Wondersauce

Design Director

Based: New York
Level: Director, Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 09 February 2019
Website: wondersauce.com
Twitter: @wondersauce
Job Listing Added: 11 January 2019

Wondersauce is seeking a super creative, strategic, and flexible Design Director that has considerable experience directing, managing, and designing successful digital products to join our New York City office. The role of Design Director at Wondersauce requires you to independently generate thoughtful design directions for a variety of projects, manage a small team of multidisciplinary creatives, and provide direction on the execution of design deliverables of many kinds. You are involved in all phases of a project, ensuring the quality of work is up to our high standards and exceeding strategic goals.


Responsibilities


Work closely with Creative Directors and Designers
Collaborate across disciplines with Product Managers, Strategists, UX Designers, Art Directors, and Developers
Work independently and with small groups and manage a small group of designers on project
Lead client presentations & design on a few projects with minimal oversight
Participate in and/or lead team brainstorms and internal critiques
Provide critical and constructive feedback to Designers
Effectively present work to clients while defending creative vision and decisions
Assist in the recruitment and interviewing for open Design positions
Work on 1-2 projects at a time


Requirements


5+ years of design experience in an agency setting
Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, prototyping tools
A strong understanding of prototyping, site functionality, interaction, and user interfaces
Self-motivated and decisive
Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively
Exceptional presentation skills
Ability to work within brand guidelines while remaining interesting and unique
Strong attention to detail, high-quality standards and process
Enthusiastic about learning and sharing with teammates


About Us


Wondersauce is the new breed of advertising agency.


We started the agency with the goal of creating a company truly centered on human behavior. Wondersauce is focused on the complete customer journey and helping our clients understand the most relevant ways to reach their audience. Whether it’s digital, traditional, social, mobile, campaigns, marketing, point of sale, video, etc – we specialize in understanding your business and recommending the most responsible and cost-effective ways to achieve your goals.


Wondersauce is a proud member of the “Made in New York” initiative (http://wearemadeinny.com/) and the Society of Digital Agencies (http://sodaspeaks.com/). Our work has been recognized by Time Magazine, The Webby's, SiteInspire and AWWWARDS.


Equal Opportunity Statement


Wondersauce aims to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting equal opportunities regardless of religious belief, age, color, race, creed, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, political affiliation, ethnic origin, family status or disability (subject to the exceptions contained in the Human Rights Act 1993). The commitment applies to all aspects of the work environment, all employment activities, resource allocation and all employment terms and conditions. Selection criteria and procedures aim to ensure that employees are selected, promoted and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.