Position Design Director, Illustration + Packaging
Location Ohio
Starts Interviewing now / Start Early 2019
Duration Full Time, on-site
Status Full Time + Amazing benefits & relo
Rate Six figure role + amazing comp package and benefits
One of our major retail clients with over 1,000 stores is looking for a top notch Design Director with an amazing big brand packaging and illustration background.


A Must for being considered for this Design Director role:
- 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:
- This role is about 75% creative management and 25% hands-on execution
- 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, or similar
- **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 within a team
- Must have 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!

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