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Senior Director, Creative

Job Description

The Lukens Company (TLC), a direct response marketing agency, is looking for an experienced Senior Director, Creative to lead our graphic design department, guiding a talented team of designers who are known for exceptional and award-winning creativity in the political and nonprofit space.

The ideal candidate will bring a mix of creative design, direct marketing, and business expertise to the position, and be a strong leader who can inspire and develop those around them.

This is a full-time position and will work out of corporate headquarters in Arlington, VA.


  • Improve graphic design department standards for quality of service, speed of delivery, and cost efficiency.
  • Build and maintain a strong team. Support the professional growth of direct reports through coaching and development.
  • Provide ideas and design creativity for our client’s work by participating in brainstorming sessions and client meetings.
  • Collaborate with leaders of other departments to improve client service and accomplish business objectives.
  • Identify additional creative service offerings and develop plan to bring to market.

Job Qualifications

  • Direct marketing design experience (Direct Mail, Digital) in non-profit, cultural, faith-based, and/or political space.
  • Exceptional knowledge of the Adobe Creative suite (InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects, etc.)
  • Experience managing department budgets, team efficiency, and profitability.
  • Strong ability to collaborate and to clearly articulate and present creative concepts to internal peers and to clients and potential clients.

Ready to Apply?

If interested, please email resume and salary requirements to and include “Senior Director, Creative” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

The Lukens Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.