We’re looking for a creative sergeant with a contagious love for problem solving. Somebody who knows the importance of craft, going beyond briefs and takes pride in helping everybody around them make great work.Our future Creative Director (Copy) is a content-machine that uses their storytelling skills to turn good ideas into holy-crap experiences. You’re energized by the beauty of words across channel, with an emphasis in the digital space. In this position, you’ll focus on producing work that fuels brands every. single. day. As a Creative Director, you’ll be joining a team that’s just as passionate about creating individual touch points for consumers. If you find yourself giddy about mentoring, growth, and leading a team – you’re in the right place.ResponsibilitiesOwn a range of creative work from content calendarsConcept, write, develop, and put the team in the best position to present our ideasBe as much of a friendly mentor as a proficient doer when working within our dynamic brand team structureLeading and mentoring a team of creatives (designers, writers, producers, and developers)RequirementsA Bachelor’s degree or entrepreneurial street creds and 1+ years of experience copywriting, developing, and creating for digital/socialStrong conceptual/brainstorming skillsStrategic thinking skills and a passion for ideating strategically focused campaignsThe ability to follow direction and take constructive criticismAn aptitude for time management, organization, and communicationA talent for wearing multiple brand hats and switching easily among brand voicesA passion for storytelling, a mastery of grammar and the English language, and the ability to tailor your writing to tell that story on a variety of digital platformsThe ability to effectively collaborate with various teams, providing the most useful guidance in an enthusiastic and inspiring mannerA mastery of industry best practices and the platforms we loveA basic understanding of UI/UX and an interest in the big social media platforms and their abilities/limitationsExperience working with designers, developers, and team focused creative processA portfolio that proves you’re passionate about work that spans digital mediaExperience leading or mentoring a team10+ years of experience in the field preferredBarkley’s Commitment to Diversity & InclusionWe believe being radically diverse and inclusive is the key to becoming one of the world’s great creative idea companies. By embracing everything that makes our partners who they are and what makes them unique to the world around them, we create the conditions and capacity to help creative, original thinking thrive. Barkley is committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging as part of our corporate strategic goals, supported by a formal DEI+B program, Employee Resource Groups, Director of Diversity leadership and agency commitment to The Brand Lab.