What does a Creative Manager do?
The job of a creative director is to lead a team that may be composed of graphic designers, artists, or other creative professionals. They would be involved in every aspect of a collaboration from the idea phase to the execution. During a project, they supervise and guide copywriters, artists, and designers to create a work, such as a website, an advertisement, or an email campaign. They report to a chief marketing officer (CMO) for major decisions and approvals, but they do most of their work independently, using their professional judgment to manage the day-to-day details of their projects.
Creative directors usually possess a bachelor's degree or higher in a background relevant to their industry. For instance, a creative director leading teams to create commercials may have a degree in marketing or graphic design. Professionals in this industry must work well under pressure as they manage diverse teams working on multiple projects under strict deadlines.
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“Friendly place but not really motivate you to grow because it is difficult to have some space to develop himself.”
“Majority of staff is relatively inexperienced and understands little of what media truly is and what it could really do.”
“This is a smart group of people with a common focus; do great work and have fun doing it.”
“No career development ( Stay at the same position even you work here for more than 2 years )”
“Work life balance is one of the top 5 mentions I would add to my list”
“Work Life Balance but it's because you want to achieve the best work you can do in your life”
“you can get hired as a consultant which gives extra tax benefit at a higher pay scale.”
“It has truly been one of the most challenging experiences as well as the greatest work experience of my career.”
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