Verizon Creative Director - 3D Retail Displays & Branded Environments in New York, New York

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.

OVERVIEW

The Creative Director (CD) provides design leadership for all 3D Retail Displays and Branded Environments within the in-house agency. Working in collaboration with counterpart Creative Directors (3D Retail Design and 2D Retail Creative Communications) and reporting to the Group Director of Design, this position sets the tone for all fixtures, displays, product launches, and a variety of Verizon branded spaces and special events.

This is a hands-on position for someone with demonstrated achievements in brand and retail excellence, who can successfully manages the balance between business, technology and design. We are looking for a creative leader who will help Verizon become the leader in display design, product launches and branded experiences.

The Creative Director inspires and leads a team of designers, and has the needed skills to translate business requirements into clear design direction in a physical environment. This is a person who has worked with large iconic brands, and can turn the most unique product display experience into scalable programs for our large fleet of retail locations and customer touch points.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Embrace our new Next-Gen retail display and fixture concept, and take it to the next level.

  • Develop retail fixtures strategy for all Verizon channels (Direct /Indirect).

  • Strategic deployment of Next-Gen look and feel into all Verizon physical spaces.

  • Ability to create impactful branded temporary spaces (trade show events, pop-ups, stadium spaces)

  • Ability to quickly iterate new branded concepts/formats.

  • Recommends, researches and develops the latest retail trends/experiences to support creative strategy and execution.

  • Collaborates with other Creative Directors to artfully build creative solutions to address specific project objectives.

  • Is accountable for the final development and production of creative assets and ensures accuracy, attention to details and overall meets or exceeds the design objectives.

  • Ensures brand guidelines and directives are implemented, embraced and adhered to in all executions.

  • Plays an active role in contributing conceptual ideas in brainstorms or offline creative development.

  • Works to improve the integrated team’s overall performance and embraces a collaborative approach.

What we’re looking for...

skills and Knowledge required

  • Demonstrates proficient expertise in Architectural CAD 2D & 3D programs, and Graphic Design.

  • Understands design applications in traditional and emerging channels.

  • Contributes in developing initial creative strategies to address core marketing and business objectives.

  • Actively participates in the ideation process leveraging research, analytics and brand insights

  • States opinions clearly and can verbally describe visual concepts.

  • Produces work that adheres to brand standards, but also able to explore new interpretations of the brand and develops out-of-the-box approaches to grow the retail experience.

  • Can take direction well from creative directors.

  • Understands that all projects require attention to detail so that work is on-time, on-budget and on-strategy.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQIUREMENTS

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree required in the Design field.

  • Minimum of ten years professional level experience required.

  • Portfolio required.

  • External agency/architectural studio experience desired.

  • Experience designing Brand activation spaces.

  • In-House retail design experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated creative conceptualization skills.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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