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Executive Creative Director – Senior Director
Posted on 12/15/2022
Culver City, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • All for free. Credit Karma has grown significantly through the years: we've added more than 70 million members in the last five years alone and now have more than 1,100 employees across our offices in Oakland, Charlotte, Los Angeles and London
  • Banking services provided by MVB Bank, Inc., Member FDIC
  • 10+ years of experience as Creative Director, including at least 2 years of Creative leadership experience in-house
  • Experience leading and developing a team of copywriters, designers and art directors at all experience levels
  • A proven track record of creating brand-defining and business-driving work across channels, including TV, email, digital and social
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  • Set the creative bar (we like it high) for the brand and deliver great work that works
  • Advocate for the department as whole-be a vocal leader for your brand vision and help the organization (functional partners up through C-suite leadership) see the power of creative as a business driver
  • Coach and inspire a large team of copywriters, designers and art directors
  • Lead with empathy and inclusivity, and actively nurture career development for all team members
  • Build relationships with cross-functional partners and performance marketers to understand key business problems and bring a strong perspective on how creative can help solve
  • Scale creative ideas up or down as needed to nail the brief while staying on budget and accomplishing business goals
  • Partner with the Director of Creative Strategy & Production to co-lead a department of 40+ people
  • Work at a mission-driven company, where your creativity could help over 100 million people improve their financial situations--there aren't many opportunities in marketing that are this rewarding
  • Unique opportunity to make your mark on an entire brand, further defining and pushing boundaries to make Credit Karma mean more to people
  • It's an exciting time with many new game-changing products being introduced, so there are plenty of interesting creative problems to sink your teeth into
  • You will be managing a very talented team of creatives with a mix of backgrounds from both in-house and advertising agencies
  • Direct access to the Chief Marketing Officer at all times to bounce ideas off of
Desired Qualifications
  • Deep passion for defining the future of personal finance
  • Strong storytelling skills, with the ability to get the heart of why a creative idea is relevant
  • A solid understanding of performance marketing with experience creating and testing direct response content, then using data to inform iteration and optimization
  • Self starter with the passion and energy to work in a fast paced environment
  • An inclusive team management style based on empathy and understanding; you enjoy being a coach
  • Deep experience in leading creative teams to deliver marketing that's inclusive of large and diverse audiences
  • Exceptional ability to build strong cross-functional relationships with Marketing, Product, Social and Legal partners. Must have high emotional intelligence and strong powers of persuasion
  • Strong organizational acumen, with the ability to quickly learn how to get things done within CK systems and structure. Experience setting priorities, problem solving, multitasking and working in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills and can be a dynamic speaker in front of reporters, peers and leaders
  • All the talent without the ego. We really live by our company values here - Hope, Ownership, Progress and Empathy (H.O.P.E.)
Credit Karma
Company Overview
Credit Karma offers a range of tools and personalized recommendations designed to help customers make the most of their money.