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Design Director

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Vitamin T has a great new client with a contract-to-hire opportunity in downtown Chicago. Sound like you? Apply today!

Job Description:

The role of Design Director is responsible for running and growing a multidisciplinary design team consisting of information architects, interaction designers, content strategists, and designers.

This is not a visual design position. This is a management position for those who have a visual, IA, or content background. Applicants should not only provide a portfolio but demonstrate strong management capabilities.

Work closely with Management, to grow (locations) design capabilities while producing outstanding work
Provide vision and represent the company’s expertise
Work with technical directors and client managers to establish successful products
Present design direction and approach to clients throughout a project. (Research, Concept, Architecture, Interaction, Design, Support of Development)
Staff your design team with skilled employees or contractors
Understand the lifecycle of a project and guide your team by setting expectations, direction, and leading them by example
Support new business development by assessing business problems, creating solutions, and contributing to proposals and sales pitches
Provide design leadership on multiple projects simultaneously, and plan and track deadlines with client management team
Facilitate client design reviews and presentations
Requirements and Qualifications:
Advanced skills with Adobe Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Must be organized and highly motivated
Strong communication and client facing skills
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Previous experience managing projects from concept through final execution
Ability to be flexible and creative in a wide range of project types
Ability to lead a project team and help guide clients toward appropriate design solutions
About us:

Our client is an award-winning interactive agency with deep roots in Web content management (WCM), search and analytics solutions, and Web strategy. Through an unparalleled combination of design and technology expertise, Our client helps interactive marketers, Web strategists and technology leaders achieve measurable business results.

Our client employees are a unique mix of creative and technical individuals whose skill and dedication have won acclaim and loyalty from our many high profile clients. We are passionate about our work and about our lives, and our culture emphasizes the need to balance them.

Our client offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental and life insurance; 401k plan with employer contribution; vacation, holiday and sick leave; and education and gym reimbursement plans. EOE/M/F/D/V

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