Position Design Director, Illustration + Packaging
Location Ohio
Starts Interviewing now / Start within 2018
Duration Full Time, on-site
Status Full Time + Amazing benefits & relo
Rate Six figure role + amazing comp package and benefits
Our client is a well-known Ohio based retailer with 1,000+ stores throughout the US and Canada, and we are looking for their next Design Director with an amazing big brand packaging and illustration background.


Full Requirements are listed further below, but a primary piece that you must meet as the Design Director:
- You must have strong illustration-based design samples aimed toward a female audience/buyer (*without such samples you will not be considered).


About the Design Director Position:
- You will be responsible for managing the creative direction of the design for a range of products from concept through final delivery.
- You will be responsible for influencing and driving innovation and inspiration for illustration based 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.


Requirements for the Design Director:
- 10+ years of experience of progressively increased responsibility in a creative leadership role
- Must have experience in specialty retail or personal care / home fragrance
- Must have a portfolio featuring beautiful packaging concepts AND illustrations both, and for a women-based audience (*This is a must, but if you do not have existing samples, you can create them for review if you wish)
- Must have a proven track record to identify, develop and retain top talent
- Must be able work in a highly collaborate design environment
- Must have top notch 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!

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Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc210@jobalert.creativecircle.com