Head of Design

Job description

Easyship is revolutionizing logistics for eCommerce. With our all-in-one cloud based shipping software, businesses of all shapes and sizes have the tools needed to scale globally. At Easyship we believe in accelerating borderless commerce. We’re proud that a diversity of small business owners, crowdfunding campaigns, and global brands trust Easyship as their gateway to the world.


“We envision a frictionless economy where creators can use one platform to ship products to anyone, anywhere. When you grow, we grow.” Tommaso Tamburnotti, Co Founder.


Easyship is building tomorrow’s logistic infrastructure, today. Our team is continuously looking to reach new heights, whether it’s learning about new technologies or improving your own skillset, Easyship is prepared to empower you to grow. We believe that when we inspire each other, we grow together.

Easyship is recruiting brilliant, curious, and driven individuals to help us scale our innovative technology worldwide. Headquartered in New York with offices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Toronto, and Taipei – our team is global and growing. We encourage you to apply if a challenge excites you. If you enjoy the company of talented people. If you would dedicate yourself to a simple mission: to make shipping easy for everyone.

We operate with a global footprint, but we’re still tiny relative to the opportunity ahead, so there is still much to do. Join us and help put borderless commerce within reach of every entrepreneur.


Position Title: Head of Design

Location: New York

Reports to: Growth Lead

Key Relationships: Marketing Team, Sales Team & Project Managers 


Job Purpose:

We are looking for a highly creative and strategic-minded Head of Design—a leader-doer—to help us evolve while still staying true to our creative spirit. We are seeking someone who loves design as much as we do — who can consistently inspire design teams to deliver exceptional and thought-provoking work. Your own design work sets an extremely high bar, and acts as an example which designers want to follow. You are constantly pushing the boundaries of creativity, and always looking for opportunities for provocative collaborations between design disciplines at Easyship. You will be a Brand Guardian of our design system, and stretch, pull and systemize our elements in order to stay ahead. Design and Typography is your passion and you can talk Brand Design in your sleep.

You will also be managing the execution of all seasonal creative work, ensuring it is produced on time, to the highest possible quality standards. Time spent in this role will be approximately 40% seasonal concept and design development, 30% design execution, and 30% management, collaboration, and presentation. A confident, articulate creative with strong attention to detail, you provide forthright, daily feedback and guidelines to creative partners to bring our seasonal campaigns to life.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the seasonal conceptual and visual design development, aesthetic exploration, branded site design, social media content creation, and the overall customer experience and final execution of design directions for all print and digital assets across the organization.

  • Work on projects truly from start to finish.

  • Be responsible for the creative success of medium-sized to large projects – often more than one at the same time, day-to-day.

  • Work collaboratively with cross-disciplinary design teams to build systemic branding solutions.

  • Manage multiple projects of varying types of deliverables.

  • Ensure all final design deliverables for a project are pixel-perfect.

  • Cultivate the unique voice/vision of your direct reports, creating an environment of psychological safety so their voices are being heard and their ideas valued.

  • Find opportunities for unexpected collaborations between design disciplines at Easyship, as well as external.

  • Collaborate with global creative/marketing/ops teams to ensure regional creative/marketing/ops alignment

  • Raise internal cultural problems with leadership in a mature manner, bringing solutions and ideas to the table.

  • Persuasively present and defend work.

  • Inspire complete confidence in partners, earning trust to push creativity and ambition.

  • Recognize growth opportunities for the "client" and project..

  • Create powerful, on-brand website and social media experiences, email, and other digital creative to support merchant and business needs using strong design and typography skills.

  • Consistently research current design and graphic trends in fashion, design, and marketing to strategically apply to the Easyship Brand.

Requirements

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 8+ years experience in agency / in house creative teams

  • 3+ years managing creative teams

  • Experience working and communicating directly with Regional Marketing partners

  • Expert level knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite

  • A portfolio demonstrating in-depth experience with campaign and brand development

  • A strong ability to multitask and work across multiple seasons at once

  • Flexibility and adaptability in working in a high volume and fast paced work environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong prioritizing, problem-solving, presentation, project management & planning skills.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Company Equity

  • Gym & Wellness Reimbursement

  • Generous Vacation Policy

  • Duvet Day - Perfect for those cold winter days, when you don’t want to escape the warmth of your bed!

  • Mental Health Day - You deserve a day off! A chance to recharge and enjoy ‘Me Time’

  • Flexible working approach

  • Professional Development

  • Unlimited Coffee, Drinks & Healthy Snacks

  • Office PlayStation Games

  • As we expand, the potential to work in one of our international offices

  • Annual Summit in Hong Kong for you to collaborate with the team

  • Commuter Benefits

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Dental, Health & Vision Insurance

  • Dog friendly, become a co-pawrent of the Easyship pooch, and bring your own!

You will have the opportunity to work with a global team, filled with smart, ambitious and like minded colleagues. We have built an inclusive culture which supports and enables you to grow. Come and join the Easyship Family!