Freelance Digital Creative Director
Sköna is seeking a Digital Creative Director to join our team in the San Francisco office, initially on a freelance basis. We are looking for a passionate and experienced individual with outstanding design sense who can get up to speed fast, and collaborate well with individuals and teams at our company, in Sweden and in the US. You are a visionary, think strategically and holistically about digital experiences, and are able to consult C-level clients on how to grow their brands and businesses online. You are a leader personality to inspire and mentor a digital creative team, oversee design from concept to execution on multiple simultaneous projects, and work well across disciplines and offices.
About Our Culture
We’re a small (but mighty) creative agency based in San Francisco and Stockholm. We work with high tech clients, many of them B2B, on a range of creative services including digital marketing, website development, marketing strategy, brand development, event marketing, outdoor advertising, and much more. Our team is tight-knit and we love what we do. We like to do great work but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We focus on collaboration to produce beautiful results, which means we leave our egos at the door.
Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Work with the brand team to extend brand concepts to website experiences, and produce UX, UI, and interaction design for various B2B clients in the technology space
- Act as a liaison between creative & development to ensure quality output and forward-thinking solutions
- Push our agency forward in creating forward-thinking digital experiences
- Provide digital thought leadership and best practices for the agency and team
- 8+ years of proven experience in UI, UX, and interaction design for web, with 3+ years experience in management
- Proven experience in creating innovative digital experiences that drive business results
- Comprehensive awareness and passion of new platforms, technologies, and trends for digital
- Great understanding of the opportunities and limitations of the modern web — coding experience preferred
- Clear creative vision with a strong understanding of clients and agency business objectives and constraints
- B2B experience agency a plus
- Agency experience a plus
5 signs that you are the right candidate
- You are a creative problem solver – you have an entrepreneurial spirit and you act proactively.
- You have a doggedly curious spirit.
- You are fun to work with – and you have great people skills.
- You love design and using creative as a tool to help elevate brands and drive business growth.
- You like working in a small environment with a flat organization where everyone’s opinion is respected, in other words, the idea of Team Skona always coming first appeals to you!
Sounds like you?
Then we can’t wait to hear from you! Fill in the form and we’ll talk soon.