Design Director

New York, New york
Date Posted:  09-07-2017
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
The Design Director will lead and inspire the design team through developing departmental plans and programs.  He/she is a creative visionary producing only the highest quality work.  Leading the design, development, modification, and review of work produced, the Design Director will take responsibility for plans to be completed on time and on budget.  
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Oversee the creative process to produce the highest caliber work
  • Develop each team member to maximize the potential and expertise within the department
  • Make wise decisions guided by experience and knowledge that positively impact clients, SET’s financials, and SET’s image and reputation
  • Proactively communicate with stakeholders and lead meetings ensuring expectations, deadlines and budget are met
  • Coach and mentor creatives through cross-functional team building, setting stretch expectations, implementing professional development, and providing accountability
  • Ensure a collaborative and positive approach to work for all clients and direct reports
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Design or Marketing
  • Minimum eight years of work experience as a Graphic Designer with two years experience managing creatives
  • Experience developing ideas and tools and to bring them to fruition
  • Proficiency in the following areas: creative visioning, AutoCAD, word processing, spreadsheet and email software
  • Occasional travel, flexibility in schedule, some physical exertion in inclement weather required
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