Design Director

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Apr 01, 2013
Closes
May 01, 2013
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Duration
Full Time
We are looking for:
- A hands-on conceptual design director who can lead and mentor a small team of designers and bring original ideas and a fresh & stylish approach to each project.
- A 360 degree integrated thinker who is able to create and roll-out multi channel campaigns in partnership with copywriting resources.
- Experience in the design of large-scale branding efforts and cohesive campaigns, working within and developing defined visual/brand systems as well as comfort in working closely with printers and seeing complicated jobs through production.
- A strong sense of style, excellent typographic skills, and flair in working with photography.
- Managerial and/or leadership role experience with the ability to provide design approval and guidance to others.
- High level communication skills with the ability to handle strategic and marketing conversations.
- Experience working in a global organization.
- The candidate reports to Bloomberg’s Global Creative Director.

Qualifications:
- Strong operating knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design.
- A flair for delivering visual concepts in the context of defined strategies and copy approaches.
- Comprehensive understanding of type, photography, and color management, evident in portfolio examples.
- Industrial and environmental design experience, knowledge of motion graphics and web design, skills in art direction and team leadership, experience directing shoots, are all a plus.

Education/Experience:
- 10+ years experience in a similar role within a company or agency. NOTE Exception could be made on amount (number of years) of experience -- based on quality of candidate’s creative examples
- BA/BS degree required. Candidates with a degree in Marketing, Graphic Design, Digital Media Design, Visual, Fine or Commercial Arts, Art Design or related field preferred.
- Thorough understanding of print and collateral design and production processes and interactive communications and delivery systems as well as industry best practices required.
- Strong understanding of client communication and management preferred.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.