Creative Director

Bolton & Menk


For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrows leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned, is ranked among ENRs Top 500 Design Firms and is a Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace in Minnesota. With over 800 employees in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina, and South Carolina, there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available. Learn more about our history here:

Position Details

Creative Director
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

Bolton & Menk is a regional, consulting engineer firm with more than 70 years of experience serving the Upper Midwest and beyond. As a Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace in Minnesota, this is a fantastic opportunity to lead a great team of professionals. We have an exciting opportunity for a Creative Director to join our team in our Visual Communications Production Studio either based in Mankato, MN or out of Minneapolis, Burnsville or Oakdale locations. This position offers the opportunity for you to join a growing, creative team in a well-established firm with a long history of superior service.

The role of the Creative Director is a dynamic role, and the right candidate must have the ability to wear many hats. You will be responsible for overseeing, refining and championing the quality of the creative work in our production studio. Bolton & Menk Studios specializes in graphic design, video production, 3D animation and web development. You will work closely with our Director of Visual Communications to elevate the level of quality for all creative output from the group. An entrepreneurial attitude and strong business acumen are needed to be successful in this fast paced, deadline driven position.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Manage the creative process from concept to completion 
  • Translate marketing objectives into clear creative strategies 
  • Work closely with multidisciplinary project teams 
  • Ensure visual communication and brand standards are met 
  • Constantly pushing and elevating the quality of creative output 
  • Meet with clients or upper management to explain campaign strategies and solutions 
  • Review work, troubleshoot and provide feedback to creative teams 
  • Remain actively involved in hiring and training creative staff 
  • Lead and direct the creative team in the production of all marketing collateral 
  • Develop and implement process improvements 
  • Travel to facilities and other project related locations as necessary

What We Are Looking For:

  • 5+ years in a creative leadership/management role 
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience 
  • Experience in a fast-paced production environment 
  • Customer-centric and service-oriented 
  • Impeccable work ethic and organized personality 
  • Conceptual thinker, detail-oriented, fast learner
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud applications 
  • Graphic design, photography, animation, and videography skills and hobbies are a plus 
  • Top-notch written, presentation and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to manage competing priorities, deadlines, and multiple stakeholders 
  • A great attitude and sense of humor goes a long way!


At Bolton & Menk, we value our people and provide an exceptional Total Compensation and Benefits Package to protect our most valuable asset. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families. Perks of being a Bolton & Menk employee include peace of mind with our benefits package and competitive compensation plan, flexible schedules and career development opportunities. Learn more here:

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