Creative Director

Frontiers Media Ltd

  • Warszawa

    Warszawa, Masovian
  • offer expired 2 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • specialist (Mid / Regular)
  • home office work

Your responsibilities

  • Responsibilities

  • Vision and strategy

  • Take ownership of the creative vision and the standard of output across the department

  • Work with senior leadership to adjust the visual identity based on current market trends and customer behavior to drive consistency and impact

  • Project management

  • Lead multiple projects from conception to completion and develop design solutions that support our business objectives

  • Work with the graphic and motion designers to develop ideas for promotional campaigns and pitch new creative concepts

  • Oversee the design and development of the Frontiers design system

  • Work with UX and brand teams to help author, refine and deploy a best-in-class design language

  • Work closely with our innovation team to ensure UX contributes to and helps inform our overall identity

  • Oversee the collaboration with developers to create and maintain coded components that align to our design language for our library

  • Provide quality control over all design outputs

  • Oversee the communication with key stakeholders, including senior leadership, to validate design initiatives

  • Define and monitor key metrics, including analytics and user research, to assess and report back on the performance and impact of creative initiatives

  • Oversee and track the annual budget and ensure it is fully maximized

  • Team management

  • Lead a cross functional team to provide designers, engineers and PMs with the tools and knowledge they need to effectively use the design system in their work

  • Develop team goals and objectives, monitor team performance and professional development, and conduct annual appraisals

Our requirements

  • A degree in a visual or experiential design discipline or equivalent professional experience

  • Ten or more years of experience as a senior-level designer in a corporate environment or a medium to large creative agency

  • Extensive supervisory experience leading brand, visual, and user experience/product design of projects, across both web and mobile platforms

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting, supporting the teams in synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete initiatives

  • Wide-ranging customer design experience and familiar with UI and UX trends

  • A track record creating, developing, and deploying a design system at scale

  • Confident working in a technical context, with a deep understanding of the product development process

  • Excellent written and verbal skills to communicate the creative vision, concepts, ideas, and solutions clearly and effectively to stakeholders and internal teams

  • A creative and strategic thinker

What we offer

  • With more than 50 nationalities represented in our global team, you will work regularly with teammates in other countries, and with our community of researchers, editors, and authors from around the globe.

  • Our mission to create solutions for healthy lives also extends to the working environment we provide for our employees.

  • This includes:

  • 100% remote working

  • Employees now have the flexibility to choose where they want to work, with remote working available on a part- or full-time basis (not applicable to some Workplace/IT jobs due to nature of role requiring presence onsite, in the office).

  • Learning and development

  • All employees have access to LinkedIn Learning (and Pluralsight for our technology team), an annual personal learning budget, and dedicated L&D time.

  • Wellbeing

  • We offer free online yoga classes, an employee assistance plan, access to the Headspace app, and four wellbeing days on top of your annual leave allowance.

  • Volunteering opportunities

  • Employees can dedicate three days each year to volunteer for a personal cause or through our volunteering partner platform, Alaya.

We are looking for a talented and motivated Creative Director to lead our company's creative department. The successful candidate must possess excellent leadership qualities, with the ability to maximize the talents of their team. The Creative Director will strategically lead on the conceptualisation, design, and delivery of all Frontiers’ creative assets to advance our brand. Reporting to the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, the Creative Director will quickly interpret business needs and turn them into compelling creative solutions. They will lead a team of Graphic Designers, Motion Designers and Product Designers and support Frontiers in achieving our ambitious growth targets.

Frontiers Media Ltd

Frontiers is an award-winning open science platform and leading open access scholarly publisher.

We are one of the largest and most cited publishers globally. To date, our 200,000 freely available research articles have received more than 1 billion views and downloads and 2 million citations. Our journals span science, health, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and sustainability. And we continue to expand into new academic disciplines so more researchers can publish open access.

Be part of the publishing revolution and help us transform the way research is published, evaluated, and communicated to the world.

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