Position Design Director - Branding Agency - Full-time
Location Manhattan
Starts Within the next few weeks
Duration Full-time
Status Full Time
Rate up to $135k
Our client, an award winning branding agency is seeking a full-time Design Director to join their team!

The Design Director will be working with a highly-collaborative team who all share one thing in common; they are naturally both creative and strategic. The goal of this Design Directors role is to partner with Creative Directors and strategy team to define and translate strategies into creative concepts. These responsibilities below outline how that goal is achieved:

- Lead group brainstorming/concept development sessions and inspire creative team to develop innovative design solutions, from broad concept development through implementation
- Lead client presentations and maintain client contact in area of expertise
- Provide clear constructive direction on content and design solutions
- Lead creative team and production team to ensure feasibility of design solutions and articulate design principles and guidelines for implementation
- Provide strategic, innovative insights for the development of client deliverables
- Drive improvement, efficiency and effectiveness into all methodologies and deliverables as well as lead group ideation sessions
- Lead portions of new business presentations as a subject matter expert
- Oversee quality of concepts across multiple project teams simultaneously
- Define criteria for assessing concepts/project deliverables and solutions

The IDEAL Design Director will be someone who is extremely client facing, has a passion for branding and creating identity systems that pair seamlessly with the strategy behind them. You are a master of design principles: typography, line, form, color, scale, weight-- you take all into consideration when designing and ideating design direction to your team. Simple is key to you-- your aesthetic is 'less is more'. Proficiency in Design Direction in these areas will push you above the rest:
- Iconography
- Information Design
- Experience Design
- Design for web / mobile / environmental / packaging

This is an amazing opportunity to join a world-class team. Interested and qualified please apply!

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: NY40@jobalert.creativecircle.com