Visual Design Director at Brit + Co

Posted Jun 30th, 2016, offered

"We’re looking for someone to lead our talented team of visual designers. You are passionate about creativity, color and patterns. When it comes to being creative, you know that the best working environment is organized, efficient and makes room for projects that need creative space. You’ve got excellent visual problem solving and critical thinking skills. You’re well-versed in the art of design diplomacy, and will work hard to make sure all stakeholders on a given project meet their goals."

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage a team of 3-5 visual designers, including wrangling all of their projects, assigning projects and setting realistic expectations for stakeholders

Visual keeper of the Brit + Co brand, you’ll be responsible for making sure what goes out is always visually on-brand

Collaborate cross-functionally with marketing, sales, engineering, editorial

Motivate and inspire your team, and deliver critical feedback in a non-confrontational, positive and honest way

Design research and trend analysis

Work with creative team to create new design themes each quarter

High-level design projects

Last minute design requests! Aka: You are down to step in and get your hands dirty on the regular.

REQUIREMENTS

5+ years professional design experience

1+ years management/leadership experience

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign CC on Mac

Excellent visual design skills demonstrated by a portfolio displaying a range of design work from design for web, art direction, illustration, page layout to cross-media cross-functional campaigns

Excellent understanding of brand and visual voice

Excellent typography skills

Ability to work fast when necessary

Openness to do anything and everything when necessary during busier seasons

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent visual problem solving and critical thinking skills

Able to translate a visual brand seamlessly to multiple environments: Web, Social, Physical Events and spaces, Video, email, etc.

Experience art directing photo shoots, styling and illustration skills are a plus!


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