Design Director

12 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Are you looking for a key leadership role in a leading Midlands creative agency? Do you love to work on inspirational brand experience projects and thrive when directing a team of Designers? If you're keen to take on a big exciting role in a buzzing agency, this could be a fantastic opportunity for you.
The Company
Our client is an award-winning creative agency that specialises in brand experiences. Based in central Birmingham, this talented agency team is truly unique, both in their culture and working environment. The offices are seriously impressive and a real reflection of their creativity and commitment to providing an energising work environment. The agency is full of like-minded, collaborative people who love working there. As a team, they all pull together to go the extra mile in creating emotionally connected customer experiences. If you are inquisitive, driven and passionate, you will find this a great work 'home'.
The Role
As Design Director, you will be the leader and role model for the creative studio team, being the voice and champion of creativity and your team members, throughout the agency. There will be a broad scope of projects across environmental, digital, comms and campaigns, and you will oversee the creative output ensuring all work is on-brand and on-strategy. You will work strategically and collaboratively with senior management and client services to bring exceptional creative ideas to the table, always championing the design proposition. With your passion and commitment, you will mentor and develop your team, ensuring they are engaged and motivated.
About You
You may have a traditional campaign Art Director background, or worked in comms, or have experience from retail or shopper marketing agencies. Ultimately, you are a talented creative thinker, with a huge passion for agency life and working with exciting high-profile brands.
You love a creative challenge and coming up with intelligent and emotionally engaging solutions. You are a proven leader and understand the crucial role of mentorship, you take pride in developing your team and guiding them through design projects.
You have excellent communications skills and bring great energy to your role daily, whether speaking to junior Designers or presenting to clients. Essentially, you are people focused and know how to bring the best out of those around you.
Get in touch!
If you feel this Design Director role is the challenge you're looking for, please send your CV and portfolio to us ASAP. If you don't have your portfolio to hand, just send your CV in the first instance and we can take it from there