Head of Design

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Location
England, London
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
03 Apr 2017
Closes
01 May 2017
Ref
94547
Contact
Chris McCabe
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Branding
Job Functions
Designer

HEAD OF DESIGN

This agency creates brilliant brand, advertising, digital engagement, direct marketing, design and print communications. They offer full service and a la carte communications solutions to a wide range of clients in the financial and charity sectors and thrive on being an enthusiastic team working in a fast-paced environment.

Role

You will be working with the agency Executive Creative Director to provide creative direction and quality control for all creative outputs - across multiple clients and media

Providing the creative bridge between the agency and clients, lending guidance and advice when required

Working collaboratively with the broader agency team to deliver consistently best in class communications solutions across multiple media channels and creative disciplines, utilising the most appropriate blend of agency creative resources to deliver outstanding creative solutions for clients

Brand guardian for clients, including visual and tone of voice

Working with the agency Executive Creative to lead new business initiatives and pitches from a creative perspective

Leading creative kick-off sessions for new projects

Establish a process for efficient creative briefing including the education of clients

Monitoring , assessing and applying developments in creative and communications technology

Monitoring, assessing and applying learnings and best practice from other clients, industries and competitors

You

Highly motivated, self-starting and committed individual who will establish creative leadership for agency clients

Proactive and passionate; willing to go the extra mile for the agency and our clients

Previous management experience working with graphic designers, digital designers, video and motion graphics/animation

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

Strong client service attitude

Multi-disciplined with the ability to deliver at both strategic brand and tactical campaign levels

Presentation skills that inspire and excite clients and colleagues

Thorough understanding of print and digital design best practice

Excellent visual awareness and attention to detail

Empathetic with excellent communications and interpersonal skills

Ability to interpret technical content to produce the best creative solution

Thorough understanding of digital communications and delivery systems including processes and user interface design to industry best practice

If interested please send your CV and Portfolio to chris.mccabe@majorplayers.co.uk

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