Design Director

Giant Spoon is looking for a Design Director.  The ideal candidate is obsessed with design and driven to make all things beautiful.  A strong visual storyteller with proven experience developing branding systems as well as executing world class design that span platforms. This designer is a stickler for fundamentals and a seeker of innovation.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee creation and production of all design across brands.
  • Develop and implement design and branding systems. 
  • Collaborate closely with the Creative Director to develop and institute world-class design solutions
  • Inspire and mentor a team of talented designers through consistency and excellence in craft.
  • Maintain timelines and execution standards across multiple projects.
  • Effectively share and present design strategies to the clients
  • Elevate the design practice in all capacities within the agency  


DESIRED SKILLS

  • 10+ years of design experience, plus a Bachelor’s or equivalent in related field
  • Experience designing across traditional, digital, environmental, and social platforms  
  • Proficiency in Mac OSX, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office and Acrobat
  • An unflinching desire for good design and a vocation to impeccable design principles
  • Strong organizational abilities, including time and resource management
  • Digitally connected, passionate about technology and innovation with an insatiable curiosity for how it applies to our industry
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Open to travel as necessary