Lead Designer

Date:  May 20, 2023

Kyiv, UA, 02000

Company:  Vista

Our Team:

Depositphotos — is a commercial platform that brings authors of high-quality licensed stock photos, graphics, vectors and videos together with appreciative buyers. Thanks to the efforts of talented professionals from all over the globe and our world-class technical solutions, we were able to build a perfect place to marry business with creativity.

We are looking for Art Director (the official job title is Design Lead) who has experience working both with creative and technical teams and who is familiar with principles and differences in designing various digital and print formats, working with different social platforms, and demonstrating the latest tech and media insights.

We need a leader who can successfully inspire, control, motivate and get the best result with the team of designers. We need a strong manager who understands ownership, responsibility, team driving, and business, who can combine strategic thinking with design, illustration, and motion to deliver “thumb-stopping” work.

What You Will Do:

  • Managing a team of 7-10 people;
  • Writing briefs for designers, collecting lightboxes and references;
  • Reviewing designs;
  • Strict adherence to KPI in the unit;
  • Participation in the OKR planning of the department;
  • Making decisions and solving problems related to design issues;
  • Compliance with standards;
  • Paper-work;
  • Weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual business reporting;
  • Tight communication with peers.

Your Qualifications:

  • Experience as an art director or design team lead for 3-6 years;
  • Advanced knowledge of English;
  • Deep understanding of design techniques, both creative and technical, both digital and print;
  • Constant monitoring of design trends;
  • Strong managers skills;
  • Flexibility and resistance to changes;
  • Stress tolerance and good communication skills;
  • The ability to work quickly, make decisions quickly, get involved, and be in touch;
  • Ability to work according to standards, KPI, OKR;
  • The ability to collect references, light boxes, and compose briefs for designers;
  • A technical approach to design, the ability to separate taste from standards;

Why You'll Love Working Here:

There is a lot to love about working at Vista. We are an award winning Remote-First company. We’re an inclusive community. We’re growing (which means you can too). And to help orient us all in the same direction, we have our Vista Behaviors which exemplify the behavioral attributes that make us a culturally strong and high-performing team.

About Us:

Vista is the design and marketing partner to millions of small businesses around the world. For over 20 years we’ve been inspired by small businesses, and we work incessantly to deliver solutions to their evolving needs. VistaCreate, 99designs by Vista and VistaPrint, all under the parent brand Vista, represent a full-service design, digital and print solution, elevating small businesses’ presence in physical and digital spaces and powering them to achieve success. Vista is focused on making great marketing and design accessible to every small business owner, allowing them to create a cohesive brand image for use in-store, online and on-the-go.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion:

Vista exists to help our customers live their dreams. Each dream is unique – and the Vista team needs to be as well. We believe in the unique contributions of everyone within a diverse global organization. We are collaborative, inclusive, and innovative. We strive to role model and live an inclusive culture of fairness, respect and belonging for all. And we work together to empower each other, creating a space in which each of us can spark our next great idea.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Vista, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law requires.

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