Job Title: Creative Director

Company: RITTA – Marketing and Advertising Agency
Location: Paramus, NJ (Hybrid position)

About RITTA:

RITTA, located in Paramus, NJ, is a dynamic marketing and advertising agency with expertise in managing marketing initiatives for premium, innovative brands. With a profound understanding of our clients, their customers, and their competitive landscapes, we play a pivotal role in fostering their growth. Currently, we are in search of a highly skilled and motivated Creative Director to lead our talented team and propel our creative output to new heights.

What you’ll do:

  • Strategic Creative Leadership: Provide visionary guidance to the creative team, overseeing the development of innovative and effective marketing campaigns and projects that motivate our audiences effectively across various channels.
  • Hands-On Design:Roll up your sleeves and contribute directly to the design process. Lead by example, utilizing your design skills.
  • Collaboration:Foster a collaborative creative environment, working closely with cross-functional teams, including account management, creative, and production to ensure seamless execution of campaigns.
  • Client Interaction:Act as the creative liaison when client interaction is needed, understanding their needs, presenting creative concepts, and incorporating feedback to exceed expectations.
  • Team Development:Mentor and develop our creative team, encouraging their growth and pushing them to achieve their full potential.
  • Trend Awareness:Stay apprised of industry trends, emerging technologies, and creative tools, incorporating relevant innovations into our creative processes.
  • Client Verticals:Collaborate with clients in diverse industries, including home appliances, home electronics, automotive, healthcare, and more.

What You bring:

  • Proven Experience: A minimum of 10 years of experience in a creative role, including at least 5 years in a leadership position focused on creative work for digital channels (email, digital paid advertising, website, social) and print within a marketing or advertising agency.
  • Strategic Thinker:Ability to align creative concepts with overall marketing and business strategies, ensuring that campaigns drive results.
  • Hands-On Skills: Demonstrated expertise in creative fundamentals across various media areas, including art, copy, production, video production and editing, motion, design, digital, and social platforms. Proficient in graphic design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite. Applicants should provide a portfolio showcasing diverse design styles and successful campaigns.
  • Leadership Skills: Strong leadership and team management skills, demonstrating the ability to inspire and motivate a creative team to achieve excellence collectively, fostering both team success and individual growth in skill sets and career paths.
  • Client-Focused:Establish credibility with clients at all levels by demonstrating exceptional client communication skills, a deep understanding of the clients’ business and team members, and the ability to translate client needs into creative solutions.
  • Adaptability:Thrive in a fast-paced environment, adept at adapting to changing priorities and deadlines, with the flexibility to travel as needed in support of client work.

What You Will Get:

  • A Creative Atmosphere: At RITTA, we nurture creativity, providing you the autonomy to shape and lead creative projects.
  • Professional Growth:Opportunities for continuous learning and career development, supported by a culture that values skill enhancement.
  • Collaborative Culture:A team-oriented atmosphere that promotes collaboration, idea sharing, and a sense of community.
  • Hybrid Work Environment:Enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work model, with the importance of in-office collaboration emphasized at our office in Paramus.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience

Salary Factors:

  • Relevant experience
  • Knowledge and skill
  • Other job-related qualifications

Additional Benefits:

  • Medical coverage
  • 401k (no match)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan*
  • Holiday and year-end discretionary bonuses (based on overall agency profitability and individual performance)
  • Paid time-off (personal days and sick days)
  • Nine paid holidays and one floating holidays
  • Annual educational development reimbursement
  • $12,000 life insurance policy

RITTA believes that a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

*Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP): As part of our commitment to fostering a collaborative and ownership-driven culture, RITTA offers an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Through the ESOP, employees have the opportunity to own shares in the company, essentially owning a stake in the company they contribute to growing. This unique benefit aligns the interests of our team with the long-term prosperity of the agency. You acquire stock as part of your retirement package, which is tied to vesting and rewards longevity with our agency.