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 search for a talented and experienced Creative Director to join our award-winning team in New York! We're looking for a creative who is comfortable with taking on a creative leadership for clients! A visionary with a passion for designing and a knack for managing and pitching! Your voice and vision will play a pivotal part of the creative process as you lead the team to bring our client's stories, voice and vision, to life! You'll offer production knowledge and design skills, turn creative connections into living breathing projects, oversee project designs from start-to-finish, all whilst managing the design and production team!

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

  • Take on a creative leadership role for clients
  • Lead in new business pitches, proposal development, and project initiation
  • Oversee simultaneous projects from inception to completion, reviewing project plans, designs, and deliverables
  • Manage day-to-day operations of a creative team, including setting priorities, assigning resources, and ensuring project goals are achieved
  • Oversee and provide daily management of the creative output of your team, including guiding design direction, interaction, and methodology
  • Quality control over content, design and animation output
  • Expertly develop, articulate and conceptualize ideas to team and client
  • Monitor and drive the team to utilize the best and latest methods and tools to be competitive
  • Manage the performance and mentor the careers of direct reports
  • Establish and nurture strong client working relationships
  • Participate in recruiting and hiring of designers
  • Promote a culture of innovation and teamwork
  • Update knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations

What You’ll Bring

  • Minimum of 6+ years’ professional digital design experience at an agency or design studio
  • Diploma or degree in creative art/design or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong knowledge of social media, digital design, UI, UX, trends, and best practices across multiple platforms
  • Motion & animation skills are desired but not required
  • Keen interest in emerging technologies and design trends
  • Strong understanding of typography and design
  • Excellent conceptual thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Strong leadership experience including mentoring and team management

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. 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!