Design Director - Freelance to Full time or Full time - WFH during Covid-19

Starts As soon as identified, ideally May 2021
Duration 40 hours/ week, freelance or Full time, direct hire
Status Freelance to Full Time; Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a new beauty brand, is seeking a Design Director with Beauty experience to join their team Freelance to Full time or Full Time.

This role is remote to start and a workstation will be provided.

This is an excellent opportunity to help build a growing creative team and brand! If you have experience managing teams, working in the beauty space, and able to be hands-on, this role is for you.

The Design Director will be responsible for:
- Working with CMO to Create Brief and translate it to design team for web, digital ads, social media, email, packaging, and retail display
- Oversee design output from the design team, ensuring all files and deliverables are on brand and within the creative brief provided by the CMO and Founder
- Work collaboratively with Design team, Project Managers, and Marketing to ensure projects are completed on time and within scope
- Working with the Creative Director and CMO to provide artistic vision for the design team
- Help evolve brand guidelines
- Manage and mentor full time designers and oversee freelancers
- Assist with sourcing freelance and full time talent
- 20% hands-on design and 80% concepting and oversight

The Design Director will have the following qualifications:
- 8-10+ years experience in design
- Experience in the beauty/ fashion/ luxury industry at a high-volume company.
- Experience managing a team of 5+ creatives, working with outside agencies, and a number of freelancers
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite; Sketch a plus
- An eye for design, a graphic designer by trade who went to design school.
- Visual Merchandising experience ideal
- Positive, professional attitude.
- Autonomous and able to self-manage.
- Very organized, communicates well, and gives extreme attention to detail
- Willing to roll their sleeves up and be hands on in the design process
- Flexible and OK working in a start up environment

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