Studio Manager

A1 People
Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
15 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Advertising, Branding, Graphics, Other, Packaging, Print

Position: Hands on Studio Manager

Location: Newcastle

Salary: 30-35k

Ref: 893-4162

One of our clients in Newcastle is looking for a creative studio manager to join the studio team.

The company are a design agency in the centre or town and looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Creative Studio Manager to work with a growing list of high-profile clients.

Briefing and distributing workload to in-house designers and freelancers

Ensuring deadlines are met

Ensuring projects come in on budget

Checking weekly time sheets

Client management, including taking briefs, and keeping clients up to date with the progress of projects 

Keeping the team updated every Monday with the workload for the week

Organising annual appraisals

Working on multiple design projects, packaging point of sale, brand development, illustration and style guides

Making sure design and artwork is completed accurately and error-free

Setting up final print artwork

Drive the implementation of systems and processes within the studio to further improve efficiency, profitability, job flow and output

Resource planning to maximise studio capacity – including assigning relevant designers to projects to ensure timely completion of work in line with client deadlines

Develop new ideas and strategies for improving agency efficiency and client servicing

Report on performance vs. key metrics to the Directors and develop improvement actions

Also you need to be a decent designer who is totally proficient in Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop

Very competitive starting salary 

32 days holiday (includes bank holidays and a free day off on your birthday)

Workplace pension

Ongoing training provided 

Fun working atmosphere

Free parking

International travel to trade shows and clients

Deliveroo – Lunch on provided every Wednesday

As well as a full cv can you please send 5 or 6 examples of work that we can present to the client , the best way to do this is on a PDF document all in a single folder no more than 5-9mb in size

Please make sure that your full address and details are included in your application for this role.