Location: Poznań

Creative Director

Working at Apptension

Hi from Apptension, Poland-based quality software craftsmen who mix outstanding tech skills with a solid dose of creativity. We partner with the world’s leading brands, disruptive start-ups, and ingenious investors coding their ideas into reality!

We flavor our client’s projects with the secret sauce which, taking dozens of awards they received into consideration, the industry finds delicious. But don’t take our word for it - join us and see for yourself what the Apptension vibe is all about. Now, we’re looking for a brillant Creative Director to join our team.

What's this position about?

As a Creative Director at Apptension, you will be expected to:

  • shape the digital product design strategies for our clients. Start with concept and vision, produce and present sketches, wireframes, and storyboards to communicate early ideas and create remarkable visuals and prototypes
  • foster all creative work done in the company both internally and externally
  • take responsibility for leading a team of designers in their day to day job - making sure that design and creative concepts are always polished and of the highest quality
  • solve problems conceptually in collaboration with the broader interactive team, including writers, UX designers, creative technologists, and developers
  • work closely with the sales and marketing team to create and execute winning ideas and presentations for our clients

What do you need to have to join us?

Above all, we value creativity and strong working ethics. Here’s a detailed list of the skills we’d like you to have:

  • at least 3 years of experience as a Creative Director or Art Director or Lead Designer responsible for leading the team of designers
  • vast portfolio of product design projects (UI/UX design)
  • strong understanding of web and mobile interface design principles
  • leadership skills. You are a natural collaborator and mentor who thrives in a group environment and knows how to bring out the best in the team – design, copy, UX, and development
  • ability to communicate a client's story, brand, and ideas, as well as being able to present, explain and overcome objections for your creations
  • Creative Cloud Suite skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, Animate, Edge, etc.)
  • experience across digital, print, and motion – which you can prove in your portfolio.
  • good command of spoken and written English (at least C1)

We also value a lot:

Things that will help you stand out from the other candidates:

  • experience with emerging technologies like AR & VR
  • an artistic endeavor that proves your creative juices flow in many directions
  • knowledge of tools such as Figma, Zeplin, Sketch

Here's what we have to offer:

The Apptension Vibe is our favorite perk: we’re really into laughs, high fives and comfy clothes.
Other benefits include:

  • salary:
    UoP: 8000 - 11000 PLN net
    B2B: 12000 - 15000 PLN net + VAT
  • flexible working hours
  • work in well-oiled teams; we like to spend time with each other not only in the office
  • possibility of working remotely or from an office conveniently located in the center of Poznań
  • sports card
  • private health insurance
  • co-financed trainings and conferences
  • quarterly bonus
  • internal crowdfunding - each month our employees receive their own budget they can use to execute different ideas - our Wishlist was awarded with an "EB Kreator 2016" prize for the best internal employer branding campaign
  • a wide choice of beverages and fresh fruits
  • a well-equipped chill room with PlayStation, board games and table tennis
  • team retreats
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