Lead visual designer
|Employment||Vast / Permanent Job|
We are looking for an experienced lead visual designer who would like to create meaningful, innovative ideas. Someone who can make brands stand out through craft, motion and interaction and can lead and inspire project teams to new heights.
About the job
Create or redesign or refresh world-class distinct identity for companies, products, services or campaigns.
Sets creative direction and provides hands-on guidance throughout the duration of client team projects.
Producing designs across a variety of formats, platforms and environments including logos, visual identities, apps and websites, out of home media, social media, physical environments and more.
Creation of presentations to share conceptual thinking and proposals.
Generates useful, usable ideas across all existing and emerging digital platforms.
Facilitate collaborative design processes, oversee quality of the design team’s creative output across multiple projects, interface with other departments and present work to clients.
Maintain personal relationships with the design team and foster an equitable, inclusive environment for all creative staff.
Inspires and leads by example, setting professional standards for the team and the department
Mentor and lead junior and mid-level designers, providing continuous feedback and constructive critiques of their work;
Forge fruitful working relationships with a mix of in-office and distributed staff and freelancers.
Who are we looking for
Have an exciting portfolio of design projects showing off that you’re exceptional at craft, have a keen eye for detail and have an extensive understanding of all creative disciplines, including conceptual and executional (art direction, user experience, copy, and motion).
Thought leadership: A strong point of view; ability to contribute to the strategic development of an assignment; creative ideas and the ability to promote conceptual thinking among the team.
Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
A strong ability and experience in leading, directing and managing a group of cross-disciplinary teams.
A positive, can-do attitude and a sociable personality, we like nice people!
A big plus
Experience of Art Directing photography, 3D, illustration, typography and motion.
Understanding of digital Design Systems, design processes and front-end implementation.
Understanding of HTML and CSS
8+ years of design/digital design experience across a combination of agency, studio, production company, or in-house.
What do we offer?
A position at one of the most creative and professional digital agencies in Amsterdam
A fun work environment
The opportunity to work for A-brands that ensures that your work is highly visible
Great experience, client contact, high levels of responsibility and many opportunities to take the initiative.