• Creative Director

    Location US-MD-Silver Spring
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  • Overview

    Palladian Partners, an Altarum company, is looking for a Creative Director to lead a team of graphic and web designers, illustrators and video production specialists in full creative concept development and execution through campaigns across digital platforms.  Palladian Partners, Inc. is a dynamic science and health communications firm located in Silver Spring, Maryland. Our ongoing commitment to provide exceptional strategic communications, editorial support, distinctive design, and superior service to our clients is as unwavering as our desire to enrich people's lives with quality health information.


    The ideal candidate has directed multi-disciplinary teams to define creative approaches to health communications challenges. He or she will have experience with brand, creative, and strategy development informed by user research, analytics, UX/UI best practices and ROI. This candidate will have experience working directly with clients to hone creative approaches and execution, as part of an integrated project team with federal and non-government partners.


    Here’s what you’ll be doing

    • Translate clients’ strategic objectives into clear creative strategies
    • Develop innovative creative concepts that perform across web, social media and other media platforms
    • Collaborate with specialists in content strategy and development, social media, and web development to direct creative execution across web and mobile sites and applications.
    • Lead a team of talented visual and interactive designers and video specialists to deliver physical and digital products.
    • Guide the team to deliver work that meets best practices in art direction and design principles, user experience, and effective communication strategy.
    • Monitor and guide effective utilization of team resources to meet deliverables and deadlines
    • Review and guide the work of team members to ensure the highest standards of quality
    • With other team leaders, participate in business development and refinement of corporate capabilities


    • At least 5 years of creative team leadership experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; master’s degree or equivalent experience in UX is a plus
    • Experience with federal health communications campaigns is a plus
    • Ability to solve problems quickly and creatively
    • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
    • Expert proficiency with a variety of design and multimedia software, including the full Adobe Creative Suite
    • Collaborative leader and team player who works well as a manager and member of a matrix environment
    • Flexible—willing to do the nitty-gritty work required to make a project successful
    • Positive—ability to collaborate with and promote a positive relationship between colleagues, partners, and clients


    Palladian employees are highly talented and are encouraged to think and work creatively and strive for excellence. This is a full-time, staff position located at Palladian's corporate headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Palladian offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and the satisfaction that comes from working on interesting, meaningful projects every day. Palladian's dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.


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