Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce and campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product and marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, and drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizely’s impressive customer list includes eBay, FOX, IBM, The New York Times and many more global enterprises.
We’re looking for a strategic, supportive Design Director to oversee the Designers, Illustrators and Developers on the Brand Studio team. As a Design Director, you’ll work with senior leaders to drive the vision for our brand consistently across all touchpoints with customers - website, content marketing, advertising and social media, etc. If you are an experienced visual designer, obsessed with crafting beautiful digital experiences in collaboration with marketing, you are the right candidate. We’re looking for someone with a strong portfolio, a great sense of collaboration and a knack for managing and inspiring other designers to take the wheel and own the visual identity.
Successful visual identity system design experience and application
Managing, mentoring, and inspiring top-tier design talent
Working with cross-functional teams, external agencies and executive leadership
Experience spanning design disciplines like illustration, animation, web design, mobile
Execute end-to-end marketing design strategy for multiple touch points based on brand guidelines that you help evolve
Develop visual designs that effectively communicate product function and brand identity, web layouts, social ads, presentations, e-books, etc.
Collaborate with the Web Team to develop and execute ongoing experiments and push the creative approach
Rapid prototyping for different web experiences to bring new ideas to market quickly
Successfully communicate and present conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale, both verbally and visually with different stakeholders.
Candidate should be very comfortable working with the Web team to develop new hypotheses to test, that’s what we do at Optimizely
Take ownership of your projects while relentlessly looking for the best way to solve business problems and improve the customer experience.
Work cross-functionally with other creative team members, developers, and project leads to deliver quality designs
8+ years of Visual Design experience, with at least 2 years managing designers
Strong proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, sketch and invision app
Ability to design for a responsive site, thinking mobile first
Strong skills in ideating and conceptualizing
Portfolio that demonstrates visual work and thought process across most media
Creative and strategic thinking capability
Proficiency in using design and presentation tools efficiently
Strong communication and time management skills
Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction Design, or other relevant field
Commuter and transportation benefits
Catered in-office lunch on weekdays
Full medical insurance with very low co-pay and deductible. HMO, PPO, and HSA options available
Full dental coverage including orthodontics
Full vision coverage including contacts
Dependents 100% covered for medical, dental, and vision
Unlimited vacation policy and seventeen weeks of paid parental leave
Working with a great team and having a huge impact!