Long Hope: Brand Manager and Designer

Posted by | September 7, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: http://www.longhope.org

We’re looking for an incredibly rare and valuable individual: a design thinker capable of building the elements of an exceptional global brand from scratch.
For the right person, this is an extraordinary opportunity: taking control of the identity and UX for a stealth initiative responsible for supercharging radical innovation to tackle humanity’s great challenges. This is an opportunity to work with our impressive advisory board in creating clear, emotional, evocative experiences for a global community of world-class thinkers
· Do you redesign other companies products for fun? 
· Do you wish more organizations were as savvy as charity:water?
· Bottom Line: Do you think the only thing that matters about a product is the user experience?
We like that. 
About you:
We’re seeking someone with passion for using design thinking to influence all aspects of an organization. Fundamentally, we want someone who’s capable of producing one of the greatest brands in history. Think Apple and Nike, but for one of the most uplifting efforts imaginable to move the human race forward. 
Who are we?
Five people from diverse backgrounds, now focused on building an iconic platform to inspire, honor, and empower both current and new people working on the most important opportunities for large-scale, long-term impact.
We’re building an advisory board of industry leaders from creative agencies, branding and marketing legends, and people responsible for some of the world’s most impressive creative work. Everyone has agreed to spare cycles to work with our design leader, providing valuable feedback and helping guide your work and ideas.
Aside from our design advisors, our growing team has some pretty cool backgrounds as well. Between us, we’ve founded companies, built pre-eminent institutions, curated conferences attended by renowned leaders, and engaged in sophisticated modeling and research in multiple industries. Most importantly, we’ve learned that we don’t know it all and need to work together with amazing people to accomplish audacious goals. And boy do we have some audacious goals…
We’ve dedicated our time toward positively influencing forward-looking ideas – and the quality of organizations and people endorsing us shows their confidence in our ability to execute this new vision at scale.
We’re committed to excellence, especially where our branding and experience is concerned, given the importance of creating an extraordinary, rich experience for our audience. We’re looking for the right person to infuse great design into our organizational DNA. Someone who will be empowered to take bold directions with the brand.
The ideal person has:
· Interactive design chops and the portfolio to prove it
· The ability to design for multiple mediums, on and offline
· Experience with high-end identity design
· A desire to own the creation of a world-class brand that people love worldwide
· An interest in how people are adapting to the changing times
Comp: negotiated based on experience.
Terms: hire or contract to hire.

To apply: Send your background/portfolio to melaniegower@longhope.org

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