The Role

The design director will work out of Prophet’s New York, NY office and is responsible for collaborating with senior leadership to build the firm’s design practice and serves as an advisory consultant on client projects.


  • Manage design teams across multiple client engagements, driving high-quality deliverables, including logos, visual identities and systems, digital designs and experiences, presentation designs, and publications
  • Work closely with multi-disciplinary project teams across strategy, design and innovation to deliver best in class results for clients
  • Create and share vision for design strategy engagements
  • Participate in the business development process, including working on pitches, presentations to prospective clients & developing proposals
  • Build deep client relationships across projects
  • Manage deliverables, timelines and budgets of all engagements
  • Provide leadership for project teams, infusing a superior design aesthetic into the work
  • Manage and cultivate the professional development of staff members
  • Domestic and international travel up to 20 percent
  • Supervise graphic designers

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Fine Arts with concentration in graphic design or in related design field
  • Four years post-baccalaureate, progressive experience in a graphic designer or in a related design role
  • Experience with:
    • Corporate branding, print graphics, and packaging
    • Design methodologies
    • User-experience/interface design
    • Information design and corporate identity/branding
    • Typography, layout and color sense
    • Design tools including PhotoShop, InDesign, QuarkXpress and Illustrator
    • Translate business outcomes and customer insights into design solutions
    • Leadership over creative design solutions from conception through implementation

About Prophet

Prophet is a consultancy that helps clients find uncommon growth through marketing, brand, experience, innovation and organization & culture capabilities. We operate differently than other consultancies, blending insight, strategy and creativity with an optimistic yet pragmatic approach.

We have partnered with some of the world’s most successful companies, including Electrolux, T-Mobile, UBS, Gatorade and GE. With twelve global offices and more than 450 experts in marketing, innovation, digital and design, we are able to bring together the right people with the right experience to solve our clients’ business challenges.

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer

Prophet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our people are everything to our business. We encourage all of our employees to be fearlessly human and unexpectedly irreverent, welcoming the entire person to the office every day – no matter where they come from, how they identify, who they love or what they look like. Therefore, all employment, promotion and evaluation decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit and business need.

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