|Job Ref:||bb471442||Employer:||Direct Solutions - Canada||Country:||Canada||County/State:||British Columbia||City:||Kelowna||Address:||Post Date:||13/10/2016 23:14|
Position Summary (Who we want): We are a technology company in the healthcare space looking for a Design Director responsible for leading and inspiring our design team. You are a creative visionary, with an unwavering dedication and world-class approach to achieving creative excellence. Working within the Marketing Department, as well as interdepartmentally, you are a trusted partner and possess the insight, authority and professional leadership to confidently lead design projects through transformational change. You see the bigger picture. You think things through in order to see the problem clearly and then devise a suitable solution. You manage projects from start to finish. Everyone has a part to play, but you are the leader. With that comes the responsibility for deadlines, resources, stakeholders and implementing high standards, all while co-ordinating with designers, production, photographers, developers, illustrators, printers etc. We need you to join this team, to help us continue to push our creative to new levels, build compelling content, and amazing digital experiences to further our mission of empowering Healthcare Providers and connecting patients across Canada. Essential Functions (What youâ€™ll do): Â· Devise concepts and become the champion of those conceptsCreate interesting visual directions and creative solutionsLead the development of multiple complex projects with interdisciplinary teamsEffectively communicate project requirements/roles/responsibilities and create an environment where Creatives can thriveTranslate business needs into big ideas and a conceptual framework for executing NA that creative output is innovative, award-winning quality and meets or exceeds expectationsMaintain â€big pictureâ€ vision and drive business through strategic vision and thought leadershipDevelop trust-based relationships with senior-level management and establish self as source of expert advice and guidanceTranslate business needs into big ideas and a conceptual framework for executing NA work to Marketing and/or Creative Director for approvalSupport Creative DirectorParticipate in ongoing special projects in support of the QHR missionSuch duties as may be agreed upon between the Company and the Employee Skills & Experience Required Â· Degree in a related field Â· 4+ years of full time agency experience working with B2B and consumer brands and campaigns or equivalent Â· Strong skillset with a variety of software, including Adobe Creative Suite Â· Understanding of UX/UI digital design Â· Strong understanding of the creative process Â· Team player Â· Excellent communication skills Â· A strong understanding of brand development and multichannel marketing concepts Â· Confident interacting with executive, senior management and internal staff alike Qualifications (the formal stuff): Â· Bachelorâ€™s degree in a related field Â· 7+ years of experience as a design team leader Â· A hands-on background in developing ideas and tools, and the ability to bring them to life Â· Vast experience leading and managing creative teams and complex interdisciplinary projects. Attributes:Possesses a strong creative point of view to the leadership of the businessStrategic creative thinker with the desire to challenge norms, push boundaries and explore new territoryAbility to motivate, influence and inspire others to achieve greatnessA constant curiosity and passion for design; keeps a finger on the pulse of the industryHas an entrepreneurial spirit, with unparalleled drive, ambition and enthusiasmGenerous, collaborative and nourishing leader, giving others space and tools to growTenacious in nature, doesnâ€™t take â€noâ€™ for an answer, creates opportunities to achieve excellenceFun, adventurous and smart
Imagine yourself as part of one of the most dynamic companies in the healthcare technology industry today! QHR is leading the way in Canadian healthcare technology, by providing solutions to assist healthcare professionals enrich their practices and improve the quality of care delivered to all Canadians across the country. We are looking for talented, inspired, and motivated people to join our incredible team and experience a workplace culture that stands above the rest! Competitive salaries and generous perks are just a few of the reasons that QHR has been voted one of BC's Top Employers and Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers for 2016.