Design Director

3 weeks ago by

Portfolio Recruitment

Creating Connections

Our client is a strategic creative design agency developing solutions and working with a range of businesses spanning starts ups, recognised national brands, community organisations and Government agencies. With offices in Wellington and Auckland, this position is based in the Tāmaki Makaurau studio.

They are looking for a seasoned Design Director who is ready to take on a new challenge in a busy fast paced studio.

The role:
Develop and visualise creative concepts across various aspects of visual communication delivery, maintaining the highest standards at all times. Ensure deadlines are meet and budgets are adhered to, working closely with the wider team to manage projects through strategy and execution. Connect with strategists, account managers and production teams to ensure smooth transitions of projects. Actively be part of client relationships where appropriate, presenting concepts and delighting them with your vision. Work collaboratively, supporting your design team, and art directing the creative process as required.

As a design leader in the studio, and with support from the Creative Director, mentor, develop and encourage others to thrive and grow.

This opportunity offers genuine family-oriented work life balance, from a business that is committed to collaboration, wellbeing and a positive culture.

What we’d like to see:
– Someone committed and passionate about producing powerful design work
– A portfolio of work that displays your obvious creative and technical experience
– Experience in brand and strategy lead design
– The tools to lead projects and teams

This role will suit someone with a kind demeanour, who is strong and able to manage others with integrity, empathy and vigour.

If you’re looking for a new home for your design talent and positive bright personality, we’d love to hear from you. Apply with your latest CV and portfolio.

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