Jobs / Creative Director
Automotive Company

Creative Director

Tokyo - designuidesignuxdesignvisualdesign
English: fluent
Japanese: business
8-16 million yen (annually)
Employment Type
Full time

We are looking for a Creative Director to lead a global UXUI design team for one of the most popular car makers in the world, which has launched its mobility services in 27 countries and amid rapidly advancing technological innovation surrounding cars and based on a mutual desire to swiftly deliver the evolution of cars to customers.

As Creative Director of the Global UX/UI team, you’ll be the brand and creative champion, guiding messaging and brand consistency to create a new unified experience across all products, services, and marketing efforts.

Your mission 

  • Setting the creative bar and executing works that delivers against business objectives

  • Leading visual design direction while inspiring and collaborating with the design team and other departments to achieve design goals

  • Ensuring that the design work is of sufficient quality and that all directives are being followed while managing and improving a newly developed internal Design System

  • Creating innovative ideas and designs and putting them into a context that the rest of the team and the client/customer can understand

  • Communicating efficiently and directly with the cross-functional partners in creative, brand, growth marketing, and product

  • Developing a budget and analyzing that budget regularly to ensure it remains tenable

  • Mentoring and guiding team members and motivating them to achieve their goals and yours

  • Interacting with and managing external agencies as needed

Your heroic skills

  • A deep technical knowledge of the complete design process from brainstorming to end product

  • A creative drive and a keen eye for innovative ideas and trends

  • Effective supervisory and organizational skills

  • The ability to be a leader but to also know how to motivate team members

  • Excellent communication skills (English&Japanese) - both written and oral

  • Minimum 5 years experience leading and developing a team of designers, copywriters, managers and directors at all experience levels, preferably at a global scale.

What we offer

Compensation: 8-16 million yen