Design Director (Platforms)
Company: Grow Inc.
Posted on: September 23, 2022
We're hiring a Design Director, Platforms.
Grow creates digital experiences that people love for the world's
leading brands. We make best-in-class digital activations and
digital destinations for Google, adidas, Diageo, and more. We're
recognized by Ad Age as a Best Place to Work and were named Small
Agency of the Year in 2020.
We're looking for an experienced creative leader to help us expand
Grow's capabilities. You'll help us craft industry-leading
platforms, and experiences for some of the world's biggest
As Design Director, Platforms you'll help to create and execute a
vision for how we create consistent and meaningful experiences for
our users. You'll run multiple concurrent projects and direct
multi-disciplinary creative teams. As a project lead, you'll be
accountable for the success of your work, partnering with other
cross-disciplinary leaders to ensure that we're consistently
delivering exceptional experiences to our clients.
The ideal candidate is an accomplished design leader with a
background in building world-class platforms and products. You're
equally comfortable diving into a business problem, conducting
client interviews, building architectural wires and flows, and
creating pixel perfect design systems. In both a hands-on and
directional capacity, you'll lead cross-disciplinary teams to
connect the creative vision from concept to design, copy, and
build. Primary responsibilities:
- Direct teams to create engaging and intuitive platforms,
products, and experiences with people-centric UX, considered
design, and thoughtful interaction.
- Lead, manage, and hold accountable a small team of UX
specialists and visual designers, directing both day-to-day
activities and long-term professional growth.
- Working with cross-departmental teams and directly with client
partners, gather user and product insights to develop a strong
perspective on the proper solution for new products and
- Act as the creative lead on platform-centric accounts, working
with other team leads to ensure the success of multiple projects
within the account.
- Build and maintain client relationships, identifying challenges
and opportunities that may lead to further work.
- Along with fellow creative leaders, guide the direction of the
BenefitsYou'll start with a full month of paid vacation and holiday
leave, including two weeks in which the company pauses
operations-one in midsummer, and one during the holidays. A wealth
of additional company benefits include health, dental, matching
401k, disability, paid training, and more. In addition, we promise
you'll have everything you need to be productive, comfortable and
happy in the workplace.
Yes, you'll work for amazing clients and projects in an inspiring
environment. But best of all, you'll find yourself among a
close-knit group of just over 50 incredibly talented and motivated
colleagues who inspire each other every day. Our team of
technologists, creatives, strategists, and producers all work
together under one roof to help some of the world's most beloved
brands connect with audiences in new and unexpected ways.
To see our work, visit .
LocationThis is a full-time position based in Portland, Oregon,
where we have a growing staff presence, or at our office in
downtown Norfolk, Virginia.
Team members based in Portland will travel to client offices along
the west coast as well as to Grow's headquarters in Norfolk, VA at
least once a quarter. Team members based in Norfolk will
participate in our "flex hybrid" approach to work, with three days
per week in the office and two remote, plus the option to work
fully remotely for up to two months out of the year.
Grow is located in downtown Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA - an amazing
coastal city that blends the beach lifestyle with a richly evolving
culture. As part of a community of like-minded people, we spend our
time creating great work and building the culture around us. We
regularly put our creative and technology talents toward building
the city in which we want to live and work. Grow offers paid
relocation to the Norfolk/Virginia Beach region, and temporary
housing for selected candidates.
As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our team, and
the welfare of our broader community, Grow requires that all
employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or be approved for
accommodation in the case of an exemption for a medical condition
or sincerely held religious belief.
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