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Brand Design Lead

New York City (hybrid role)


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Salary (USD):

$80.00 to $100.00 an hour

Start Date:


We are looking for an experienced Brand Design lead, who will be responsible for managing the creation and execution of design across the client’s portfolio of brands. The designer will join the client as they look to evolve their brand and positioning and will lead design efforts for this initiative. We are looking for candidates with Creative Direction and Visual Design experience and experience working with external agencies. This will be a one-year engagement starting in late April, working hybrid in New York City. 

The Brand Design lead will work closely with the Head of Brand & Marketing to push the design narrative forward. It is the client’s ambition to be a world-class design brand anchored to their belief that design can help make the complex simple. At its best, great design invites people in through engaging storytelling. 


  •  Responsible for deliverables across departments to define requirements, iterate on design solutions, and contribute expertise across client’s portfolio.
  •  Follow marketing strategy and goals to ensure that all internal & external communication aligns with established brand guidelines. 
  •  Develop design strategy and create, manage, and produce design solutions for high-impact moments.
  •  Leverage meaningful insights & trends to inform the strategy and set a high bar for quality and consistency to maintain brand cohesion.

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Strong understanding of design across all platforms, can efficiently combine creativity, functionality, and technology to produce creative assets
  •  Independently manage multiple projects and agency relationships. 
  • Visual design experience 
  • Effectively balance humanity and tech
  • Make deliberate design choices that align with the company’s voice
  • Capture and understand the seriousness of the client’s work
  • Mirror client’s forward-thinking strategy through forward-thinking design

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $80.00 to $100.00 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.  Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in a 401k plan with company match.

Client Description

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. 

Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent GymnasiumMore information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.