VP of Creative


Culver City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 03/17/2021
  • Website: ritual.com
  • Company Address: 5681 W Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, CA, 90016

About Ritual

Based in sunny Los Angeles, Ritual is a direct-to-consumer health brand that believes it’s crucial to know not just what you’re putting into your body, but why you need it in the first place.

Job Description

The VP of Creative will shape and drive the design and actualization of a creative strategy that will elevate the brand at Ritual. This individual will work to develop innovative campaigns and messaging, bringing our products, people, mission and traceability initiatives to life on a global scale across owned, earned and paid channels. This role will be responsible for translating business and marketing strategies into customer-facing concepts and executions, with a focus on visuals and storytelling. This highly creative and detail-oriented position requires strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with many different teams, as well as external partners. We seek an individual who has a true passion for what drives consumer behavior and a desire to translate that into compelling visual and emotional narratives. A leader with intellectual curiosity and a continuous desire to learn, teach and inspire those around them.

What You'll Do:

    • Oversee all creative direction and development across owned, earned and paid channels
    • Concept and execute innovative campaigns around the brand and traceability mission—with a focus on people, product, ingredients and health
    • Create compelling visuals and stories across various platforms and mediums including, but not limited to: social media, site, stores and press
    • Oversee brand visuals and voice, ensuring brand messaging is consistent, engaging and aligned with brand values across all touch-points
    • Set direction and motivate your team. Train, mentor and grow individuals—providing guidance, clear direction, problem solving and people management
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and lead creative briefing sessions cross-departmentally to clarify business needs and key deliverables
    • Manage relationships with internal & external creative partners: agencies, freelancers and contributors
    • Collaborate with the leadership team to ensure creative projects and direction are aligned with key business needs and priorities

Who You Are:

    • 10+ years of experience working in the creative field, in-house or agency
    • Experience leading creative teams across various mediums—including photography, video, graphic design, and print
    • Expertise developing multi-channel brand campaigns across owned, earned and paid media
    • A digital-first mindset and strong understanding of the modern consumer landscape, especially social media, mobile and content marketing
    • A big thinker who loves ideation and exploration, with a deep curiosity and a desire to challenge conventional wisdom
    • A strong communicator, both visually and verbally
    • An entrepreneurial mindset and a willingness to be hands-on
    • The ability to create thought-provoking work in a fast-paced and evolving environment
    • The ability to think strategically and problem solve on the fly. Flexibility to adjust quickly to changes and deliver on deadline
    • A strong desire to continually bring innovation to work and process
    • Ability to inspire, mentor and manage teams and collaborate effectively
    • A strong work ethic and commitment to quality and efficiency
    • Strong portfolio showcasing strategic/conceptual thinking, visual design and storytelling
Why Ritual?
Since launching in October 2016, Ritual has grown to be a cultural revolution in the health industry. We’re not about pseudoscience, half-truths or health fads. We are simple, effective, and backed by real science. We have some pretty great benefits & perks related to our office environment, however, they have been limited due to the global health situation. See below for our adjusted available perks until we can get back into the office together! 
● Equity participation
● 401k Match - Up to 4%
● Free Ritual products
● Unlimited PTO - 10 days minimum to keep you fresh
● Bi-Annual Performance Reviews
● “Ritual First Fridays” - Entire company takes off the first Friday of each month while we are working remotely
● 12 weeks paid maternity/paternity leave and we cover health insurance during any additional time taken under-protected baby bonding time off
● Periodic group workouts with trainers on Zoom
Ritual is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to bringing together humans from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do impactful work together.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.