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Design Director

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Marketing and Digital

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sophie Hancox

  • Contact email:

    sophie.hancox@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH13547_1553535834

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Sophie Hancox

The Client :

A leading Design Agency in Birmingham are looking for a dedicated and experienced Design Director to join their growing team within their central Birmingham.

The Role :

  • You'll be providing leadership for the creative team, for the clients we work with and for the projects within the studio
  • Based out of the Birmingham studio, but part of a Global Agency so you will have the opportunity travel internationally on a regular basis.

  • The focus of this role is on the broader creative and strategic overview and the development of the studio; Ensuring that all clients remain on brand, on strategy and that the overall output of the work is of a consistently high standard
  • The role requires taking a leadership of culture, team, client relationships and creative/commercial opportunities in order to help facilitate business growth and to develop culturally, creativity and commercially. -

    • Directing team brainstorm and ideation sessions
    • Growing and mentoring a creative team
    • Strong strategic and creative thinker
  • Keep on track with emerging trends and culture; keeping in touch with the wider creative community

The Candidate :

  • A personality that brings energy, creative culture, ideas and passion for design to the studio - Level headed/Team player/Supportive/Empathetic/
  • Must have Client facing experience (projects & pitching)
  • Have 8-10 years' experience (ideally within agency), working with Integrated, channel neutral mindset to concepts and overall creative output (Environmental, digital, comms, campaign)
  • Experience creatively overseeing multiple brands ensuring they are on-brand and on-strategy
  • Must have experience managing a team.
  • Experience working with Fashion/FMCG/Retail would be ideal but not essential

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