Lead Designer (Nashville)
Hattery - Nashville, TN

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Hattery is part venture fund, part creative lab, with a team of specialists in strategy, design, business and finance, and technology. We help to build great companies and products that are innovative and user-focused, with a particular emphasis on doing social good. The Hattery team collaborates closely — learning from and teaching one another is a fundamental part of our work.


We are looking for a Lead Designer who will be responsible for the development and direction of creative deliverables for the projects they are leading. Consulting with the Creative Director, the Lead Designer will ensure that the design team and other specialists (developers, writers, strategists, etc.) are successful in: developing concepts, implementing design strategies, and producing compelling user experiences and brand-design solutions. He or she will balance creative thinking, interpersonal skills, and client and portfolio company expectations to successfully translate concepts into functional design deliverables. He or she should be able to build off of at least 5 years experience in design, preferably with work in digital media. Please include resume and samples of your work.


Extensive experience and expertise in online, mobile and social initiatives, or extraordinary equivalence in the digital space.
Acting as team lead, create, as well as direct, junior designers in the development of strategic design deliverables that elevate, differentiate, and function on-brand and on-strategy.
Exemplify the ability to challenge yourself and the design team to create progressive, inspiring, and relevant visual design solutions.
Ensure quality control of all creative deliverables.
Work closely with strategists, user experience designers, and technologists – playing the role of “design advocate” for the voice of the design.
Work closely with other leads to resolve issues and maintain the quality of Hattery Lab’s creative deliverables.
Provide design-mentorship to junior and designers by exposing them to new challenges, decisions, and meetings.
Lead the development of internal and client facing presentations in conjunction with other team members.
Juggle several projects simultaneously.
Stay abreast of current design trends and technologies and continually share this knowledge.