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Integrated Associate Creative Director
Brand: TMP
Req#: 156203
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
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Job Description

Working with the Creative Director, you will assist in the conceptual development of online and traditional advertising campaigns. You will also oversee the creation of concept storyboards, presentation materials etc. for projects and help lead the creative vision and execution for the agency’s clients across Canada. Working closely with the Creative and Account Development team you will help to develop strategic and innovative recommendations.  Expectations are that persons in this role will be well versed in digital trends and will be able to lead teams in social, mobile and online concepts and executions as well as traditional offline platforms.


  • Work directly with client contacts to help establish the creative/marketing objectives, strategies, tactics and final, required creative executions
  • Manage and mentor team of designers, art directors and copywriters; including coaching and developing staff members;
  • Assume responsibility for concepts and marketing strategies based on input from client, account service and other internal/external team members
  • Oversee teams, lead projects, critique work and when required approve final executions
  • Work with research team to develop research-based brand messaging; ensure brand identity is integrated into all mediums and communications
  • Continually grow, learn and experiment with new and innovative ways in which to solve client problems, and how to turn those solutions into innovative, dynamic creative executions
  • Work as an integral part of the overall advertising team by nurturing customer relationships, both internal and external
  • Actively participate in client presentations (both up-front fact finding meetings, as well as the presentation of finished creative strategies and executions)
  • Establish solid relationships with other regional creative directors to share resources, talent, methodologies and philosophies
  • Maintain a presence with upper management to promote the department and the staff internally
  • Keep up with latest digital, social and mobile trends in advertising
  • Remain connected to local advertising community to tap into new approaches and talent
  • Support the overall direction of the creative team and enforce accountability when standards are not met
  •  Help other junior team members with priorities; know when to push the creative envelope
  • Maintain a positive creative culture
  • Be an expert in various client industries; understand advertising and HR trends, successes and challenges; continually learn and embrace new ideas and approaches.
  • Network with other industry professionals to keep abreast of trends and new strategic applications
  • Utilize experience to plan and implement effective creative processes and products.
  • Travel between Montreal, Toronto and Calgary is required.

  • Relevant post secondary education
  • Minimum of 7-10 years' previous experience in advertising, marketing communications or PR, preferably with strong digital background
  • Background must include hands on experience in art direction and digital development. Preference will be given to individuals with a copywriting background.
  • Please respond with an online link to your portfolio or supply a pdf of your work.

Headquartered in New York City with offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia and affiliates around the globe, we continue to set the standard for measurable, cost-effective HR communications.  If you’re ready to push your expertise to new heights, we invite you to join us.

TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, is the world’s largest independent recruitment advertising agency and the only one recognized among the top U.S. interactive agencies. We’re a global team of innovative thinkers developing the digital, social, and mobile solutions that help our clients recruit and retain the best talent. Our clients benefit from innovative solutions that include employer brand, creative and custom digital development; media planning, ROI strategy and more.

TMP Worldwide is committed to providing a safe workplace for all employees. It is the policy of TMP Worldwide to conduct a background check for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us.
TMP Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V


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