Moon Creative Lab is a design-led innovation hub that powers the creation of new businesses for Mitsui & Co, one of Japan’s largest organizations. As a 150 year-old company, Mitsui is in pursuit to become a more future-forward, entrepreneurial company. Through Moon, our mission is to help unlock the creativity of its 44,000 strong global workforce and build innovative businesses that will have an exponential impact on Mitsui and the rest of the world.
We surface the best and wildest business ideas from Mitsui employees and provide the resources and conditions to light the way to a creative future. At Moon, you will:
Moon is an incubator for dreams. And we’re looking for people who are passionate about unlocking people’s innate creativity and designing impactful businesses. Come join us!
A Head of Communication Design, a leader who knows how to utilize their craft expertise to inspire others, provide guidance, and drive impact. You will lead the strategic development and growth of the Communication Design discipline across Moon's Palo Alto and Tokyo studios. In this role, you will be part of Moon's leadership team, reporting directly to the CCO.
As the Head of Communication Design, you will be able to leverage your entrepreneurial experience and mindset to help us create change through the design of new brands, products, and services while simultaneously balancing the viability of the market.
At Moon, we start with people. That means going out and finding users, sitting down with them, and listening to their needs and ideas. Our teams and the entrepreneurs we host at Moon Creative Lab need designers who can translate users’ needs into new solutions that speak to them. Not only can they build solutions that meet end-user needs by blending real-world and digital experiences, but they also show the way forward by knowing how and what to communicate to different audiences about a brand, product, or service.
You will be able to leverage your craft expertise to inspire others, provide guidance, and grow a high-performing communication design team.
You can help designers see alternative ways to think about a problem and lead them through hurdles and moments where they are stuck. You accomplish this by being hands-on, creating tools, processes, and systems that produce transparency, alignment, and direction.
You will work closely with other design heads to ensure an enjoyable user experience across all products, constantly sharing ideas and learnings. You will also partner with product, engineering, and venture heads to ensure projects are well-defined, impactful, and successfully executed.
Moon is building a design culture driven by a growth mindset and strong opportunities for learning and development. This is your chance to work across disciplines, across portfolios, and across cultures. One day you might be innovating around healthcare for pets and another you might be building a platform that makes it easier to finance Bollywood movies. From the beginning, you’ll help define the work, refine the work, and launch it to market. And you’ll create businesses that make people’s lives better.
If you’re curious, please apply directly to Moon's job board with your resume, cover letter, and portfolio or link to work samples. This application will close on Monday, June 8th 2020.
Note: Moving forward, we will only consider applications that are submitted to Moon's site. Please do not apply on the IDEO jobs page.
Moon Creative Lab is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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