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Senior Marketing Creative Director

  • Detroit, Michigan, United States of America / New York, New York / Los Angeles, CA
  • FullTime
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Description

Rocket Mortgage, backed by Rocket Companies®, means more opportunities for you to carve your own career path forward. From our desire to revolutionize the way people get mortgages to addressing challenges big or small with outside-the-box solutions, we’re not your typical employer. We’ll provide you with everything you need to make sure you’re successful here.

Apply today to join a team that offers career growth, amazing benefits and the chance to work with leading industry professionals.

Preferred/Minimum Qualifications

  • 10-15 years in agency and/or in-house creative department; preferably both
  • Bachelor’s degree in art, communications, marketing or another related field
  • Expert in the following: creative, brand, marketing, customer experience and content strategy
  • 5+ years experience directing creative directors and teams on executing creative assets both campaigns and presentations
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Basic understanding of the methodologies of research and analytics in order to glean insights and apply them to creative concepts and executions
  • Genuine curiosity about our business and how to motivated clients by way of our purpose
  • Expert in creating impactful content across integrated media channels inclusive of broadcast, print, digital and social media channels.
  • Proven track record of producing branded and breakthrough ideas.
  • Expert of tools, marketing technology and operational tactics a plus
  • Expert of live & post-production processes
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and very strong written, verbal and presentation skills; shows proven ability to pitch and influence in creative concepts; has the ability to sell highly conceptual ideas; shows the realm of the possible and makes it tangible
  • Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multiple teams and creative functions simultaneously - set priorities, utilize resources, identify and meet deadlines
  • Ability to build rapport with and influence c-suite executives
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office, Figma plus Adobe Creative Cloud including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects and XD
  • Familiarity in the development of brand management principles and guidelines
  • Knowledge of project management systems, digital asset management systems and content management systems
  • Experience in advertising or marketing for the FinTech industry
  • Experience across B2C and B2B industries
  • Strong portfolio that reflects work for global or nationally recognized brands

Job Summary

The Senior Marketing Creative Director is curious, highly motivated and interested in what’s going on around the world and how it impacts brands. They’re a self-starter who understands trends and has contributed to creates their own creative brand through the execution of big ideas and compelling storytelling. They’ve mastered the art of collaboration and hone their work to perfection while ensuring it’s strategically sound. They examine insights and strategy to deliver creative on par with the growth of the business and brand.

The Senior Marketing Creative Director inspires creative teams, pushes the innovative development of creative solutions while communicating, delivering, and optimizing cross-platform strategic initiatives. They remain hands-on when it comes to coaching and mentoring creators and are obsessed with generating creative value that impacts business outcomes. They direct and lead multiple creative functions to support the strategic goals of the organization and its brands.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that our creative product delivers on high standards, remains cutting-edge and stays ahead of our competition (i.e., best in class) at all times
  • Act as a thought leader by continuously identifying and finding solutions for areas of opportunity in the business by way of creative problem solving and brand alignment
  • Manage multiple creative functions in an efficient and effective manner while seeking out innovative ways to deliver results.
  • Sets priorities and allocates resources. Regularly assesses/build the capability of the team to ensure we build on strengths and continue to develop skills necessary to deliver results
  • Listen, question, prioritize and translate business situations, marketing goals and information into strategic brand concepts through the production process
  • Lead the ideation and execution of integrated marketing campaigns, customer experiences and content creation to achieve or exceed business objectives and advance the brand
  • Lead, coach, guide and motivate team with a clear statement of goals and support in building toward those goals. Consistently takes a leadership role in organizing project teams, encouraging collaboration and innovation, and developing plans for both internal and cross-functional projects or initiatives
  • Present, pitch and sell ideas successfully provide guidance to creative directors, graphic designers and copywriters while actively giving and receiving feedback at all stages of a project
  • Leverage the talents of the art direction, graphic design, motion design and copywriting along with content studio teams toward goals
  • Work with other leaders and teams to ensure creative and messaging needs are met while adhering to the guidelines for strategy, brand messaging and integrated communication channels
  • Work closely with creative strategists, project managers and producers to drive the creative team to stay within budget, meet timing requirements and project parameters
  • Adapt plans and priorities to meet business objectives and/or operational challenges in a fast-paced environment
  • Builds the capability of individuals and teams through coaching and mentoring
  • Engage in resources to grow expertise in creative direction and or specific areas of creative disciplines, remain on pulse of industry trends and processes to produce innovative, solution-orientated work
  • Engage in resources to grow knowledge of company brands and their audiences to build business acumen for the FinTech industry
  • Actively develops open and trusted relationships across the organization
  • Drive company culture and orchestrate team engagement activities
  • Stay active in the marketing/advertising community in order to share the brand story

Benefits and Perks

Our team members fuel our strategy, innovation and growth, so we ensure the health and well-being of not just you, but your family, too! We go above and beyond to give you the support you need on an individual level and offer all sorts of ways to help you live your best life. We are proud to offer eligible team members perks and health benefits that will help you have peace of mind. Simply put: We’ve got your back. Check out our full list of Benefits and Perks.

Who We Are

Rocket Companies® is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we’re a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate and more. We’re insistently different in how we look at the world and are committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We’re passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We’ve been ranked #1 for Fortune’s Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2022, named #5 on People Magazine’s Companies That Care List in 2022 and recognized as #7 on Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

Colorado, New York City, California, and Washington Candidates Only. The salary range for this position is one hundred fifty-one thousand dollars to three hundred eighteen thousand dollars. The position may also be eligible for an annual bonus and other employment-related benefits including, but not limited to, medical, dental, and vision benefits, 401K retirement plan, and paid-time off. More information regarding these benefits and others can be found here. The information regarding compensation and other benefits included in this paragraph is only an estimate and is subject to revision from time to time as the Company, in its sole and exclusive discretion, deems appropriate. The Company may determine during its review of the proposed compensation and benefits provided for this position, that the compensation and benefits for such position should be reduced. In no event will the Company reduce the compensation for the position to a level below the applicable jurisdictional minimum wage rate for the position.

Rocket Mortgage, backed by Rocket Companies®, means more opportunities for you to carve your own career path forward. From our desire to revolutionize the way people get mortgages to addressing challenges big or small with outside-the-box solutions, we’re not your typical employer. We’ll provide you with everything you need to make sure you’re successful here. 

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