We believe that small, collaborative, and cross-functional teams are best equipped to achieve the most optimal project outcomes. Within these teams, members of our Design group play a critical role in each and every project, ensuring that the work we produce is supported by principles, and delivers on the needs and expectations of end users and the business. Working alongside our Strategy and Technology teams, our designers contribute an innate understanding of form and function to ensure our work is always thoughtful, intuitive, and innovative.
As Executive Design Director, you will lead our Design group with a focus on constant improvement to the research, ideation, and design process, exploring new ways to deliver exceptional work. You’ll partner with our heads of Strategy and Technology to ensure cross-functional collaboration, cross training, and knowledge sharing between areas of expertise. Your ability to attract, manage, support, and nurture design talent will ensure we’re continually growing a team of leaders. As a member of our leadership team, you’ll help to increase the agency’s reputation as a leading design consultancy, through a clear perspective supported by thought leadership.
The ideal candidate will have experience leading a design team within an agency or consultancy environment, supporting enterprise clients in the areas of brand, digital strategy, user interface for products and platforms, and service design. This is also an entrepreneurial role – we’re looking for someone who understands what it takes to run a studio and scale business.
We’re looking to fill this role in our Vancouver studio, however candidates should be comfortable with and able to travel frequently to our NYC studio and client locations across North America.
Required Skills & Experience
How to Apply
If this sounds like a fit, please apply through our online application form. Only candidates with an online portfolio or work samples and the required level of experience may be shortlisted and contacted. Please clearly state your personal contribution to each project submitted. If you have a blog or other online projects, please send those URLs along too. Extra attention will be given to creative candidates who are active online.
No recruiters, agencies, or phone calls please.
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