Design Director, London

Location
London
Salary
Highly competitive
Posted
30 Mar 2017
Closes
27 Apr 2017
Ref
designdirector
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Hello! We are jones knowles ritchie

We believe that great design helps brands grow by abandoning the generic and relentlessly pursuing the unmistakable. We work for some of the most famous brands in the world out of our studios in London, New York, Singapore and Shanghai. We are 26 years young and proudly independent.

See our latest work: https://vimeo.com/203460186

The Design Director Role

Our London office is growing with new projects, clients and into new categories.

The Design Director is one of leadership. You will be leading a team of talented designers and creating direction for a number of world famous and newer entrepreneurial brands. Having already established yourself as a great designer your role is now one of leading a team to produce outstanding, charismatic designs. You will partner with an Account Director and a Strategy Director to build powerful client relationships that create an environment for great design to thrive.

 

Day to Day Responsibilities

Develop a partnership mentality with clients to build trust and long term relationships

Inspire confidence through design knowledge, expertise and relevant provocation to clients, in line with the brand

Lead the team through evaluating and editing creative work

Responsibility for the creative direction of a number of brands

Encourage collaborative ways of working and cross department communication

Lead the allocation of appropriate resource within the team

Identify development areas and skills gaps for the team and support them with training and coaching

Identify creative opportunities for business growth

 

Please see our website for some of our latest work Our Website

Requirements

Experience in a top branding, design or creative business

Ability to execute brand ideas across multiple touch points

Experience in leading one or more designers

Confident communication skills in presentations and conversations with senior clients and internal teams

Benefits

Pension - jkr will match your pension contribution up to 7% of your salary

Private health care via Vitality

Discretionary annual bonus

Life assurance policy

Income protection policy

20 days holiday per year plus Christmas closing

Childcare vouchers

Cycle to work scheme

Breakfast

Hello! We are jones knowles ritchie

We believe that great design helps brands grow by abandoning the generic and relentlessly pursuing the unmistakable. We work for some of the most famous brands in the world out of our studios in London, New York, Singapore and Shanghai. We are 26 years young and proudly independent.

 

The Design Director Role

Our London office is growing with new projects, clients and into new categories.

The Design Director is one of leadership. You will be leading a team of talented designers and creating direction for a number of world famous and newer entrepreneurial brands. Having already established yourself as a great designer your role is now one of leading a team to produce outstanding, charismatic designs. You will partner with an Account Director and a Strategy Director to build powerful client relationships that create an environment for great design to thrive.

 

Day to Day Responsibilities

Develop a partnership mentality with clients to build trust and long term relationships

Inspire confidence through design knowledge, expertise and relevant provocation to clients, in line with the brand

Lead the team through evaluating and editing creative work

Responsibility for the creative direction of a number of brands

Encourage collaborative ways of working and cross department communication

Lead the allocation of appropriate resource within the team

Identify development areas and skills gaps for the team and support them with training and coaching

Identify creative opportunities for business growth

Please see our website for some of our latest work Our Website

Requirements

Experience in a top branding, design or creative business

Ability to execute brand ideas across multiple touch points

Experience in leading one or more designers

Confident communication skills in presentations and conversations with senior clients and internal teams

Benefits

Pension - jkr will match your pension contribution up to 7% of your salary

Private health care via Vitality

Discretionary annual bonus

Life assurance policy

Income protection policy

20 days holiday per year plus Christmas closing

Childcare vouchers

Cycle to work scheme

Breakfast