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Creative Director

Hi! We’re Madwell.

We’re an independent advertising & marketing agency that began with offices in Brooklyn, New York and Denver, Colorado. We believe in being truly full-service, with strategy, creative, and media all working together on one team. After 8 years in business and over 100 people in the US, we’re opening our first global office in Hong Kong. And we’re looking for smart, creative people like you to join us.  

Our site: www.madwell.com

Our team: http://www.madwell.com/team

Our work: https://www.instagram.com/madwell/

Who You Are

You are not afraid to dream big ideas and you know how to connect those ideas to solid strategy and planning. You understand every facet of the creative process, from brainstorming to measuring success. You know that the best work is created by empowered teams, and you know how to coach and mentor your creative team to success. You are the Creative Director we’ve been looking for, and we want you on our team.

What You’ll Do

As Creative Director at Madwell, you will play an essential role in helping us lay the groundwork at our brand-new Hong Kong office. You will be helping teams conceptualize big ideas (and cute little ones) on everything from campaigns to websites to branding exercises. You will be an editor and shaper of these ideas, and ensure we meet clients’ business goals as successfully as we meet our own creative ones.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the creative process, from conception through to refining and delivering excellent work
  • Collaborate closely with every department including (and especially) those outside of the creative team: strategy, production, marketing
  • Create strong client relationships built on strategic thinking
  • Identify areas for growth with our clients that align with business goals
  • Mentor and grow our creative teams by providing thoughtful feedback throughout the process

Our Must Haves

  • Experience in creative leadership, whether in-house client side or in an agency setting
  • Attentiveness, empathy, and the ability to learn and grow while teaching and growing others
  • The ability to connect the dots between mediums and disciplines (and people)
  • A deep understanding of brand development as well as both traditional and digital marketing
  • A willingness from the outset to establish clear creative direction and to provide constructive feedback to the team
  • Extraordinary communication capabilities, including the ability to present ideas in a compelling way both internally and to the client
  • An even more extraordinary ability to stay on schedule and on budget
  • A love of culture, technology, and trends, and their evolution
  • Fluent in Cantonese, well-spoken in English, Mandarin optional, but nice to have

Where You’ve Been

  • 5+ years as a creative leader in an agency setting 
  • 10+ years total experience as a creative in agency or brand side

We offer a competitive salary, collaborate work environment, and plenty of room for growth. Includes paid vacation, insurance, parental leave, and company activities.

Interested? Please Send Us:

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter letting us know why you want to be part of Madwell Hong Kong
  • A link to your portfolio/website

Our Diversity Commitment

We celebrate diversity in our employees and we’re committed to building a safe and inclusive workplace environment where we all can thrive. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage future Madwellians from traditionally underrepresented and underserved communities to apply.

 

No phone calls or recruiters please.


 

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