Director of Design

Marketing & BD Mill Valley, California


Glassdoor is seeking a Director of Marketing Design to function as lead and Creative Director for the Marketing Team.  An essential leader of the Glassdoor marketing leadership team, this position is responsible for the visual identity of the Glassdoor brand, working with others in marketing and product for full development and buy in to the brand and identity, execution of marketing creative and development of assets to be used broadly throughout Glassdoor.  The Creative Director is additionally responsible for conceptualization, visualization and design of B2C and B2B integrated marketing campaigns.  You have a vision for how to solve problems, grow our brand and deliver strong cohesive work.  A strong leader, you have a passion for process, people and leadership. This role requires innovative thinking and a unique perspective on traditional and online media. This senior creative thought leader takes a “roll up your sleeves” approach to day-to-day workflow, providing creative direction and supervision to a small but growing design team and acting as an individual contributor on some projects.


  • Manage, mentor and nurture a highly productive team of designers
  • Serve as “Player – Coach” to the growing design team, rolling up your sleeves to pitch in and deliver work
  • Contribute to concept development, individually and as part of a team
  • Oversee multiple projects through all stages, from concept through to production
  • Collaborate with various project managers, department heads and senior management
  • Work closely with other members of marketing organization to develop brand standards for the company, and identifying new opportunities to enhance the brand across all mediums
  • Effectively manage project scope, schedule and deliverables in a fast-paced environment
  • Project manage Creative Team deliverables, ensuring projects are completed on time, on brief, and within budget

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10+ years of experience in web, digital, email, print and traditional advertising.
  • Experienced with 5+ years in managing creative teams and individuals in challenging projects
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography & limitations of the web, digital and offline media; must have the ability to storyboard or translate ideas to designers
  • Innovative thinker who stays ahead of creative techniques, trends and tools to apply best practices in every creative project
  • Ability to lead multiple projects at a time from concept to completion. Collaborates with business leaders to translate goals into winning and impactful marketing campaigns
  • Exceptionally creative, with a portfolio of beautiful design work
  • Inspiring, open minded, hard-working, collaborative, and passionate
  • A confident builder and leader of teams, mentoring and guiding creative talent inside and outside of Glassdoor

This role is located in Mill Valley, CA and reports to the Chief Marketing Officer.

Why Glassdoor?

  • Work with purpose – join us in creating transparency for job seekers everywhere
  • Glassdoor gives back! Glassdoor is a Pledge 1% member; all employees receive 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage; 80% dependent coverage
  • Equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs
  • Sunny & peaceful Mill Valley offices located right on the water
  • Walking, running and biking trails steps away from the office
  • Onsite gym and fitness classes
  • Free catered lunch; new menu daily
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
  • Dog-friendly office (with dog-free zones if you are so inclined)
  • Free parking

Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.