Design Team Lead

Location: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Department: Design

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

We are seeking a fun and talented team leader for the design team based in our Amsterdam headquarters. You will have the support of the head of design, developing and mentoring as you go, in turn helping the team reach their full potential.

The role demands great execution, obsession with quality and a desire to be the best creative team by creating beautiful designs, solving problems with creativity while keeping the user in mind and ambition to take projects to the finish line.

Spotzer is a fast paced, rapidly growing, global digital marketing business. Headquartered out of Amsterdam, we have 6 offices around the globe, and we are serving tens of thousands small businesses across the world by building their websites, launching their paid search campaigns and creating power content.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage, and grow the strengths of your team members (5 direct reports)
  • Follow a design training plan
  • Ensure you and the team follow Spotzer and Design best practice 
  • Be across the performance of off shore team and give feedback and trainings
  • Communicate and assure that the designers understand the product they are working on
  • Helping them see the whole picture, so they focus not only on design, but on the user’s journey and the customer’s needs
  • Communicate and reinforce our values to the design staff via weekly one on one meetings
  • Creating an atmosphere where we can have fun
  • Reporting on SLAs and team productivity and deliverables

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 Years of Web Design experience 
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript
  • Excellent design skills and eye for content quality
  • Experience directly managing, mentoring, and building local and remote design teams
  • Strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong understanding of the front and back end of multiple web platforms such as Duda and WordPress
  • The ability to lead and manage multiple teams and projects at one time
  • Creating training and onboarding manuals for new and existing workflows
  • Produce accurate and timely forecasts

Spotzer is an Equal opportunity employer. If you think you meet these requirements and you are inspired to join a dynamic, international company that is growing rapidly, we look forward to your application letter and resume.

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