Creative Director, Minted Brand

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Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Artists shape culture. They spark conversation, create connection, and bring beauty into the world. Minted is where they come together to reach further. Our online marketplace empowers a thriving community of independent artists to sell and scale their work. We nurture self-expression, cultivate community, and bring the best in visual art to a global audience.
We’re building a new way to discover the world’s best creative talent. We’re here for the emerging talent ready to take off, the local favorites ready to grow, and the established artists ready to dream bigger.
At Minted, our people don’t just believe in the power of art–we live it. We have our finger on the pulse of what’s new and now. We’re obsessed with great design, art, and interiors. We’re in galleries, at fairs, and constantly finding inspiration online. We seek undiscovered talent that deserves to stand up and stand out. We connect with artists that have something to say, and we collaborate to amplify their work.
We recognize the challenges independent artists face, and we leverage our resources to level the playing field and create a platform that gives artists the freedom to develop their craft and grow their business.
Who we are looking for
The Creative Director, Minted Brand leads the visual direction and execution of all aspects of Minted brand defining campaigns, artists initiatives and special projects. They build and manage a world-class roster of internal and external creatives, while driving and safeguarding Minted’s brand voice and business objectives.
You are a master at your craft and a mentor of it as well, from your leadership presence and orchestration ability on any creative project. While a high taste level, take-charge spirit, and rich past experience are essential, it’s your exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills that will lead to true success in this role. Be ready to wear multiple hats, including creative luminary, business leader, and team coach—contributing to a positive culture as well as the personal growth of your colleagues. An expert communicator, you’re clear, concise, and purposeful, whether rallying people around an idea or delineating logistical specifics. And as a creative chief with equal parts integrity and empathy, you’re able to constructively intake and problem-solve stakeholder feedback, while preserving the individual spirit of each project, and the voice and vision of the creative team.

What you will work on

  • Deliver best-in-class photography, video content, brand activations and design in service of Minted’s creative team.
  • Manage art directors, designers and writers, providing leadership, inspiration, guidance, support and direction. Encourage excellence, ambition, and team spirit.
  • Work strategically to drive brand awareness and deliver strong engagement through creative deliverables.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external creatives and agencies and partner with other leads in the business to ensure the strongest approach to external talent.
  • Art direct and oversee art direction for editorial and still-life photo and video shoots as needed, ensuring our content is always on-brand, diverse, contemporary, desirable and within agreed budgets.
  • Keep up to date with emerging trends in art, design retail, media and technology as relevant to the Minted brand.
  • Collaborate with brand leadership, production and business teams through the creative process.
  • Develop identities and launch creative for new products and initiatives.
  • Ensure all projects are well-planned, creatively exceptional, and delivered on-time.
  • Identify needs for training and development, coaching and mentoring.
  • Ensure teams function effectively to achieve Minted’s business goals.
  • Review project work for highest standards of quality, consistency, accuracy, and successful completion.
  • Collaborate with the larger team to critically evaluate the creative process and continually improve it.

What you bring to Minted

  • 10+ years leading creative in a product/retail brand and marketing environments.
  • A passion for the Art, Design, and Technology a must.
  • Great people-manager and mentor, with a knack and passion for helping everyone on the team—especially junior talent—to grow, improve, succeed, and advance toward collective and individual goals.
  • Proven depth of experience in working with varied agencies and vendors across a breadth of creative mediums and spectrum of strategy, design, and development.
  • Existing relationships with relevant freelance photographers, directors, stylists, etc.
  • Proven depth of design and art-direction experience in digital and physical environments.
  • Excellent verbal and visual communication skills.
  • Depth of experience across online, print, and experiential design, with a solid understanding of content platforms.
  • Highly proficient in design, typography, Adobe Creative Suite and Figma.
  • Astute attention to detail and meticulous organizational skills.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and agile environment.
  • A sense of humor.
About Minted:
Minted is a design platform bringing the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 75 million homes worldwide.
Minted uses technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. Using its crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships. 
Minted is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and currently employs 350+ full-time employees plus additional temporary workers during the holiday season. The company has raised over $300M from top-tier investors including Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, Permira, Ridge Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.  Angel investors include Marissa Mayer, Jeremy Stoppelman, Julia & Kevin Hartz, Yishan Wong, and more.
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider all qualified applicants for employment in accordance with all state, local, and federal laws. Minted participates in the E-verify program. Minted's Job Applicant Privacy Policy.
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