LeafLink
New York, NY

Creative Director at LeafLink

| Greater NYC Area
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About LeafLink

LeafLink is the regulated cannabis industry’s largest wholesale marketplace, providing licensed dispensaries the ability to order from their favorite brands, as well as a suite of software tools for those brands to manage and scale their operations.

With over 4,500 retailers and more than 1,500 brands across 25 territories in the US and Canada, LeafLink is setting the industry standard for how cannabis businesses grow together. LeafLink annually processes and manages more than $1 billion in wholesale cannabis orders - you can learn more about our history and path to $1B here http://firstbillion.leaflink.com/. 

Our team, backed by funding from leading VC’s, is poised to define the cannabis supply chain through technology. LeafLink was named one of Built In NYC's ‘Best Places to Work in 2020’, as well as one of Fast Company’s ’Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Enterprise for 2018’, joining the ranks of Amazon, Slack, and VMWare - and we’re just getting started!

The Role

LeafLink is seeking a Creative Director to join our fast-growing team. In this role, you will set creative direction and lead a high-functioning design team within the marketing organization. You will be tasked with evolving the visual identity of LeafLink’s brand and collaborating with the Product Design organization to ensure it’s conveyed through both our marketing campaigns and our platform. This role works directly with all marketing stakeholders to ensure consistency across channels. 

To be successful in this role, you should be excited about creating a best-in-class visual brand, developing a team of talented designers, and getting your hands dirty in the weeds of our design queue. You’ll bring creativity and leadership to formalize our design team and processes. As an early member of a growing team, you should thrive on flexibility and taking on new projects outside of your comfort zone.

Responsibilities:
  • Interpret LeafLink’s visual guidelines to create a best-in-class brand
  • Set creative direction for all marketing campaigns and communications
  • Lead, develop, and grow a team of talented designers
  • Ensure consistency and creativity across all visual designs
  • Manage and assign design projects with the help of a project manager
  • Individually contribute hands-on design work along with your team to execute against an aggressive content calendar
  • Serve as the design leader within LeafLink’s organization 
Requirements:
  • You can lead with creative vision and the ability to execute independent work
  • You have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth, rapidly changing environment that requires tenacity to exploit opportunities and a steady demeanor to handle challenges
  • You are self-motivated and excited by the potential to own what you do, you have the willingness to learn and adapt as needed
  • You work well independently as well as with other members of the team, both in person and remotely
  • You have excellent presentation and communication skills, are outgoing and sociable, and enjoy meeting new people
  • You are a multi-tasker and connector, as well as an organized operator who executes on both internal and external responsibilities
  • You have knowledge of key project management concepts including phases, plans, deliverables, scope, and tasks
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of graphic design experience
  • 2+ years of design direction experience
  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of designers
  • B2B, SaaS, or E-Commerce experience a strong plus
  • Startup experience a strong plus
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to shift gears quickly and effectively
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Benefits:
  • Flexible PTO to give our employees a little extra R&R when they need it
  • Competitive compensation and 401k 
  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision) plus flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • A robust stock option plan to give our employees a direct stake in LeafLink’s success
  • Generous referral bonuses because we believe no one can spot great talent better than our own team
LeafLink’s employee-centric culture has earned us a coveted spot on BuiltInNYC’s Best Places to Work list.
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Where we are

In the heart of the Financial District, we're accessible to most train lines, the path train, and ferries, with almost too many lunch options!

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • VueLibraries
    • DjangoLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • VueFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • KissmetricsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • LeafLink CRMCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
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What are LeafLink Perks + Benefits

LeafLink Benefits Overview

LeafLink provides Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, as well as Disability and Life Insurance. We also have a generous stock option plan, 401k and great branded merchandise.

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Leaflink offers voluntary long-term and short-term disability plans.
Dental Benefits
LeafLink's dental plan has no deductible and covers 100% of preventative services, including X-rays, and has a $5 co-pay.
Vision Benefits
Our vision plan covers annual eye exams and lenses after a $20 copay. Frames and contact lenses are covered up to $100 annually.
Health Insurance Benefits
Leaflink offers a range of Aetna plans that cover both in network and out of network providers, and have copays as low as $20. We also have complimentary enrollment in One Medical and Teladoc.
Life Insurance
Our voluntary Life Insurance plans offer our employees financial stability and security.
Wellness Programs
LeafLink offers discounted Gym memberships to its full time employees.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
LeafLink's 401k plan offers a broad range of available funds, including Vanguard, Fidelity, and American Funds.
Company Equity
LeafLink offers stock options through our Stock Option Plan.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Leaflink's Flexible PTO policy allows our team to execute ferociously, with the knowledge that they will be able to rest and recharge when they need to.
Paid Holidays
Leaflink offers 11 days per year for Major Holiday observance.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
LeafLink's casual dress policy allows our employees to work however they feel most comfortable, whether that be in tie-die t-shirts and shorts or jeans and a sweatshirt.
Commuter Benefits
LeafLink offers pre-tax commuter benefits to all full time employees.
Company Outings
LeafLink has quarterly team outings, an annual holiday party, and an annual incentive trip.
Stocked Kitchen
LeafLink offers unlimited snacks, tea and coffee.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LeafLink has a generous annual budget for attending industry conferences and events.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
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Additional Perks + Benefits

LeafLink offers employees a chance to visit other offices through our AccoLLade program. Once a month an employee is recognized for exemplifying one of our Core Values. That employee is given an all expenses paid trip to a LeafLink Local event. Recent winners have traveled to Los Angeles and Toronto.

An Insider's view of LeafLink

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

On a large scale, the LeafLink team collaborates during “Huddle Booze Report” (HBR), a biweekly meeting where team leaders present on company KPIs, accomplishments, and challenges (with some beers). Every member of the team is welcome to comment or ask questions, bringing forth their thoughts and ideas.

Claire

Director of Operations, Marketplace

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

As cliche as it may sound, one of my favorite things at LeafLink is that no day is ever the same. I’m excited to go into the office every single day to see what the day brings. At LeafLink, EVERYONE has a voice. In addition to the breakout success our service saw in California, my life also drastically changed. I saw my earnings increase over 300%

Josh

Account Executive, LA Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

As co-founder and CTO it’s important for me to maintain official communication channels with teams and individuals. We have various meetings that bring leadership together with teams which include sprint demos, retrospects, daily standups and one on one meetings. Open communication supports alignment and productivity something we are all about here

Zach

Co-Founder and CTO

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