Design Director Branding

Singapore · Design · DDSIN004


Hello! We are Jones Knowles Ritchie
JKR creates, uncovers and enhances brand charisma for global clients across the consumer and corporate spectrum. We work for some of the most famous brands in the world out of our studios in Singapore, London, New York, and Shanghai. We are 27 years young and proudly independent.

The Design Director Branding Role
We are looking for an experienced and ambitious Design Director to lead a team responsible for defining, designing and delivering immersive brand worlds in a variety of industry sectors including technology, corporate, hospitality, retail and consumer goods to name a few. The Design Director will oversee concept creation, design execution as well as team recruitment, motivation and development.
The role is based in our Singapore studio, reporting into the Creative Directors.


Conceive and implement concepts, guidelines and strategies in various creative projects and oversee them to completion

Collaborate with strategy and account team to understand client context and plan creative response

Direct, develop and motivate teams of designers, illustrators, copywriters etc. to help them use their talents effectively

Lead brainstorming/creative sessions to generate ideas

Create and revise content and presentations, approve/reject ideas, provide feedback to the team


5-10 years industry experience

3 years + at Design Director level

Ability to build, train and motivate design teams

Experience working with Global Brands

Experience in FMCG & Drinks essential

Experience in corporate branding would be beneficial

Strategic and conceptual in approach

Able to deliver strong presentations

Proven leadership skills

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