Design Director – Social Creative Agency for Brands. c£75K
Imagine scrolling through your Pinterest feed, TikTok, Insta or your Calm app, seeing an awesome bit of creative and thinking “We did that.”
Join us, and be part of the crack team of multi-skilled creatives that produces that jaw-dropping content for some of the world's most instantly recognisable brands, every single day.
If you are a design-native heavyweight, Graphic Design and Motion) who’s totally plugged into Social we’d love to chat with you about helping to lead our creative studio.
Creative Design Director
Central London, Mayfair / Remote Flexibility
£60,000 – £75,000 Base Salary Plus Bonus
Plus Perks & Benefits
Service / Product: Creative Content for Social and digital Platforms
Culture: No Egos. Friendly, supportive and collaborative
Clients: Global brands and leaders inc, Pinterest, Calm, Google, Walmart
Skills: Conceptually strong, detail obsessed creative with leadership experience
Who we are:
We are a leading design agency that creates eye-catching content for world leading brands. Over the past decade, we have created tens of thousands of pieces of content for more than 750 brands and become an Official Pinterest Marketing Partner. From tight budgets to multimillion-dollar projects, we use our experience, passion, and energy to deliver the best for our clients.
With over 40 in-house talented creators working across multiple platforms, we are a favourite amongst global brands, agencies, and small businesses alike as we reliably produce sophisticated quality creative content, in an efficient manner and on time, responsive to our clients’ needs to successfully engage their customers and build their brands.
The Design Director Role:
We are looking for a social savvy creative leader who understands the nuances of the social and digital landscape, and how to make performant content optimised for individual channels and touch points. You will be the driving force of the studio, utilising your excellence in brand strategy, conceptual creative and positive team leadership skills to galvanise the studio team and inspire the delivery of the highest quality of work.
You will work across multiple work streams and teams, responsible for all aspects of the studio workflow and be in charge of ensuring that all output is above and beyond client expectations.
You will have a consistent presence with clients, ensuring all partners have a creative contact to ideate, liaise and problem solve with, ensuring these relationships are fostered, nurtured and developed so accounts can be grown over time.
You will be responsible for the career development and pastoral care of the studio design team, working closely with all individuals on a day-to-day basis to develop not only their work, but also build out skill sets and improve their confidence. You will also work closely with the Directors and the rest of the Senior Management Team, to drive company initiatives, including studio marketing and promotion as well as leading in the fun social events.
As a respected designer your team will look up to you for support, creative brilliance and good old fashioned leadership. As such, you’ll need to be a genuine people person, happy and able to bring out the best in your team, with the tools to navigate issues with ease and speed.
You will be experienced in resource management (FT and Freelance), able to juggle multiple concurrent projects and use resources efficiently to move work through the studio in the optimal ways. This is the perfect role for a positive, hands-on creative leader who can manage a talented studio that works at pace delivering a wide variety of social and digital focussed creative content for exciting global clients.
Note: this is not a branding role. Our clients are popular brands who look to us to lead the design output across social using their existing brand guidelines. We just wanted to get that there to avoid that awks 2nd interview Oh!….
Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to our leadership team.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.