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BaseNYC is seeking a Design Director

15.05.2021 – Branding


BaseNYC is expanding and to support our growing team we are looking for an additional Design Director. As a Design Director at Base, you will be in charge of building iconic brands through the development of strategies, stories, personalities and identity systems for a wide range of clients. In this senior role, you will inspire, lead and guide both external and internal constituencies.

BaseNYC is currently working remotely, but candidates will be expected to be NY based when we return to the studio in mid to late 2021 to work on-site when we can all be together again!


  • Help clients define and solve complex communication problems through overarching design strategy.
  • Guide clients towards new and innovative design solutions using your persuasive leadership skills, clear communication, and a comprehensive knowledge of branding.
  • Seek creative and innovative ways to create iconic brands from concept to design that are fresh, contemporary and relevant.
  • Take charge of and nurture the Base creative team through your energy.
  • Be passionate about the intersection of design, contemporary issues, technology and trends.


  • 7+ years creative experience
  • Proactive. Positive. Rigorous.
  • Exceptionally decisive when it comes to major creative choices
  • Equal parts creative & strategic
  • A fundamental understanding of project management, budget and timing
  • A restless thinker with a desire to challenge, surprise and stretch those around you
  • Both highly-skilled & well-rounded (across all channels of graphic design and identity systems, and in many platforms, from web to physical)
  • Able to lead multiple projects that vary in scale at any given time

How to apply

Please send the following to, using "Design Director" in subject of your email.

  • A CV in PDF format
  • A portfolio in PDF format and/or a link to your website
  • Your contact information

Thank you in advance for your interest in Base.