Los Angeles, CA - onsite 4 days a week

Creative Director | Job #13316

Date of Posting:

September 26, 2021

Length of Assignment:


Pay Rate:

Salary DOE

Job Description:

Artisan Creative is looking for a full-time creative director to join an innovative design and digital agency with offices worldwide. The agency builds modern brands through strategic identities for household names.

The creative director will be part of the agency’s executive team and will participate in new business and lead all pitches. You won’t be required to bring in new business since this agency is always in demand, though you will be coming up with strategy and approaches in order to convert.

As the creative director, you will lead brand strategy and oversee two creative directors. You’ll be involved in projects from start to finish and have oversight, but not directly lead, 20-30 employees.

You will be required to have experience in branding, systematic thinking, and brand positioning all the way through to design systems and campaign work.

•Drive creative excellence and the agency’s reputation
•Provide leadership and direction to creative teams
•Convert new business opportunities
•Attract and develop the very best creative talent
• Provide strategic conceptual inspiration to the agency, senior clients, and client teams
•Demonstrate knowledge and creative capability in directing work and teams
•Lead and guide a highly motivated creative team to deliver and align to our values
•Build a creative culture with a strong team ethos by introducing and encouraging innovative thinking, creative initiatives, following of trends, & participation in events


•Extensive leadership capabilities
•Proven experience in inspiring clients and building long term relationships
•Knowledge of local and international trends impacting on all areas of brand
•Experience of executive/senior management leadership with recognized agencies
•Experience of driving an award-winning strategy
•A portfolio showcasing branding and design thinking

Please reference the Job # and Title in the subject matter of your email and submit to artisanjobs@artisancreative.com.

Please provide your resume, portfolio or URL where applicable as well as three references for consideration. Additionally, please provide 3-5 bullet points as to how your experience best relates to the requirements. Unless specified, roles are not open to relocation or remote candidates and only local candidates will be considered. Thank you.

Applicants for roles within the City of Los Angeles please note: “Pursuant to the Los Angeles City Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with Criminal Histories.”

Applicants for roles within the City of San Francisco please note: “Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction warrants.”

Artisan Creative’s Bio:

Core Values: Accountability | Agility | Trust | Communication | Enthusiasm

We have spent the last 25+ years in creative staffing and recruitment helping candidates find both freelance and full time roles in the Print, Digital, Broadcast, Marketing, Social Media, and Communication fields.

We work with a variety of clients from Advertising and Design agencies to in-house marketing and communications teams in the Entertainment, Health and Beauty, Fashion, Financial, Social, Technology, and Manufacturing verticals to name a few. 

Visit our blog to access over 500 articles on interviewing best practices, job search, and freelancing tips.   Listen to the artisan podcast for stories of creativity & inspiration.

Artisan Creative is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise and Equal Opportunity Employer.

For a complete list of our core capabilities, please visit artisancreative.com

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