About Us:
At Team Phun, we’re more than just an ad specialty company – we’re your partner in creating memorable brand experiences. With locations on both coasts in San Diego, CA and North Charleston, SC, we serve businesses nationwide with a comprehensive range of services including custom merchandise, branded apparel, promotional products, signage and displays, and e-commerce fulfillment.

Job Summary:
As a Creative Director at Team Phun, you will be the driving force behind our creative vision, leading a team of talented individuals to deliver impactful and compelling designs for client’s brands. This also includes leading a team to work with our Phun-tastic sales and production teams creating visual mockups and production files. Your creative prowess and strategic mindset will be instrumental in shaping the visual identity of our brand and our clients’ brands, ensuring consistency across all communication channels.

Key Duties and Responsibilities (but not limited to):
  • Lead and inspire a team of designers and other creative professionals (both domestically and abroad) to produce high-quality, engaging content that aligns with the company’s objectives while working in a fast paced environment

  • Develop and implement creative strategies that elevate the brand, as well as client’s brands and resonate with our target audience

  • Develop and implement marketing strategies for new products or services for the company and clients

  • Create and manage marketing strategies or projects for clients using different mediums

  • Work with the sales department in obtaining knowledge of client requirements

  • Stay on top of trends and potential new solutions within the creative department

  • Work with the Director of Sales in pricing/selling creative services

  • Monitor results of the creative team efforts and propose actions for the future

  • Oversee the conceptualization and execution of all creative projects, from initial ideation to final delivery

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including marketing, product development, and sales, to ensure cohesive and integrated campaigns

  • Delegate building out sales and marketing collateral for the sales team, ensuring materials are compelling and aligned with brand guidelines

  • Help build efficiencies in current day-to-day projects for the creative team by identifying process improvements, streamlining workflows, and implementing best practices.

  • Work closely with the production team to ensure print files are correct and meet quality standards before final production.

  • Train company new hires on creative processes, artwork guidelines, etc.

  • Work alongside the digital services team to create variable data templates/graphics for client sites

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Oral & Written Communication Skills

  • Understanding of CRM (Salesforce)

  • Spreadsheet and Document Skills

  • Relationship and Customer Service

  • Math Skills (Algebra Level Minimum)

  • Negotiation Process and Technique

  • Time Management

  • Problem Solving & Solution Focused

  • Lean Process Understanding

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Fine Arts, Marketing, or related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a creative leadership role, preferably within the Promotional Product/Apparel industry.
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful creative campaigns across various channels.
  • Strong conceptual thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex ideas into visually compelling designs.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate creative concepts and rationale to stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and other relevant design software.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • A keen eye for detail and a passion for excellence in creative execution.
  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Vibrant and inclusive company culture
How to Apply:
Please submit your resume, portfolio, and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position to or fill out the application form 

Team Phun is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands::
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Thank you!