Hire the best creative directors available in the UK

If you’re looking to breathe creative life back into your campaigns again, why not work with a creative director. Search our network of freelance creative directors who have a wealth of experience working with some of the biggest global brands in the world.

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Why work with a creative director?

By hiring a freelance creative director, you not only take advantage of their expertise, but you also benefit from their rich history of previous clients and industries. They’ll be able to bring a creative flair and outside perspective, which you may not have considered.

And working with freelancers means your business benefits from the flexibility they typically bring to projects as well as their ability to meet tight deadlines.

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What does a creative director do?

Creative directors act as the lead on creative projects, working with designers, marketers and clients to deliver the strategic vision. They’re typically super-organised, great at planning and are happy to offer guidance for all things creative. If you’re unsure your project needs a creative director, or you’d like to recognise more of their skills, the types of requests many of our networks get includes:

Creates a creative environment for the whole team.
Develops ideas for advertising or promotional campaigns.
Collaborate with clients to develop key messaging and branding.
Oversee multiple projects from the start, keep to deadlines, and sign off on projects before they’re presented.
Storyboarding and translating ideas for the creative team.
Customise design launch plans.
Working closely with clients to keep them up to date on project progression.
Develop design concepts.

How much does it cost to hire a Creative Director?

Our contracted rates for creative directors in 2019 ranged between £245 and £550, with the average day rate being £350.

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

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YunoJuno offers WONGDOODY access to a lot of great freelancers, supporting us with an account manager and talent manager.

Emma Dawson, Lead Talent Acquisition, EMEA

YunoJuno has reduced the time and admin spent on completing IR35 compliance for all of our freelancers. It's revolutionised how quickly we can hire someone, in a fully compliant way.

Emma Hughes, Senior Creative Producer

YunoJuno is a great platform for finding the best freelancers and really happy with the support of the team there. Super easy to use and it takes care of all our freelancing requirements. All-in-all, it's been a great solution for me and for our Creative Studio at OVO Energy. Happy to recommend YunoJuno to all of my contacts.

Natasha Montgomery, Creative Resource Manager

It's helpful to have the contracts/ briefs and bookings all in one place.The team from YJ are really helpful and make the process smooth.

Tessa Schimetat, Senior Production Manager

The recruitment portal on YunoJuno is really clear and easy to use. It's super helpful to have the list of candidates and all our invoices in one place and to be paid on time. The team is helpful, knowledgeable and on hand to help with any questions we have. Would be great if more of our clients used YunoJuno to manage their freelancers.

Daniel Levy

YunoJuno IR35 process is a seamless experience and takes a lot of the stress away. YunoJuno really helps from an agility and productivity perspective, quickly answering the business needs and helping to create a much more diverse and output focused team. The quick payment of freelancers at YJ is a game changer. We've managed to reduce time to hire from a week to a couple of hours.

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I really enjoy working with YunoJuno. The platform is user friendly, intuitive and the Account Management team has been responsive and on hand to help throughout the entire process.Working with YunoJuno, I have been able to onboard, hire and manage my freelancers seamlessly and with speed.

EMEA Marketing Director, Creator, Emerging, Social

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

Frequently asked questions

When should I hire a creative director?

If your creative projects are running behind deadlines or your internal teams are struggling with the workload, it might be time to hire a creative director. They can help inject a new creative angle, pick up the organisation and any other project management you may need.

They’ll also hit the ground running and use the broad skillset ‍they’ve gained from years managing creative teams.

What skills should you look for in a Creative Director?

As with all freelancers, creative directors have a wide variety of skills including natural creativity, excellent communication skills and a wealth of experience in creative branding. Creative directors have an eye for detail and approach things with solid leadership skills.

What skills should you look for in a creative director?

Each of our creative directors has been manually vetted by our dedicated onboarding team to ensure they have the right skills and experience to be listed in our network. They’ll also have their own profiles outlining their skills and previous experience, allowing you to see they have the right background for your project,

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