Creative Director

15 days ago
Portland, Oregon • fulltime

Instrument

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With a background in design, strategy, writing or tech, you are a visionary creative leader who is enthusiastic about exploring uncharted territory within the design and tech industry. Your creative approach is grounded in innovative business strategy, and your human-centered philosophies extend to both your internal team and clients alike. You inspire and motivate those around you as you lead a multidisciplinary team. You know how to maintain thriving client relationships and how to grow new ones. You are enthusiastic about helping develop future opportunities for you and your team and you move forward into the unknown with courage, an optimistic spirit and an open mind. 

What you'll do:
  • Conceptualize surprising ideas that push brands and products forward
  • Inspire and drive the creation of beautiful yet functional work that is innovative and unexpected
  • Bring a fresh perspective that diversifies our collective viewpoint while expanding our creative leadership capabilities 
  • Encourage your teammates to expand their skill sets and ways of thinking by being a partner, leader and mentor 
  • Balance team and client needs while autonomously ensuring project progress and success 
  • Ability to travel to the Bay Area frequently 

What you'll bring: 
  • Experience with clients at tech and/or Fortune 100 companies
  • 10+ years experience leading creative work
  • Management of 8+ team members 
  • A deep understanding of the technology industry and digital experiences
  • Global perspectives in design, strategy and technology thinking
  • Embodiment of a thoughtful and supportive leadership approach 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong understanding of brand design through the digital lens 
  • AR/VR experience is a plus

What we give you:
  • Competitive salary
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and vision
  • 401K matching
  • Work-life balance

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