Creative Director

Bold visionary. Natural leader. Relentless optimist. You’ll steer incredible work through the studio and bring cutting edge design to life.

What you'll do

Creative visionary

Be the mind behind global design projects working with a variety of clients. Conceptualise the vision. Lead the team. Push the boundaries.

Standard setter

Set incredible design standards. Be brimming with ideas and inspiration. Evolve what we can offer as a studio.

Collaborative powerhouse

Lead teams of talented multi-disciplinary creatives. Inspire everyone to bring their best. Coach them to get even better.

Client whisperer

Keep strong relationships with existing clients. Lead pitches to inspire new clients. Instil confidence. Be a trusted collaborator and adviser.

Cultural creator

Set the culture in the studio. Spot where things could evolve. Play a part in making DS an incredible place to work.

Key Qualities

What you're like

Visionary & inspiring with an experimental edge

Deeply passionate about design and its importance

Highly organised and able to galvanise creative teams and clients

Proactive and adaptable

Constructive and full of energy

Always up for learning

Key Skills and Requirements

Exceptional experience

Transformative brand projects for large international clients. Directing multi-disciplinary teams. Most likely at least 12+ years working in the industry.

A world class portfolio

Versatility. Experimentation. System thinking. Energy. Show us category-defining brands and digital projects. Awards are always a bonus.

Proven leadership

Confident collaboration. Thoughtful guidance. You’re able to lead multi-disciplinary teams with enthusiasm at all stages of the creative process.

Transformation expertise

Design and build a new brand vision. You’ll guide clients through a design evolution. You’ll keep the process smooth and efficient for everyone involved.

Ace storyteller

Strong presenter. Solid writer. Superb communicator. You’re able to construct a persuasive argument with logic and imagination.

Ability to flex

Across industries. Across clients. Across the world. You’ll confidently create an exciting vision in any context.

Master toolkit

Exceptionally skilled in your discipline, still with a hunger to grow. You’ll be open to discovering new tools and developing your own.