Executive Creative Director

February 14th, 2022

We’re looking for Executive Creative Directors to lead and grow a portfolio of handsome accounts. You’ll directly define and shape handsome’s creative output on multiple accounts and in our marketing presence.

What that looks like on the daily

You’ll be the Executive Creative Director on 2-3 of our growth accounts, spanning research & strategy, product development, and campaigns and media. You’ll work closely with the team and clients to deliver award-winning work, and push the growth potential of the account with strong and smart creative.

You’ll work with a team of designers, creatives and strategists to deliver strong recommendations and sell in bold ideas across all touchpoints of a user journey or communications strategy.

You’ll work closely with the Account Leads to identify growth opportunities, sell in award-winning ideas, and grow handsome’s capabilities.

Whether your core craft is copy or design, you have fluency in all aspects of creative, digital and product innovation.

You’ll shape the growth and culture of the agency by attracting the best talent to join you, through your existing network and proactive scouting.

You’ll drive handsome’s brand presence through compelling ways to tell handsome’s brand story across our clients, work and people.

You will own the execution of the marketing story for your account(s) building out the handsome portfolio and generating attention for our outstanding work, taking a singular story and turning it into multiple campaign touchpoints.

About You

5+ years of relevant agency experience in a director level role or above. You have achieved an outstanding level of excellence in campaign concepts, creative execution, innovation and account growth.

You have depth and range in all aspects of the work we do, and can skillfully lead a team of diverse disciplines with clarity, vision, and inspiration.

You live up to and exceed the work in handsome’s portfolio and love leading teams to new heights.

Strong familiarity with digital design agencies. You should already be following us and our competitors. You speak our language.

You are a leader, but also a doer. You don’t need to wait to be told what to do. You create your own deadlines and never miss them.

The Future

Imagine it’s 3 months from now. What does success look like?

Your clients trust you and look to you for where they should take their brand. Your team and partners are firing on all cylinders and are inspiring you as much as you are inspiring them. 

You have concrete ideas for the future of the creative output on the account, and plans for how to sell them in with your team.

You’ve already contributed to the handsome portfolio with marketing ideas, thought leadership, or social campaigns based on your work or work across the agency.

You’re creating case studies and building campaigns around your work that rival and exceed the competition.

You just get it. You understand the landscape and what it takes to deliver a brand experience that rivals our biggest competitors.


Send us a message at careers@handsome.is with your résumé, portfolio of relevant work and anything else you wish us to see and consider.