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Associate Creative Director, Art

San Francisco, United States

Cashmere Agency is a lifestyle-marketing company that creates cultural relevance and impact for brands through insights & strategy, creative & modern storytelling, public relations & influencer, social, experiential and web3. Our client base includes top-tier brands, TV networks, motion picture studios, and tech companies. We are comprised of a diverse collective of minds from the worlds of entertainment, advertising, and new media who come together in identifying trends to create and execute creative ideas that resonate in, and drive, the culture. We’ve been recognized by AdAge as 2021 A-List Stand Out Agency, 2020 A-List Agencies to Watch, 2019 AdAge Multicultural Agency of the Year, and shortlisted for 2022 AdAge Multicultural Agency of the Year.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, trend setting Associate Creative Director to join our team who will push our creative to a new level. We are looking for a leader who has experience with ideation and the creative development  process. You will create compelling presentations for social and traditional advertising, developing Undeniably Dope concepts and executions for global brands. 

Must have an entrepreneurial spirit, with a strong passion for music, entertainment, and pop culture. The ideal candidate must be comfortable jumping from project to project, pay strong attention to visual details and be able to excel under tight deadlines. Multicultural experience is a big plus. 

As a member of the Creative team, you will work collaboratively across departments with Accounts, Social, PR, Production, and Business Development,. This is a great opportunity to work with an innovative, growing company with entertainment industry veterans, and build your portfolio with quality work for big name clients. This person will have the opportunity to work on projects with some of our high-profile clients in the entertainment industry, as well as Fortune 500 brands in technology, apparel, and consumer products.

Requirements:

  • Passionate about bringing fresh and innovative ideas to every assignment
  • Excellent visual storyteller
  • Bachelor of Arts or Certificate in Graphic Design or Motion Graphics Design, Portfolio School training, and/or comparable field experience required
  • Experience working with brands and developing impactful ad campaigns
  • Passionate about creating disruptive social-first content 
  • 7+ years ad agency experience focused on brands, a plus if you’ve worked in entertainment or multicultural
  • Deep understanding of social media channels including Tik Tok, Instagram, Reddit, and more
  • Comfortable presenting concepts internally and in client meetings
  • Must be a bright, articulate, self-starter who can take initiative
  • Must be able to provide creative direction to a team of graphic designers, motion designers and video editors
  • Must have a strong art direction background in either graphic or motion design
  • Strong typography skills
  • Ability and desire to direct others but also willing and able to bring your own concepts to life
  • Professional, efficient, organized, detail-oriented, have excellent follow-through, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Have the ability to work independently and collaboratively and to successfully manage concurrent and competing projects
  • Strong ability to receive and assess constructive feedback and adjust concepts or designs appropriately
  • Adhere to a high level of confidentiality
  • Dependable, self-motivated and flexible with the ability to work under tight deadlines in a collaborative workplace.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or collaboratively in a group, while able to provide thoughtful solutions and contribute to the creative direction
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Online portfolio
  • Expert proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and/or After Effects
  • Must know Google Suite, especially Google Slides

Cashmere’s core values are:

  • Own the work. Elevate each other.
  • Seek to understand. Speak with intent.
  • Spark Something. Challenge everything.
  • Make room. Make change.
  • Set the standard. Be undeniably dope.

#LI-DM1

What We Offer

Benefits

  • Excellent, full coverage medical, dental, and vision insurance with employer-paid HRA
  • Generous PTO and 15 company-wide holidays
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Paid parental leave
  • Work-life balance with an emphasis on personal well-being
  • Career growth in a disruptor space & entrepreneurial opportunities within the Media.Monks network 
  • A globally diverse & inclusive culture with employee resource groups such as S4 Melanin, Pride.Monks, Cultura.Monks, and more!
  • Authentic commitment to DEI efforts and sustainable growth. (Why Sir Martin Sorrell signed The Climate Pledge here!)

 

 

Media.Monks has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what Media.Monks may pay for the position at the time of posting. Media.Monks may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on job-related factors, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

 

Salary Range
$125,000$155,000 USD

About Media.Monks

Media.Monks is the purely digital, unitary operating brand of S4Capital plc that connects 7,600+ digital natives across one global team. We are united by a mission to shift industries forward and pave the path towards ambitious outcomes so our clients and our people can realize their full potential for growth. Joining Media.Monks means becoming part of a highly ambitious collective of some of the most gifted, focused, joyful talent from all over the world, with the goal to change the industry for good.

Our unified model combines solutions in media, data, social, platforms, studio, experience, brand and technology services to help our clients continuously reinvent themselves throughout increasingly rapid cycles of disruption. Our efforts to shape culture, build innovative technologies and unlock the future of growth have earned recognition from numerous esteemed panels: we maintain a constant presence on Adweek’s Fastest Growing lists (2019-23), regular recognition at Cannes Lions, and continual inclusion in AdExchanger’s Programmatic Power Players (2020-24). In addition, we’ve received the honor of being Adweek’s first AI Agency of the year (2023), the title of Webby Production Company of the Year (2021-24), a record number of FWAs, and have earned a spot on Newsweek’s Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplaces 2023. Together, these achievements solidify our experience in digital innovation, excellence in craft, and commitment to personal growth.

We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a respectful and empowering work environment for all people to freely express themselves amongst colleagues who embrace diversity in all respects. Including fresh voices and unique points of view in all aspects of our business not only creates an environment where we can all grow and thrive but also increases our potential to produce work that better represents—and resonates with—the world around us. 

While we continue to grow our teams, please be mindful of fraudulent job postings and recruiting activities that may use our company name and information. Please be mindful to protect your personal information, especially your national identification number, and bank account information during a recruiting process. While Media.Monks may reach out to potential candidates via LinkedIn, we will always ask applicants to apply through our website (https://media.monks.com/careers) and will never ask for payment or bank account information during the recruitment process.

Disclaimer: 
  • Responsible for resourcing and implementing security controls for your teams processes and systems
  • Responsible that all your personnel apply information security in accordance with the established information security policy
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