Associate Creative Director

Job Number: 101441

Associate Creative Director

Job Number: 101441    Updated on: 1/17/2020

Overview: Lead and design creative concepts for a leader in gaming hardware

Location: Round Rock

Compensation: $105k/yr + depending on experience

Hours/Duration: Full-time regular business hours ongoing, possible move to client-side employment after 9 months

As our new Associate Creative Director, you'll use your agency creative experience to craft breakthrough, original messaging for a leader in video game hardware. Liaison Creative + Marketing would be your employer in this full-time position located onsite in Round Rock. This role will co-lead our high-tech corporate client's creative team dedicated to Gaming products alongside an ACD/Copywriter in collaboration with other creatives in an inhouse agency setting. You will partner closely with each other and the Group Creative Director along with the Global Consumer/Gaming marketing team on the strategic approach to projects and creative execution.

  • Meet with creative team members regularly to provide coaching and strategic guidance on projects, attends client briefings, attends/contributes to internal team syncs, and presents work to clients and executive leadership, reviews team's work to ensure it is meeting high quality standards
  • Serves dual role of creating and overseeing the creation of work
  • Responsible for every project's messaging and visual elements
  • Provide messaging and visual guidance and direction to art directors, copywriters and designers in accordance with client feedback
  • Provide support to the team – will jump in and work on projects/ files if needed
  • Ensure brand guidelines followed
  • Set internal meetings and reviews to ensure work is on-target before Group Creative Director and clients review
  • Compare all messaging and design against the brief for completeness and accuracy
  • Serve as escalation point for deadlines and work quality
  • Confirm creative approval from Group Creative Director on all work going in front of client
  • Work directly with the PM and resource manager to mitigate coverage risks
  • Serve as first point of escalation for personnel issues and works directly with Creative Director to manage team creative personnel

How to be a top candidate for this job:

  • 10+ years of experience as advertising agency Art Director and/or Associate Creative Director
  • Digital portfolio showcasing extensive experience developing and producing conceptual advertising campaigns
  • Experience working on Gaming / technology accounts is preferred
  • If you are applying from outside of central Texas, be sure to provide date-specific unconditional relocation plans in the "How does this opportunity fit you?" portion of our application.


  • Strong presentation skills and comfortable interacting with clients
  • Ability to lead a 5-6 person creative team with strong leadership skills
  • Ability to jump from big-picture strategy conversations to the details of executing work
  • A drive for excellent work
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities


  • Full employee benefits package includes 100% Liaison-paid medical and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation/sick and holiday leave
  • 401k program with company matching
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid group term life insurance
  • Optional supplemental insurance and life coverage
  • Optional Pet Insurance
  • Those enrolled in our medical plan get free enrollment in our Wellness Program and Employee Assistance Program

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Employee Benefits

  • Employer paid health insurance (medical and dental)
  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • 401(k) Retirement plan with matching and financial planning

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