Design Director

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Location
Windsor, Berkshire
Salary
salary undisclosed
Posted
10 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Ref
JJ-408
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Branding, Graphics

DESIGN DIRECTOR - SMALL CREATIVE AGENCY - PROPERTY & LUXURY SECTOR

We are looking for a Design Director to work as part of a small, close-knit team to help create conceptual (high-end and beautiful) projects. Our impressive and friendly client is a midsize creative, full service agency with over 25 years experience specialising in the property sector and luxury brands. 

The ideal candidate will be a strong strategic thinker with strong branding experience and able to apply the conceptual idea across all channels including stunning, high-end bespoke brochures, integrated marketing campaigns, websites, large format and interiors.

You will have a passion to inspire great design and ideas in a team environment as well as lead, monitor, inspire and develop the small creative team. You'll be expected to work within your project team, alongside a MD & Client Services Manager to deliver outstanding results and be part of fostering strong client relationships.

Specific responsibilities 

  • Deliver a creative structure for strategic projects and help drive client's creative strategy.
  • Confident presentation and negotiation skills to share and present ideas internally and externally. 
  • To represent the creative output of the company in the best possible light.
  • Work collaboratively adopting a fluid approach to projects 
  • To continue to develop a good understanding and knowledge of all aspects of the design requirements, in particular typography, the printing process and continue to learn the required skills needed.
  • To develop an active understanding in the commercial side to the business and have an understanding of the value of work.
  • To involve suppliers at the earliest stage possible ensuring the right advice is given at the right time.
  • To adhere to Studio and Company processes and recommend changes, as appropriate.
  • Pro actively work to continue to develop technical and creative skills in the programmes required.
  • To pro actively be aware of new papers/printing techniques/design trends and make others aware in Design team.
  • Develop a positive working relationship with all immediate colleagues and departments within the company 
  • To be able to brief artwork clearly and concisely and advise during job progress.
  • Make sure print specs are written and develop working relationships with suppliers.
  • To lead bigger projects from concept to completion.
  • To direct and develop design members, as well as artworkers.


To apply, please send your CV and (beautiful) samples to Julia@unionjackson.co.uk, with desired salary requirements.

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