Plato Design

Creative Recruiter

  • Core Agency (Full-Time)
  • United States

Company Description

Plato Design is pioneering a new type of design agency one which blends the best of human creativity and the power of AI to unlock new superpowers for both our clients and creatives.

Join us on a unique journey to help build a completely different type of design firm. Plato is backed by Y Combinator and some of Silicon Valley’s best investors.

The Role

As a creative recruiter you will be responsible for sourcing every freelance and full-time creative role at Plato.

You have a strong background in digital design, including but not limited to branding, illustration, copywriting, Ux and Ui design. You have an amazing eye for talent and have built a strong process for quickly and effectively reviewing creative portfolios. You have a knack for matching the appropriate creatives to a wide range of projects across a multitude of aesthetic preferences and client industries. You’re experienced sourcing within tight deadlines and fixed budgets and relish the opportunity of managing multiple projects at a single time. You’re a pro-active communicator and have experience working with and sourcing for distributed teams. You nerd out on process design and are excited about the opportunity of building a scalable recruiting solution for our agency.

You should understand the pain of working within a “traditional” design agency, and have a burning desire to be a part of the future. Join us on a unique journey to help build a completely different type of agency.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Source new and existing creatives for each project at Plato. This includes but is not limited to Ui, Ux, brand, copywriting and graphic designers.
  • Manage sourcing for multiple concurrent projects at a single time
  • Build and develop a scalable process for sourcing new creatives
  • Create and manage job postings on Dribbble and Greenhouse

Skills & Experience

  • Self-starter
  • 2-3+ years experience recruiting full-time and freelance designers (ideally for distributed teams)
  • 2-3+ years experience as an individual contributor (IC) designer
  • Strong industry knowledge and rolodex of design talent
  • Strong depth of knowledge across design disciplines
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills
  • Track record of managing multiple successful, on time projects in parallel