CreateApe, inc.: Digital Agency Creative Director

Job Description

Contract

Time zones: EST (UTC -5), CST (UTC -6), MST (UTC -7), PST (UTC -8), AKST (UTC -9), HST (UTC -10), ART (UTC -3), UTC -4, UTC -4:30, UTC -3, UTC -2

Are you a UX ninja ready to break out of the corporate world?  Want to work for a fun and slightly nerdy crew that lets you flex your creative muscles and build a super diverse portfolio?  Then we’ve got a spot for you here at Create Ape!  We’re a full-service UX/UI agency that’s growing fast and making waves in the digital design world.  Join our fully remote team of design and development experts from all around the world and get rid of that boring office commute.  We want to invest in YOU and your UX career – meaning the more you contribute and become an integral part of our team, the more room for professional growth.

This is a fully remote position, not restricted by commutes or a particular geographic area.  Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9AM – 5PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT UTC-7), this position requires individuals to be available for meetings and duties at least a six (6) hour block during this window.

As a Creative Director, you are the tireless force leading teams to create world-class concepts and articulating the power of those ideas to clients. You have already done your share of making award-winning work and now’s your time to bring that out of a creative team, help them refine it and level up the standard of work every day. 

You create the environment for great ideas and polished executions to happen. You work well with coworkers and clients. And you push for data-driven strategies that ultimately lead to emotive, effective work. 


Responsibilities:
  • Direct and inspire teams 
  • Lead the selling and execution of the work  
  • Understand strategic intent of projects and audience/customer goals 
  • Direct creative output on multiple projects, all the while keeping work aligned with brand and strategy 
  • Push yourself and others out of comfort zones to think differently and be innovative in what we deliver and how we deliver it 
  • Exhibit a positive, constructive and collaborative attitude, even under pressure 
  • Manage creative talent, ensuring their potential is met and that project expectations are delivered upon 
Required Skills: 
  • Exceptional creative chops 
  • CRO campaign experience 
  • Ability to see the big picture and drive ideas through to specific tactics 
  • Proven leadership 
  • Strategic thinking 
  • Fantastic presenter; persuasive and effective communication 
  • Strong relationship building 
  • Comfort with the uncomfortable 
  • Experience with social first campaigns a plus
  • Ability to craft amazing case studies 
Qualifications: 
  • Must live in North or South America (No Exceptions!)
  • Must be able to work well fully remote
  • Must work during our PST hours.
  • Experience at creatively renowned agencies 
  • Experience as a creative or UX director 
  • Experience leading brands, projects and creative teams 
  • Exceptional portfolio with demonstrated versatility across all media 
  • Experience supporting, pitching and winning new business 
  • Conversant in industry trends and current technology 
  • Ability to travel rarely, if needed a plus 

If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for creativity and UX/UI design, and have the skills and experience required to be part of a talented team of designers, we would love to hear from you.  Apply now and join our team of innovative thinkers and creative problem solvers.  If you like what you see and want to get out of that commute… holla at us with your portfolio, resume, and seriously… an interesting cover page (or video introduction)!