Creative Lead - Vancouver | Clearly | | 22/01/18
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Creative Lead full-time

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: Clearly ()
Category: Design, Marketing
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Clearly is seeking a dynamic individual to add to the success of our Marketing team as a Creative Lead.

Founded in 2000 in Vancouver, Canada, Clearly has become the world’s largest online eyewear and contact lenses company.  Clearly designs, produces and retails the largest selection of eyeglasses on the internet. We serve customers in more than 150 countries through the Clearly family of websites: our team is responsible for systems and support for multiple warehouses and web properties across Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

What You Will Be Responsible For:

  • The Creative Lead oversees all creative development for Clearly, including creative concepts, art direction, graphic design, photography, videography and animations
  • You work from a brief to develop ideas, plan and execute projects across a variety of mediums, such as digital advertising, website content, print, out of home, packaging, retail marketing, event assets and other collateral
  • You manage all projects, deadlines and tasks assigned to the creative team
  • You provide direction and guidance to the internal creative team and freelancers as required
  • You coordinate a network of extra support, collaborators, freelancers or agencies when external resources are needed
  • You direct and manage the creative team & crew in campaign photo shoots
  • You are responsible for the visual identity of the company, keeping a high level of consistency of the brand internally and externally
  • You present your work to directors or executive teams
  • You provide leadership and support to the content/copywriting team, ensuring that language is on brand and that the work is well-integrated with the design team’s creative
  • You manage the administrative aspect of the team and creative budget expenses
  • You work with the advertising team to understand campaign performance to optimize creative for stronger results (e.g. email, display advertising)
  • You work with external agency partners on larger marketing initiatives and activations

What You Need To Do Your Job:

  • You have 8+ years of experience in the creative industry
  • You have hands on experience with logo design, typography, colour theory, web layout, image manipulation, editorial design, print production, packaging design
  • You have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Ps, Ai, Id, Br)
  • You know how to work from a brief, conduct brainstorms, plan and execute projects
  • You put together concept decks and present your work to others
  • You have experience managing teams of minimum 3-5 direct reports
  • You ideally have developed your creative expertise in an ecommerce or retail environment
  • You have knowledge of the copy/content development process and are able to foster creative collaboration between copy and creative teams

What We Offer You:

  • Group Retirement Savings and Employee Shareholding programs
  • Extended health, dental and vision benefits
  • 100% MSP coverage
  • Flexible spending account
  • Progressive paid vacation plan
  • Open concept Vancouver office, designed to inspire collaboration and innovation
  • Gym for a nominal cost and free secure bike cages available in our building; across the street from Renfrew Skytrain station and the Central Valley Greenway bike path
  • Underground secure parking
  • Opportunities for career growth and development
  • Company discount on contact lenses and glasses
  • A company that celebrates successes and recognizes its team

Our progressive employee benefits, thriving corporate culture and engaging work environment led to our recognition as one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures. Our innovative programming and Development and Diversity initiatives have been recognized with the YWCA Women of Distinction Award. Our team's continued efforts to change the way the world sees, especially through our Change the View project, has been recognized as the Best in the Biz Most Socially Responsible Company of the Year.

To succeed on our team you must have an entrepreneurial mindset that embraces challenges, and understands the potential of the Internet as an innovative tool to buy eyewear.

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