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Interim Creative Director

In today’s fast-paced business world, companies are constantly seeking ways to adapt, grow, and transform. This is where Chameleon Collective comes in, offering a powerful antidote to the overpriced and ineffective solutions offered by traditional agencies and consultancies.

We specialize in providing businesses with interim creative direction, a service that has proven to be instrumental in driving business growth and transformation. With our team of high-achieving independent thinkers, we offer practical solutions for growth and retention that you can’t address in-house.

Interim creative direction is not just a service, it’s a strategic partnership. Our interim creative directors are industry-leading talent with outstanding performance records at top agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and consultancies. They embed themselves within your organization, driving change from within, and guiding you through a transformational time. This is the core of our mission: to challenge and transform how businesses win and retain customers. We aim not just to solve your problem, but to enable your team to manage the solution independently.

Our interim creative directors work hand-in-hand with other experts and team members within Chameleon Collective, each bringing unique expertise in different areas. This collaborative approach enhances our ability to deliver sustainable solutions that lead to meaningful and lasting success. Furthermore, these leaders work without unnecessary bureaucracy or overhead, focusing solely on your transformation objectives. They are eager to partner with you, strengthening your team and celebrating your achievements and newfound independence.

Interim creative direction is a crucial component of Chameleon Collective’s broader services and practices. It falls under our ‘Lead’ division, where we equip clients with leaders to guide through transformational times. However, our services extend beyond leadership. We also ‘Deliver’ expertise and resources to implement transformation objectives. Finally, we ‘Recruit’ transformational talent to operationalize the change permanently. These divisions work in harmony within our five key Practice Areas: Branding, Marketing, Customer Experience, Commerce, and Sales.

In essence, Chameleon Collective’s interim creative direction service is a catalyst for change. It’s a bold promise from ambitious, high performing business leaders who embed with client teams – becoming part of their projects and their culture, at the intersection of commerce and creativity. We’re not just transforming businesses; we’re transforming logistics, retail, branding, recruiting, marketing, customers, experiences, commerce, results, and products. We are Chameleon Collective, and we’re ready to help your business transform, grow, and succeed.

Experts from
the Collective

Tavis Salazar

Tavis Salazar

Partner | Creative Director

Matt Cave

Matt Cave

Creative Director (Branding)

Johnny Cate

Johnny Cate


Fabian Geyrhalter

Fabian Geyrhalter

Executive Brand Strategist

Cesar Santos

Cesar Santos

Interim Creative Director

Through these services, we stand ready to boost your marketing capabilities, foster transformation, and set the stage for success.


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What are the responsibilities of an Interim Creative Director?

An Interim Creative Director is responsible for overseeing and managing the creative direction and strategy for a company or project on a temporary basis. They lead and inspire a team of creatives, ensuring that all creative work aligns with the brand’s vision and objectives.

What qualifications and experience should an Interim Creative Director have?

An Interim Creative Director should have a strong background in creative design, marketing, and brand strategy. They should possess excellent leadership and communication skills, as well as a proven track record of successfully managing creative teams and delivering results.

How can an Interim Creative Director help my business grow?

An Interim Creative Director can help your business grow by developing and implementing effective creative strategies that resonate with your target audience. They can bring fresh perspectives and innovative ideas to your brand, helping you stand out in a competitive market and attract new customers.

What industries does Chameleon Collective’s Interim Creative Director specialize in?

Chameleon Collective’s Interim Creative Directors specialize in a wide range of industries, including but not limited to technology, e-commerce, consumer goods, healthcare, and finance. They have experience working with diverse clients and can adapt their expertise to meet the specific needs of your industry.

How long does an Interim Creative Director typically work with a company?

The duration of an Interim Creative Director’s engagement with a company can vary depending on the specific project or business needs. It can range from a few months to a year or more. The goal is to provide temporary support and expertise during a transitional period or when additional creative leadership is required.

What sets Chameleon Collective’s Interim Creative Directors apart from traditional agencies?

Chameleon Collective’s Interim Creative Directors offer a unique blend of expertise and flexibility. Unlike traditional agencies, they focus on providing practical and effective solutions for growth and retention. They are independent thinkers who specialize in specific verticals, bringing a fresh perspective and tailored approach to each client’s unique challenges.

How does Chameleon Collective measure the success of an Interim Creative Director’s engagement?

Chameleon Collective measures the success of an Interim Creative Director’s engagement through the impact they have on the client’s business. Key metrics such as increased brand visibility, customer acquisition, and revenue growth are used to evaluate the effectiveness of their creative strategies and leadership.

Can Chameleon Collective’s Interim Creative Directors work remotely?

Yes, Chameleon Collective’s Interim Creative Directors can work remotely. They are equipped with the necessary tools and technologies to collaborate effectively with clients and teams regardless of location. This flexibility allows them to provide their expertise to businesses worldwide.

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