Position Design Director (Packaging + Illustration) - Columbus, OH
Location Ohio
Starts Q2
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate Base Salary around $175,000 depending on experience
About Our Client:
Our client is a well-known Columbus, OH based retailer with over 1,600 stores throughout the US and Canada. They specialize in a wide range of bath, beauty, and home fragrance products.

About the Position:
They are actively seeking a Design Director who will be responsible for managing the creative direction of the design for a range of products from concept through final deliver. The Director will be responsible for influencing and driving innovation and inspiration for package design; ensuring the quality of final creative design and development work consistently meets set standards; as well as initiating and driving the creative vision and strategy that drive sales and profit. This role reports into the Vice President of Design and will oversee a team of about 4-6 direct reports.

Qualifiers:
• 10-15 years’ experience of progressively increased responsibility in a creative leadership role, preferably with experience in specialty retail or personal care / home fragrance

• A portfolio featuring beautiful packaging concepts and illustrations is a MUST.

• Must have a proven track record to identify, develop and retain top talent

• Must be able to function in a complex, fast-paced, heavily matrixes, environment

• Ability to work in a highly collaborate design environment

• Will possess innate creative sensibility and taste and an affinity for fashion/beauty industries

• Excellent business sense, organizational skills, ability to work within budgets and schedules

**Please note this position is based in Columbus OH and this client is offering a very generous relocation package for the right candidate.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc159@jobalert.creativecircle.com