Design Director (6-9 month contract)


  • London  
    perm, remote, temp to perm  
    60,000 to 70,000 per annum  
  • Company
    Start date
    6-9 month contract  
  • Closing date
    12 June 2021  
    Posted on
    12 April 2021  

We’re searching on behalf of a unique Studio known for their progressive approach and iconic visual style to find an established Design Director who will ensure the success and calibre of creative work across a range of exciting client projects.

This agency has helped some already remarkable brands and businesses to reimagine and change behaviour, connect more deeply and become more meaningful through delivering beautifully simple strategic ideas and creative solutions. 

This person will be responsible for influencing the creative direction and shape of some high profile client projects, and ultimately be accountable for the Studios creative output and excellence. Working alongside a Strategy team, and in support of the Creative Directors, you will play a key role in defining the creative vision of projects, agreeing deliverables and co-ordinating and inspiring the design team to achieve the best possible creative outcomes.

We’re looking for someone who is confident building strong and successful client relationships, structuring and directing compelling presentations that continuously surprise and delight. You’ll also take ownership of the day to day running of the design studio, planning and prioritising creative resource, building project teams and giving clear guidance, feedback and support throughout the whole process.

Due to the nature of the agency’s work and clients this role would suit someone who has extensive experience working on brands and projects with a refined aesthetic and a high-level of craft.

Our ideal candidate:

Is an established DD with strong experience producing intelligent, thought-provoking and innovative creative solutions.

Will need to show exceptionally crafted work with a refined and elegant aesthetic.

Has strong communications skills. Is credible and influential in creative conversations and client presentations through sharing insights, opinions and a broad cultural perspective which positively affects the creative outcome.

Is capable and confident running projects, ensuring that design, strategy and execution are all seamlessly aligned at every stage.

Is confident presenting ideas, giving clear feedback and making strong and effective creative judgements on a daily basis.

If you have the relevant experience and would like to find out more please do get in touch.

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