Creative Manager

US-FL-Ft. Lauderdale
Category
Marketing
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Are you passionate about design?  Do you love details, possess great communication skills and keeping projects on track all in a fast paced environment?  If yes, we have the job for you!

 

World Travel Holdings is seeking a Creative Manager to join the Marketing Team in the Fort Lauderdale, FL office.  The Creative Manager is responsible for conceptualizing, designing and executing creative solutions that consistently and clearly communicate the company’s brand identity, position and messaging through all brand touchpoints (online and offline) and effectively communicate the strategic intent for each tactic.  You will manage a team of designers while collaborating with brand managers to create compelling visual designs that positively impact our customers’ experience and produce sales.  The ideal candidate will be a result-focused self-starter with a passion for continuous learning and knowledge share.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and mentor graphic design team responsible for brand portfolios
  • Responsible for art direction and graphic design, seeing all projects though from concept, design, production, completion and delivery
  • Develop creative solutions for both print marketing and web initiatives including direct mail campaigns, tradeshow graphics, event promotional marketing, ad banners, dynamically targeted emails, promotional pages, user interfaces (UI) and website content flow
  • Collaborate on brand strategy and deliver programs that create excitement and increase sales
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the brand managers on all creative projects
  • Interprets company needs and develops concepts to suit specific guidelines.  Provide accurate time and cost estimates for each tactic
  • Manage all creative projects and keep team members working within established deadlines
  • Lead brainstorming sessions and other planning activities
  • Propose and implement improvements and efficiencies to current daily processes
  • Must demonstrate excellent planning, organizational and project management skills 
  • Provide original thoughts and vision to design concepts and creative strategies; willingly offer and accept creative critique of designs and implement best ideas, while also being able to follow brand guidelines
  • Assist with design project scheduling and resource allocation
  • Must be willing to wear multiple hats and be flexible to do whatever is needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts, web design or a design-related field required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ consumer-oriented design experience in a fast-paced corporate, creative or agency production environment required
  • Experience supervising or leading a team of fellow designers
  • Strong organization and problem solving skills with the ability to manage and execute multiple projects.
  • Strong design aesthetic, creativity and the ability to produce brand-specific print and web graphic components under tight deadlines in a high-volume production environment
  • A collaborative mindset that enables cross-functional interaction on a range of web, product or marketing initiatives
  • Must have strong attention to detail and possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to proof your own projects, as well as other projects produced by the team
  • Expert skill with Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint, knowledge of CSS and HTML required
  • Familiarity with Print Production requirements and working with third party printing vendors
  • Knowledge of current web/email marketing standards and best practices
  • Must be comfortable working on a Mac platform
  • Knowledge of the cruise or travel industry a plus
  • JavaScript experience a plus
  • Copywriting skills a plus

About World Travel Holdings
World Travel Holdings is the world's largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company with a portfolio of more than 40 diverse brands. In addition to owning some of the largest brands distributing cruises, villas, hotels, resort vacations, cars and luxury travel services, World Travel Holdings has a vast portfolio of licensed private label partnerships comprised of top leisure travel providers, including almost every U.S. airline, leading hotel brands and prominent corporations. The company also operates a top-rated travel agency franchise and the country's original host agency, and is consistently recognized as an industry leader in work-at-home employment. Its global presence includes operating multiple owned and private label cruise and vacation brands in the United Kingdom. World Travel Holdings has offices in Long Island, NY; Wilmington, Mass.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Virginia Beach, Va.; and Chorley, United Kingdom. For more information, visitWorldTravelHoldings.com.

 

We are proud to be named:

  • Top Workplaces in South Florida by Sun Sentinel and South Florida Business Journal
  • 50 Most Engaged Workplaces by Achievers

 

So what are you waiting for? Come join the fun and apply today.  Please submit a URL to your online portfolio demonstrating design skills and explain your role on each project.

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