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Head of Design

Head of Design

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Pharma, Marketing and Digital, Office Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Luke Cavanagh

  • Contact email:

    lukecavanagh@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH28867_1651850494

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-11

  • Consultant:

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Head of Design

£55,000 - £70,000

London - remote working

One of our clients is a rapidly growing Creative Design agency based in London and they are currently looking for a highly experienced designer to join as their new Head of Design. The role will require you to work with the creative director to come up with creative solutions to design problems and then implement these solutions together with the junior designers.

This is a broad spectrum, senior design role and will suit someone who has many year's experience with Print, Digital, and Branding design. This is a great opportunity to join an exciting company that values its employees and is currently working towards the B-corp certification for high standards and performance.

The Role

  • Driving the Design department forwards in a creative direction.
  • Producing high quality visuals and managing the day-to-day activities of the in-house design team
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Development teams and liaise with the Creative director, Studio Manager and CEO.
  • You'll be responsible for presenting designs to clients, taking part in pitches and having the confidence to push back and offer alternative options when necessary.
  • We pride ourselves on being a super friendly and inclusive team, and we're looking for someone with similar values.

The Requirements

  • Are happy to lead a digital and print creative team by example and offer feedback and constructive criticism to team members
  • At least five year's experience working in a design agency environment
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud apps, in particular, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • A strong portfolio of web, print and branding design examples completed to a high standard is essential.
  • Can take ownership of multiple projects from start to finish and manage them all simultaneously
  • Are happy and confident presenting plans to clients (via Zoom and in-person, if required)
  • Have a thirst for development and are keen to learn new apps and constantly improve your design skills and knowledge
  • Experience designing responsive solutions for use across multiple devices and screen-sizes
  • Excellent Figma design skills, including prototyping and applying interactions
  • Understanding SEO best practices

This role also comes with a competitive Benefits package and fully flexible working pattern and the company prides its self on its employee satisfaction.

If this role is a good fit for you then please don't hesitate to get in touch or apply!

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