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Design Directors are the driving creative force keeping Huge at the top of its game. They make sure no talent goes to waste and the work stays sharp. 

The Brand Design Director is responsible for designing and developing original concepts for logo and brand identity systems, while overseeing multiple brand rollouts across digital products & global marketing campaigns. This a hands-on role, requiring an exceptional and proven level of design craft together with systems thinking. 

This is a leadership position in every sense—we need someone who can represent the Huge culture and standards within the Brand Strategy & Identity discipline and the company as a whole. Reporting to the Creative Director Brand Strategy and Identity, the role requires leadership and self-motivation skills given the need to oversee and lead design teams on brand projects across the organization.

Design Directors are responsible for contributing to the management of client relationships and will attend new business meetings & pitches.

Responsibilities:

  • Create & develop brand identity systems for brands
  • Partner with brand strategists to concept brand design solutions that meets business objectives
  • Articulate and defend conceptual brand design choices
  • Direct all phases of brand design work from concept through to roll-out, including working closely with other teams such as comms and marketing to ensure successful implementation.
  • Develop and deliver thought leadership that contextualizes traditional graphic design principles within the context of digital.
  • Promote continual creative improvement and contribute to a culture of craftsmanship, excellence and accountability
  • Mentor junior creative staff through critique of their work to inspire & maintain creative quality and award-winning work
  • Grow new business and develop solid relationships with existing clients
  • Participate in new business development efforts, leading creative teams
  • What we'd like to see:

  • 5+ years experience (at least 3+ years in a branding agency environment)
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both client-facing and with internal teams.
  • A proven track record of award-winning brand identity design
  • A strong working knowledge of what goes into successful brand development and how a brand manifests across product & interaction design, as well as social & marketing campaigns
  • Advanced experience managing the creative development process in a client-focussed environment
  • Comprehensive awareness and interest in new technology platforms
  • Strong ability to provide clear creative direction and provide timely and constructive feedback
  • Strong ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term needs
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Huge is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for all. Regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or if you’re parenting the next generation of innovators, we firmly believe that our work is at its best when everyone feels free to be their most authentic self.

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    Job Overview
    - Company: Huge
    - Location: New York City, NY
    - Date: 25 October, 2018
    - Job Type: Full Time
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