Job Description:

The Creative Director provides conceptual direction and design services for the development of broadcast, print and digital assets for WETA, including projects across television, radio and digital content platforms, fundraising and promotion initiatives, and corporate identity materials. The Creative Director develops and maintains a consistent visual brand identity for materials and manages an intensive schedule of deliverables. The Creative Director manages one on-staff designer and several freelance/agency artists. The Creative Director reports to the Vice President, External Affairs. Key responsibilities include conceiving, developing and executing original brand identity and materials for WETA, overseeing the budget, reporting, staffing, institutional and administrative responsibilities of the art team and developing and maintaining an asset management system to facilitate consistent usage of logos and branding representation. We are seeking a candidate with a strong background in graphic design and production – with demonstrated experience in conceptualizing and creating original graphics with the ability to work across mediums and the ability to adapt products and packages for multiple uses and audiences along with excellent communications and project management skills.

College degree in fine arts, graphic design, film, communications or related field with minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience in print and broadcast graphic design and production or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.  

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Job Location: 
Arlington, VA
United States
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Communications/Marketing
Project Management
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Full time
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