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At R/GA, we design businesses and brands for a more human future. 

Our Creative Directors are thinkers, makers and storytellers that use design to bring ideas to life. They lead projects into uncharted creative territories and synthesize new outcomes. They’re design fundamentalists that approach projects with both rational and innovative mindsets. They know that the only constant is change and embrace the unknown with maturity, empathy and tenacity.

As a Creative Director, you’ll be responsible for leading strategic and creative thinking across large systematic projects, utilzing new technologies to create unique experiences. We are looking for a mix of conceptual thinking, innovation, design craft and fearless leadership to create meaningful and memorable work. 

Here’s what you should know if you want to be a Creative Director at R/GA:

You are

  • A natural leader, strategic and conceptual thinker.
  • Not just a stellar Designer but enjoy leading and mentoring those around you.
  • A world-class Creative Director with impeccable craft, comfortably and consistently superb in your thinking and execution across a range of visual styles and mediums. 
  • Able to define strategic and creative points of view on systematic thinking, platform innovation, storytelling and brand.
  • A leader and collaborator. You will lead and work closely with other disciplines and have a broad understanding of design that goes beyond Visual Design.
  • A master of your craft who can be hands-on when needed. You lead by example and inspire with your passion. 
  • Able to build strong relationships with colleagues and clients alike.
  • Proactive and positive in your approach to work and those around you. 

On any given day

  • Create digital products, design systems and narratives grounded in strategic thinking.
  • Structure narratives for client presentations and push systematic design work to drive impact and creative edge.
  • Work with C-suite leaders and visionaries to transform brands.
  • Define business requirements, opportunities and translate strategic insights into customer-facing experiences.
  • Lead, empower and inspire teams to create best-in-class experiences.
  • Mentor design talent across projects, providing clear direction and actionable feedback.
  • Concept and collaborate with Strategy, Visual Design, Copy, UX and Tech to push project objectives.
  • Provide direction in matters related to visual design, including user experience, user interface, product and service design.
  • Identify creative opportunities for business growth.

You’re the right fit if you

  • Are curious and look beyond the immediate ask to concept innovative solutions. 
  • Have a positive attitude that fosters team camaraderie and believe that greatness can happen only when people with different skills and perspectives work together. 
  • Persevere despite obstacles and have the ability to adapt on the fly.
  • Are able to lead multiple projects and delegate work effectively.
  • Have strong leadership skills, and enjoys mentoring and fostering growth of junior design talent.
  • Have impeccable design craft, conceptual thinking and creative flair.
  • Are able to think, make and effectively communicate ideas and outputs to colleagues and clients.
  • Are relentlessly focussed on crafting meaning and memorable experiences that add real value to people’s lives and measurably move businesses forward. 
  • Are comfortable collaborating with people from different creative disciplines and teams.
  • Have a proven track record in both product and systematic work.
  • Have an active creative and cultural life with the ability to form unique POVs.
  • Are able to create and craft award winning and peer envy work.



You bring

 

  • 8+ years of experience in Product/Service/Visual Design
  • A proven track record of leading clients, projects and teams across multiple industries 
  • The knowledge of what good strategy and design systems look like while being able to zoom out and see the broader picture, while connecting the dots to create a cohesive overall experience
  • The ability to inspire, line manage and mentor Visual Designers
  • Mastery in design tools, presentation and prototyping including Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, Principle, Keynote and Google Slides
  • Outstanding storytelling, presentation and communication skills with the ability to clearly express and sell ideas to clients 
  • Natural charisma, soft skills and experience leading across disciplines
  • A passion for innovation and experimentation with technology
  • A eye for detail, an obsession with craft and a conceptual core
  • A finger on the pulse of future innovation and the ability to express your POV 

 

Remote / Hybrid Options

R/GA are offering a remote or hybrid contract to anyone across the UK or Europe – please reach out for more information.

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Diversity

No-matter who you are, where you’re from, who you love, follow in faith, disability (or superpower) status, ethnicity or the gender you identify with (please do tell us your pronouns), you're welcome at R/GA. If you have any requests or requirements to support you throughout any interview process, please do let us know!