Design Director — As Design Director at Instrument, you are a visionary leader who inspires your team to be curious about solving complex problems in novel ways through design. You are an advanced conceptual thinker, but you still love being in the details of the work. You are a virtuoso design communicator, and you lead client relationships through your expertise in the craft. You are an expert in interactive and visual design, art direction and prototyping, and set the example for other designers by building best-in-class digital platforms and experiences.
What you’ll do

Inspire your team through design and establish the bar for design thinking and execution

Cultivate, guide, and lead your team with a strong point of view and creative vision

Concept, iterate, prototype and test in an effort to deliver strategic, elegant and simple design solutions

Build and manage client partnerships from project kickoff to timely delivery

Visually and verbally communicate concepts and strategy behind your work

Lead a project and team autonomously with limited process and hierarchy in place

Balance multiple project assignments or business challenges with a steady disposition

What you’ll bring

8+ years relevant experience in visual design of digital products that have been released to the market

A portfolio demonstrating high proficiency in delivering strategically grounded design thinking across various digital platforms with details on your specific role and contribution

Deep knowledge and skills in visual design, UI and UX design, and typography

Fluency in current industry design and prototyping tools

A curious student of emerging technologies that in turn applies and drives innovation in the work you lead and create

Strong strategic thinking with awareness of the project lifecycle, necessary timelines, business challenges and team communication

Proven experience collaborating with internal teams and partnering with clients

Strong presentation skills

Brand design and AR/VR experience a plus

What we'll give you


Full benefits including medical, dental and vision

401K matching

Paid holidays and vacation

A positive, balanced work life

Application deadline: January 28, 2019