Creative Director

Posted: 16 days ago

Figma is looking for a Creative Director to lead our team of brand designers. You will guide the development and evolution of our brand as Figma grows and build out new creative functions to scale our team.

This is a fulltime role that can be held from one of our US hubs or remotely in the continental United States.

What you'll do:

  • Guide the development and evolution of our brand, voice, and strategy as Figma evolves as a company and product
  • Coach and mentor a team of brand designers to deliver their best creative work and grow in their career
  • Identify and build out new functions to scale the team—whether it be hiring in-house or partnering with contractors/agencies 
  • Mature our design operations to prioritize requests against business goals, scale the team through improved systems and processes, and streamline how we work on creative projects as a marketing organization
  • Collaborate effectively with other leaders at Figma and setup processes for teams to engage and work with the creative team
  • Partner with the broader marketing team to build out performance-driven advertising campaign programs, uplevel product launches, deliver amazing brand experiences at events, and more
  • Foster an open culture of design critique and feedback across product and brand design teams 
  • Help us define Figma brand’s story and help evangelize our brand through blog posts, livestreams, events, and other mediums

About you:

  • 10+ years of relevant work in a creative field, with a diverse portfolio of work that demonstrates experience in web, events, digital advertising, social, sales support, and campaigns
  • Experience hiring, building, and scaling a design team across multiple functions
  • Experience building out in-house design operations and partnerships with external agencies/contractors
  • Strong communicator and collaborator; experience working with executives and leaders
  • Passion for mentoring and coaching creative teams, as well as attracting new talent
  • A keen eye for detail and craftsmanship while also considerate of deadlines and constraints
  • Be willing to roll-up your sleeves when necessary; we are still a startup after all
  • Familiarity with with marketing technology platforms and operations a plus
  • Love for reflecting and writing about your process and POV a plus
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