Creative Manager

10003, New York City
Compensation commensurate with experience.
Jul 10, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

DR ADVERTISING is a boutique advertising agency created under the supervision of Tony® Award and Pulitzer Prize winning producer Daryl Roth dedicated to serving live entertainment in NY and on the road. Current productions: Gazillion Bubble Show; Gloria: A Life; Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders; Abingdon Theatre Company; Gingold Theatrical Group; Master Voices; and The Playwrights Realm. Past productions include: Buyer & Cellar (NY & National Tour); Clever Little Lies; Love, Loss, and What I Wore (NY & National Tour); My Name is Asher Lev; Shear Madness; The Wolves; The Woodsman; among others. 

Job Summary

DR ADVERTISING is seeking a full time Creative Manager to join a fast-paced, NYC-based theatrical advertising agency. The ideal candidate will be an experienced graphic designer with a portfolio that reflects his/her expertise in creative design, digital as well as print. This individual will have a strong knowledge of design and can turnaround highly conceptual and polished creative deliverables, as well as ensure any piece of collateral meets the standard of a “style guide” created for a client. The Creative Manager will also require the skills to communicate and oversee other graphic designers working on a project.

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Success Factors

  • Serve as lead designer on a wide range of projects while also guiding junior staff.
  • Design to creative strategies that enhance marketing campaigns, digital initiatives and communications.
  • Articulate creative rationale through strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Follow processes to manage workload, project scheduling and tracking.
  • Ability to develop creative that allow for a consistent brand experience across all deliverables, such as collateral, presentations, video, web content, traditional advertising, etc.
  • Manage creative projects from concept to completion and ensure the translation of marketing objectives into dynamic creative strategies.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the clients’ brand style guides, and maintain their integrity in creative development.
  • Extensive experience and proficiency with current graphic design software and tools, practices and procedures including Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat), Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word, and others.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to work and collaborate with a team
  • Previous theatre experience and office experience is not required but preferred.


  • Stay abreast of trends in design and technology to ensure creative solutions are relevant and reflective of client brands.
  • Consistently raise the creative bar and design solutions that lift and evolve agency’s creative endeavors.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree required (Fine Arts, Advertising, Exhibit Design or other related field) with a minimum of four (4) years proven experience in Sr. Designer or Art Director role.
  • Some experience managing staff or small teams a plus.


  • Must be able to work from Office: DR Advertising, 101 East 15th Street, NYC
  • Office hours: M-F, 10am-6pm

To Apply Please Submit the Following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume (PDF)
  • Link to online Portfolio/PDF attachment of Portfolio highlights

Only complete applications including a Portfolio will be accepted.

Thank you for your interest in working for DR Advertising. We look forward to hearing from you.

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