Head of Creative Studio
The Speed Read:
A fantastic position has arisen for a talented and ambitious Head of Creative Studio to join our client, a world leading future trends consultancy based London.
This role is for a hands-on Senior Designer/Art Director with relevant experience ready to step up to head up and lead the Creative Studio within this highly regarded consultancy, or someone currently in a similar position, who is passionate about inspiring both internal teams and clients alike. As an integral part of the design team, you report directly into the Chief Creative Officer and CEO, in leading and pushing the creative of the design team and broader business to continued heights. You will be comfortable and happy to juggle day to day hands-on design and art-direction with people and project management responsibilities.
Day to day you will be working across a rand of disciplines, from brand strategy, identity, communications, print, digital and moving image. You will take responsibility for leading projects and inspiring the design team to create transformative work. You will also be responsible for the financial efficiency of the studio, so a commercial mind is important. And you will absolutely be hands-on!
You will relish the opportunity of presenting creative, and demonstrate an ability to talk confidently and passionately to clients - a cultural sponge, attentive and appreciative of the detail, you will always have the bigger picture in mind.
From a design perspective, you will be adept at developing a range of concepts in answer to a brief, managing shoots and delivering imagery and artwork to a high standard. Experience of forming successful collaborative partnerships with copywriters, producers and designers within a team, you will naturally form positive working relationships with key stakeholders.
Proven experience of nurturing and leading a design team, including reviews and development, is a must, as you will be responsible for a tight multi-disciplinary team including art director, designers, visual researcher, creative consultants, sub-editors and artworker.
A driven and high energy individual, with high standards of design
An on-your feet lateral thinker who is (creative) solutions orientated
Nice to have around, a natural leader that inspires their team
Hands on approach, with the knowledge, ability and desire to develop your team and influence the future of design