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Design Director

What we’re looking for:

Superfly is seeking a Design Director to add to our rapidly growing design team in Chicago. Our ideal candidate is experienced at leading creative conception and production across graphic design, experience/interaction design, and brand identity and can manage and lead a team of designers. The Design Director is a leader adept at understanding a client’s needs and objectives, creating a vision and guiding a multidisciplinary team through the execution and production of designs that are well polished and visually and strategically compelling.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with the Executive Creative Director and across internal teams to create conceptual design solutions which support brand campaigns
  • Lead a project or group of projects, refining and developing all aspects of chosen design concept
  • Mentor the production team & ensure integrity of design in final deliverables
  • Prepare materials for client and internal meetings
  • Balance creative requirements with brand and client business objectives
  • Concept and execute design directions, including but not limited to: digital UX/UI, presentation materials, social channel design support, photo retouching and animated GIFs

Your strengths include:

  • Strong conception skills
  • Experience concepting and executing modern, responsive digital designs and builds
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Service-oriented mindset, the designers play a huge role in supporting our team across all departments!
  • Internal and external client service experience - this role juggles both expertly!
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Hard-working, with the ability to prioritize while managing multiple projects at once in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Flexibility and composure under pressure
  • Learning on the fly - naturally curious, versatile learner, open to change, knowing when to ask for direction
  • Some might say you are internet and culture obsessed… in a good way
  • Intellectual and technical horsepower - we’re talking Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Apps for business
  • You thrive in and contribute to a positive, collaborative and fun work environment

Your experience:

  • 7 years plus of design experience in a professional, team environment 
  • Strong visual design and branding sense
  • Creative agency experience a plus  
  • 2 years plus managing a team of designers 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or related field
  • Working knowledge of the latest versions of Mac OS, Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)

Why work at Superfly:

We are idea evolvers, people lovers, music nerds and passionate humans who are constantly striving to enhance our industry leading-work.  We have fun taking work seriously. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including generous company contribution towards employee medical benefits, 100% company paid dental, vision, and long-term disability plans, flexible spending account, voluntary life insurance, commuter benefits, retirement plan, flexible time off policy and a strong, collaborative, positive company culture which we expect you will contribute to. 


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