Senior Creative Director

London, UK

Ranked #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of over 24,000 people with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty. We think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration. We make it our priority to understand our customers’ business and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION


You are creative, original and a visionary. Your mind thinks outside the box. You love designing masterpieces, collaborating with teammates and expanding your skillset. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Senior Creative Director. The Senior Creative Director will be a design superstar with 10+ years of experience in a digital strategy role with a strong creative background in both UX and Visual Design. The ideal candidate will have both thought leadership and mentoring experience along with excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills.

Responsibilities

  • Take the creative lead in delivering innovative, strategic, and creative solutions;
  • Collaborate with client services and creative team members to cultivate, maintain and develop client relationships;
  • Lead the creative strategy and creative vision within individual projects;
  • Work with internal and external teams on multiple projects simultaneously, think and respond quickly to others, while maintaining strict attention to detail and organization;
  • Learn and absorb clients’ objectives and competitive analysis landscape;
  • Help to recruit, manage, support, groom, inspire, and lead design team to creative solutions that fulfill client objectives;
  • Mentor and lead design staff and be available to constructively critique outgoing work to maintain consistent creative quality and award-winning work;
  • Collaborate and partner with the experience design team to design and build exceptional consumer and user experiences;
  • Help shape the identity and creative image of EPAM as a top tier user experience design and strategy firm;
  • Help in the continued effort to position EPAM as a cutting-edge and innovative creative leader in the industry through attention getting stories and blog posts, creative awards and speaker engagements;
  • Present and sell complex ideas and concepts to C-level stakeholders and flexibility to travel internationally.

Qualification

  • 10+ years in a creative leadership role with experience within both visual and UX design projects;
  • Proven ability to lead, coach and develop teams of designers, production specialists and writers to deliver world class digital creative excellence;
  • Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution;
  • Establish direction and vision which mobilizes the creative team(s) to meet clearly defined goals;
  • Ability to work with multiple, cross functional team’s within EPAM to deliver solutions to clients;
  • Love of collaboration across disciplines with team members at all levels;
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, think and respond quickly to others, while maintaining strict attention to detail and organization;
  • Well-developed communication skills including ability to articulate creative concepts and rationale for client and team;
  • Passionate for design and creative problem solving;
  • Must be results and detail-oriented and be able to juggle multiple priorities in order to meet deadlines;
  • Love of collaboration across multiple creative and technical disciplines with team members at all levels;
  • Positive, outgoing, and a mentor to younger staff;
  • Provide thought leadership within the industry.