Senior Creative Designer

Posted 18th December

We’re looking for someone with excellent creative skills and around 10 years agency experience, who’s been working in a similar role.

It’s important that you are a strong conceptual designer but are equally capable of developing a design idea from initial concept through to final artwork.

You’ll have a customer service mindset and be comfortable presenting your ideas both internally and directly to existing clients as well as leading the pitch process to help the team secure new business wins.

In return you’ll be given the responsibility to help develop the Design team including the mentoring of junior designers and be part of a growing team with opportunity for progression

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Have eyes on all creative design projects to ensure high quality output
  • Mentor, support and develop more junior members of the team
  • Oversee creative design scheduling and workflow through the team
  • Actively seek opportunities to grow design services, including potential new business opportunities
  • Be conscious of project budgets across the team to ensure jobs are delivered on time and within budget
  • Support the Head of Creative to ensure the commercial success and growth of the design function
  • Be highly adaptable and versatile

Key skills:

  • Experience in designing for both on and offline channels
  • Excellent layout and typographical skills
  • Attention to detail with a right first time mentality
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Personable approach, able to build strong working relationships with colleagues across different locations and with clients
  • Excellent working knowledge of Creative Cloud (inc. InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator).
  • Knowledge of After Effects and XD would be desirable
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint
  • Commercial insight and experience

Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Around 10 years’ agency experience

What we offer:

Benefits including a competitive salary, 30 days annual leave from January 2021, flexible working and a commitment to training and development. We want someone who is prepared to grow with us.

  • Competitive salary
  • Support for flexible and remote working
  • Thirty days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced sickness, compassionate, maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • Pension scheme
  • Support for volunteering
  • Access to discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Strong commitment to learning and development
  • Regular team away days and socials

Everyone's welcome

We’re all from different backgrounds and aspiring to be the best version of ourselves – but we are striving to do more and better in terms of our diversity and inclusion.

While all applicants will be treated equally regardless of race, gender or other status, Social is under-represented by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups and by disabled people. Candidates from these groups are particularly encouraged.

And encouragement doesn’t end once you’re on board. Inclusion is not just for job ads. We’re committed to ensuring that we all have equal opportunity to thrive, succeed, fail and learn.

Interested? Apply Now

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