Creative Director, Design

Remote (US or Canada) /
Marketing – Marketing /
Full Time Remote
Over 100,000 businesses and millions of people use 1Password to protect their most important information, and we believe those people – and the companies they work for – shouldn’t have to choose between security and productivity. We see security as a human challenge, rather than a technological one. It’s hard work, but our mission has always been to ease the tension between security and convenience and help people navigate the digital world without fear or friction. Human-centric security is part of our DNA, but human-centricity is also the backbone of our culture. We encourage big ideas and new ways of working that help us to make the online world a safer place for everyone.

The 1Password marketing team is committed to helping consumers and businesses everywhere keep their most sensitive data, trade secrets and important information that needs the ultimate protection. 

We live that mission by providing the most rewarding and useful digital experiences without compromising our users' privacy. This may sound like a challenge to modern digital marketers, but we know this is the future, and our team is leading the charge. If you’re passionate about trust, privacy, and inventing the future of ethical marketing, Why not come work with us?

We're looking for a strategic and collaborative Creative Director with a strong storytelling background to guide and bring to life 1Password’s brand across a variety of audiences, channels and markets. You'll play an important leadership role directing a talented team of designers, illustrators and creative types, and work cross-functionally with business partners across the company. You will collaborate with leaders in Design, Product, Marketing and People teams to drive the creation of strategic, compelling, design solutions across an expanding range of projects from visual, video to motion graphics. You'll also manage creative talent in the team with a focus on inspiring teams to want to do their best work, continue developing new skills and thrive in a collaborative, busy environment.

What we're looking for:

    • A portfolio of work that demonstrates your deep understanding of design knowledge, conceptual thinking, experimentation, and brand work 
    • 10+ years of experience working in an advertising, design, or journalism environment
    • Preferred experience of managing and leading designers and creatives across a variety of disciplines: Design, Copy, UX, Illustration, and Motion
    • A passion for design, emotive storytelling and the creative process
    • Deep understanding and experience in establishing, marketing, growing, and evolving brands, from startups and nonprofits to large-scale global organizations
    • Experience with rebrands, brand extensions, visual guidelines and design systems Proven track record in developing, mentoring, and supporting designers building a highly engaged and empowered team
    • Ability to coordinate, direct, and provide creative direction to contractors, agencies, and in-house multi-disciplinary creatives 
    • Excellent presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex, sometimes abstract, concepts clearly and persuasively at the VP and C-Suite level
    • A highly collaborative, organized, and resourceful approach with cross-functional partners
    • A self-starter who proactively sets benchmarks, builds trust, and aligns expectations 
    • Strong knowledge of video and design principles and best practices and a keen eye for typography and technical craft
    • An empathetic storyteller with exceptional creative writing skills

What you can expect:

    • Drive 1Password’s creative vision, style and expression and infuse this into strategy and agency proposal briefs  in collaboration with brand, social, and content marketing teams
    • Design and package strategic and creative direction into compelling stories that are both clear and actionable and support business outcomes
    • Build relationships with leaders and business partners across the company, effectively influence decision making and prioritization, and be an advocate of our culture and values
    • Build consensus wherever possible among all areas of the company; leverage your ability to function as a bridge across disciplines, such as Design, Product, Engineering, and Marketing 
    • Develop a team culture where curious, creative types can grow, feel empowered to own their career and do great work
    • Drive the creative development process as a key player in distilling out the ‘big idea; participate, lead and assist in leading internal creative brainstorms
    • Aid in determining creative direction on projects by fueling the creative process with insightful tactical guidance
    • Attend internal briefings and discovery sessions on new projects when requested
    • Stay current on marketing media and content trends (social, experiential, digital, design etc)
    • Lead an internal creative agency of writers, producers, philosophers, and thinkers
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What we offer:

We believe in working hard, and resting hard. We’re always looking for new ways to support our team members, but here’s a glance at what we currently offer:

Health and wellbeing
> 👶 Maternity and parental leave top up programs
> 👟 Wellness spending account
> 🏝 Generous PTO policy 
> 💖 Company-wide wellness days off scheduled throughout the year 
> 🧠 Complimentary Headspace membership
> 🩺 Comprehensive health coverage

 Growth and future 
> 📈 Employee stock option program for all full time employees 
> 💸 Retirement matching program
> 💡 Training budget, 1Password University access, and learning sessions 
> 🔑 Free 1Password account (and friends and family discount!) 
> 🏦 A You Need A Budget membership

Flexibility and community
> 🤝 Paid volunteer days 
> 🌎 Employee-led DEI&B programs and ERGs
> 🏠 Fully remote environment
> 🏆 Peer-to-peer recognition through Bonusly

You belong here.

1Password is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and equitable workplace that is built on trust, support and respect. We welcome all individuals and do not discriminate on the the basis of gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, sex, citizenship, education, languages spoken or veteran status. Be yourself, find your people and share the things you love.

Accommodation is available upon request at any point during our recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please speak to your talent acquisition partner or email us at nextbit@agilebits.com and we’ll work to meet your needs.

Candidate Privacy Notice

When you apply for a position, refer a candidate, or are being considered for a role at AgileBits, Inc. (dba 1Password, 1Password, we, us, or our), your information is stored in Lever, in accordance with Lever's Service Privacy Notice.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your information, we will either delete or anonymize it. If you have any questions about how we use or process your information, or if you would like to ask to access, correct, or delete your information, please contact our privacy team at [dpo@1password.com] or through 1Password Support.