Posted on: May 16, 2022
Landor & Fitch: Extraordinary brand transformation, by design
Box ticking. It's not for us. As a company with studios across the
globe, we power up the best minds from 31 teams in over 22
countries to create a unique skillset for each client. We spark
ingenuity with global creative sprints that cross time zones and
borders and spur on the best of our talent. That includes Landor's
exceptional brand consulting and strategic design, Fitch's
brilliance in experience, retail and workplace design, and
ManvsMachine's competition-smashing motion design. We are part of
the WPP group.
Who You Are
As a creative explorer---
At your core, a master designer - always seeking to uncover
solutions and ideas through design. You thrive on big ideas and
extraordinary design, and providing inspirational leadership for
the creative team. You know when you need to roll up your sleeves
and when to focus on vision. You are a storyteller, a brand
strategist through design and creative to the core.
As an advocate for design---
You are expert at communications - saying what you mean and hearing
what others mean to say, whether in a one-on-one conversation or in
a formal presentation.
You'll be very good at building relationships - with clients and
within the office. You'll be good at this not just because it's a
requirement of the job but because you're passionate about
relationships and are sophisticated at dealing with different
personalities and different seniority levels. You're a diplomat and
do not fear confrontation. You thrive leading a team and understand
the different contributions different individuals make.
As a business leader & mentor---
You are a strategic thinker, understand branding and love it when
you really understand a client's business and arrive at insights
that solve their challenges via their brand.
You are results-focused, very organized and a skilled planner. But
you are also an improviser who knows that ambiguity and changing
priorities are common. You know finances, financial goals,
reporting and metrics and how to manage these.
You are a team leader and a player; understand team interaction and
roles of team members. You perform well in a team environment and
foster communication and cohesion between internal teams and
Finally, you are optimistic and enthusiastic but also a bit
restless and dissatisfied.
What We're Looking For
- 2 years as a Design Director experience/level in branding and
digital is a requirement for your success.
- 8 years+ of broad creative and management experience (required)
with a global sophistication and the ability to adapt to different
- You have a Bachelors or Master's degree in Graphic design,
communication, design, fine arts, or a related field.
- Experience leading cross-discipline teams and design
- Motion &/or Industrial Design Skills a plus
- Experience in Digital Offer a plus
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