Global Creative Director - 2024 - 0440

at Ashland Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Ashland Specialty Ingredients, GP



Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?


Are you always solving?


Then wed like to meet you and bet youd like to meet us.


Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Global Creative Director to join our Ashland Inc. business at our Wilmington, Delaware headquarters location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the award-winning Communications function. This position will report to the Vice President Corporate Affairs, Global Marketing, Brand and Business Communications.


**This is a hybrid role with a work from home option but must be commutable to the Wilmington, DE headquarters**


The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Manage the Ashland brand and ensure compliance across all touchpoints
  • Lead creative development, adhering to Ashland brand standards, from concept through production for corporate, businesses and functions for both print and digital formats
  • Provided graphic design and art direction to internal designers and external agencies / vendors
  • Manage budgets and forecast with ability to suggest and implement processes for efficiency and cost savings
  • Concept and develop through completion Corporate Annual Report, ESG Report, Annual Benefits Guide and more
  • Manage custom photography and videography program comprised of studio, facilities and location shoots, from conceptual ideation through production, art direction, and retouching management to create unique, on-brand, visual assets that meet business objectives
  • Concepting and executing tradeshow booth graphics, email marketing, collateral / literature, digital and print advertising, and more
  • Up to 10% travel may be required


In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:


  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Graphics Design or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 15 years creative design experience
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, changing environment with multiple stakeholders and tight deadlines
  • UX strategy and website design experience
  • Advanced experience in Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and
  • Project management tools- preferably Wrike, Digital Asset Management, Power Point, Excel


The following skill sets are preferred:


  • B2C and B2B businesses including life sciences, personal care, coatings, chemicals
  • Five years managing direct reports
  • Experience with digital campaigns though Pardot, and social media




In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty...

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Job Posting: 1278248

Posted On: Jun 14, 2024

Updated On: Jul 14, 2024

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