Creative Circle is the largest creative staffing agency in the U.S., connecting creatives with top companies looking for full-time or freelance talent.
Our client is a well-funded SaaS & B2B startup (series E), changing how companies, investors, law firms, and employees manage equity, looking for their first Creative Director to shape and evolve the brand, story, and identity.
Competitive talent has been through the rodeo of rapid brand-growth and has a strong understanding of how to create, develop, and refine brands that serve multiple audiences and have many product lines.
This position will report into the VP of Marketing, and partner closely with the VP of Product Design and Head of Content Marketing.
What you'll do:
- Elevate and refine their brand identity, ensuring it represents the company’s vision
- Build and manage an internal creative and brand agency – focused on web design, illustration, video, and copywriting
- Partner with Product Design teams to ensure consistent creative representation of the brand
- Evangelize the brand internally, so every employee can be an ambassador
- Work closely with marketers, writers, and product designers to ensure all customer-facing work furthers the brand and overall creative direction
We are looking for someone with:
- 10+ years' experience in brand design experience
- In-house startup experience, ideally with a re-brand or branding a company preferable
- SaaS and/or B2B experience
- Desire to set high-level strategy, as well as get your hands dirty in day to day brand and creative work
- Creative leadership – experience building and managing teams (3+ years)
- Expertise in brand and web/product design with knowledge of mediums (video, illustration, copywriting, etc.)
- Expertise working cross-functionally – influencing others
- Obsessive when it comes to the details, yet balancing quality and speed of execution