Who We Are

Hi! We’re Thinkingbox, a global creative collective shaping the future of brands through craft and curiosity. Our team brings together unique perspectives in design, technology, and strategy that push the boundaries for our clients to create work that is innovative. We are a curious bunch that loves to think big, continuously learn, and create. We love our culture and the natural collaboration that happens in and around our five offices, from dog parties to happy hour Fridays, we maintain a vibrant work environment. However, for one month a year we encourage our people to explore the world. Try working from another office or even the beaches of Bali and expand your worldview, then bring that experience back to the team.

The Opportunity

Thinkingbox is on the lookout for a talented and experienced Associate Creative Director who specializes in Copywriting to join our award-winning team in Toronto! We are looking for someone who has awards on their portfolio, and is comfortable both designing and managing. Your voice and vision will play a pivotal part of the creative process as you work alongside the team to bring our client's stories, voice and vision, to life! You'll offer production knowledge and excellent copy skills, turning creative connections into living breathing projects!

Please note that Thinkingbox requires all newly-hired employees, whose job responsibilities require them to work from our offices, travel and/or work in-person with clients or participate in creative productions, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Build strong client relationships through creative ideation & support
  • Determine skills and timing needed to achieve a successful campaign
  • Accountable for producing assets that deliver on the defined creative strategy
  • Establish writing style and tone, and ensure cohesion across the campaign
  • Oversee and provide daily management and quality control of the creative output, always ensuring consistency
  • Develop, articulate and conceptualize ideas to team and client
  • Support with new business pitches, proposal development, and project initiation
  • Assist in managing day-to-day operations of the design team, including setting priorities, assigning resources, and ensuring project goals are achieved
  • Promote a culture of feedback, innovation and teamwork
  • Update knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations

What You’ll Bring

  • 4-5+ years’ of professional experience in a similar capacity
  • A minimum of 2+ years’ of art direction experience, creative direction, and campaign strategic development
  • Game publishing experience desired
  • Knowledge of console or mobile marketing standards desired
  • Project management experience
  • Keen interest in design trends and outstanding attention to detail
  • Leadership experience including mentoring and team management
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills

Equal Opportunity

Here at Thinkingbox, we are committed to building an environment where our employees continuously feel included, valued and heard. Diversity is our creative strength and it’s a combination of our unique experiences and perspectives that make for some of the best problem-solving. The result? Creativity, growth and innovation. We strongly encourage all applicants, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or gender identity to apply.

To Apply

Thank you for taking the time to apply with the Thinkingbox family! Please remember to include your resume and links to your online portfolio with your application (if applicable). Due to the number of applications we receive, we are not able to contact everyone who applies. Do note however that all applications are stored in our talent database and will be considered for future opportunities!