Executive Creative Director (Detroit, MI)

| Detroit, MI
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The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We're united by our culture - a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job - it's about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Rocket Central is a centralized hub that delivers thoughtful and innovative solutions for Rocket Companies®. We are the center of operations, technology, marketing, HR, legal, strategy and more that propels our companies forward. Here, we'll give you the opportunity to launch your career and work with various companies, spanning multiple industries from fintech, to auto and real estate. We offer you the tools you'll need to succeed, no matter what stage you're at in your career. You'll be able to master your craft here by working on complex problems in a collaborative culture and challenging yourself to make a real impact.

Apply today to see all that Rocket Central has to offer!

Minimum Qualifications
  • 10+ years of creative experience
  • 5+ years of leadership experience in a creative role
  • Marketing Knowledge
  • Budgeting Knowledge
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the Adobe suite, including Flash


Job Summary

As an Executive Creative Director, you'll have the opportunity to work closely with our Chief Marketing Officer and Marketing team to develop best-in-class creative solutions while communicating, executing and sustaining cross-platform strategic initiatives. In this role, you'll direct and lead the creative function so that the environment, culture, team, capabilities, tools, processes, expectations, work style and other elements support the strategic goals and objectives of the Rocket Companies and Rocket Mortgage brands and, most importantly, our culture.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure that our creative product delivers on high standards, remains cutting-edge and stays ahead of our competition (i.e., best in class) at all times
  • Oversee and manage a creative function with 75+ team members that operates in an efficient and effective manner while seeking out innovative ways to deliver results
  • Lead the development of concepts and strategies for a particular venture and monitor progress, implementing our creative vision and becoming the point of reference for any creative plan that may be making its way to our clients
  • Listen, question, prioritize and translate business situations, marketing goals and information into strategic brand concepts through the production process
  • Work with other leaders and teams to ensure creative and messaging needs are met while adhering to the guidelines for strategy, brand messaging and integrated communication channels
  • Inspire and motivate the Creative team to exercise innovation and enhance brand storytelling using brainstorming sessions, team meetings and other strategic tools
  • Work with the CMO and the CEO to evolve a Creative team structure that's effective and efficient while also serving as a leader, mentor and coach to all team members
  • Be engaged in the marketing/advertising community to share the brand story and constantly recruit potential Creative team member candidates


Who We Are

Rocket Companies® is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we're a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate, automotive and more. We're insistently different in how we look at the world and are committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We're passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We've been ranked #7 on Fortune's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022, as well as ranking #1 for Fortune's Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2021.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.
More Information on Rock Central
Rock Central operates in the Marketing Tech industry. The company is located in Detroit, MI. Rock Central was founded in 2020. It has 1299 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Generous PTO. To see all 47 open jobs at Rock Central, click here.
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