Design Director

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£50-£60k
Posted
18 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Ref
EM933
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Advertising, Branding, Graphics, Print
Job Functions
Designer

Innovative and award winning brand comms agency, based in London’s West End is looking for a dynamic Design Director.

Job Description:

Your main duties and responsibilities include:

• Inspiring and leading your team by setting an example of great 'hands on' design solutions

• Liaising with and supporting Associate Creative Directors

• Directing creative work with conviction and courage, in order to answer the clients needs in full

• Selecting creative team members and allocating them against projects

• Guiding and influencing workflow

• Inputting into the studio team

• Interviewing new creative recruits

• Constantly challenging ways of working to keep the creative output fresh and industry leading

• Creatively leading and presenting all of your projects

• Reviewing creative team members when required

• Briefing illustrators, lettering artists and general suppliers

• Inputting and building thought processes for presentations

• Leading briefings and design critiques

• Questioning and challenging briefing documents

• Working in collaboration with client service peers

• Seeing jobs through from concept to print

• Challenging senior creative team members with innovative and inspiring thinking

• Acting as a creative leader, inspiring and guiding your creative team on each project

• Art directing photo-shoots

• Traveling to key business meetings when required, including international travel

In addition to the duties stated above you may be required to undertake further tasks as necessary to meet the

demands of the Employer’s business.

 Team Imperatives:

• First and foremost deliver show stopping and awe-inspiring design solutions against each brief you are given

• Support all thinking with reference, research and a thorough visible thought process

• Inspire, nurture and support design talent of your level and below

• Inspire, support and impress design talent of your level and above

• Live a truly creative life, bringing ideas and perspectives to the agency in general

• Roll up your sleeves and go the extra mile in order to set us apart from peers and competitors