Studio 29

Creative Director - Service Design

  • Location Salt River, Western Cape
  • Category Digital
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Ref # 5256

This global company is more than an Experience Design company. They think bigger than an agency and more creatively than a consultancy with the power to develop and integrate full systems and the deep understanding required to turn data into actionable insights. The Creative Directors are the driving force that makes sure that creative is always at the top of it’s game, making sure no talent goes to waste and the work stays sharp. This is a design leadership role, and they need someone who can represent their culture and inspire the team to push boundaries, tackle design challenges head on and hands on, creating and overseeing design solutions. You need to be versed in agile and constantly seeking the shortest path to a desired outcome.

The Role

· Motivating and managing the service design team of designers

· Collaborating with department leads to ensure maximum reach

· Create and refine principles for Product Design in tune with best practices globally

· Maintain a high standard of consistent execution and attention to detail

· Share industry best practice, latest trends and cutting-edge technologies

· Drive innovation within the department, as well as guide and develop skills within the team

· Present solutions and enjoy client relationships

· Manage workflow within the team with ops and ensure work is delivered on time and within budget

Must Haves

· 7 or more years of digital experience with a focus on UI design

· Management and leadership experience

· Strong portfolio with product experience

· Experience building codeless prototypes

· Proficiency in Sketch & Adobe Creative Suite

· Have a problem-solving mindset

· Strong presentation and communication skills

· Be open to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it

· Excellent work ethic and attention to detail

· Ability to adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced work environment

Nice to Haves

· Experience in building design systems

· Understanding of front-end languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript

· Experience working in an agile/sprint development process

· Ability to evaluate copy

· Experience with UI animation tools such as Flinto

With your application, please include a link to your online portfolio to be considered.