Colombo / Full time
Associate Design Lead
The Associate Design Lead will work alongside the Design Lead to ensure all design projects are completed to a high standard. The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting the design team with their daily tasks, managing project timelines, and providing creative direction, facilitating and communicating with clients. They will have experience working within a fast-paced design environment and have a passion for producing high-quality designs. The Associate Design Lead will also be responsible for liaising with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring all project requirements are met, and delivering projects on time and within budget.
Expected Salary Range
Salary currently in adjustment due to inflation
Who we are
We are a global digital product & UX agency focusing on new cutting edge technologies of web and mobile. We create disruptive change by crafting best-in-class design, software, and ventures.
What we believe
We believe technology & design together has the power to create transformation change. From the word go, we did things differently. Instead of a gruelling, up-or-out career, we offered balance and sanity (much needed in this day and age). We value work-life balance and believe that balance brings out the best in you both professionally and personally. We embrace a diversity of people and views. This makes us better and means better outcomes for our clients.
What you’ll do
Collaborate with the team and stakeholders to understand project requirements and deliverables.
Manage project timelines, ensuring all deadlines are met while maintaining quality designs.
Provide creative direction, support, and mentoring to the design team.
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure project requirements are met.
Create and present design concepts and solutions to stakeholders.
Conduct research and stay up-to-date with design trends.
Ensure brand guidelines are adhered to across all design projects.
Review and provide feedback on designs produced by the design team.
Assist with the hiring and training of new design team members.
Lead a project individually and independently.
Designing and facilitating workshops with clients, as well as with internal teams.
Collaborate closely with creative and technical leads to discuss and implement design processes and pipelines to achieve company goals and visions.
Work autonomously, and in extremely close collaboration with the team. Aim to provide value from one phase to the next, and to “move quickly from talking to doing.”
Present your recommendations in a concise and compelling way, both to our team and our clients. Own creation of presentation-ready artifacts and/or decks.
What you’ll bring
5+ years of experience in a design role
Proven experience managing project timelines and delivering projects on time and within budget.
Strong creative and conceptual thinking skills.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
Experience working with clients
Strong attention to detail.
Proficient in Figma, Illustrator, Photoshop, after effects, and other relevant design software.
Experience working within a fast-paced design environment.
Experience with user-centered design principles
Familiarity with branding and marketing principles.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
An understanding of the design, technical, and business implications associated with your design recommendations — what it will take to make your ideas a reality
Ability to stay up-to-date on the latest design trends and technologies
Ability to lead, mentor, and manage a team or members.