Help me figure out what my new job title should be.
July 30, 2011 8:06 AM   Subscribe

I'm primarily an art director and I manage the look and feel of both online and offline assets for my company, in addition to creating original art for print + web, doing user experience design, and managing our art asset library. However, I'm also going to manage the online marketing (email newsletters, ads, and the like) and social media (blogging, Twittering, etc.) My boss and I are trying to think of what my new job title should be. Any suggestions? Art Director + Social Media Manager is too long. Director of Online Marketing & Design?
posted by matrushka to Work & Money (15 answers total)
Creative Director?
posted by dersins at 8:16 AM on July 30, 2011

Creative Director / Content Strategist
posted by artlung at 8:26 AM on July 30, 2011 [1 favorite]

Art & Message Director
posted by JLMC at 8:32 AM on July 30, 2011

How about "Creative Department"?
'Cause, it sounds like you're doing it all by yourself.
posted by Thorzdad at 8:50 AM on July 30, 2011 [2 favorites]

Director of Art & Media
posted by DarlingBri at 9:21 AM on July 30, 2011

@Thorzdad yup, I am basically my own department. Sigh.
posted by matrushka at 9:24 AM on July 30, 2011

I was the lone creative at my last job, too. I just called myself "The Art Department".
posted by Thorzdad at 9:31 AM on July 30, 2011 [1 favorite]

Creative Director & Customer/Social/Media (pick one) Outreach Coordinator

It might sound long, but you wear a lot of hats; and quite frankly in the grand scheme of long business titles, all of the ones you listed are cake.
posted by june made him a gemini at 9:46 AM on July 30, 2011 [1 favorite]

Perception Director
posted by rhizome at 10:35 AM on July 30, 2011

Director of Brand Management or
Director of Brand Identity
posted by carmicha at 11:00 AM on July 30, 2011 [1 favorite]

always fun when you get to come up with your own title.

how about Creative and Communications director or Internet Communications & Design director, iComm & Design for short :).
posted by canned polar bear at 11:02 AM on July 30, 2011 [1 favorite]

Advocate for the title that you think will be most useful when you apply for your next job.
posted by carmicha at 12:44 PM on July 30, 2011 [2 favorites]

Corporate identity manager
posted by eau79 at 2:18 PM on July 30, 2011

If you are primarily an Art Director, then your title should be Art Director. Nobody is going to look at you askance if you turn up to a meeting about Twitter and, having surveyed your business card, demand to see the Social Media Director.
posted by obiwanwasabi at 4:56 PM on July 30, 2011

@obiwanwasabi, social media and online marketing is a huge role within a company. It will now make up 50% of my workload. I will be more than an art director and deserve a title that matches my responsibilities.
posted by matrushka at 12:42 AM on July 31, 2011

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