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Develop the creative vision, visual language, and design ecosystem to support our brand initiatives across all of our channels and touchpoints
    • Manage the development and execution of creative assets for multi-channel integrated brand campaigns, including video, digital, social media, print, outdoor, and other assets as required
    • Coordinate with external creative agencies, consultants, and vendors when required
    • Manage the elements and assets needed (mood board, comps, visual/audio references, etc.) to articulate and sell creative ideas to gain leadership approval and organizational support
    • Manage all aspects of the creative process from concept to completion
    • Perform research on the market and competitors to identify trends and opportunities
    • Assist in the development of clear, focused, and unified communications across the entire customer experience
    • Build and maintain the brand style guidelines, train our team on best practices, and enforce their use across the ecosystem
    • Coordinate with acquisition, product, communications, legal, and sales teams to execute campaigns
    • Work closely with multidisciplinary project team supporting product and operations requirements
    • Communicate our creative vision, what we are saying in the market, and the importance of design to our brand
    • Effectively manage design requests, prioritization, and production
    • Review and set objectives with performance measures for designers
    • Manage communications and approvals with our legal and corporate marketing teams when required
    • Provide creative support for all marketing and business development events

     

    Qualifications

    ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND COMPETENCIES:

     

    • Working knowledge of evolving technologies like responsive web design and front end frameworks
    • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and / or Sketch
    • The ability to manage people, projects, and resources
    • Experience in briefing, directing, and supervising a team of designers
    • Understanding of creative trends and how they can be applied to our business
    • A portfolio that shows your creative range, innovative thought, and demonstrates A+ work
    • Ability to present and explain creative direction to stakeholders across the company
    • Ability to leverage data in a way that informs your design decisions
    • Ability to collaborate with senior executive peers to develop strategies and tactics
    • Ability to present in a professional executive manner and work closely with top management
    • Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality
    • A relentless drive for excellence and consistent choice of quality over quantity
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Be a self-starter, who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
    • Have a passion for storytelling and gets excited about taking ownership in our brand

     

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND/OR LICENSES:

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
    • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience at agency/design firms or technology-based product companies managing the development of creative assets
    • Experience in creative design, developing, pitching and shipping work that elevates brand or product experience
    • Demonstrated experience implementing campaigns across multiple channels and consumer touchpoint
    • Working knowledge of evolving technologies like responsive web design and front end frameworks
    • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and / or Sketch

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