Landor is looking for a Design Director to join our Chicago studio. Could this be you?
We are Landor.
World-leading brand specialists.
Consulting. Design. Experience. Connecting business strategy to brand.
Bringing every facet of brand to life.
Creating brand-led experiences for talent & customers.
United in our drive to make a positive difference.
Proudly part of WPP.
We build brands, designed to transform.
Our Landor Group also includes leaders in sonic branding amp,
workspace & architectural design experts BDG
and award-winning motion specialists ManvsMachine.
What you’ll do
Provide creative leadership by leading design teams and creative projects. Guide and direct to deliver the very best strategy and design for our clients.
Work with Creative Directors and fellow Design Directors to establish future creative vision.
Evaluate design options, providing constructive critique to develop and push to find ‘big ideas’ based on design strategy and creative brief.
Promote and develop creative thinking, coaching and nurturing junior team members.
Evaluate and develop competitive and breakthrough design strategies and plans.
Partner and interact with internal teams and clients to deliver transformative, creative work and ensure client satisfaction on all projects.
What you’ll need
Previous experience in a similar role within a branding/design agency leading cross-discipline teams.
The ability to demonstrate creative impact and skills to manage the complete delivery of projects
Outstanding technical skills with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat) .
Excellent and current creative and design trend knowledge and skills.
An ability to build strong working relationships, internally and externally.
A solutions-driven outlook, fuelled by curiosity and an innovative mind.
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion
We believe diversity brings creativity, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are actively engaging in creating an environment free of discrimination.
Landor is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, colour, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.