Creative Director

Insomniac Design is a global digital agency headquartered in Washington D.C., with offices in London, Bucharest and Chisinau.  We’re an agile, determined and innovative team organized by functional areas of expertise — Creative, Technology, Strategy, and Management. We specialize in human-centered design with deep focus on design thinking and digital transformation. 

Our Creative Director is responsible for setting the standard of creative work on projects and at Insomniac Design as a whole. This person expertly and holistically leads creative work, builds project and company process, manages team members, internal initiatives, and pursues new business. 

As the day-to-day Creative Team lead, you’ll help guide our focus on human-centered design and cutting-edge technology innovation, internally and with clients. This person will continue to build a culture of creative excellence and collaboration, and partner across teams with the Directors of Digital & Technology to manage ongoing internal production and client creative delivery. 

If you have creative leadership experience and are looking to take a new team to the next level, this could be the role for you!
Skills & Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the vision and growth of our creative delivery and work as a whole.
  • Elevate and maintain an industry-best level of creative work and client delivery.
  • Support business development, scoping new projects, and team management.
  • Strong presentation skills that win the trust of clients to consistently implement ideas.
  • Champion, protect and innovate our internal creative process.
  • Serve on Creative Leadership and the Insomniac Design Leadership Team.
  • Manage creative team resourcing, and contributions to team and company wide initiatives.
  • Be a visible and respected company-wide leader, and exemplary team advocate.
  • Manage direct reports to guide team member creative and professional development.
  • 10+ years experience in creative direction across brand, interactive, and web.
  • 3-5+ years minimum managing a creative team, growth, and performance of direct reports.
  • Strong creative vision with digital expertise and a well-rounded creative background.
  • Conceptualize unique solutions to meet our client’s strategic and creative goals.
  • Expertly design workshops, agendas, and connect research themes to project priorities.
  • Adept at managing and motivating the team to elevate our creativity and delivery.
  • Foster a culture of creative experimentation and innovation.
  • Unique ability in guiding team members to produce their best work.
  • Experience across creative tools including Adobe CS, Sketch, Marvel, Zeplin and Miro.
  • Expertise in concept development, web & digital, campaign and brand building.
  • Experienced with production and post-production techniques across interactive design.
Applicant Eligibility: Please note, only candidates who are US citizens or able to work on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship are eligible to apply. No recruiters or staffing agencies please.


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