Citi Senior Vice President, Group Creative Director in Irving, Texas
Primary Location: United States,Texas,Irving
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Function: Marketing
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job ID: 16064849
Are you passionate about designing remarkable customer experiences that leverage technology in productive and meaningful ways? Do you want to help grow an iconic, global brand that enables millions of people to accomplish amazing things?
As a Senior Vice President, Group Creative Director at Citi, you will lead the cross-discipline team of creative talent in our Dallas studio to invent and execute innovative digital omni-channel, brand experiences across a diverse range of channels including digital, mobile and bank branches. You are the guiding light and coach for the team and are expected to inspire breakthrough ideas through teamwork and drive the cultural spirit of the group. You are the key relationship lead with internal stakeholders and are accountable for meeting the business and creative goals of your team’s assignments.
Please provide portfolio samples or a link to your online portfolio when applying. Applicants without a portfolio will not be as heavily considered. If you use dropbox, you may send the link to* Lauren.Tricia.Carroll@citi.com along with your resume.*
The responsibilities of the Senior Vice President, Group Creative Director include:
·Lead a internal cross-discipline experience design team to invent and execute innovative solutions and brand experiences that enable progress for our customers.
·Manage all projects using Design Thinking principles with agile methods.
·Manage multiple work steams, with varying timelines and complexity for multiple clients with authority and passion.
·A proven, subject matter expert in the fields of design, information architecture or writing.
·Partner with strategists, analysts, researchers and other groups at Citi to co-create Design briefs and set expectations for projects.
·Package creative concepts and present to internal stakeholders in persuasive, articulate and compelling ways -- charismatic story telling skills are a must.
·Work with the executive Design team leadership and other studio leads in New York, Mexico and Singapore in the overall growth and development of the Design capability across the company.
·Manage the career development of cross-discipline resources and be a motivating and inspiring force in the Agency that gets the best performance out of people.
Experience and requirements:
·10+ years of experience designing rich digital experiences that drive results.
·Strong and proven leadership skills for multiple teams on complex projects with multiple clients
·Experience using the Design Thinking methodology
·Must have an award-winning portfolio
·Exceptional communication (written and verbal) and public speaking skills
·Very strong understanding of interaction design, site architecture, and designing intuitive user interfaces and navigation for web sites, mobile apps, mobile web sites
·Background in non-digital marketing (Brand and promotional TV and print) is a huge plus..
·Mastery of all creative software packages (Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Proto I/O, etc.)
·You posses a strong curiosity and desire to make the complex clear.
·You always keep the end-user in mind when designing a solution.
·You have the ability to learn from mistakes and a willingness to revisit past solutions for further improvements.
·You have a collaborative working style; focused on getting the best solution rather than your solution.
·You are open, honest and direct in your approach to feedback and asking for assistance.
·You are flexible, steady under pressure, and willing to switch gears quickly.
·You are organized, self-directed, efficient and able to manage complex projects in a timely manner.
·You are detailed oriented and can find clarity despite ambiguity.
·You have superior written and verbal communication skills and are comfortable presenting.