ROLE: Junior Creative Director
LOCATION: 154 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10011
THE WELL is a modern wellness club designed for busy urban professionals in the heart of New York City. We recognize both the benefits of Western medicine and the wisdom of Eastern healing and have built a science-backed ecosystem for wellness. Our integrative medicine doctors, health coaches, and skilled practitioners work together under one roof to build customized plans uniquely suited to each member and their goals. The Club includes a full-service spa with steam and sauna, an organic restaurant and vitamin bar, reflexology lounge, yoga and meditation studios, private training gym and classroom with innovative weekly programming. At THE WELL, your health is integrated, proactive and personalized leading to a more balanced you.
THE WELL: welcome to wellness
THE WELL is seeking a Junior Creative Director to work with the Chief Creative Officer and VP of Marketing to drive creative strategy, concepting and execution across all channels, including email design, photo and video, social graphics, event collateral, presentations, product packaging, image sourcing and print assets.
This role works closely with the marketing, membership, programming and operations teams to create and execute collateral that is both internal and external facing, in the Club and online.
In this role, you will report to the VP of Marketing.
THE DAY TO DAY:
Work with the Chief Creative Officer and VP of Marketing to drive creative strategy, concepting and execution across all channels
Work on projects from the brief phase, to sharing concepts, to sharing for approval to finalizing files for print or web
Manage graphic designers, assigning projects based on timelines, priorities and skill sets
Mentor and direct designers by providing direction and feedback, and taking responsibility for completion of projects
Maintain and advance THE WELL visual brand by enforcing brand guidelines across departments, channels and platforms and continuously explore new ways to enhance those guidelines
Work closely with external partners and vendors
Concept, create and update collateral such as emails, brochures, invitations, social graphics, menus, etc.
Find inspiration and create mood boards for THE WELL projects and products
Manage the organization of creative assets, files and images on Dropbox
Research and source products such as tote bags, paper samples, signage materials, etc.
Photo research, editing and art direction for photo shoots and video shoots
You have a strong proficiency of Adobe graphic design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign as well as Keynote
You have a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art Design, Marketing, Graphics or a related field with 5-7 years of relevant experience
You have a strong eye for design
You display exemplary organizational and project management skills and the ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
You are flexible, adaptable and comfortable with shifting gears with little notice to address priorities
You have the ability to work both collaboratively and independently, and communicate effectively with diverse teams both at headquarters and in the field
You are able to engage leadership and build consensus for new initiatives
Aligned with THE WELL mission and enthusiastic about the creative can play in realizing that mission
Entrepreneurial and risk-oriented, with an understanding of the dynamics of small, high-growth companies and an ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment
Confident and experienced decision-making, comfortable with making trade-off’s and communicating decisions to partners
Strategic, big picture thinker who can push the team to think boldly and creatively without losing sight of the finer details
Energized about solving complex, ambiguous problems
Comfortable receiving feedback while working independently and with a group
Able to work on multiple projects at once with different internal partners
Adaptable and able to shift gears from a big picture project to a quick turnaround task
Deep collaboration skills and high EQ
Positive attitude and eagerness to learn
-Comprehensive benefits package
-Full Time & Part Time paid time off
-Paid Maternity & Paternity leave
-Perks, gym & multiple service discounts
-Professional Development Workshops
-Collaborative & Pet Friendly HQ work environment
-EAP & quarterly on-site Support Circles