Design Director

We are hiring an experienced Design Director to lead brand development, package design and digital experience.


About Bartlett Brands

We are an award-winning innovation agency that creates brands that challenge the status and cut through the quo with smart strategies, stylish storytelling and sustainable design.


This is you if…

  • You love building innovative direct-to-consumer brands from the ground up
  • You are self-motivated, self-directing and ambitious (we are a boutique studio—and your mama doesn’t work here).
  • You understand what it takes to bring brands and products to life in a range of budgets and organization styles.
  • You are knowledgeable in the categories we specialize in:
    DTC brands in wellness, beauty, femcare, personal care, food & beverage, lifestyle
  • You are obsessively detail-oriented
  • You are passionate about sustainability
  • You like working with badass bitches (our team and clients are 90% boss women)
  • You want to do cool shit that makes a difference



  • Engaging with clients and internal team to build brands from conception to launch
  • Partnering with the Creative Director to establish distinctive and visually ownable conceptual brand territories
  • Developing brand concepts across all touchpoints including identity systems, package design, web design, photo/video asset development, digital marketing for launch
  • Presenting concepts and designs to clients, confidently, continuously and kindly pushing back to keep them from going rogue
  • Translating client feedback, briefing designers
  • Managing client, third party and vendor communication through some parts of creative execution in collaboration with our Director of Creative Services & Production
  • Ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery in line with SOWs
  • Multi-tasking and navigating a fast-paced environment
  • Contributing to thought-leadership projects that support our purpose-driven agency initiatives specifically in sustainability, female empowerment and the amplification of BIPOC founders



  • 10 years of experience with a design background
  • 2+ years of experience in an Art or Design Director role (associate or higher)
  • Experience in branding and marketing for personal care, wellness, food and beverage categories
  • Experience in developing custom package designs
  • Knowledgable about sustainable design practices
  • Strong understanding of all aspects of the DTC CPG project workflow
  • Experience in developing marketing campaigns in a digitally native world
  • Experience in marketing asset creation (photography/video art direction, management and implementation)
  • Excellent client-facing presentation skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud apps, Figma or Sketch, Google Suite
  • Basic knowledge of web, email and social CMS platforms



  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Insurance & HSA
  • 401k with matching
  • 3 weeks paid vacation & US holidays
  • Optional 4-day work week (because we know what it’s like to be the boss of your family too)
  • Innovative projects and amazing clients
  • Badass team of women who treat each other like family