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Design Director

Panoramica

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, relentlessly committed to help brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder.

Our team is deliberately diversified — with experts in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech working seamlessly across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. We are endlessly curious and fully transparent, always examining real human behaviour to create authentic connections — between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes.

Digitas operates in over 25 countries across six continents and is part of Publicis Media, one of four solution hubs within Publicis Groupe, which is present in over 100 countries and employs nearly 80,000 professionals.



Department Summary

The creative department is at the heart of the agency. We are a diverse group of designers, makers, writers and doers who can bring an idea to life or design a new product or service from scratch. We pride ourselves on concepting, designing and delivering beautiful work that goes above and beyond our client’s expectations. We are curious, collaborative and confident. From websites and apps to engaging campaigns, we use data to guide our design thinking and craft to help transform our clients marketing. 

Based on vibrant Brick Lane in East London, our office is a converted brewery, which creates some interesting break out spaces. We also have a film studio, café and a roof terrace for when the sun is shining.

Role Summary

You can inspire a team and provide mentorship in all areas of the design process. You really get under the skin of both the clients business and the problem you are trying to solve. You always strive to create beautiful, simple experiences that deliver results. You know the ‘why’ behind every decision and present the work with confidence, our clients will love you because you ‘get’ them.

You know what good looks like, you naturally seek out stunning design or a beautiful idea that’s above the ordinary and keep an eye on what is winning awards.

Above all, you are looking for a new challenge, somewhere that can help you continue your development and produce the best work of your career.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the Executive Creative Director to ensure the design work exceeds client expectations
  • Lead teams of designers across multiple projects and on-going timelines.
  • Collaborating with UX, Project Managers and Developers to ensure the project runs smoothly
  • Mentoring more junior members of the team

Skills & Experience

Essential

  • An excellent eye for detail
  • Proven ability to produce cutting-edge creative work, and a master-level understanding of design, including typography and layout
  • Outstanding presentation skills and comfortable working directly with clients
  • Proficiency in Design & Prototyping software. e.g. Sketch and InVision

Desirable

  • You will have a compelling portfolio of work, showcasing a wide variety of digital design work
  • You have examples of successful projects e.g. smashing performance targets or award recognition

Please note that Digitas is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

About Digitas 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

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