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Web Design Project Manager / Creative Director

Contractor
Full-time
Remote

We are seeking a Web Design Project Manager / Creative Director with experience in web marketing and e-commerce web design. You will participate in both strategy and execution of website projects to ensure standards and guidelines are met. 

The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail oriented, and a great communicator. You will be responsible for coordinating all design matters related to client projects, ensuring smooth collaboration between members of multidisciplinary teams, and delivering projects on time. You will oversee the development of client web projects from inception to deployment. You will be responsible for setting and managing expectations with a variety of clients while working simultaneously on multiple projects.

Designity is a subscription-based virtual creative platform that is disrupting the traditional advertising agency model, creative recruitment firms, and traditional in-house creative teams. We do this with technology, innovative ideas, and new ways of seamless virtual collaboration. Our vetted community of US-based Creatives and Creative Directors collaborate to support mid to large sized businesses with their design and marketing needs. Hundreds of brands like Oracle, Audible, Marriott International, Pfizer, Calendly, and Kung Fu Tea have already benefited from Designity’s unique model.

While we still operate like a startup (it can get very fast-paced at times) we are in full scale-up mode. If you are looking for a clear career growth plan, fully remote work, flexible hours, the opportunity to work a variety of projects, and quality content for your portfolio, Designity is the place for you to learn, develop, and grow into the creative thought leader that you’ve always wanted to be.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with web developers and UIUX designers  to create exciting new designs for websites for various industries.
  • Designing unique, purposeful, and award-winning websites,  and digital interfaces.
  • Creating website layout/user interface by using standard CMS platforms such as WordPress, Shopify, WebFlow, etc.
  • Creating user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) for different web applications.
  • Participating in the implementation and integration of websites.
  • Being a great communicator and presenting creative work and direction to clients and translating their feedback into actionable tasks for creatives.
  • Managing projects from brief to finish using Designity’s tools and processes. Controlling and owning the quality of the creative work that you deliver.
  • Understanding clients’ main goals, finding the problem/solution for each project, managing timelines, managing client expectations, and interpreting their needs to work toward a successful outcome. 
  • Mentoring and guiding Designity’s vetted creatives, setting creative direction, and taking accountability for their growth. Acting as the decision maker, mentor, and sometimes teacher.

Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years of experience in building marketing websites, e-commerce websites, platform designs, and other sophisticated digital products.
  • Experience with CMS platforms such as WordPress, Shopify, Wix, and others.
  • Experience with FIGMA, InvissionApp, and other web design tools for creating unique UIUX.
  • HTML/CSS knowledge is a plus.
  • Experience in a Creative/Design Agency or as a freelancer overseeing client projects is preferred.
  • Experienced in building websites for clients across multiple industries.
  • Experience as a proven project manager who knows how to build project briefs, timelines, and hit the ground running with minimal hand-holding.
  • Experience building and maintaining client relationships and ability to set expectations, collect and convey feedback, and communicate updates as needed.
  • Experienced in supervising and mentoring different types of creatives at different levels of experience and abilities. 
  • Detail-oriented and organized enough to deliver pixel perfect quality, on time.
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills.
  • Strong portfolio exhibiting knowledge in web design to provide top-notch design direction.
  • Bachelor's /advanced degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Communication, Project Management, or any related field. Secondary education or equivalent in management preferred. 
  • Hands-on, self-driven, highly motivated, team-oriented with an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Located in the US or Canada with strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Fast learner with a passion for processes and multi tasking.

Additional Information:

  • Fully remote and available on 1099, W2, part-time, and full-time.
  • Unlimited paid vacation, company holidays, and mental health days independent of engagement.
  • Team meetings in virtual reality with VR glasses provided for qualified and verified Creative Directors.
  • Membership in the growing Designity Creative Community with the ability to learn and collaborate with other Creatives.
  • Growth plan with clear promotion possibilities in leadership positions.
  • 401k and health insurance benefits for qualified W2 employees.
  • Flexible hours within the USA. and “No Meetings Wednesdays”.

Compensation: $85,000 - $100,000

At Designity, all employment decisions are based on business needs, qualifications, and merit. Designity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.  We believe that a workforce diverse in cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences will benefit our team, clients, and products.

Perks & Benefits

Fully Remote

Choose where you want to work and how you want to work. Say goodbye to long commutes and fancy slacks!

Flexible Hours

Great performance starts with you. Start your day early or late, with a flexible work schedule made by you.

Unlimited Vacation

Love what you do on and off the clock! Never pass up another opportunity to get away from your computer and explore the world.

Clear Growth Plan

A strategic plan to help you grow in every aspect of your life, not just your career. We will work with you towards attaining those goals.

Yearly Meet Ups

Meet the Designity community face-to-face IRL with annual meet-ups in cities across the globe. It's on us!

Healthcare & More

You deserve the best as a member of our community. Get access to great health benefits,  401k matching, and more.

Designity Core Values

Positively Transparent

Good or bad, we bluntly speak our minds. Our words and actions are our responsibility. We learn from negatives, not dwell on them.

Innovative Thinkers

Perfection is never the goal; progress is. Our flexibility allows us to explore better options. We constantly seek to implement new ideas.

Feedback Seekers

Seeking feedback helps improve our work. Especially when it's done in a positive and proactive way.

Proactive Doers

Our actions speak louder than words. Staying organized helps us accomplish goals. We strive to meet the deadlines we set.

Fearlessly Focused

Our calendars help optimize our workflow. We get sh*t done without giving in to distractions. Meetings are for focusing, not multitasking.

Our mission is to disrupt the creative industry by transforming the way creatives and brands collaborate.

Our Leadership

Founder & CEO
Shahrouz Varshabi
An innovative Iranian-American entrepreneur and the creative leader of the pack who is always busy with making something unusual.
Chief Operating Officer
Natalie Neumann
The German brain behind Designity who builds systems out of chaos and loves roaming the mountains in winter and summer.
VP of People
Joy Banfield
The EQ algorithm behind Designity. Matching talent with opportunity and is her superpower. She's never too far from her trusty corgis.

The Hiring Process

1. Interactive  Application

We don't read resumes! Because we believe in getting to know you in a more effective way, our method is a little bit different. We may  ask for a quick video to let you express yourself.

2.Intro Video Call

A member of the Careers & Community team will schedule a 15-30 minute video call to learn more about you and talk more about the Designity community.

3. Challenge Project

Because work product tells us more than words on a resume, we assign you a challenge project so you can show off your skills!

4. Technical Interview

Have a chance to meet with one or more of the leaders to chat about the role and opportunity and talk through the Challenge Project you've completed.

5. Offer & Onboarding

Getting started is as easy as 1-2-3! Once you accept an offer, we celebrate! Then, we move you into our onboarding process to start your journey.

Success Stories

Kat Calejo
Senior Content Writer
Working at Designity has been the highlight of my career. From the interview process and challenge, to the flexible work schedule and collaborative environment, Designity is a company that I would recommend to anyone who values a productive, positive, and motivating workplace.