Hire the best freelance creative directors available

Trusted by global brands, YunoJuno is the leading marketplace for elite freelance creative directors. Explore our network of hundreds of freelancers, who are ready and waiting to support your creative needs today.

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Why hire an experienced freelance creative director?

By hiring a freelance creative director, you not only take advantage of their expertise in their chosen field, you benefit from a rich history of previous clients, industries and teams. This history becomes priceless in telling your brand's story. Another key benefit of working with a freelancer means you’re not limited to office hours. If you have a last-minute deadline, you can often find a creative director willing to work evenings and weekends to help you get the job done.

How hiring creative directors through YunoJuno works


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Find the best freelancer

Select from a pool of 70,000+ vetted freelancers, available remote or on-site.
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Manage contracts and payments

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What does a freelance creative director do?

Creative directors are the creative lead working with designers, marketeers and sales teams to deliver on the strategic vision for clients. Planning advertising, they oversee the creative process, giving guidance to teams to help attract new customers. This includes, but isn’t limited to:

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Help create an environment for the creative team to work in and oversee their work.
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Develop ideas for advertising or promotional campaigns.
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Concept pitching.
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Storyboarding and translating ideas for the creative team.
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Oversee multiple projects from start to finish, keeping to deadlines, signing off on projects before they are presented.
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Coordinate activities with other artistic and creative departments.
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Collaborate with clients to develop key messaging and branding.
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Design new branding elements to effectively convey concepts and messaging.

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Why 12,000+ world’s most innovative companies trust YunoJuno

I have to say a huge thanks to your team — YunoJuno has saved us on many occasions now.

Christine Richter, Creative Operations Manager
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I have to say a huge thanks to your team — YunoJuno has saved us on many occasions now.

Christine Richter, Creative Operations Manager

We haven’t used a recruiter in ages, working closely with the YunoJuno Talent team we moved to sourcing 100% via the YJ Marketplace.

Marie Brittain, Resource Manager

YunoJuno have been brilliant in identifying remote working freelancers who always deliver. From first introductions and telephone calls, to brief discussions and final delivery, the key has been good, clear and honest communication.

Nick Astor, Content Strategy & Execution Lead

The freelancers on YunoJuno are consistently of the highest calibre. It is also the easiest and most transparent recruitment service I have ever dealt with.

Christian Anderson-Ramshall, Head of Digital Production

Implementing YunoJuno has taken much of the manual management out of this system, reducing administrative workload and improving operational efficiency. The way we on-board and pay our valued freelancers is now a totally different experience.

Dan de Lord, Talent Strategy & Acquisition Director

YunoJuno are my recruitment saviours! I’ve worked with them for a few years now and they’ve helped with many resourcing challenges. The platform is really easy to use, it provides a wide range of freelancers to interact with and also means I’m only dealing with one vendor – which makes my internal financing hassle free!

Steph Fair, Creative Services Manager

Freelance support can be a great option for your business. It gives you the advantage of flexibility and the power to hire specialist expertise when it’s truly needed. Independent contractors can be self managing and great additions to the team.

Claire, Head of Design

The YunoJuno team have been super helpful and helped me find a talented engineer to support our MVP build in no time at all!

Winnie, Founder & CEO,

For us, the benefits of using YunoJuno are across the board. It allows us to brief and hire freelancers quickly and easily, making it very simple for us to scale resource on any given project at any time. It also allows us to quickly find freelancers across multiple industries, all from the same place.

Chris Ashby, UX/UI Design Lead

Frequently asked questions

When should I hire a creative director?
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There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire a creative director. This includes:

Time — Not only will you have someone with the skills and experience to help lead your project, they can help manage the team responsible for delivery. They help put focus on creativity that runs throughout the business, to ensure you deliver quickly and on time. This leaves you time to focus on other areas of the business.

Skills/knowledge — Through years of experience managing creative teams, creative directors can help refine and develop your vision. Understanding the bigger picture, they can help push a project from ideation through to completion. Using an analytical and creative approach, they can use their skills and experience to help evolve your brand and develop campaigns. Not only that, they help with consistency and ensuring the message delivered meets the need of the campaign.

Ideas —By bringing in someone new, with experience, can help bring a new perspective to your business and campaign. A creative director has the ability to to prove what will work and won't work, meaning the client can understand why an action was chosen and why it was successful.

Results driven — As freelancers build their portfolio from reputation and word of mouth, it is important that they build and nurture their relationships. Due to this, they’re motivated to provide and deliver the highest quality of work.

Why choose a YunoJuno creative director?
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Each of our creative directors have been manually vetted by our dedicated onboarding team to ensure they have the right skills and experience to be considered an elite Freelancer. They have their own profile that outlines their skills and experience, giving you the opportunity to review this to ensure they have the right background for your project.

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What skills should you look for in a creative director?
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Freelance creative directors have a wide variety of skills. The most common attributes include:

  • Natural creativity.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Empathy.
  • Branding.
  • Digital and graphic experience.
  • The ability to present their work.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Teamwork.
  • Understanding of trends in advertising and design.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Management and leadership skills.
  • Project Management.
  • Knowledge of the software and applications involved in the creative process.
How much does it cost to hire a creative director?
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Our contracted rates for creative directors in 2019 ranged between £245 and £550, with the average day rate being £350.

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Best creative directors are in high demand

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