Design Lead

San Francisco, California | Freelance | Job ID #61772 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a global branding agency, is looking for a Design Director with 8 years of experience to join their team. You will report directly to Executive Creative Director.

This is a senior role working alongside the Creative Director to lead and manage design projects for influential and high-profile brands. This person will direct, manage and take creative responsibility for client design projects that you are assigned to and provide clear, focused, inspirational design direction to other members of the design team.


  • One year in a Design Director role within a branding and design agency (across FMCG and Identity)
  • 8 years’ industry experience in brand and graphics design
  • Experience working with high-profile and demanding global clients across diverse areas of branding including packaging, identity and digital work
  • Solid and proven branding skills
  • The highest ability of typography, layout, color
  • Demonstrated experience with design systems, brand architectures and guidelines
  • Clear communication skills - able to communicate ideas and direction clearly throughout the creative process both internally and externally
  • Give clear and considered direction throughout a project without losing sight of the original brief and goals
  • Quickly identify great ideas with the ability to nurture and build
  • Passion for experiential design covering motion, digital + environmental design

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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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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