Mission: Creative is what we do, who we represent, and how we live - that’s why it’s in our name. We work directly with you to understand your strengths and match you with clients who not only need your talents, but understand your skillset. Make your creative career ...
After reviewing over 10,000 portfolios, creative recruiter Bryan Young has some essential advice for creative talent. Be sure your portfolio follows these guidelines to make you as marketable as possible:—30+ days ago
Include these four details in your interview responses to provide what an employer is REALLY looking for: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQHhq.—17 days ago
Creative Circle is the largest creative staffing agency in the business - run by creatives, for creatives. We are past freelance designers, marketing managers, and copywriters, with the point of view that only comes from having been in the trenches.
In an industry where you depend on a recruiter to find opportunities that fit, excite, and challenge your skills, you can trust we understand what you have to offer from a firsthand experience. Find us in 35+ markets across the U.S. and Canada. Contact us here.
WHAT WE DO
We offer the benefits of a full-time job with a freelance lifestyle. Companies come to us with projects that need to get done, and we come to you with the ones that align with your talents and interests. Sometimes, that’s one or two small gigs, and sometimes, it’s five full-time roles all in one week. We don’t guarantee jobs, but we do guarantee an extra pair of eyes in your job search so you can focus on doing the work instead of finding it.
Check out our Benefits tab for more information on what it means to work together.
HOW IT WORKS
Register with us, and you’ll go through a review and interview process (just like in any job). If you’re paired with a creative recruiter, you’ll work together to find the opportunities that excite you, and you can get to work.
If you’re not connected with a recruiter, don’t worry! Check out our Resources tab for tons of different ways to make you the most compelling candidate you can be. Make sure to share any new work or changes you make with us.
Ready to get started? Sign up on our Talent page.
OUR NOTEBOOK, THE BLOG FOR CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS
Whether you're looking for job search tips, tips on how to hire creative talent, freelance advice, or articles to help you advance in the workplace, we hope you'll find something in Our Notebook that'll help you get to the next stage in your creative career.
Want to double-check your application?
We have 100+ pages of job search insight straight from our recruiting, management, and senior creative teams available for you. Make sure your profile is up-to-date when you’re registering so you can be the strongest possible version of yourself.
LIVE CREATIVE TWITTER CHAT
Live creative and receive tips and tricks during our monthly Twitter Chats on the third Wednesday of every month: 12pm-1pm PT on Twitter at @Creative_Circle. Click here to learn more.
JOB SEARCH ROADMAP
If you’re looking for a new way to navigate your job search from networking to next-steps, check out our interactive Airtable base.
One employer, one timecard, one person to email. When you partner with Creative Circle, you get the freelance lifestyle with full-time benefits. As a W-2 employee, you’re on our payroll, which means a uniform timecard, a weekly paycheck, and a farewell to 1099 forms and freelance taxes. You’re a creative, not an accountant. Let us deal with the paperwork so you don’t have to.
An extra set of eyes, ears, and hands in your job search. Make your solo project a collaboration and add the 250+ members of the Creative Circle staff to your team. Instead of digging for resources and job openings, you’ll have your local Creative Circle office to help you polish your portfolio, introduce you to clients, and negotiate the best offer.
Benefits, baby. Depending on the hours you work with us, you’re looking at:
Learn more at www.creativecircle.com/talent.
Want to learn more? Hear it straight from other Glassdoor reviewers.
“I have been freelancing for 9 months and have relationships with 4 creative talent agencies in Orange County, California. In all this time, Creative Circle has been there time and time again. Just when I think to myself, “where is my next job coming from?”, I get a call from CC. Thank you.”
Art Director/Graphic Designer in Orange, CA
“The recruiters are to the point and great to deal with. They put personality and humor into it, while delivering all the details about a role. I've been working with them for many months.”
“Creative Circle helps me find a lot of great opportunities. I am so impressed by how hard they work. My agent helped me out while I was in Kansas and helped me relocate to California. I would definitely recommend this company.”
Senior Graphic Designer in San Francisco, CA
“I was working in quality assurance and completed some classes in graphic design. However, I was having trouble getting my foot in the door, even with a solid portfolio. After over a year, I had a bit of cross-functional experience with the art team at my previous job, but still no hopes of being moved permanently to that team. Then someone from Creative Circle saw my work on Behance. From there, I interviewed in-person, and in about a month, I had a start date in a temp-to-hire creative position with a national brand, where I am now full-time.”
“Prime assignments at a professional level - nothing menial - and really value your time and work.”
Corporate Trainer/Content Marketing Developer in Boston, MA
“I can't say enough great things about them. The recruiters are sincere, hard-working, and diligent about helping you find your job. They really work for you, not just the company.”
Learn more at www.creativecircle.com/talent.
If you want to work with Creative Circle, complete our Applicant Information form. If you’re a good fit, we’ll schedule phone and in-person interviews with a recruiter. After that, you’ll receive emails and phone calls about positions that best fit your background. You can also review some of our current openings here.
If you’re looking for top talent, complete a Talent Request form or call the CC office nearest you. Whether you need help on a project today or a month from now, we’ve got offices in major cities across the U.S. and Canada, and we’ll always be there to help out.
If you’re interested in an internal position with Creative Circle, review our available jobs here.
WHERE WE'RE LOCATED
Creative Circle serves 35+ markets across North America, and we’re always expanding! Find the location nearest you.
You get some work, and minor benifits
low pay, lack of transparency on how much you contact is worth
Advice to Management
be more transparent
I applied online. I interviewed at Creative Circle (Houston, TX) in April 2017.
Creative Circle is basically a staffing agency, so interviews are used to ascertain professionalism and also how best to market your skills to their clients. The interviewer was personable and friendly, and asked about the experience listed on my resume and then we moved on to desired wage, location, etc.