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Visual Design Lead


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Simplot Digital Experience team is a newly formed organization within Simplot comprised of cross-functional, collaborative and digital first individuals with the goal of creating innovative solutions to support the company’s customer-facing digital assets.  We are starting from the ground up and looking for motivated and self-driven individuals to help bring this team to life.


To help us achieve our mission, we are hiring a Visual Design Lead to join our team.


As a Visual Design Lead within Simplot Digital Experience, you will be paving the way and defining what a creative team looks like at Simplot. Your goal is to create high quality visual designs for websites and apps that act as a seamless extension of the J.R. Simplot brand and digital strategy. This role is involved with the project throughout the design and development cycle and works closely with the client along with local and virtual teams to ensure standards of excellence.


The Visual Design Lead is expected to have a solid knowledge base of creative processes and language. A professional manner is essential, as is the ability to think on your feet. The desire to seek to add value to every project and to the discipline is crucial. As this group is just starting to build itself out, we will need you as the Visual Design Lead to implement design processes, tooling and workflows to support our design needs. You have experience working within the Agile development methodology and are a self-starter looking for an exciting challenge.

Key Responsibilities
  • Create designs that are on brand and follow a project’s creative vision and business strategy while putting the user first. 
  • Collaborate with other groups like developers and other designers (both internal and external) to deliver high-quality creative assets.
  • Contribute to and lead improvements in our creative process and capabilities. 
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest design trends.
  • Communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
  • Works across multiple projects involving internal and external parties
  • Develop a cohesive design language and accompanying systems to drive the “look and feel” of Digital at Simplot.
  • Ensure consistency across our products & integrations by adhering to our style guide and making updates when necessary. 
  • Provide oversight working with vendors to ensure that designs are consistent and follow our defined style guide.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills. You will be expected to work across multiple projects involving internal and external parties
Typical Education
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) from 4 year college or university is required
  • Masters Degree (MA or MS) is preferred
Relevant Experience
  • 8 - 10 years related experience 

Job Requisition ID: 1566

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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