Creative Director at Tonal
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Tonal has built the world’s most intelligent fitness system that is changing the way people work out at home. Tonal is a fresh approach to fitness that leverages hardware, software, video content, and artificial intelligence. Everyone who has seen or used our product, from professional athletes to fitness enthusiasts, has fallen in love.

At Tonal, we are applying our collective knowledge and creativity to reimagine fitness. We know firsthand that too many hurdles stand between each of us and our fitness goals. Drawing on decades of research and a diverse team of experts, we have created the most advanced strength training system available that makes working out more efficient, effective, and engaging. 

We're passionate about building products that transform people's lives. 

Overview

Tonal is looking for a boundary-pushing, collaborative and highly experienced Creative Director to help develop new and exciting content that impacts all touch points across the customer journey. This role will directly oversee creative from concept through to execution—ensuring the Creative and Marketing teams are working in lock-step to execute thoughtful, innovative and goal-oriented work.

The ideal candidate has a strong design background; is self-motivated and inspirational; maintains high personal standards; and has an exceptional understanding of effective communication across all marketing channels. We want someone who has a passion for iteration and pushing creative to be as breakthrough and impactful as possible.

This position is based in Toronto, Canada and reports the Chief Marketing Officer. 

What You Will Do

Evolve, own and iterate on the brand visual identity and voice for multi-channel campaigns that touch all areas of the customer experience—including social, retail, web, product/packaging, and experiential elements of the brand 

Guide the creative process from start to finish, ensuring all work reflects our visual/verbal identity and is representative of our brand positioning

Strategically push the creative integrity of all campaigns and deliverables while meeting the business objectives of the brief

Be a dedicated coach who takes an active role in the professional growth of the  team, ensuring they have the resources and opportunity to expand their skills

Operate at a leadership level while managing a growing team of creatives across art direction, copy, and design, ensuring a high standard of execution while never missing an opportunity to mentor and motivate

Partner closely with key stakeholders throughout the business to develop effective creative that meets cross-functional needs without sacrificing brand standards 

Ensure strategic creative direction that advances the brand and is continuously iterative to keep up with Tonal’s rapid growth and ambition

Direct photo and video shoots to ensure flawless execution of concept while always looking for opportunities to innovate and perfect

Work efficiently to ensure timelines and budgets are met, and any delays/overages are proactively discussed

Who You Are

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of experience in brand creative direction with an emphasis in design and art direction

Experience in producing visuals and copy for digital, video, print and other broadcast channels; exceptional skill with the nuances of product-oriented creative direction 

Ability to lead a team and coach/edit others -- to take their work and make them sparkle

Proficiency with Adobe Suite and other software programs 

Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines when necessary

Experience in and/or a passion for fitness is a plus

Can work independently (self-starting) and within a team