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Design Director
Posted on 11/24/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
  • 8+ years relevant experience in a creative or marketing organization
  • Experience in a lead design role within a project-based strategic, creative, or technical agency environment
  • A portfolio of relevant experience design work that you can share (ideally, site or app-based work)
  • Experience that leans towards digital design, responsive layout & hierarchy, experience flows, or ecommerce
  • An interest in design systems and strong working knowledge of Figma and other industry standard creative tools
  • Confidence interfacing with clients; presenting work and managing the design and feedback processes
  • Knowledge of digital processes and the creative process
  • A test and learn mindset with the willingness to embrace and adapt to change
  • Ability to thrive in a creative, fast-paced environment
  • Lead the design of a digital design system, both building from established patterns and iterating on new design components to evolve the system
  • Be a hands-on creative lead with the desire and capability to manage a small design team
  • Build and maintain creative culture within the design team
  • Understand skillsets and personalities of team members to find areas for opportunity or improvement
  • Collaborate, prioritize, and delegate to a small team of designers while keeping your individual work streams on track
  • Establish strong rapport with other discipline leads, collaborating with Account, Strategy, UX and Content/Copy peers
  • Act as a lead representing the design discipline in recurring status meetings for all active and potential projects
  • Stay familiar with the latest trends and work in the digital design industry
Critical Mass

501-1,000 employees

Digital experience design agency
Company Overview
Critical Mass was founded when a design visionary and a successful entrepreneur came together with a focus on digital experiences in a rapidly evolving space. Critical Mass has helped global brands reimagine digital and transform their businesses though strategic consulting, innovative creative ideas and cutting-edge technology thinking.
  • Professional Development Spending Account that can be used for conferences, courses, subscriptions, books
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Match charitable donations up to $100USD
  • Flexible, reasonable work-from-home arrangements whenever possible
Company Core Values
  • Honest
  • Inspired
  • Driven
  • Purposeful
  • Real
  • Equal