Creative Director

Location: New York, NY
CPG agency is opening up a NYC office. They currently have offices throughout North America and abroad, featuring CPG, Structural, Production and Digital Design capabilities. This spot would be growing an office in NYC to offer Packaging Design and Branding Strategy. 
The right candidate is not only an inspirational Designer and Director, but someone who likes creating teams and sorting out process logistics. You will be hands-on creating packaging solutions for mass beverage and spirits. You find the challenge of building a successful team to be appealing. This is not a plug and play situation, it is a fresh start with ownership of the highs and the lows of a start up. 
Your portfolio should include lively fresh packaging design work for food, beverage and spirits. You need to have managed a full time staff of at least 5 or more. Your work should not only be sound design, but be based on a sturdy strategic foundation. You should be able to present your work well , with communication skills that address the the information behind the design decisions. 

Responsibilities
*Manage and build a packaging design team
*Integrate the branding thru Digital and Production
*Travel and present to clients throughout the US

Fit
*Delights in not only designing, but mentoring others and building success for everyone
*Does whatever it takes to make a project a winner. 
*Able to travel and in the beginning, put in the time it takes to build something new.
 
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