2540 Kensington Road N.W. Calgary AB accelerator@districtventures.ca

Do you have what it takes to not only deliver world-class creative solutions, but inspire others to do so as well? Are you hungry to lead a passionate creative team into uncharted territory on the hunt for buried treasure?

Then we want you.

District Ventures is looking for a creative director to lead our creative department.  If you have a passion for growing consumer goods companies, an eye for outstanding packaging and design and a proven ability to develop creative platforms that are as innovative as the companies we work for, then this role is for you.

This is what you’d get to do:

  • Take a lead role in the quality and caliber of the creative products we deliver
  • Lead, empower and inspire our creative team
  • Work closely with District Ventures’ clients at a senior level helping develop creative strategies
  • Guide the entire creative process — from the development of initial concepts through to final product
  • Apply critical thinking to ensure our creative executions are delivering the greatest results for our clients and greatest response from our consumers
  • Create opportunities for continuous learning on marketing trends

This is who you are:

  • You have 5+ years experience in a creative leadership role
  • You have an excellent design skillset, with at least 5–10 years of professional experience in advertising design/art direction
  • You have proven expertise in creating and delivering award-winning concepts and finished deliverables
  • You have the ability to fire people up and cool them down, and you know when to do which
  • You have deep understanding of traditional, digital, and social marketing
  • You are detail-oriented, organized, and understand the need for effective time-management, and you can impress the importance of these attributes to others
  • You are very comfortable in presenting your ideas and collaborating with clients
  • You have excellent communications skills and are a good listener

Just like the companies we work with District Ventures is rapidly growing.  We are looking for new members to add to our marketing team.  If you want to help entrepreneurs build their companies, have the right marketing skills, the right attitude and the right experience we want you to apply.  We are reinventing the way that capital, marketing, business programming and commercialization works.  We are having a blast doing it and would love for you to join our team! Please apply to resumes@districtventures.ca by March 30, 2019.