Jobs at frog

Creative Director

Creative Shanghai, China

Join us to do the best work of your life.

At frog we are united by our shared passion for outcomes that transform the human experience. We accomplish these outcomes by taking on complex challenges, big asks, and things that have never been done before. We look beyond point solutions and apply design to the creation of new strategies, systems, and—in some cases—entirely new businesses.  

Our work is transformational because our people are extraordinary. frogs are analytical and artistic, conservative and unconventional, technical and whimsical. We look for hybrid talents and build teams around divergent expertise, which allows us to solve problems and uncover opportunities in unique ways. frogs are some of the best talent in the world, and together we advance the human experience through design. 

The Contribution:

Your role 
will be one of a creative leaders in our Shanghai studio. In that capacity we will be looking to you to achieve the following objectives;

  • Nurture and evolve our creative studio culture and posture in Asian markets
  • Manage, mentor and grow creative talent. Be an advisor and advocate for their career development and success at frog
  • Deliver iconic design and innovation programs with frog's clients across different verticals like consumer-packaged-goods, automotive, retail, healthcare, consumer-electronics and finance (covering the entire process from research and strategy via concept to detailed design)
  • Act as a thought leader, inspiring our team, clients and the wider Asian creative community
  • Engage with existing and future clients to shape, scope and sell projects balancing frog’s objectives with client asks and aspirations
  • Lead a continuous creative dialogue with frog's key Asian clients, to grow our relationships within and beyond projects
  • Act as an advocate and role model especially for local creatives to keep them engaged with our studio and the frog brand 

Success in this role means success in delivering results through team work and a relentless focus on what’s best for frog.

Success means continually holding oneself to the highest of professional and ethical standards and demanding the same of co-workers. Success is walking into frog every work day with an unwavering belief that you can and do influence affairs for the better and that in turn you will stand to reap the rewards both financially and professionally that your contribution merits.

You Are:
Someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. You bring to the organization the following competencies:

  • Creative leadership with experience in international design and innovation projects with a focus on digital services and connected devices
  • Passionate and curious about the cultural and socio-economic changes many Asian markets (especially China) are going through, and the creative opportunities they present 
  • Experienced working in China and Asia, and bilingual in Mandarin and English preferred
  • Excited about joining and developing a young, continuously evolving creative team in Shanghai 
  • Comfortable to lead inter-disciplinary creative projects
  • A sensitive and skilled communicator, story-teller and mentor
  • Experienced in one or more of the following verticals: CPG, Healthcare, Automotive, Finance, TelCo or Retail
  • Committed to a multi-disciplinary, research and strategy-driven, customer-centric approach to design and innovation

Work with frog

Our work fundamentally changes the way businesses and industries operate, creating measurable value for our clients, end users and society. Talk to our business development team about working with frog.

Media Inquiries

We actively engage in conversations at the intersection of design, technology and business. Contact us with interview and speaking requests.

Careers at frog

We look for hybrid talents and build our global teams around divergent expertise, which allows us to solve problems and uncover opportunities in unique ways. See current opportunities and apply.