Company Overview: Vaan is a leading eCommerce agency that provides end-to-end eCommerce solutions to businesses of all sizes. We specialize in developing custom eCommerce websites, user experience design, and eCommerce optimization & strategy.
Job Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled Design Director with 5+ years of experience to lead our design team and drive the design process for our projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong portfolio showcasing their design expertise and experience working in eCommerce as well as demonstrated experience mentoring & managing more junior designers.
Lead the design team and provide creative direction and feedback to ensure the delivery of high-quality design work that meets our clients’ needs
Collaborate with project managers, developers, and stakeholders to understand project requirements and provide design solutions that meet project goals
Develop and maintain design standards, guidelines, and processes to ensure consistency and efficiency across the team
Manage multiple projects simultaneously and ensure timely delivery of design work within project timelines and budgets
Stay up-to-date with design trends, emerging technologies, and industry best practices to ensure our designs are cutting-edge and innovative
Participate in client meetings and presentations to provide design expertise and insights to clients and stakeholders
Build and maintain strong relationships with clients to understand their business needs and identify opportunities for design and UX improvements
Develop and mentor the design team, provide regular feedback and guidance, and encourage their professional growth and development
Bachelor’s degree in design, fine arts, or related field
5+ years of experience in a design role, with a minimum of 2 years in a leadership or management role
Strong portfolio showcasing design skills and experience in eCommerce
Expert knowledge of design tools and software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and Figma
Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with experience working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and meet project deadlines
Strong leadership and mentoring skills, with a focus on team development and growth
Knowledge of user experience design principles and best practices
Other things you should know:
Salary commensurate with experience
We offer 10 vacation days plus 20 PTO days
We offer various other benefits such as employer-sponsored healthcare coverage, qualifying equipment stipends depending on where you’re located
If you are a creative thinker with a passion for design and eCommerce, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Our team values collaboration, innovation, and a commitment to delivering exceptional work for our clients. Please include a link to your portfolio or other samples of work with your application.