Shanghai, China

Associate Creative Director

The Associate Creative Director leads and directs cross-disciplinary development of innovative and engaging digital experiences



  • Brainstorm, concept and collaborate on overall campaign ideas with creative team
  • Set and lead overall creative direction across all disciplines to execute concepts
  • Proactively identify and resolves issues
  • Present effectively and concisely directly to clients
  • Take personal accountability for on-time deliverables and expertly crafted design that is in compliance with client style guides and standards
  • Always present work to CD/ECD before all internal meetings and client presentations
  • Actively work to train others
  • Ensure that all work is in compliance with client style guides and graphic standards
  • Responsible for representing and communicating AKQA’s creative and business philosophy, methodology and capabilities to current and potential clients, as well as across all departments.
  • Stay aware of current design trends and industry innovations
  • Serve as mentor, inspire and lead peers within creative department



  • 7+ years experience in relevant fields
  • Exceptional portfolio
  • Strong background in one or more of the creative disciplines (design, art direction, interaction design, copywriting, motion graphics, creative development)
  • Outstanding creative ability, strong concept development
  • Ability to lead a team across all creative disciplines
  • Ability to identify creative methods to arrive at solutions
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Team oriented, self-motivated
  • Understand the principles and process of web development
  • Display professional, articulate, and mature presence in all aspects of team and client relationship building
  • Must be able to direct photographers, illustrators, producers, sound designers, directors and outside vendors as needed

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Associate Creative Director — Shanghai


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