Head of Creative



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

As we continue to build...

We’re seeking curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. Joining now means helping shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future.

About the role:

We’re looking for an exceptional individual to lead the Robinhood Creative Team. In this role you’ll be responsible for setting the Creative vision for everything we do, including all of our Brand and Marketing efforts, as well as influencing the Product experience. You’ll partner closely with leaders across the company while also leading and developing our diverse team of Creatives. You are an experienced creative, manager, and inspiring leader who can elevate the work and scale the team.

You think strategically and holistically about Brand and Marketing experiences, including how our brand shows up in the Product experience. You’ve developed brilliant creative work across the entire customer journey from top of funnel awareness campaigns through effective and engaging performance marketing efforts, and everything in between. You are a proven innovator who thrives on leading teams to deliver memorable and unique creative executions.

As we embark on the next stage of our business, as the Head of Creative you will be instrumental in creating the foundations we work off for years to come. You’ll work in close partnership with our executive team to set the vision and then lead your team to bring it to life. The creative campaigns you lead will communicate our vision of democratizing finance for all with the world.

Your day-to-day will involve:

  • Drive the evolution of our brand, voice, and creative strategy as Robinhood evolves to the next phase of our product and brand
  • Lead, manage, and inspire a team of creatives, including creative directors, art directors, designer, and writers, to deliver their best creative work and grow in their careers
  • Push creative boundaries, keeping a high bar of quality, with exquisite taste
  • Foster an open culture of design critique and feedback across Brand and Marketing executions
  • Work closely with our c-suite/executive team to translate our founders’ vision into Brand and Marketing experiences
  • Help us define the next phase of Robinhood’s brand story and evangelize it through a variety of channels and mediums
  • Partner closely with Product, Marketing, Design, Research, Brand and PR to define and align our creative work with company-wide business initiatives
  • Lead the full creative team to work cross-functionally for brand campaigns, partnerships, product launches, events, and more, while ensuring cohesive execution across all brand touchpoints
  • Manage and guide the work of creative agencies and external partners

Some things we consider critical for this role:

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in the creative space as a CD or GCD
  • Portfolio of previous work, that displays an ability to turn an idea into a cohesive campaign across different channels and mediums
  • A strong operator, able to drive a clear creative vision and bring along executive leadership, while still supporting your team
  • Exquisite taste with an eye for exceptional creative, copy and visual design
  • Endless curiosity about pushing the boundaries of creative informed by your experience working in a variety of different areas
  • Ability to convey creative concepts in a way that inspires your team as well as stakeholders
  • Communicative and transparent with your work, enabling more collaboration in your team
  • Strong sense of design sensibilities, from high-level strategic direction down to small design details
  • Experience directing illustrators, brand designers, motion designers and copywriters

Bonus points:

  • Experience working both in-house and at agencies.

The expected salary range for this role is based on the location where the work will be performed and is aligned to one of 3 compensation zones. This role is also eligible to participate in a Robinhood bonus plan and Robinhood’s equity plan.

US Zone 1: $230000 - $270000
US Zone 2: $202000 - $238000
US Zone 3: $179000 - $211000

Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. You can view comp zones for our US office locations in the table below. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.

Office locations (by comp zone)
US Zone 1: Menlo Park, NYC, Seattle, Washington DC
US Zone 2: Denver, Westlake (Dallas), Chicago
US Zone 3: Lake Mary

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit Robinhood - US Applicant Privacy Policy. If you are an applicant located in the UK or EEA, please visit the Robinhood UK/EEA Applicant Privacy Policy.

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