Design Director - Toronto


Join a world-class branding firm specializing in creating immersive experiences that connect in the blink of an eye. Based in Toronto with offices in Shanghai, SLD creates results-oriented designs shaped by strategy and insights.


We seek a new breed of designer who can embody our ThinkBlink design philosophy of strategically leading award-winning design solutions for consumer goods packaging and corporate identity programs. The ideal candidate has a deep design thinking mindset in addition to a high level of out-of-the-box creativity. Working with a team of graphic designers and our strategy team, the individual would be responsible for leading activities related to design direction.


The ability to deliver strong creative rationale through storytelling, linking the recommended design solutions to sound business and strategic insights and a high level of confidence in client presentation is critical to this role. Join our talented team of designers to help demonstrate the value of great strategically lead design.



  • The ideal design thinker will reflect the following company values:
  • Expert in developing and defining design strategy; refining designs from creation through development and implementation
  • Skilled in building strategic presentations in support of design solutions
  • Knowledge of strategic brand development, branding and marketing equities
  • Experience thinking strategically and pushing the boundaries of great design
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • Expertise in innovative package design built on seven years or more experience
  • Ability to lead a design team and collaborator
  • Flexible and agile to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong ability to link business needs with flawless strategy creative
  • Expert in maintaining composure under pressure and effective at change management
  • Independent self-starter and works effectively in a fast-paced environment



  • Salary reflects the level of experience and competitive company benefits


You can apply online here.