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Design Director

Role: Design Director
Position Details: Full time, SF Bay area-based, varied schedule (days, nights, weekends)




Lexi Reese for Senate ( represents a dynamic, outsider campaign devoted to bringing humanity and excellence to government. Committed to addressing income inequality and creating an economy that supports all people and businesses to share in durable prosperity, our mission is to build towards a future where everyone can thrive. Our campaign is founded on the values of curiosity, community, commitment, and clarity. We want to bring Lexi’s expertise as a seasoned non-profit leader and small business advocate to help drive measurable change in the US Senate – change that Californian families feel in the form of less stress and more energy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about embracing innovation, committed to delivering results, and dedicated to fostering a representative and inclusive community.


As the Design Director, you will play a pivotal role in leading and shaping the visual identity of our campaign. Working closely with various departments, you’ll develop cohesive design strategies that amplify our message, enhance our branding, and inspire our audience. This position demands artistic vision, strategic thinking, and the ability to lead and collaborate with talented designers. Your role will require flexibility, creativity, and a commitment to achieving excellence in design. You may be called upon to work during irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, and travel as necessary to meet project needs and deadlines.


May require travel and work on occasional weekends and evenings as determined. 



  • Provide visionary leadership and direction for the design team, fostering creativity, innovation, and alignment with campaign goals.
  • Collaborate with various departments to develop and implement cohesive design strategies that enhance branding and messaging.
  • Oversee the creation and execution of design projects, ensuring quality, consistency, and adherence to timelines and budgets.
  • Evaluate and refine design processes, implementing best practices and tools to achieve efficiency and excellence.
  • Engage with vendors, consultants, and external partners to ensure successful project execution and alignment with brand standards.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, technologies, and best practices, applying insights to drive continuous improvement.
  • Work closely with communications teams to ensure that design strategies are effectively integrated into broader campaigns.
  • Regularly report on design performance and project progress, utilizing data-driven insights to evaluate success and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure that all design activities align with campaign values, ethics, and regulations, maintaining a commitment to excellence in every aspect of the role.



  • Proven experience in leading design teams, preferably within a values-driven organization.
  • Exceptional visual design skills and artistic sensibility.
  • Strong organizational abilities, strategic thinking, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in using modern design software and digital tools.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed.


Salary Range: $7,000-$9,000 monthly


Our campaign is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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