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Creative Director

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About the role

Who We Are:

Here at Odeko, we believe that humans achieve more when they control their own destiny. That’s why we’re creating best-in-class solutions that empower small businesses to realize their big dreams -- starting with our mobile ordering app and supply chain management service. With Odeko, coffee shops and cafés can increase their revenue, lower their expenses, and reduce their environmental footprint effortlessly.

We’re a passionate team of dreamers and builders, determined to liberate small businesses from the not-so-fun aspects of the job so that they can focus on what’s fun and important.

What we’re looking for: 

We’re looking for a Creative Director to join our rapidly growing team. This person must have a strong background in design & creative direction (brand agency or in-house brand design team) with a strong, focused experience in Graphic Design, Brand Identities, and Marketing. This person also should be a highly strategic thinker with a proven track record for leading efforts to execute across digital, retail, OOH, events & social media. The ideal candidate will have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, iterative, semi-structured environment. They must  be willing to do the design work itself, but also be comfortable guiding teams, freelancers, agencies as the needs of the organization evolve.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Lead the evolution and execution of Odeko’s brand design strategy 
  • Execute on strong conceptual and visually expressive brand design across all touchpoints
  • You are just as good with creative strategy as you are with design
  • Work cross-functionally, translating briefs into simple, strategic ideas into visually engaging design
  • Sketch, ideate, and generate new concepts quickly based on stakeholder direction 
  • Inspire, enable, energize, and manage a (future) team of designers, freelancers, and agency partners

About you:

  • 7+ years experience with emphasis on brand design as a Designer, Art Director, or Creative Director
  • Experience in building, evolving and managing brand design systems
  • Experience across digital, retail, OOH, events & social 
  • Experience recruiting talent and mentoring creative teams
  • Experience leading creative teams and agencies
  • The ability to combine larger conceptual thinking with a rigorous attention to detail
  • A portfolio showcasing your awesome work

Why you’ll love working at Odeko:

  • Remote first work environment
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k Matching available
  • Collaborative culture

Odeko is committed to building an inclusive, diverse team. We offer competitive benefits and the opportunity to truly grow. If this sounds good to you, we’d love to hear from you!

No third-parties please.

Why you should join Odeko

Odeko is building a suite of tools that give small food service businesses the ability to operate at the scale of a global franchise without losing their soul.

Team Size:220
Location:New York
James Burkhardt
James Burkhardt
Tim Griffin
Tim Griffin