Assistant Manager-Design

Bangalore, IN

Job Description / Skills Required

About Us
Livspace is Asia’s largest and fastest-growing omnichannel home interiors and renovation platform. Using its proprietary technology, Livspace provides a one-stop renovation solution for homeowners—from design to managed last mile fulfillment for all rooms in a home. The platform has organized a fragmented industry, bringing together designers, brands, manufacturers, and contractors to enable an eCommerce-like trusted, and predictable experience.
The company launched operations in Bengaluru, India in 2015. Since its inception, Livspace has organized a fragmented industry, bringing together a curated community of designers, brands, manufacturers and contractors. This has resulted in an e-commerce-like trusted and predictable experience for the homeowners. Livspace boasts of a community of 50000+ satisfied customers and over 2000 interior designers.
The company is already the largest employer of interior designers in the country. Livspace currently serves Singapore, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia as well as 30 metro and non-metro areas in India including – Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Indore, Surat, Coimbatore, Mysore, Mangalore, Vizag, Vijayawada.
Livspace has showcased phenomenal growth since its launch, having delivered over 125,000 rooms and selling over 7.5 million SKUs through its platform. The company also delivered 50,000 homes across all our serviceable locations.
The founders – Anuj Srivastava and Ramakant Sharma are former Google and Myntra executives respectively, who are seasoned entrepreneurs and successful angel investors. Livspace’s leadership team combines world-class talent and entrepreneurial experience gathered at some of the best companies in the world.
Livspace has raised around USD 450 million in capital from some of the top global investors including KKR, Ingka Group Investments (part of largest IKEA retailer Ingka Group), TPG Growth, Goldman Sachs, Kharis Capital, Venturi Partners, FFP (Peugeot Group’s Holding Company), EDBI, Bessemer Venture Partners, Jungle Ventures, Helion Ventures and UC-RNT. For more information, please visit:
Job Description
As an Assistant Design Manager, you will explore and conceptualize design options and solutions that maintain Livspace’s vision and creative beliefs. You will work either independently or in conjunction with the Creative Lead, Senior Designers and Designers, evaluate design options, and develop and push to find ‘big ideas’ based on design strategy and the creative brief. You will develop straightforward design approaches to complex design challenges across brand development, identity, packaging, mobile, digital and user experience design projects. 
  • Be a hands-on design manager, growing and mentoring a small focussed team, while leading design craft by example. 
  • Guide, mentor and motivate team members. Help them push the envelope to create impactful (buzzworthy or strongly influencing brand growth) ideas. 
  • Build a high-performing collaborative environment and encourage deep partnership with cross-functional teams, setting a high bar for design, and conceiving, defining and executing design strategy for Livspace. 
  • Responsible for the quality of product, and appropriateness of solution(s), from initial client briefing to internal critique sessions, through to final presentations, refinements, design implementation and overall production accuracy. 
  • Help ensure that deadlines and brand guidelines are adhered to. 
  • Support the Creative Lead with the development and implementation of Livspace’s creative vision. 
  • Lead creative feedback and use personal expertise to draw out the best possible creative ideas 
  • Help the brand move toward the desired visual tone 
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and satisfaction, and step in when needed for the team. 
  • Work on bigger projects and sell your ideas. 
  • Be invested in the brand. Consider it your own. Come up with proactive ideas to help grow it. 
  • Present and review work done by your team on a weekly/monthly basis with leads. 
  • Love your team members as you love yourself. 
  • Have fun, spread happiness and find energy even on Mondays.
Job Requirement
  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Graphic design, communication, design, fine arts, or a related field. 
  • Experience of 6-8 years in flawlessly designing agile brands. 
  • 2-3 years of broad creative and management experience (required). 
  • You are a strategic thinker, understand branding and love it. You pursue ‘attention to detail’ like it’s your true love. 
  • You are a team player; understand team interaction and team members' roles. 
  • You perform well in a team environment and foster communication and cohesion between internal teams and functions. 
  • You’ve grown to become empathetic towards team members and stakeholders and prefer leading over bossing. 
  • You value the clock. Organisation skills and meeting deadlines are important to you. 
  • You don’t know it all. You are self-motivated, you learn and make good use of constructive feedback.