Raytheon Technologies Creative Direction Lead (CDL) in Billerica, Massachusetts
Raytheon Technologies’ creative services group, Advanced Media, is seeking an experienced Creative Direction Lead (CDL) to join its team. The successful candidate will provide creative direction for graphic design, video, interactive, events, web and 3D projects to ensure alignment with project goals and brand standards. Working in close partnership with relationship managers and business contacts, the CDL will define the creative approach to projects, strategize on briefs, facilitate brainstorming/creative kick-off discussions, direct creative talent and communicate concepts to business partners. This is critical role in shaping the culture of the design team.
Mission/Objective: Meticulous execution of deliverables that meet business partner requirements and are on scope, on time and on budget.
Key areas of responsibility include:
Creative direction for Advanced Media projects across all capabilities.
Prioritization and management of multiple concurrent projects from concept to final output.
Facilitating brainstorming/creative kick-off discussions with creative talent to establish conceptual approaches.
Working with business partners to define the creative approach to projects, including strategizing on project briefs.
Ensuring creative approaches align to project goals and brand standards.
Presenting creative concepts to partners and conveying edits to the project team.
Discussing expectations of the creative team with extended team managers based on project requirements.
Designing solutions to a variety of complex problems; translating complex information into visual solutions.
Developing sketches or applied layouts to help provide direction.
Providing brand and creative quality control on select jobs prior to requester/partner reviews.
Directing external agencies on creative execution on select projects.
Partnering with teams and leadership to shape creative culture.
Portfolio demonstrating technical expertise and innovation, conceptual ability, versatility and imagination, and solid design skills (provide URL for online portfolio or PDFs)
Knowledge and proficiency with PC-based Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Corporate brand identity experience
Ability to work independently and collaboratively on projects
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines
Demonstrated art direction experience
Demonstrated experience leading teams
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Required Experience and Education:
Minimum 8 years related experience and BA/BS degree in related field or equivalent years of experience
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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