We are searching for a strategic and innovative Design Director, a true craftsperson with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of design. Coming from within a branding design agency, you have had at least 6 years’ experience in a top studio dealing with top tier clients, where you have been instrumental in the growth and success of the studio and their clients. You have delivered design strategies and creative solutions that have successfully transformed brands.
This is a super important role that offers endless opportunities to work collaboratively with one of Australia’s leading design studios. You must be hands on and love to lead by example. You’re a big ideas creative with equal amounts of pragmatism, practicality and strategic ability. With an element of confidence without being cocky, outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal, and a decisive aesthetic for not just beautiful design but clever innovative solutions that will surprise, your work will always be relevant and of the highest quality, from type to colour.
Taking ownership of projects, expectations will be high. Working in close partnership with the Creative Director you’ll be looked upon for inspiration. Your knowledge, exceptional creative talent and ability to solve problems will be the motivation for teams to strive for innovative design ideas. Keeping up to date with all the latest technologies, trends and global design related issues, sharing them with the team will come naturally to you.
You have the ability to articulate your rationale when presenting world class solutions with simplicity and finesse, internally and to clients. Your empathy, energy and positive attitude will see clients trust you and warm to you quickly. And as far as your skills go, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft packages, including Powerpoint, and a good understanding of Vectorworks and Autocad will be what you work with on a daily basis. Nice to have would be motion, illustration, 3D and beautiful typography.
This studio has a wonderful culture and decent working hours. They are ambitious and enjoy a good working relationship with their other offices around the world.