Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Opportunity In Mumbai & Bangalore

Senior Designer / Creative Director / Design Director to lead a compact team of enthusiastic, top of the line strategic creative minds. 

Preferred background  Out of Box thinkers,
with strong design skills and domain expertise  across Branding, Packaging, Editorial Design & Graphic Design communication with at least 5-7 years of experience
in a leading Design Agency.   

Job description
In this senior role at VGC, you will be responsible for leading all work, creatively and strategically. Be the voice of the design department and form a creative opinion, articulating this position clearly.

You will be responsible for design projects, from initial concepts through to design development, that meets the business objective of the organization and the client. You will also be responsible for all artworks and print production.

The scheduling of all design projects will need your assistance, to ensure even workflow in the Design Studio. Time spent on any given project will also need to be monitored, thus ensuring the highest possible productivity.

The responsibility of motivating and encouraging the other Design team members lies with you. As well as ensuring that the studio is up to date with the latest trends and popular design culture.

You will need to liaise with the Chairwoman and Business Development team on all aspects of design and  Strategy.

It would be your responsibility to understand client’s business objectives and to attend client meetings so as to liaise with them as required.

You would be responsible for the effective filing of projects correctly storing all creative work and utilizing computer systems.

Setting up of procedures relating to the Design Department and ensuring that these procedures are followed in the Studio i.e. regular meetings, quality checks, monitoring workflow, mentoring staff, feedback to account teams etc.

You will ensure that deadlines are met as agreed and that any problems in these areas are foreseen at the earliest. You would also need to inform the Business Management team of any difficulties in meeting the deadlines.

Required Technical skills:  Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office.