Design Director

3 weeks ago by

Website creativestorenz The Creative Store

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Are you an amazing Design Director with proven inspired leadership or a senior designer ready to step up?

You will join this Auckland based role, in this design agency with a family-oriented culture that is collaborative, diverse, creative, accountable, flexible, encouraging, social, flexible, and supportive. You are supported and encouraged to develop professionally and to extend your thinking and creativity.

Your role will include:

Creative execution — You will develop and visualise creative concepts and appropriate designs for all aspects of visual communication delivery, ensuring that all work produced for clients is the best that it can be.

  • Ensuring that design projects are completed within agreed deadlines and budgets
  • Working closely with the strategy team to develop appropriate visual directions aligned with audience needs and insights
  • Ensuring a smooth transition of projects from the design/creative phase through to the production and digital team
  • Actively and positively being part of the client relationships where appropriate, including being part of taking the brief and leading the presentation of creative work
  • Art directing and managing the creative process with all external parties, as required
  • Collaboratively working and supporting the overall Insight Creative culture and interacting appropriately with other team members
  • Contributing to the powerful team spirit and adding to the ongoing drive for process improvement and innovation

Design leadership — With the support of the Creative Director, actively attract, develop, and retain talented individuals to realise their full potential. Embracing their vision by creating clarity and consistently seeking and encouraging others to see opportunities for different and innovative approaches.

  • Providing coaching, guidance, and feedback to help others excel on the job and meet objectives
  • Develop, motivate, and guide the team towards successful outcomes that are aligned to business objectives
  • Assist in delivering to the creative strategy
  • Balance the resources and availability of the Auckland design team to meet client needs and actively foster a network of creative partners and contractors

Teamwork, trust, respect, and collaboration really do matter here. They work hard for each other’s success and value the unique skills and identity everyone has. They invest in their people’s wellbeing, development, and future. People are rewarded fairly, recognised for their efforts, and trusted to work in ways that suit them and this agency.

This role is a brilliant opportunity to join one of Auckland’s’ great design studios and develop your design career with an incredibly talented team. Please apply with your latest CV and portfolio.

Send your CV to Hana Chadwick at The Creative Store, email, or call The Creative Store on (09) 365 1077 for more details.

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