At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.
From our location in San Francisco’s SOMA district—the epicenter of the Bay Area’s technology industry—AKQA offers our staff the opportunity to produce meaningful work for world-class companies in one of the world’s most vibrant and beautiful cities.
As a Creative Director at AKQA, you will lead a team of writers across a client engagement. We’re looking for a skilled storyteller with experience leading and establishing the brand voice for a global digital platform. The ideal candidate will have experience with developing the brand voice for large global digital initiatives and UX writing, as well as managing client partnerships and creative teams.
Establish and develop the brand voice, and help maintain its consistency throughout the digital platform
Lead and manage the creative team to carry out the strategy, execution, and production
In-depth knowledge of UX writing and content strategy
A hands-on approach to the work
The ability to lead, coach, inspire and motivate a team to create and deliver truly remarkable, influential and impactful work
Encourage progressive thinking and the pushing of boundaries
Experience and ability to succeed in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment
Ensure a collaborative ‘One Team’ approach between client and agency representatives
QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS
A compelling portfolio of distinctive work that spans UX writing for global platforms, and experience establishing creative strategy and brand voice
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Broad cultural reference points
Fearless, boundlessly creative, and relentlessly attentive to detail
Proven track record of leading writing teams and partnering with clients
AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
The imaginative application of art and science. AKQA is home to 2,100 professionals in 23 studios across the USA, Europe, Asia, and Australasia.