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Design Director (Branding) – NYC

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King & Partners – We create timeless yet transformational work for the world’s most interesting brands. With an equal focus on incredible ideas and meticulous execution we deliver out-of-the-box thinking for brand transformation and growth.

The Design Director (Branding) is an ideas-driven, meticulous and brilliant creative, who is excited to lead, collaborate and create high-quality branding and collateral designs. The ideal candidate should have a proven history with creating timeless brand and authentic identities, with good taste, a discerning eye and understanding of brand strategy. We expect the Design Director to be a clear communicator and presenter, organized, obsessed with details, able to manage their time across multiple projects and deadlines, and effectively guide clients through the end-to-end design process. 



Act as the design lead across a number of creative projects, and collaborate with designers to execute visuals across a variety of brand touchpoints.

Partner with account management, strategy, copywriting, and developers to ensure project deliverables and deadlines meet and/or exceed client expectations.

Oversee and provide multiple design solutions in response to assigned client briefs.

Present work to the creative and project teams – making sure to bring a strong design point of view into the conversation.

Ensure project deliverables adhere to brand standards.

Come up with fresh and innovative ideas and concepts.



A minimum of 8+ years of experience in branding design, ideally the majority of that as a lead within a creative agency.

A solid foundation in layout, design, colors, typography and art direction.

Proven ability to translate brand strategy into beautiful brand identities and collateral designs.

Ability to come up with original solutions that fully align with the client’s needs.

Demonstrated history of creating original ideas that pushes our work further.

Working knowledge in print production.

Ability to present concepts to internal teams and clients.



Experience in real estate, hospitality and lifestyle brands.



A fun, creative and collaborative work environment
Flexible office / remote working
Medical, dental, vision
401K plus company matching
15 vacation days, 5 sick days
Education stipend



The compensation range for this position is between $90,000 – $160,000. The salary will commensurate with the candidate’s overall work experience. 


At King & Partners, we believe in having a diverse team of talented and experienced individuals that constantly question how we can do things differently and how we can do things better. We are an equal opportunity employer who believes in the power of diversity and designing a workplace that embraces a myriad of perspectives.