Creative Director, Copy

  • San Francisco  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    17 April 2020  
    Posted on
    19 March 2020  

At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.

From our location in San Francisco’s SOMA district⁠—the epicenter of the Bay Area’s technology industry⁠—AKQA offers our staff the opportunity to produce meaningful work for world-class companies in one of the world’s most vibrant and beautiful cities.

As a Creative Director at AKQA, you will lead a team of writers across a client engagement. We’re looking for a skilled storyteller with experience leading and establishing the brand voice for a global digital platform. The ideal candidate will have experience with developing the brand voice for large global digital initiatives and UX writing, as well as managing client partnerships and creative teams.



  • Establish and develop the brand voice, and help maintain its consistency throughout the digital platform.
  • Lead and manage the creative team to carry out the strategy, execution, and production.
  • In-depth knowledge of UX writing and content strategy.
  • A hands-on approach to the work.
  • The ability to lead, coach, inspire and motivate a team to create and deliver truly remarkable, influential and impactful work.
  • Encourage progressive thinking and the pushing of boundaries.
  • Experience and ability to succeed in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Ensure a collaborative ‘One Team’ approach between client and agency representatives.


  • A compelling portfolio of distinctive work that spans UX writing for global platforms, and experience establishing creative strategy and brand voice.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Broad cultural reference points.
  • Fearless, boundlessly creative, and relentlessly attentive to detail.
  • Proven track record of leading writing teams and partnering with clients.


AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.