Akendi is looking for an experienced Design Director in our Toronto office.
The Design Director is the creative visionary that guides the creation of intentional experiences through graphic design for both Akendi and our clients. The Design Director strategizes and problem solves to ensure that the work that is delivered to internal and external clients meets key objectives, is usable and inspires them with perfectly executed design solutions.
The Design Director guides a team of employees with skills and experience related to graphic design and other creative industry fields to produce final outcomes that reflect positively on Akendi and our clients.
The Design Director is an ambassador for the Akendi brand and a key stakeholder in brand related decision-making, ensuring appropriateness, consistency and quality of imagery and messaging.
The Design Director is responsible for overseeing the development and execution of creative concepts of websites, software interfaces, mobile interfaces, collateral material, corporate identity and branding systems from concept to completion. The Design Director possesses an understanding of interactive development, copywriting and content strategy with core strengths in design and messaging. The Design Director works with a deep understanding of human centered research and how to apply it successfully to final design solutions.
The Design Director ensures that projects meet the requirements of the client and are completed on time and within budget while respecting client business goals as well as being responsible for maintaining day-to-day client relationships. The Design Director oversees the final execution of projects from vendors such as printers, photographers, illustrators, and copywriters and developers and coordinates estimates, scheduling, production and delivery of final products.
How to apply
Send a PDF of your resume, cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please explain your experience and why you think you are the right candidate.
Thank you to all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Akendi is an experience research and design firm that combines deep insights and analysis about user behaviour with inspired design. Our team is made up of passionate and dedicated professionals. We’re an established company with a strong client service ethic and we’re looking to expand our team.
Akendi is a human experience design firm, leveraging equal parts experience research and creative design excellence. We provide strategic insights and analysis about customer and user behaviour and combine this knowledge with inspired design. The results enable organizations to improve effectiveness, engage users and provide remarkable customer experiences to their audiences.