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Senior Strategist

New York City
Full Time

Recess Studios is a leading multidisciplinary creative agency with offices in Portland, OR, New York City, and Los Angeles, CA. We specialize in designing and constructing immersive experiences, enhancing global brands through innovative content and digital solutions, and engaging audiences with comprehensive 360-degree marketing strategies. Our team thrives in a collaborative environment that challenges the conventional, pushing creative boundaries to exceed client expectations.

Position Summary:

The Creative Strategist at Recess Studios will play a pivotal role in developing and executing innovative strategies that drive brand engagement and growth. This role is for a creative visionary who combines strategic thinking, rigorous analysis, creative writing and researched insight to craft compelling brand narratives that captivate audiences and elevate our clients' brands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic creative concepts that align with client objectives and drive brand engagement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including designers, marketers, and producers, to ensure cohesive execution of creative strategies.
  • Conduct thorough market research and competitive analysis to identify opportunities and inform strategic direction.
  • Create and deliver impactful presentations that clearly communicate creative strategies and concepts to clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Craft compelling copy for various channels including digital, print, social media, and more to support creative strategies.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends in technology, media, and culture, and leverage these insights to inform creative strategies.
  • Foster strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and providing strategic guidance to ensure project alignment with business goals.
  • Lead brainstorming sessions and creative workshops to generate innovative ideas and solutions.
  • Measure and analyze the effectiveness of creative strategies, making data-driven recommendations for improvement.


  • Proven expertise in developing and executing creative strategies that drive brand engagement and growth.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to translate research and data into actionable insights and strategies.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and copywriting skills, with the ability to articulate complex ideas clearly and persuasively.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Innate curiosity and a passion for creativity, with a willingness to challenge the status quo and push creative boundaries.
  • Deep understanding of current and emerging trends in technology, media, and culture, and their impact on brand strategy.


  • 3-5 years of experience in a creative role within a dynamic agency environment.
  • Extensive experience in brand strategy or a related field within an agency setting, with a track record of developing strategic initiatives that deliver impactful results.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying complex ideas effectively to a variety of stakeholders.
  • A strategic thinker with a keen understanding of how creativity influences business outcomes.


  • Salary Range: $95,000 - $110,000
  • PTO
  • Flexible WFH
  • Competitive company holiday policy
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k with Company match