Creative Director

Company
NATIONAL INVENTORS HALL OF FAME

The National Inventors Hall of Fame is seeking a top-performing, creative, and energetic professional who wants to build a National Monument to Innovation and inspire people of all ages to change the world for the better. This challenging and fast-paced position requires a strategic, flexible and organized individual who will welcome and foster an environment of new ideas and teamwork, possesses strong leadership and design skills, and has an artistic eye. The Creative Director develops B2B and B2B campaigns, oversees the creative elements of large-scale and small-scale events and video production, designs exhibits for our museum, works with high-level corporations on partnership campaigns, and most importantly handles the design elements of our products.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage the creative process from concept to completion acting as the creative, corporate visionary
  • Oversee an internal creative team, as well as outside design agencies and production vendors, coordinating their efforts and ensuring a high-level of quality for all deliverables
  • Manage the overall brand design, intertwine multiple brands and disseminate across all channels and audiences
  • Lead strategic brainstorming sessions, develop creative briefs, rationalize creative concepts, and oversee campaign execution
  • Tell the stories of our Inductees through written and video communication outlets
  • Collaborate with company executives and stakeholders to translate strategic business goals into compelling brand experiences for the consumer, corporate and B2B campaigns
  • Make presentations and pitch ideas to internal and external customers acting as an ambassador for the brand
  • Consider each project holistically, best understanding how design solutions will be implemented across all forms of media, devices, and platforms
  • Promote continual creative improvement and actively contribute to a culture of innovation, excellence, and accountability
  • Give honest and direct input while being open to critique and direction from others
  • Deliver every idea and assignment with creativity and passion and within a deadline
  • Foster an environment of professional honesty and integrity

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strategic thinker, dynamic leader, and results-oriented individual who is comfortable in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to understand and translate advertising/marketing objectives into unique, creative strategies with minimal direction
  • Ability to create compelling stories about people and a willingness to study and research how they are woven into NIHF programming to make cohesive connections across all brands
  • Capability to take large amounts of product information and distill into clear, concise and creative messaging
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams
  • Passion for new technologies and emerging trends
  • Innovative problem-solver and an excellent communicator
  • Fluent in Adobe Suite to be hands-on as needed
  • Strong presentation skills

Credentials and Experience:

  • A minimum of five (5) years in a creative leadership role
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field
  • Experience in leading and elevating a team of young professionals while cultivating a positive, enthusiastic environment
  • Proven track record in facilitating and streamlining the creative brainstorming, proofing, and project management process
  • Experience with photography, videography and event production which includes presenter management, run of the show, scripting and overseeing events
  • Experience building a successful brand
  • Copywriting and creative writing experience preferred

Special Requirements:

  • Ability to travel up to 30%

Benefits of working for the National Inventors Hall of Fame include: 

  • Competitive benefit offerings, including; medical, dental, vision, life, FSA, and disability
  • 401K plan and employer match of 100%, up to 5% of base salary
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Critical Illness/Accident Supplemental Income plans available
  • On-site workout facility and instructors
  • Alternate workday scheduling
  • Six Sigma White Belt training
  • Great team environment, opportunities for growth, and culture focused on professional development

Cover letter describing why you are an ideal candidate for the position, salary requirements, and personal interest in working for the National Inventors Hall of Fame, required with resume submission.

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or email resumes to aslaght@invent.org.