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Design Head Job Description

Design Head job description

The design head is a senior role in different creative fields. They work with creative teams to deliver visual layouts for different media like websites and magazines. A design head is essential in different industries, including entertainment, marketing, advertising, and interior design. They are leaders in offering design and innovation. They often have to mitigate issues related to design and innovation. They have to ensure that products and services are delivered on time. They also ensure that the creative team works within the allocated budget. A design head will have to supervise the entire design process. They are also responsible for several important decisions.
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Design Head Job Brief

Our company is looking for a design head with a creative and innovative mind. We want a candidate with appropriate leadership skills to manage teams. The responsibilities of the selected candidate will also include understanding client briefs.

They must have a knack for solving issues related to designs. They must ensure that our organization can deliver the best products to satisfy client requirements. The selected candidate should be comfortable working on tight deadlines and managing budget constraints.

We expect the candidate to have top-notch communication skills. They should know how to bring teams together and motivate them to deliver their best. An analytical mind is also mandatory to thrive in the role.

Design Head Responsibilities

  • Recruiting new talents for the design team.
  • Keeping the design team inspired.
  • Picking members from the design team to work on particular projects.
  • Meeting with clients to understand their requirements.
  • Briefing the design team about the requirements of clients.
  • Devoting business concepts and interpreting client reports to produce innovative outcomes.
  • Creating strategic design plans to satisfy clients.
  • Fixing the project timeline and budget and making the team adhere to it.
  • Creating storyboards for clients and the team to visualize the outcome.
  • Pitching project ideas and creative visions to clients.
  • Explaining the project outline to the design team.
  • Selecting the design elements for different projects.
  • Supervising design projects and aiding the team from the beginning to the end.
  • Collecting feedback from clients.
  • Making design alterations as per the demands of clients.
  • Performing market research to create better designs.

Design Head Requirements

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in fine arts, graphic design, advertising, or a similar field.
  • At least five years of experience in a managerial or senior-level design post.
  • Top-notch creativity and innovation.
  • Ability to convert client briefs into creative outcomes.
  • In-depth knowledge of CAD tools and graphic design.
  • Ability to act as a leader and guide teams.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • An analytical mindset.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at a time.
  • Exceptional time management skills.
  • Problem-solving skills to resolve complex design issues.

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