Design Director

Wilmington, DE
Creative – Creative /
Overview: The Biden For President campaign is seeking a talented and experienced creative professional to lead the campaign’s design program. The Design Director will manage the design team and help ensure that the campaign has a cohesive brand identity. The individual in this role should have significant experience creating content for social media, as well as leading a team of designers to produce impactful work.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Manage the design team and foster a positive team culture.
    • Maintain the campaign’s style guide and ensure that there is a cohesive brand identity.
    • Ensure that the team is creating content as efficiently and effectively as possible.
    • Oversee hiring and ensure that new members of the team are effectively onboarded.
    • Give notes and constructive feedback.
    • Lead team meetings and brainstorms.
    • Ensure that the team has clear direction in creating work across a number of mediums.
    • Manage the team budget and ensure that we’re effectively allocating resources as well as maintaining strong relationships with vendors and freelancers.
    • Collaborate with teams across the campaign and effectively communicate with stakeholders.
    • Ensure that members of the design team are being as productive and effective as they can be.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

    • Significant experience producing content for social media.
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, and a knowledge of collaborative design tools such as Figma.
    • Significant experience leading and managing creatives.
    • Deep knowledge of social media platforms and an understanding of how to optimize content for each.
    • The ability to guide content design across a number of different platforms and mediums, including social media, merch, events, email, and ads.
    • Experience maintaining a style guide and overseeing brand identity.
    • Experience creating political content.
    • The ability to work quickly and efficiently in high-pressure situations.
    • The ability to collaborate respectfully and effectively with others.
    • Experience managing budgets.
$120,000 - $145,000 a year
Due to FEC regulations, only U.S. citizens or U.S. green card holders are eligible to apply for this role.

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