Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


What you’ll be doing...
Why work here?
At 140 West, you will be part of the energy that’s evolving the Verizon brand to become a leading technology player. The new Tribeca space will bring together some of the industry’s sharpest minds across a multitude of disciplines, creating an integrated team that can be responsive and innovative across every Verizon touch point.
Team Leadership
Works harmoniously with others to get a job done and leads the team in a collaborative fashion
Shares critical information with everyone involved in a project to produce more effective creative solutions
Helps to set a tone of cooperation within the creative group and across the organization; promotes a “be of service” solution oriented mentality across the creative team
Finds common ground with clients when debating creative or strategic opinions
Encourages individuals to take on specific roles to deepen existing or develop new skills
Gives the team proper recognition and credit for their contributions
Builds a collective team vision and defines goals and objectives
Creative Direction, Leadership and Execution
Provides creative direction and coaching while partnering with staff to accomplish creative objectives
Provides creative quality control over concepts and execution
Directs complex, large-scale project activities and effectively leads and manages work of the creative studio team.
Leads execution of Tier 1 creative work on select projects including development of sketches/prototypes and imagery selection or headlines and copy.
Provides brand guidance and direction to ensure consistent alignment with brand standards
Motivates the team to deliver a consistently high-level of quality as evaluated by clients
Understands data used to track market trends and customer actions and uses to inform the creative work.
Staff development
Works to improve the team’s performance by pursuing opportunities for continuous learning/feedback.
Constructively helps and coaches team in their professional development through informal and formal feedback sessions (i.e., performance reviews), as appropriate
Guides the workload, development, and growth of direct reports
Demonstrates a real sense of caring for the team’s professional and personal well being
Plans regularly scheduled one-on-one time for personal coaching and mentoring of direct reports
Implements and refines conceptual development/ideation process and defines and coaches team on presentation expectations
Exhibits a “can-do” approach and inspires and motivates associates to excel
Fosters a team spirit that is reflective of their collective personalities
Nurtures a culture that is fun to work in and helps build an open creative community
Proactively addresses staff performance issues
Client Service
Builds strong relationships with clients; perceived as credible, trusted advisor
Partners with clients to achieve effective outcomes in an efficient manner
Works with clients to articulate creative needs concisely, yet completely
Appropriately balances client desires, business requirements and marketing strategies
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience leading and managing teams.
Both in-house and agency experience.
Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud software.
Portfolio required.
Even better if you have:
Bachelor's degree in design, advertising, english, journalism or a related field.
Ten or more years of relevant work experience; with five or more years as an Assistant Creative Director.
Demonstrated creative conceptualization skills.
Big picture thinking.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage differing viewpoints so the final product remains true to the objective.
Proven leadership skills to maximize team talents.
Hands on experience in at least one creative discipline: design, copywriting, video production.
Effective communication and presentation skills.
Working knowledge in industry-standard software and tools such as the Adobe Creative Cloud, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, project management software, and online market research.
Demonstrates experience in brand development as well as traditional and emerging multichannel marketing.
Leads and mentors team in the ideation process leveraging research, analytics and brand insights.
Develops creative strategies to address marketing and business objectives.
Articulates the creative rationale

About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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