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Creative Director

Who We Are Looking For
Zehner is looking for a new Creative Director to join the Brand, Design and Experience Team. This role leads the Creative Team, oversees its contribution across the portfolio of active clients, and helps optimize the impact of Zehner’s client outcomes. Communicative, collaborative, and creative, the Creative Director is a passionate problem-solver dedicated to innovation, detail, process, curiosity, and growth, both personally and organizationally.  

About Zehner
Zehner is a Los Angeles based full-service digital agency that connects brands with consumers through strategic brand, design, and technology. We craft intuitive eCommerce experiences and digital products for editorial, entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, and consumer packaged brands.


  • Represent and position Zehner as a leader and problem solver in all aspects of branded commerce and application design 

  • Enthusiastically collaborate with a cross-functional team of Designers, Brand Strategist, Project Managers and Technologists

  • Collaborate with User Experience team and offer valuable participation in IA and UX process 

  • Collaborate with Brand Strategist to direct, build and manage content creation teams for production of photography and video

  • Branding and identity from start-up client napkin ideas to rebrands of large organizations
  • Conduct brainstorming sessions that facilitate strategic, innovative thinking to develop actionable creative initiatives

  • Combine Brand Strategy, UX and Design into delivering best-in-class experiences for our partners 
  • Support C-suite/Business Development team with pitches and projects

  • Set priorities and allocate Design resources across engagements, balancing short- and long-term needs, establishing production schedules and staffing allocations

  • Contribute to problem-solving at both team and organizational levels

  • Able to lead a project independently from kick-off to delivery


Skills, Qualifications, Experience

  • Experience with/understanding of/respect for other disciplines including Brand, UX, Interaction, Engineering, Project Management

  • Hands on design and production capabilities — you will be designing and accountable for delivery on some projects 

  • Expert understanding and executional ability of modern design tools
  • Expert skills in User Experience and Interface design with proven track record in 
Delivering both branded commerce and application design 

  • Strong creative vision with an understanding of business objectives

  • Compassionate manager of people, resources, time, budgets, margins and clients

  • Strong and professional presentation and communication skills

  • Comfortable interacting with high-profile clients and industry professionals

  • Strategic and creative thinker who can proactively problem solve and prioritize tasks

  • Innately curious, with insight into human behavior and instinct for human-centric design

  • Demonstrates integrity, reliability, professionalism, and courtesy to all colleagues

  • Passion for working in a fast-paced environment

The Design Team

  • You report to and collaborate with Chief Design Officer
  • You are a peer and partner to the Experience Director
  • You will supervise, develop and inspire a team of Designers and a Brand Strategist 


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Portfolio with work with leading brands in today's marketplace
  • Experience in Branded Commerce and Application/product design
  • 7 years of experience and 2 in leadership role managing, mentoring designers, supporting pitches and interfacing with high level clients 
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