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Design Director

New York, NY | Job #320213
Job Title: Design Director
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full-Time
We are looking for a talented Design Director for a direct hire/ full-time opportunity in New York. 

This Design Director should have experience creating building brand initiatives and running a creative team of designers.  This is a new and exciting role within our client’s organization and will be responsible for leading design, branding, communications and creative efforts across the organization. This person will need creative expertise and will set the vision for content creation across the organization.

Design Director Responsibilities:
  • Establishes and promotes design guidelines, best practices and standards.
  • Ensures dynamic, brand-compliant message content, design, and visual identity in all collateral materials while reflecting the diversity that is representative of our regional college and the students we serve.
  • Designs and implements branding efforts with a digital- first messaging approach
  • This role oversees and is responsible for managing a team of designers and
  • liaises with a global network of business, communications, and events teams, local graphic
  • design professionals, and external partners and vendors.
  • Manage Graphic Design team, providing leadership, direction and mentorship
  • Concept, direct, and manage creative for the our client’s brand—including internal communications, corporate comms (e.g. financial, sustainability) across print, digital, web, and experiential outputs
Design Director Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 10+ years experience with progressive responsibility in a marketing leadership role
  • Financial Services experience is required
  • Strong B2B and internal marketing experience for brands with complex service offerings
  • Experience in marketing, brand design/management, content creation and messaging required.
  • Proven management experience and demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ideas person – constantly thinking of new, creative and innovative ways to effectively promote our client’s mission
  • High energy multitasker – ability to work on multiple projects at once in a fast paced, changing environment and deliver exceptional outcomes

JobID: 320213LM

We are passionate about connecting you with the right role at the right organization—and providing you great benefits for the great work you do. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

Cella is an award-winning leader in consulting, staffing and managed solutions for creative, marketing, digital and proposal development teams. We help people build meaningful careers and partner with companies to help them win. Our staffing solutions include freelance, contract, temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions. Cella is the only creative staffing firm to win the Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for 10 years running. And as a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, we proudly help clients meet diversity objectives, too. Cella is an equal opportunity employer.