STONE | Design Director


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Type Of Work:
Golden, CO
Date Posted:
May 5, 2023



Stone Strategy & Design is a multi-disciplinary brand and creative strategy studio in Golden, Colorado. Independently owned, we weave together expertise supporting both large established brands and emerging, challenger start-ups. We believe in the power of storytelling—work that resonates and leaves a lasting impression. Good design means good business, if the right questions are asked. We're a tight knit, creative-lead agency who is hoping to find someone to join our small team.

As a Design Director at Stone, you'll be tasked with overseeing creative brand design on key clients. You’ll work in partnership with our Partner & Creative Director. To begin, the Design Director will integrate with the brand design team and support current Stone process for creative development.

Role Overview

-Oversee creative brand design work
-Coach, develop and inspire creative design team
-Champion and defend creative work. Function as the final say on quality control, both in terms of creative impact and execution.
-Work with CRM to ensure creative team is supported and correct resources are assigned.

Candidate Requirements

-Degree in Design or related field experience
-4-6 years agency experience developing and creating for brand strategy & design
-Packaging design experience, required. Preference will be given to creative who has omnichannel brand experience.
-Minimum 1-2 years of creative leadership and people management experience.
-Exceptional, diverse portfolio of creative.
-Affinity for creative, mentorship and leadership for agency and client teams.
-Ability to develop and defend strong agency POV as it pertains to the Stone branding positioning and our role in the digital space.
-Ability to provide conceptual oversight and clear creative direction to internal team.

Compensations and Perks:

o Competitive salary and bonus opportunity, based on experience ($120K-$135K)
o 401(k) –3.5% employer match
o Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
o Generous Paid-Time-Off policy in addition to all major holidays
o Paid week off between Christmas and New Year’s annually
o Hybrid work environment

This role is based in-person at our headquarters in Golden, Colorado