Design Director

Siegel+Gale is a global brand strategy, design and experience firm. Using facts, intuition and creativity,
we blend science with art, unlocking the power of simplicity to help organizations realize their full
potential.

Vision

In every one of our offices, you’ll find the simple secrets to our success: People who have found their

purpose. Teams that are encouraged to work with one another. All sorts of thinkers, dreamers and builders who are
naturally both creative and strategic. At Siegel+Gale, you’ll have an endless supply of new experiences
as you do work that connects with people all over the world—and you’ll do it in an environment that helps
you grow.

As a Design Director at Siegel+Gale, you will:

  • Partner with Creative Directors, the strategy team, and strategic partners to define and translate strategies into creative concepts
  • Inspire and drive team to break through solutions
  • Direct group brainstorming/concept development sessions
  • Guide and inspire creative team to develop innovative design solutions, from broad concept development through implementation
  • Provide clear constructive direction on content and design solutions
  • Direct creative team and production team to ensure feasibility of design solutions and articulate design concepts and guidelines for implementation
  • Provide strategic, innovative insights for the development of client deliverables
  • Drive improvement, efficiency and effectiveness into all methodologies and deliverables
  • Be accountable for project profitability with Account Management
  • Conduct client presentations, new business presentations and group ideation sessions
  • Maintain client contact in area of expertise
  • Define and direct cross-practice and cross-office initiatives
  • Oversee quality of concepts across multiple project teams simultaneously
  • Define criteria for assessing concepts/project deliverables and solutions
  • Contribute to firm-building activities
  • Proactively participates in knowledge sharing efforts
  • Suggest new methods and techniques to improve our practice Proactively maintain expertise in design software packages
  • Conduct appraisals and career development

You’re a great fit for this position if you have:

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • An undergraduate degree or advanced degree preferred
  • Mastery of basic design fundamentals including typography, line, form, color, pattern, contrast, scale, weight, etc.
  • Mastery in applying the concepts of identity and visual system design across multiple channels and touch points
  • Strong commercial sense Ability to simplify
  • Deep digital expertise with strong knowledge of information architecture and user experience and user interface design processes
  • Proficiency in creative direction in 4 or more specific areas:
    • Interaction design for web and mobile applications
    • Information design
    • Data visualization
    • Data charting
    • Iconography
    • Document analysis
    • Simplification
    • Animation and motion graphics
    • Video storyboarding, production and editing
    • Type design
    • Environmental and exhibit design
    • 3-D design and packaging
    • Basic technical specifications and production methods

Siegel+Gale continually seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. As such, Siegel+Gale does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, mental or physical disability, or status as a protected veteran. This policy applies to all personnel activities and conditions of employment.

Please apply online at http://www.siegelgale.com/careers