Digital Design Director (Web focused)

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #56430 |
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Our client, an award-winning branding agency, is in search of a Design Director to join their growing Creative team. This role starts on-site ASAP.

What you'll be doing:

  • You will be both a leader and a creator in the office, managing your designers as well as bring your creative ideas to life in a hands-on capacity.
  • Maintain a strong point of view, managing design processes and present your ideas to clients.
  • Executing creative ideas across disciplines (branding, communications, film, digital, etc) but focused largely on large-scale website builds.
  • Collaborate with strategists, project managers, developers, filmmakers, designers, creative directors, and agency partners to create amazing design concepts that work across many forms of media to move clients’ business forward.
  • Oversee and help with the development and implementation of design solutions in any place the brand can live.
  • Excitement and eagerness to help grow senior and junior designers in their careers.
  • Create and implement branding/marketing initiatives across traditional and digital channels.
  • Manage multiple projects at the same time and meet deadlines.
  • Contribute to a culture of learning by bringing your ideas to the table - also be open to learning from your counterparts.
  • Use storytelling to present creative concepts to clients.
  • Partner with your account and strategy teams to nurture client relationships.
  • Other tasks may apply.

About you:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience with design graphic and large-scale website design.
  • Graduate or undergraduate degree in visual design or art.
  • You can see projects through from concept to execution (on your own or as a team leader).
  • Have designed for corporate identity, web identity, film, rebrands, guidelines, logos, etc.
  • Senior-level, polished presentation and writing skills.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience managing mid and junior level designers.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.