Creative Director
Finger Food Studios
Port Coquitlam, BC
At Finger Food, Creative Directors are the driving force behind the creative team, delivering excellence in the experiences we build. We’re a fast-moving, energetic technology solutions company, building products for a range of clients such as Lululemon, Lego, and Microsoft, just to mention a few. We’re looking for leaders to take us to the next level.

As Creative Director at Finger Food you’ll combine outstanding design skills with a proven ability to motivate your team to deliver remarkable work. We’ll expect you to develop ground-breaking creative concepts and demonstrate razor-sharp problem-solving skills, while overseeing project design all the way through execution.

This is a big job. You’ll be jumping into projects from a wide array of international clients, working seamlessly across internal and external teams to achieve outstanding results. You will help lead the collaborative efforts of the project’s creative on AR/VR, mobile, and multi-platform projects. We need people who aren’t afraid see such massive undertakings in front of them and still say, “We can do more here.”

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage day-to-day operations of a design team, including setting priorities, assigning resources, and ensuring project goals are achieved
Oversee and provide daily management of the creative output of your team, including guiding design direction, interaction, and methodology
Monitor and drive an ideal balance in the available skills and personality of the team towards the needs of our customers
Run envisioning sessions with the client to craft the early stages of a project
Help develop the culture and mindset of the design team
Manage the performance and mentor the careers of your direct reports
Participate in the creative role of new business pitches, proposal development, and project initiation
Oversee simultaneous projects from inception to completion, reviewing project plans, designs, and deliverables
Identify and implement process improvements to meet project and team needs
Participate in recruiting and hiring digital designers
Establish and nurture good client working relationships
Participate in new business development activities
QUALIFICATIONS

At least 8 years professional digital design experience
A diploma or degree in design or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Strong leadership and people management skills
Proven ability to mentor and develop skills in junior and intermediate digital designers
Strong knowledge of design process and project management
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
Communicate effectively in small and large groups at all levels of a client organization
Ability to negotiate and coordinate across disciplines
A distinct lack of prima donna tendencies
TO APPLY

Please submit your Resume, Cover Letter, and Portfolio. Only candidates who have submitted a link to their portfolio will be considered.
Only candidates who submit a portfolio will be considered
All candidates must be willing and able to work onsite
Please ensure that you are eligible to work in Canada prior to sending your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, regret to inform only short-listed candidates will be contacted.