Creative Director

Posted 6.16.24
New York, NY

About Us

At Thesis, we believe that everyone has the capacity to unlock their brain’s full potential. In a world where technology is outpacing human evolution, it’s become more difficult to keep pace with the constant stimuli of the world we live in. The result? People are struggling to be present in every part of their lives. That’s why we’re building an ecosystem that helps people reclaim their focus, starting with nootropic blends to support every kind of brain.

Thesis helps people find the right nootropic blends for their brain chemistry—made from the highest quality, high potency and bioavailable blends at clinically studied dosages—to achieve their goals by boosting brain function and enhancing mental clarity. Thesis has already attracted significant attention, with over $14M raised in venture capital, endorsements from notable healthcare experts and athletes, and is advised by leading neuroscientists from Yale, Penn, and MIT. 

As we continue to grow, we’re looking for exceptional people to join us in revolutionizing cognitive enhancement. If you’re ready to contribute to a pioneering movement that promises personal growth and industry leadership, we invite you to explore a career with us at Thesis.

About The Role

As the Creative Director at Thesis, you will hold a pivotal position in crafting and implementing our brand’s creative strategy. You will be at the helm of a team of talented creatives, guiding them to produce compelling content, visually arresting product designs, and highly effective digital advertising campaigns. Your role will encompass a wide array of responsibilities that contribute to the growth and recognition of our brand.

How You’ll Make an Impact:

  • You will lead the charge in developing and articulating the creative vision for Thesis. This vision will be integral in setting the tone for our brand, ensuring it resonates with our target audience and aligns seamlessly with our core values and objectives.
  • Overseeing the development and upkeep of a cohesive visual identity will be one of your key responsibilities. This entails ensuring that all visual elements, from our logo to website, emails, ads and design elements align with our brand’s identity.
  • Under your guidance, our content creators will generate a diverse range of high-quality materials. These may include engaging blog posts, captivating social media visuals, informative video content, and other resources designed to educate, engage, and even entertain our audience.
  • Staying attuned to industry trends and packaging innovations will be key.
  • As a leader, you will manage and mentor a dynamic team of designers, photographers, videographers, and content creators. Your leadership will be instrumental in nurturing a creative and collaborative work environment that sparks innovation and excellence.
  • You will oversee the creative budget, meticulously managing resources to ensure that we achieve maximum impact while maintaining cost-effectiveness. Providing financial reports and projections in partnership with Finance and internal teams will be part of your responsibilities.

We’re Excited About Your:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or significant relevant work experience is essential. Your proven track record of creative leadership, exceptional design skills, and mastery of design software will set you apart.
  • Experience working with internal creative teams at high growth startups
  • Experience managing relationships of external marketing agencies
  • Agency-side experience–in addition to in-house–is a plus
  • A strong grasp of digital marketing, including but not limited to Instagram, TikTok, and Youtube advertising, is critical.
  • Your excellent communication and presentation skills will empower you to articulate your creative vision effectively.
  • We look forward to seeing your ability to think both creatively and strategically, a skillset that will be pivotal in tackling complex challenges.
  • Your robust project management skills and unwavering commitment to running an efficient creative production pipeline are vital for success.
  • Exceptional about moving work forward with an exceptional taste
  • Ability to concept an idea in reference to a brief while maintaining creativity

Pay Transparency: 

We can’t quantify everything we think you’ll love about working at Thesis, from the exciting projects you’ll work on, to the smart and humble team you’ll get to work with, and our supportive and inclusive culture. That said, our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry, and are one part of our total rewards package, which also includes comprehensive benefits and equity. The base salary hiring range for this position is $160,000 – $190,000, but the final compensation offer will ultimately be based on the candidate’s location, skill level and experience.

Pay Transparency
$160,000$190,000 USD

A Few of Our Perks and Benefits:

  • 💵 Competitive compensation with an exceptionally generous equity package
  • 🩺 Competitive Health, dental, and vision plans (including a 100% covered premium plan for all 3!)
  • 🚆 HSA, FSA and pre-tax commuter benefits for parking and transit
  • 🚀 Ancillary benefits through Talkspace, One Medical, Kindbody, Teladoc, Classpass and more!
  • 📈 401k to help you plan for the future
  • 🏖 Flexible PTO because we respect the need for work/life harmony
  • 🏋️ $100 monthly wellness stipend for your wellbeing (e.g. massage, cryotherapy, psychedelic therapy, etc.)
  • 💊 Unlimited (yes, unlimited) Thesis nootropics
  • 🎓A strong emphasis on promoting from within and personal development
  • 🐕 A dog-friendly office located in the heart of Flatiron steps from Union Square and Madison Square Park
  • 🌎 International work week
  • 🏢 Hybrid work model

Our Values:

  • Meet Your Potential: At Thesis, we create opportunities for personal and professional growth. We reward hard work, dedication, and an entrepreneurial spirit. We believe in open and honest feedback to help us continually learn and improve. In return, we are committed to providing the resources, support, and guidance for our team to achieve their ambitions and meet their potential. 
  • Own Outcomes: We are driven by achieving meaningful results, both for our customers and our business. We’re proactive, conscientious, and take responsibility equally in times of triumph and challenge. We also operate with a sense of urgency because we want to seize the opportunity to create a new category and bring nootropics to everyone who needs them.
  • Lead with Science and Data: We are obsessed with data to understand our impact, and always seek the truth through objective metrics that help us make informed decisions. Science and evidence underpin everything we do, from product formulation to marketing claims. We’re committed to making the highest quality nootropics on the market and measuring our efficacy.
  • Create Exceptional Experiences: We are committed to creating a work environment that fosters a unique culture and deep sense of belonging. We create exceptional experiences by showing up for each other, giving each other the benefit of the doubt, and building an inclusive and warm environment—in and outside of the office. We’re equally committed to showing up for our customers by delivering a thoughtful and impactful experience for anyone who tries one of our products.
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