10 Best Design Director Job Descriptions

Design Director Job summary 1

We are looking for a hands-on, multi-hyphenate Design Director to join our creative team. The ideal candidate demonstrates an expertise in art direction and design and is responsible for developing bar-raising visual assets and content across all of our marketing communications, including lifestyle and product photography, motion graphics design, packaging, product illustrations, layouts, graphics and environmental design. You are passionate about customer-focused visual solutions. You are a problem-solver. You are comfortable working in collaboration with various disciplines across the organization to deliver effective marketing campaigns and product experiences. Most of all, you are a leader that can inspire great design thinking throughout the creative group and establish a clear vision for our visual identity.

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We are looking for a Design Director. You have a deep knowledge and/or interest in storytelling and reporting, as well as its distinct power to inform and drive conversation & change. You ignite possibilities and solutions in even the most challenging moments, and you have an innate desire to strive for excellence and progress, through your daily work and your attitude.

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Design Director Job summary 3

The Design Director is responsible for growing business and reputation by helping win a disproportionate share of the programs that matter, becoming trusted advisors to C-level clients, and by serving as the executive sponsor for multiple frog program and account teams. You will be responsible for the culture and quality of the design discipline in a studio or area of practice.

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We're looking for a Design Director to become our design visionary with the experience, skills, and desire to be our lead on all things design–from traditional advertising media to emerging technology and experiences that blur the lines of advertising, content, and products. You will be responsible for leading our design practice and working with a portfolio of local, national, and global clients across a variety of industries to deliver thoughtful design experiences that inspire audiences while solving complex business.

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Design Director Job summary 5

A Design Director is a key leadership role crucial to teams and client relationships, as well as design outcomes. As a Design Director you will lead multidisciplinary teams to deliver incredible work throughout all stages of the creative process; immersion, strategy, expression and implementation. You know how to work with people to get the best out of them and maintain a good studio vibe. You are a compelling storyteller and a brilliant designer. You are flexible and willing to direct the development of concepts across strategy, copy and design - inspiring others to think laterally to evolve big ideas. You encourage cutting edge creativity, and motivate your teams to go beyond current trends. You enjoy interacting, presenting and workshopping with clients. You’re confident and can develop positive, natural relationships.

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The Design Director is responsible for leading and building a collections roadmap that translates our customer’s aesthetic, style and quality designs. This role will collaborate across the organization to drive the design process, contribute to an innovative portfolio and develop market-leading product solutions to competitively position the company.

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Design Director Job summary 7

The right candidate has a sharp aesthetic and design skills of their own, but also is adept at creating systems, managing projects, and coming up with solutions for others. Our team is vast and the content diverse, so our Design Director should expect to pitch in and do hands-on design work themselves while also creating hands-off processes and guidelines that editorial staff can use on a daily basis.

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Design Director Job summary 8

We are seeking a Design Director for our department. The Design Director works closely with the Creative Director to manage the design and digital campaigns to meet project/program objectives, in alignment with institutional goals and branding. Provides overall direction to the team, which bridges the gap between print and digital to maintain brand standards, establish cross-functional strategies, and execute deliverables.

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Design Director Job summary 9

As a Design Director, you will work with teammates to help develop thoughtful, beautiful design solutions. You will design innovative, integrated solutions across a range of static, dynamic and interactive media (print, digital, 3D, motion and environmental). You will be both conceptually and idea driven, focused on forging meaningful connections with consumers and businesses across a broad range of media. In addition to developing great design solutions, you will also help manage projects by coordinating with team members — both junior and senior — and with clients. This role provides the opportunity to begin developing leadership skills and a unique, discerning point of view as you contribute to the work. Unique and varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences allow us to think bigger, deliver the most impactful results to our clients, and succeed together. Fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel represented, welcomed, able to contribute, and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and who we strive to be tomorrow.

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