Design Lead

Design Lead


At Paper Tiger we're looking for a Senior UI Designer who can help us to create beautiful, on-brand digital designs for our clients.

Paper Tiger is a digital agency that powers brands through pivotal stages of growth. For 14 years and counting, we've applied our singular talent, collaborative approach, and uncompromising quality standards to help the most impactful organizations in the world achieve their digital goals with ease. Fusing strategy and creative, Paper Tiger innovates ahead of trends to craft ambitious identities and experiences that integrate design, content, and technology. More than core assets, we provide a reliable partnership that enables diverse clients to simplify digital complexity, enhance brand value, and scale.

At Paper Tiger, the Design Team is a multidisciplinary collective of experts that create groundbreaking products, websites, and experiences; with expertise in UX, UI, and brand design. We're seeking a Design Lead – to drive creative output across a range of innovative products – with a strong pedigree in visual design and demonstrated expertise in digital experiences.

As a Design Lead, you will be responsible for brainstorming creative concepts with the project team, developing original design concepts, executing designs based on established style guides, participating in visual design presentations to clients, and developing design specs for production.


  • A strong portfolio and experience in the following areas:
      -  Interactive web experiences
      -  Design system for large scale websites
  • 4+ years of agency design experience
  • Strong conceptual thinking. We want people who can start a project off from an incredibly strong position and come up with surprising, smart concepts to move forward with
  • Great communication skills both when interfacing with customers as well as when working with teams
  • Able to lead large and complex projects
  • Flexible, decisive and knows how to put ego aside and focus on the needs of the customer
  • Figma should be the core element of your toolbox.
  • Experience designing new, innovative layouts with designs that scale and flex across different platforms, including web, mobile, kiosks, etc.
  • A human-centric design approach, and evidenced by considerations for accessibility, technology platforms, and contextual storytelling
  • A passion for all aspects of design including conceptual thinking, typography, motion, copy, and imagery
  • Experience building products, developing component based design systems and adapting brand guidelines to create scalable systems


Paper Tiger is known for having a relaxed, laid-back approach and a friendly reminder, creative work environment.

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Training & development
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Family Leave (maternity, paternity)
  • Free food & snacks in our Ridgewood office.
  • Retirement Plan


  • $90,000 - $120,000

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