Design Director

job type: Fulltime Hire

location: Brooklyn, 11212

job description:
Company in the home improvement industry is looking for an experienced Design Director to join their team of professionals!

The Design Director will act as lead for a team of creatives that will execute several cross-platform projects. You will be designing and overseeing, web redesign efforts, art direction, web promotional assets, infographic creation, motion graphics/ animation, videos and more.

As Design Director, you will also be a key part at maintaining consistency and enduring all projects meet the necessary brand guidelines. You will get the opportunity to work with other key teams like web development and content staff.

If you are a hands-on, versatile creative talent with years of management experience, we want to speak to you!

As Design Director, you can expect to:

– Work hands-on on web redesign projects, and new landing pages
– Advise and lead all UX/UI Design efforts and research, elevate current digital efforts
– Manage graphic design team, including performance, training, meeting supervision and project progress
– Organize graphic design tasks, distribute accordingly and follow/manage project schedules
– Be final approval step for all design elements by the graphic design team
– Communicate and assist other key teams to ensure consistency in the companys web presence
– Conceptualize design direction, and stay abreast of new trends and technology that can be integrated
– Actively communicate with Product Management team to adjust priorities/ timelines and identify new opportunities or ways to enhance production
– Be an active part of design process by assisting with designs for email, web, social, video and more
– Assist with storyboard creation and video production
– Assist with other duties as needed

Background Profile:

– Robust Adobe CC skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere, XD), and UX/UI Design tools like Sketch, InVision, Figma, etc.
– Excellent command of UX/UI design principles, process and best practices
– Extensive experience developing brands and knowledge of graphic design principles
– Experience managing creative team, and ability to innovate campaigns and motivate designers
– Familiarity with HTML, CSS and some JavaScript
– Very hands on, ability to create designs while managing other creative staff
– Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written
– Great organizational skills and ability to multitask
– Ability to work on several projects at once while still remaining organized
– Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
– BS/BA Degree and 5+ years of relevant experience, including management

This is a direct to full time opportunity near Queens, NY.

To apply, please submit your resume and portfolio link for immediate consideration.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to each application personally.

If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you via telephone or email as soon as possible.

We’re highly selective

because the more our clients get the level of creativity they’ve come to expect from us, the more they choose to use us and you.