Bluecadet is looking for a hands-on, strategic thinking Creative Director to lead and mentor our multi-disciplinary experience design team in the design and production of exceptional spatial experiences. Based in our Philadelphia headquarters, the Creative Director ensures the quality of the creative concepts and the work produced, in addition to serving as a strategic partner to our clients. You should be adept designing original, artful, experiences that blend the digital and physical in new and unique ways.
You must be a great leader with the ability to maximize the talents of our experienced, film, motion, technology, and visual and spatial design teams. Doing so means being a coach, a teacher, an instructor, and a critic all at once. In order to succeed in this role you must thrive at facilitating effective collaboration across these many disciplines and in getting to the very best ideas.
Attention to detail, great people skills, persistence in designing unique and innovative experiences, and the ability to manage multiple ambitious projects at once are required.
Serve as a strategic lead for partners and clients, presenting clients with new and exciting opportunities for future work.
Not afraid to get your hands dirty, whether that be diving into hand-sketching, shooting film, producing a motion study, or even writing a little code—whatever it takes to push for the most interesting solutions
Draw from a range of experience and references in and out of our field, including knowledge of best-in-class media projects alongside art, film, installation, etc—let your passions push us forward
Advocate for innovative processes and technologies across projects; excitement about new trends in technology but interested in real creative value, not just hype
Incorporate sound strategy & visitor insights into designs and ensures our internal processes, training, and knowledge-sharing reinforce this perspective
Foster an environment of multidisciplinary collaboration and creative problem-solving
Strong leader with the ability to manage multiple clients and projects.
Working knowledge of digital technologies and how they can be used to support superior user-centered experiences
Tells a great story, with particular emphasis on digital narratives
Adept at directing and mentoring others in developing, communicating, and selling industry-leading concepts to clients
Exceptional ability to understand, communicate, and develop creative solutions that address specific client goals
You’ve demonstrated success in managing the needs of the company and ensuring the delivery of best-in-class work
Seizes opportunities to make work, team, and clients better
Bluecadet is an award-winning, internationally-recognized experience design agency focused on producing transformative digital products and environments. We work with cultural institutions, universities, and mission-driven organizations and brands. Past clients include MoMA, Harvard, Princeton, The Smithsonian Institution, Doctors Without Borders, National Geographic, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.