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Interim Creative Manager

In an ever-evolving business landscape, the need for innovative solutions and transformative strategies is no longer a luxury but a necessity. This is where Chameleon Collective comes in, offering robust Interim Creative Management services.

We understand that not all businesses have the capacity to address growth or retention issues in-house. Therefore, we offer our expertise to help your business navigate the complexities of the market, grow your brand, and retain your competitive edge. We are not your traditional agency; we are a collective of high-achieving independent thinkers, each skilled in specific verticals, dedicated to challenging and transforming how businesses win and retain customers.

Our Interim Creative Management service is designed to provide you with expert leaders who convert challenges into sustainable solutions. Unlike antiquated agencies and consultancies, we don’t focus on appearances or awards. Instead, we focus on delivering practical solutions for growth and retention. We pride ourselves on our ability to attract and retain the finest global talent, all of whom have a track record of outstanding performance at top agencies, consultancies, and Fortune 500 companies. Our key strength lies in leading clients towards sustainable solutions, working independently and collaboratively, without the need for constant oversight.

As your Interim Creative Manager, we will be embedded into your company, working closely with your team to drive change from within. Our role is not just to manage, but to lead and energize change. We bring expertise in various areas, from strategy to execution, branding to recruiting. We blend seamlessly into your organization, focusing on your transformation objectives. Our unique ability to adapt gives us the edge to lead change from within, ensuring your business thrives in the face of any challenge.

Our Interim Creative Management service is not an isolated offering. It fits seamlessly into Chameleon Collective’s broader range of services and practices. We are a collective of leaders, consultants, and recruiters, each bringing expertise in different areas. Our mission is ‘Chameleons celebrate when you no longer need us.’ We focus on driving meaningful change, marking our objectives as complete when our partnership has empowered you to continue without us. We aim not just to solve your problem, but to enable your team to manage the solution independently.

Our Interim Creative Management service is part of our broader mission to ‘Transform Business.’ We lead, deliver, and recruit, driving change from the top down and implementing transformational objectives for your organization. We provide the leadership, expertise, and resources needed to deliver on these objectives. And when the transformation is complete, we help recruit the right internal talent to ensure that the change is sustained. This comprehensive approach sets us apart from traditional agencies and consultancies, positioning Chameleon Collective as your partner in business transformation.

Our Interim Creative Management service is more than just a temporary solution. It is a strategic partnership aimed at driving meaningful change and achieving lasting success for your business. We are Chameleon Collective, and we are here to transform your business.

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.


Connecting on a deeper level with your audience.

Samuel Hubbard – Creative Director Leadership

Case Study: Carputty – Fractional CMO

Digital Revamp

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What is an Interim Creative Manager?

An Interim Creative Manager is a professional who provides temporary leadership and management in the creative department of a company. They are responsible for overseeing and guiding the creative team, ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality creative projects, and driving the overall creative strategy of the organization.

What are the main responsibilities of an Interim Creative Manager?

An Interim Creative Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the creative team, developing and implementing creative strategies, overseeing the production of creative assets, collaborating with other departments, managing budgets and resources, and ensuring the alignment of creative efforts with the company’s goals and objectives.

What qualifications and skills should an Interim Creative Manager have?

An Interim Creative Manager should have a strong background in creative leadership, with experience in managing creative teams and driving successful creative strategies. They should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a deep understanding of design principles, project management expertise, and a track record of delivering innovative and effective creative solutions.

How can an Interim Creative Manager help my business?

An Interim Creative Manager can bring fresh perspectives, industry knowledge, and expertise to your creative department. They can provide strategic guidance, optimize creative processes, improve team collaboration, and ensure the delivery of high-quality creative work. By leveraging their experience and skills, an Interim Creative Manager can help your business achieve its creative goals and drive growth.

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

The duration of an Interim Creative Manager’s engagement with a company can vary depending on the specific needs and goals of the organization. It can range from a few months to a year or more. The length of the engagement is typically determined through discussions and agreements between the Interim Creative Manager and the company.

Can an Interim Creative Manager work remotely?

Yes, an Interim Creative Manager can work remotely if the nature of the work allows for it. With the advancements in technology and communication tools, remote work has become more common and feasible in many industries, including the creative field. However, it is important to ensure effective communication and collaboration between the Interim Creative Manager and the creative team.

How much does it cost to hire an Interim Creative Manager?

The cost of hiring an Interim Creative Manager can vary depending on factors such as the duration of the engagement, the scope of responsibilities, the level of experience and expertise required, and the location of the company. It is recommended to discuss the specific needs and budget with potential Interim Creative Managers to determine a fair and mutually beneficial arrangement.

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