Senior Designer

Job

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    Critical Mass  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    14 March 2022  
    Posted on
    12 January 2022  

As a Senior Designer, you’re excited to join a growing creative team to develop experiences that improve customers’ lives. Leading major marketinginitiatives is what keeps bringing you back to the office—including championing concepts to plan cutting-edge online strategies. We’ll welcome your strong working knowledge of developing client relationships within experience design, brand development, interactive commerce, and creative process. Gaining key management experience is important to you. Good news—you’ll lead the collaborative efforts of a group of creatives. And you always foster an environment for professional growth to inspire your team to exceed expectation. Most importantly, you’re a sound creative thinker who efficiently manages time to juggle client needs for world-class brands.

You Will

  • Contribute creative solutions and innovations.
  • Develop and deliver innovative proposals to capture growth and new business opportunities.
  • Create and direct the design direction of projects.
  • Estimate and manage project timelines to ensure they are delivered on time.
  • Promote continual improvement and a culture of excellence by driving Creative discipline and operational excellence using industry vertical expertise.
  • Lead and partner with designers, production artists, writers, content analysts, planners, and experience designers.
  • Perform strategic account planning with senior management in vertical marketing.
  • Conceive and create experience design solutions that fulfill strategic business needs.
  • Effectively communicate creative ideas and strategies.
  • Lead and build a multi-disciplinary creative team comprised of art directors, designers, information architects, content analysts, copywriters, and audio directors.
  • Provide regular team leadership and constructive feedback on all accounts.
  • Develop, monitor, and modify the creative department staffing strategies and plans, including compensation, performance, skills, training, and mentoring.
  • Champion quality standards across all creative artifacts and deliverables.
  • Continually improve creative department methods, problem solving models, and best practices.
  • Proactively manage the success of production scope, schedules and budgets.
  • Engage and inform practice leads from media, technology, research and analytics, usability, and quality assurance to maximize results and ensure client and user satisfaction.
  • Support and lead human resource initiatives, with a focus on performance.

You Have:

  • 6+ years experience working in a digital agency.
  • Strong portfolio of digital design and art direction work.
  • End to end experience working on projects ranging from Creative through to Platform/product.
  • Passion for design and eagerness to collaborate with other creative people
  • Experience leading a team of designers, production specialists, and writers to creative excellence.
  • Experience meeting clients and presenting your work.
  • Ability to think creatively and justify concepts to clients and team members.
  • Experience with strategic brainstorming, creative brief development, andcreative execution.
  • Working knowledge of the latest versions of Mac OS, Figma, Adobe Suite, etc and any animation experience a big bonus.
  • Committed to the profession of visual communication.
  • Leadership abilities to foster learning and excellence among team members.
  • Experience in both electronic and traditional media.
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