RISD is seeking a talented designer to lead and manage our Providence-based design team. This individual will partner with the Creative Director and Editorial Director to craft compelling stories about the institution across a broad range of platforms and mediums. The Design Lead will also be the day-to-day steward of our visual identity and coordinate its expression across the team’s work.
Internationally recognized for its immersive model of art and design education, RISD emphasizes conceptually driven studio-based learning and robust liberal arts studies. It upholds the belief that art and design are essential to human progress, well-being and the innovation needed to transform life in the 21st century and is committed to playing a key role in promoting an inclusive, forward-thinking society. As an active and engaged member of the RISD Media Group and the larger community, the Design Lead will be a critical part in expressing this spirit of creative experimentation and progressive thinking to audiences around the globe.
The ideal candidate has deep experience conceptualizing, designing and producing brand experiences, as well as mentoring designers. You are a communications designer by trade, an expert typographer and can lead by example and with humility. In addition, you’ll lead a team of talented designers, foster their professional development, and create the ideal conditions for them to do great work.