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Senior Designer (160 views)

London
August 25, 2017

SENIOR DESIGNER – THE ROLE

Key Requirements

  • Produce original, powerful and appropriate ideas that connect with the audience
  • Demonstrate great craftsmanship and attention to detail
  • Constructively challenge, inspire and guide client’s thinking and ambition
  • A talent for communicating creatively
  • Take responsibility to develop, and implement ideas across a variety of channels and media
  • Arrange and lead brainstorms sessions, inspiring innovative thinking amongst colleagues, and junior team members
  • Attend client meetings and present work, either with the Creative Director, Account Director, or from time to time, alone
  • Work on and manage the development of a variety of projects simultaneously, from briefing to production/delivery
  • Search out new talent, tools and techniques
  • Take responsibility for a proportion of internal projects and initiate new ones
  • Mentor and guide more junior team members, demonstrating how strategic creativity creates engaging brand experiences across any media, and monitor their progress accordingly
  • Contribute to the overall development of the Workroom brand and digital presence

Experience

  • You have been responsible for award-winning creative work
  • You have direct experience of many essential disciplines – branding, campaigns, B2B, consumer, digital, web, film
  • You have a love of ideas-based design with high craft values
  • You’re proactive in the way you work and use your initiative for anticipating and solving problems
  • You’re an outstanding and positive communicator at every level
  • You have drive and ambition
  • You love to collaborate

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Creative & clients

  • Responsible for creative projects, with strong regard for and understanding of business and brand strategy
  • You’ll demonstrate a high level of Creative Intelligence (how to translate an idea or creative thought into tangible business reality)
  • You’ll be used to working at the highest level with clients and business owners (C-Suite)
  • You’ll show strong appreciation and use of language, messaging, be articulate and a first class communicator
  • You’ll be able to work on/manage a large number of significant projects/clients at a time
  • You’ll be responsible for setting up projects in the optimum way to get the best out of the team and resources
  • You’ll work closely with the account team on accurately estimating the creative team’s involvement and approch
  • You’ll be able to see the big picture, be a good problem-solver and calm/ resourceful
    under pressure
  • You’ll be trusted by clients to offer best advice on brand, media and methods of communicating and measuring results

Agency development

  • You’ll contribute all thinking and creative skills to directly benefit the agency’s growth objective – whether in delivery of exsiting projects, or growing the scale of existing projects or proactively developing new ideas/thoughts for clients and preparing an approach to discuss/present.
  • You’ll be constantly looking out for new ways to improve the service to clients and the running of the agency itself.
  • You’ll be involved in and help prepare any pitches or presentations we agree to participate in and will be expected to attend and present a proportion of them.

 

Reporting

  • You’ll be responsible along with a PM/AM to manage the time spent on each project, be aware of the status of investment, and make adjustments where necessary.
  • Reports into Creative Director

 

Contract

Permanent

Sal/package: Competitive salary (depending on level, experience and background)

Discretionary bonus scheme across the company

Life Assurance / Private Healthcare

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