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About Us

Creative Circle is the largest creative staffing agency in the business - run by creatives, for creatives. We are past freelance designers, marketing managers, and copywriters, with the point of view that only comes from having been in the trenches.

In an industry where you depend on a recruiter to find opportunities that fit, excite, and challenge your skills, you can trust we understand what you have to offer from a firsthand experience. Find us in 35+ markets across the U.S. and Canada. Contact us at

We offer the benefits of a full-time job with a freelance lifestyle. Companies come to us with projects that need to get done, and we come to you with the ones that align with your talents and interests. Sometimes, that’s one or two small gigs, and sometimes, it’s five full-time roles all in one week. We don’t guarantee jobs, but we do guarantee an extra pair of eyes in your job search so you can focus on doing the work instead of finding it.

Check out our Benefits section for more information on what it means to work together.

Register with us at, and you’ll go through a review and interview process (just like in any job). If you’re paired with a creative recruiter, you’ll work together to find the opportunities that excite you, and you can get to work.

If you’re not connected with a recruiter, don’t worry! Check out our Candidate Resources section for tons of different ways to make you the most compelling candidate you can be. Make sure to share any new work or changes you make with us.

Ready to get started? Sign up on our Talent page here:

Candidate Resources

We know the job search isn’t easy and we’d like to help out by sharing Our Notebook with you. It’s the resource for creative professionals like you! Whether you're looking for job search tips, tips on how to hire creative talent, freelance advice, or articles to help you advance in the workplace, we hope you'll find something in Our Notebook that will help you get to the next stage in your creative career.

Visit to learn more.

Want to double-check your application?

Download our resume, portfolio and interview guides here:

We have 100+ pages of job search insight straight from our recruiting, management, and senior creative teams available for you. Make sure your profile is up-to-date when you’re registering so you can be the strongest possible version of yourself.

Live creative and receive tips and tricks during our monthly Twitter Chats on the third Wednesday of every month: 12pm-1pm PT on Twitter at @Creative_Circle. Click here to learn more:

If you’re looking for a new way to navigate your job search from networking to next-steps, check out our interactive Airtable base here:

What We Offer

One employer, one timecard, one person to email. When you partner with Creative Circle, you get the freelance lifestyle with full-time benefits. As a W-2 employee, you’re on our payroll, which means a uniform timecard, a weekly paycheck, and a farewell to 1099 forms and freelance taxes. You’re a creative, not an accountant. Let us deal with the paperwork so you don’t have to.

An extra set of eyes, ears, and hands in your job search. Make your solo project a collaboration and add the 250+ members of the Creative Circle staff to your team. Instead of digging for resources and job openings, you’ll have your local Creative Circle office to help you polish your portfolio, introduce you to clients, and negotiate the best offer.

Benefits, baby. Depending on the hours you work with us, you’re looking at:
-Health Insurance
-Dental Insurance
-Vision Insurance
-Term Life Insurance
-401k Plan
-Paid Holidays

Learn more at

Get Started

If you want to work with Creative Circle, complete our Applicant Information form here: If you’re a good fit, we’ll schedule phone and in-person interviews with a recruiter. After that, you’ll receive emails and phone calls about positions that best fit your background. You can also review some of our current openings here at

If you’re looking for top talent, complete a Talent Request form ( or call the CC office nearest you. Whether you need help on a project today or a month from now, we’ve got offices in major cities across the U.S. and Canada, and we’ll always be there to help out.

If you’re interested in an internal position with Creative Circle, review our available jobs at

Creative Circle serves 35+ markets across North America, and we’re always expanding! Find the location nearest you at



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About Creative Circle

Creative Circle is a creative staffing agency that connects advertising, marketing, digital, and interactive professionals with companies looking for full-time or freelance talent.

Creative is what we do, who we represent, and how we live - that’s why it’s in our name. We work directly with you to understand your strengths and match you with clients
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