Design Director

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As a Design Director at 500 Designs, you are an advocate for the clients’ needs and share the creative vision of your team of designers and creatives. You brainstorm ideas for each project, conceptualize, and strategize to deliver exceptional design projects. You have a strong user experience background to lead the web, app, and branding design projects from start to finish. You strategize with account executives and are responsible for assigning tasks to the team members, coordinating with the project managers, and assisting them to ensure all the client requirements are taken into consideration.

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with account executives to obtain knowledge of the clients’ requirements
  • Brainstorm ideas and concepts and communicate it with the relevant teams
  • Work with the relevant team heads to manage timelines, tasks, and projects
  • Review all works and ensure the strategy and efficiency
  • Attend client meetings to present the work
  • Evaluate the team on a monthly basis (in coordination with the CCO)
  • Supervise, direct, and motivate teams to help them use their talents effectively and ensure the team enjoys the project
  • Develop processes to deliver projects efficiently
  • Communicate cross-functionally to understand creative needs

What You’ll Bring

  • Strong experience as a design director or in a similar creative role
  • Hands-on experience in creative process, UI/UX design, marketing, graphic design, and brand development
  • Excellent working knowledge of software such as Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Exemplary interpersonal and analytical abilities
  • Creative and critical thinker
  • BSc/BA in advertising, fine art, design or relevant field; MSc/MA will be considered an asset