Associate Creative Director

Alexandria, Virginia

Employment Type:

Agency, Creative

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Job Description

Seeks an Associate Creative Director for a DC-area agency

TorchLight seeks an Associate Creative Director for an agency located in the Washington, DC area. The Associate Director is responsible for ensuring high-quality creative deliverables that meet client objectives and quality standards. He or she will manage a team and work directly with clients on a variety of strategic and tactical creative projects.

Qualified applicants must be located in the D.C./Baltimore metro area. U.S. Citizenship or a permanent residency card in the U.S. is required for this opportunity.


  • Lead team of designers, writers and related staff to produce top-notch creative for a variety of platforms
  • Direct and develop advertising, collateral, branding, content, and others
  • Manage the creative development process from requirements phase to launch
  • Ensure creative output meets client briefs including deliverables, deadlines, quality and brand standards
  • Serve as client lead and drive client meetings including effective presentation of creative concepts
  • Ensure positive client relationships through expert communications and problem solving
  • Design and/or write copy to produce high-quality creative products


  • 8+ years of design and/or copy experience with 3+ years in a leadership position; agency experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success creating high-impact PR/Advertising campaigns including print, web, digital and film
  • Experience managing creative staff and working with clients
  • Highly adept at Adobe Creative Suite, Cinema 4D, Maya
  • Animation, video and events experience a plus
  • B.A./B.F.A. in Communications, Advertising, or related field

Additional Information

TorchLight matches qualified candidates like you with marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We can help you find a new position at a variety of exciting organizations that match your career goals and aspirations. Whether you are interested in contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions, we are 100% committed to ensuring that you have a positive candidate experience and to helping you succeed in your next career move. Benefits for Contractors In addition to competitive compensation, TorchLight offers our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance and 401(k) plans. Contact us for more information.

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