Are you our next
Group Creative Director (Art)?

You are:


  • A passionate, hands-on creative leader with 12+ years of experience who creates inspiring work and inspires great work in others.
  • A big picture creative and strategic thinker who believes B2B can be just as powerful and emotional as B2C.
  • An empowering guide and mentor with at least 5 years of experience managing a team.
  • Someone whose three favorite words are ‘What if we….?’


We are:


  • A NJ-based brand and communications agency. We are remote-first and culture-first and believe that we can always find a way to make it happen, and that everyone deserves to meet their full potential.
  • Looking for an ideal candidate who wants a long-term home and is all about having a big impact—on colleagues, clients, and the agency.
Mike Gerberville

We have an incredible company culture which allows us to focus our energy on creating work that is interesting, effective, and helps our clients succeed.

Mike Gerberville

Creative Studio Manager

We are looking for someone who shines in four main areas:


1. Creative leadership.

You are both a proven creative leader and thought leader who leads the charge with visionary thinking, driving innovative solutions that stand out.

  • Inspire and mentor the creative team, helping them develop their skills and advance their careers.
  • Collaborate closely with strategy and marketing to ensure that all creative work aligns with client goals and expectations.
  • Partner with account managers to fully understand client requirements and scope projects accurately.
  • Play an active role in the leadership team, contributing to the agency’s strategic direction and growth.


2. Team management.

You are an experienced team manager who puts collaboration at the heart of everything you do and a master delegator who empowers teams to take ownership and excel in their roles.

  • Foster a culture of inclusion and mutual respect throughout your team and the agency.
  • Highly skilled at providing clear, constructive feedback at exactly the right times during the creative process.
  • Understand that success is not just in the creative product, but also in the financial health of each project—and you keep a strong pulse on profitability and timely delivery.
  • Work seamlessly across all disciplines to ensure efficiency, profitability, and overall creative quality.
  • Play a key role in recruiting and onboarding new talent.


3. Creative Execution.

Your exceptional hands-on skills are on full display when actively working on projects. You fully understand the power of collaboration and can shift seamlessly from leading creative execution to acting in a supporting role.

  • Develop innovative, out-of-the-box ideas and concepts that captivate and inspire.
  • Bring the power of brainstorming to spark creativity and unexpected thinking.
  • Craft compelling narratives for client presentations—you have a true gift for translating client feedback.


4. New Business.

You love the art of the pitch and will work closely with the Director of New Business Development and other agency leaders to actively pitch and win new business and foster organic growth.

  • Generate new and creative ways to mine and build client growth.
  • Participate in new business conversations—you are exceptional at uncovering what a potential client is looking for.
  • Oversee the creation of marketing and sales initiatives, including our website and social channels, that express the uniqueness of JK.

If you’re ready to lead, inspire, and create impactful work, we’d love to meet you!



  • 12+ years of experience as a designer.
  • 5+ years working with B2B clients, leading branding projects, and managing creative teams.
  • Experience collaborating across multiple disciplines and managing budgets.
  • Expertise in web design (UI/UX) and extensive experience in print, web, video, and digital.
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Figma, Microsoft Office, and Google Suite.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere and Dreamweaver (or other HTML/CSS applications) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with generative AI concepts, trends, and platforms.
  • Final candidates must pass a background check.


Benefits & perks.

  • Subsidized health insurance, including dental and vision.
  • Company-sponsored life insurance and long-term disability (with medical plan).
  • 401(k) plan and profit sharing.
  • Option to participate in Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs).
  • Paid time off, selected holidays off, and one full week off for winter break.
  • JK Gives Back: one day off each year for volunteering/charitable activities.
  • Half-day Summer Fridays.


We are a remote-first agency that also provides opportunities to connect in person at JK’s offices in Hillsborough, NJ. This includes both optional and required in-person gatherings such as onboarding and periodic department, team, and all-staff meetings, face-to-face client meetings/visits, and social events.


JK Design offers a competitive compensation consistent with current market rates.

Equal Opportunity Employer

JK is an equal opportunity employer. JK prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws (protected characteristics). It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

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