Company Overview: Vaan is a leading eCommerce agency that provides end-to-end eCommerce solutions to businesses of all sizes. We specialize in developing custom eCommerce websites, user experience design, and eCommerce optimization & strategy.
Job Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled Design Director with 5+ years of experience to lead our design team and drive the design process for our projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong portfolio showcasing their design expertise and experience working in eCommerce as well as demonstrated experience mentoring & managing more junior designers.
- Lead the design team and provide creative direction and feedback to ensure the delivery of high-quality design work that meets our clients’ needs
- Collaborate with project managers, developers, and stakeholders to understand project requirements and provide design solutions that meet project goals
- Develop and maintain design standards, guidelines, and processes to ensure consistency and efficiency across the team
- Manage multiple projects simultaneously and ensure timely delivery of design work within project timelines and budgets
- Stay up-to-date with design trends, emerging technologies, and industry best practices to ensure our designs are cutting-edge and innovative
- Participate in client meetings and presentations to provide design expertise and insights to clients and stakeholders
- Build and maintain strong relationships with clients to understand their business needs and identify opportunities for design and UX improvements
- Develop and mentor the design team, provide regular feedback and guidance, and encourage their professional growth and development
- Bachelor’s degree in design, fine arts, or related field
- 5+ years of experience in a design role, with a minimum of 2 years in a leadership or management role
- Strong portfolio showcasing design skills and experience in eCommerce
- Expert knowledge of design tools and software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and Figma
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with experience working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and meet project deadlines
- Strong leadership and mentoring skills, with a focus on team development and growth
- Knowledge of user experience design principles and best practices
Other things you should know:
- Salary commensurate with experience
- We offer 10 vacation days plus 20 PTO days
- We offer various other benefits such as employer-sponsored healthcare coverage, qualifying equipment stipends depending on where you’re located
If you are a creative thinker with a passion for design and eCommerce, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Our team values collaboration, innovation, and a commitment to delivering exceptional work for our clients. Please include a link to your portfolio or other samples of work with your application.