Position: Creative Director
Location: Wilmington, DE
Website: DMG Marketing

DMG Marketing, a successful, 20+ year-old Delaware-based marketing and communications agency, is searching for a talented, accomplished Creative Director to manage our in-house and freelance creative teams and direct all of our creative projects and efforts.

About Us
DMG Marketing’s offices are located in Greenville, Delaware, just outside of Wilmington. Our clients are mostly large consumer financial services firms with a nationwide market focus and strong brands, but we have worked with over 80 clients in a broad array of industries. New clients and marketing challenges are always welcome and often in the pipeline. Currently, our work skews 80% print and 20% digital. Typical creative assignments include large-scale direct mail marketing programs, web/interactive projects, print programs, branding assignments, and sales promotions. We work hard, have fun, are very professional, and take pride in producing great work that exceeds our clients’ expectations.

About the Position

As Creative Director you’ll…

  • Join our agency’s senior leadership team and report directly to the top of our organization
  • Manage our creative department including all of the graphic design, digital, and other creative activities of our in-house studio staff of graphic designers, developers, and freelance support teams
  • Work closely with our creative and account management teams to develop design solutions, modify existing files, prepare files for release to print/coding, and manage our extensive inventory of art files and client assets, always ensuring accuracy and thoughtful execution at all levels of the creative/production process
  • Provide hands-on support to the development of innovative strategies and design solutions for a wide range of client challenges, business objectives, and creative parameters
  • Collaborate and coordinate with members of our account management team to ensure that all creative assignments are on target, on time, and on budget
  • Support our business development efforts, including helping us target prospects, pull together powerful pitches, acquire new clients, and strengthen existing customer relationships
  • Strengthen our brand by enhancing and updating our website, collateral materials, etc.
  • Integrate seamlessly into our fast-paced working environment which usually encompasses a spectrum of creative assignments at varying stages of completion
  • Enjoy competitive compensation with excellent profit-sharing opportunities

About You

To be considered for this position, you must have…

  • Outstanding creative and design skills
  • 8-10 years of commercial design experience
  • Previous leadership positions in an advertising agency environment
  • In-depth knowledge/experience with direct mail marketing, print, digital marketing, and financial services marketing
  • Expert working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite design software, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Good knowledge of HTML and CSS and some knowledge of PHP, Javascript, Ajax
  • Detailed understanding of file management and release, print production and pre-press, and digital development
  • Proven project management skills, multi-tasking abilities, and adaptability to changing priorities, schedules, and requirements
  • Passion to produce outstanding work with strong focus on getting the details right
  • High energy, self-initiative, a sense of humor, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Art/design degree and portfolio

For more information about DMG Marketing, visit our website: www.hellodmg.com

If this position fits your career interests and profile, please email your qualifications to:
Ken Scott
President, DMG Marketing