Rebel.com is a premier web hosting and domain registry company, specializing in digital services. Rebel.com is entrusted with hosting some of the most well-respected global brands and is focused on offering excellent UX, customer service and back-end services.
At Rebel.com we believe those who contribute make us better. Like all things Rebel, our work culture invites and inspires, encourages exploration and embraces adaptation. Our manifesto: "Be Thoughtful. Be Simple. Be Brave" is woven into the fabric of everything we do, from our robust products to our quirky office traditions.
About This Position:
The Digital & eBusiness Creative Director is responsible for establishing and elevating the digital brand presence across all platforms including social content, digital marketing, SEO, SEM, web content and eCommerce. As a subject matter expert in the complex digital experiences landscape, the Creative Director must have a firm grasp on emerging digital and eCommerce trends, a creative mind, provide thought leadership across the business, and possess a deep passion for the hosting and digital space.
Work hands-on to set the Rebel.com look & feel, and to develop campaigns that are supported by a strong strategic narrative.
Work with Rebel.com senior staff to understand and develop key objectives for the brand's specific campaigns.
Collaborate with web analyst to use site performance data to recommend site enhancements.
Work closely with the CTO and Partnership team to develop innovative and executable marketing solutions.
Manage project timelines, budget, and agency scope of work.
Own creative budget and ensure freelance and onsite resources are being used efficiently and strategically.
Identify gaps in Rebel.com's creative workflows, and work closely with the COO to enhance efficiencies.
Align creative direction with holistic business objectives and maintain brand consistency across all channels
Create and implement processes and infrastructure to drive efficiency, improve process, and communication to create best in class creative
Act as a subject matter expert and Marketing go-to person for all digital marketing activities, eCommerce, web direction
You have 8+ years of experience in the digital marketing field (agency or e-commerce specific experience preferred)
Experience working with website or app design and development
Strong interest in user-centric design and usability
Deep understanding of UX schematics
Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for showing initiative
Sales and performance driven
Strong leader able to steer team members
Ability to manage multiple projects
Excels at designer, UX, art director interaction with the ability lead presentations
Deep experience in designing and ideating for all digital platforms
Familiar, if not well versed with Agile Methodology
Skilled Adobe Photoshop /Illustrator/InDesign, Sketch and/or Invision
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Builds strong internal working relationships and is a strong communicator
You've built large e-commerce sites or taken an awesome brand to the next level
You've worked at a fast-growing startup or creative agency
You've written articles for a major publication, created viral digital content, or created/hosted/were featured on a podcast that we'd know
Familiarity with Google Analytics
Compensation and Benefits
Access to a benefits package with all the bells and whistles
Travel & special events opportunities
A great new office, located in Ottawa's famous Market area complete with amazing coffee/espresso, free food & beer!
A chance to work with a first-class team.
NON-SMOKERS ONLY, PLEASE!
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No telephone calls please. No agency calls or emails.