Creative Director

  • Chicago, IL
  • Full-time

Want to help make the world a safer, more sustainable and more creative place? It may sound like a lofty goal, but that’s exactly what we’re doing at Black Spectacles. Our platform attracts architects around the world who want to push the limits of their industry. Our content — which includes podcasts, design tutorials and exam prep — helps architects keep pace with emerging technologies and software, so they can do their best work.

Black Spectacles is ranked #11 in Education for 2019 INC. 5000 America’s Fastest Growing Company List and to keep that momentum going strong, we’re expanding our team of enthusiastic go-getters. We’re on the hunt for a Creative Director who will ensure brand consistency across both our video and visual educational content.


  • You are responsible for the creative direction of video/visual content.
  • You will work with our video, motion graphics, and visual design team to establish a formalized style and look for our content.
  • You will set quality and conformity standards for video/visual related projects.
  • You will lead the creative process on in-studio and field shoots.
  • You are responsible for style ideation of videos, motion graphics, and visual content.
  • You will review final pieces and make suggestions for improvement as needed.


  • You have 5+ years professional experience as a Creative/Art Director of video/visual based content.
  • You can effectively brief teams on creative strategy and ideas.
  • You're a self-starter and take ownership of your work.
  • You have a creative eye with strong attention to detail.
  • You are a visual expert who can craft great ideas and help execute them


  • Healthcare + Dental + Vision
  • 401k with Employer match
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 1 week of paid training per year.
  • 3 days of paid time off to do volunteer work
  • Employee referral program
  • Commuter pre-tax program
  • Team events: quarterly social gatherings & annual 'architecture' trip.
  • Office perks:
  • Weekly happy hour
  • Open work space environment
  • Ergonomic chair, stand-up desk equipment available.
  • Discounts to multiple services

Black Spectacles is an equal opportunity employer.

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