Design Director, Branded Experiences [Relocation OK!] 

Our client, a leading branded event & experience firm, is looking for a Design Director to join their team! In this role, you'll be a key element of the project team and contribute to design development, project management, including budget, schedule, and client issues, and design and brand consistency. You'll participate in design planning, lead and provide guidance to project participants, serve as a senior level liaison to clients, and create design documentation, including but not limited to illustration, sketches, 3D models, and CAD drawings, to clearly communicate design intent, among other tasks. This is an excellent opportunity to share your skills with a leader in branded digital and physical environments! 

You should have: 
- a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Industrial Design, or a related field [Master's degrees a plus!]
- a minimum 10 years of experience in a creative agency, corporate marketing environment or architectural design firm, with a diverse portfolio including projects in the retail, hospitality, exhibit and/or urban design spaces
- a minimum 2 years experience leading diverse design teams
- a proven ability to follow a user-centered methodological approach to design projects
- expert level proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, the Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, and 3Ds Max
- thorough knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office
- top notch leadership, organizational, communicative, and collaborative skills 

This is an on-site, full-time role in the Chicago, IL area, with some travel required, and compensation around 115-120K, DOE. For consideration, please send your resume AND portfolio to