The Role

With 8+ years of experience, and at least 2 years of experience working directly with clients, you have developed a portfolio of work and understand what it takes to implement great creative solutions. You are responsible for translating brand strategy into powerful and purposeful designs. As a design director you have successfully worked in teams, built strong relationships with clients and colleagues and have seen the entire creative process, from strategy to execution.

Responsibilities

  • Manage design teams across multiple client engagements, driving high quality deliverables
  • Work in partnership with strategic and account teams to understand and manage client needs
  • Ability to define and implement innovative solutions for digital direction, visuals and experiences
  • Participate in the business development process, including working on pitches and presentations to prospective clients and developing proposals
  • Build deep client relationships across projects
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Work with vendors and outside specialty resources
  • 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
  • Contribute to studio culture, inspire others

Requirements

  • 8 + years of experience
  • Advanced in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Extreme proficiency in Sketch, Invision and similar design and prototyping tools
  • BFA/BS/BA in Product/ Graphic Design or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with design systems
  • Experience managing teams with diverse design backgrounds
  • Long-term client relationship development experience
  • Should be comfortable with travel necessary in a client service business
  • Solid verbal and written presentation skills
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills
  • Successfully manages time, process and workflow

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 eleven global offices and more than 350 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. Prophet.com

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