Deeplocal is looking for a Creative Strategist who’s an incredible wordsmith, creative thinker, and brand strategist to support new business pitches. This role can be entirely remote or local to our Pittsburgh office, and we are open to molding the seniority of the position to the right applicant.
As a Creative Strategist, you’ll work with a small team of designers and creative technologists to develop experiential concepts and present clever, strategic pitches to win new projects with clients such as Google, Nike, Netflix, Twitter, Slack, and others. You must be equally adept in creative writing and marketing strategy to excel in this role.
Specifically, we’re looking for someone who has worked at an agency, production company, or brand in a similar role (or as a freelancer)—and ideally has experience working at or with tech companies.
The Creative Strategist is an expert in creating emotional connections through words and ideas. They ask the right questions during client briefings, interpret the ask for the team, hone in on the right opportunities to focus on, develop strategic insights and thought-starters, lead and steer the ideation process, contribute clever ideas of their own, succinctly write and/or edit all deck copy, and ultimately tell a compelling story that seamlessly stitches the strategy and ideas together. This position will spend significant time both ideating never-been-done ideas and creating presentation decks with flawless copy and intentional design.
The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of digital (and ideally physical) media and will be involved in the entire creative cycle from brainstorm to delivery. They will understand and love grammar, language, and persuasive communication. A background in creative writing and marketing strategy is preferred.
The ideal candidate has:
A portfolio of work is required to be considered for this position.
Deeplocal is a quickly growing, internationally-recognized, innovation studio based in Pittsburgh, PA.
Deeplocal’s team of 50+ includes experts in marketing, engineering, design, and fabrication who collaborate to develop never-seen-before physical experiences for brand clients.
From creating a mind-controlled bike that allowed riders to shift with their thoughts, to building a robotic pitching machine that allowed a child to throw out the first pitch at a baseball game from thousands of miles away, to a single button that dims the lights, orders food, silencers your phone and puts on your favorite show, to a machine that graffitied tweets on the roads of the Tour de France, our projects are wide-ranging and unique.
Deeplocal has been behind some of advertising’s most talked about campaigns: the Netflix Switch, Google Photos Pay With A Photo, Google Fiber Nick’s First Pitch, and the Nike Chalkbot. Deeplocal’s current clients include Google, Nike, and Nest.
Deeplocal’s studio is located in a renovated brewery loft space in Sharpsburg, PA—just outside of Pittsburgh and within a few minutes of Lawrenceville. All team members at Deeplocal contribute and participate in work for our amazing roster of clients.
Deeplocal has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania for the past four years and has received numerous awards in advertising and design. Deeplocal’s work has been featured on Fast Company, Wired, NYTimes, USA Today, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Gizmodo, Engadget, Forbes, and many more.
Invent products and experiences for innovative brands.
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Deeplocal is committed to maintaining the company's core values and culture as the company grows. Employees should exhibit the following Deeplocal core values: