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Design Lead

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Design Lead | Sydney

DigitasLBi Sydney is on the hunt for an amazing Design Lead to join our creative team.

Who are DigitasLBi?

is designed to fit beautifully into people’s busy lives, allowing our clients to make meaningful connections. In short, we make brands count.

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. 

Who are we looking for?

You’ll have exceptional design skills and be responsible for bringing purposefully distinct digital experiences to life, but your role will extend beyond traditional design. You’ll innovate new products and services, co-create digital platforms and find ways to use design and technology to tell meaningful brand stories that impact the world around us.

You see ambition and greatness in every brief and can identify creative and innovative solutions to solve any problem. You are laser-focused on getting brilliant work out into the world. You know the ‘why’ behind every decision and present work with confidence, our clients will love you because you ‘get’ them.

You can work in any shaped team; on smaller briefs you are a lone-ranger, on bigger projects you blend brilliantly - be it exploring a design direction or mentoring our junior talent. You know what good is, 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 home that can help you produce the best work of your career.

Responsibilities

  • Working with our Creative Director, UX Lead, Strategists, Technologists, and other creatives to ensure the design work exceeds client expectations
  • Create engaging interactive cross channel experiences, spanning a variety of platforms and devices such as web, mobile and physical interfaces, applications and interactive media platforms.
  • Explore design principles such as color, typography, and photographic selection, UI elements, animation and micro-interactions.
  • Lead the execution and production providing art direction and oversight to your design team in Sydney and Melbourne and supporting freelancers.
  • Understand your client’s brand and business needs, and translate them into simple design solutions. You can refine complex requirements into elegant user interfaces.
  • Managing and delivering high quality design deliverables throughout all phases of a project

Skills & Experience

  • At least 8 years’ experience in design, with at least 3 at a senior or lead level within digital / UI design.
  • Solid presentation skills with client stakeholders and good written communication skills. The ability to run workshops is a bonus
  • An understanding of user behaviour and UX, and you have the ability to demonstrate how your design decisions support the user’s needs and experience principles
  • Outstanding presentation skills and comfortable working directly with clients, including workshopping, pitching, setting design strategy, and running design thinking workshops
  • Proficiency in Design & Prototyping software. e.g. Photoshop, Sketch and Marvel
  • You will have a compelling portfolio of work, showcasing a wide variety of digital design work
  • The confidence to challenge the status quo. You know how to push for perfection, when to push back on clients or wires, but also when to compromise.
  • You have examples of successful projects e.g. smashing performance targets or award recognition

About DigitasLBi 

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.

DigitasLBi is an equal opportunity employer.