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Design Manager - Sport

Design Manager - Sport

SportQuake Limited

London

Posted on 4 July 2017

Design Manager - Sport at SportQuake Limited

Do you want to game change English Premier League marketing specifically, and sports marketing generally?

About SportQuake

We are the go-to international sports marketing agency for high-growth, multi-market, disruptor brands looking to connect with customers through sport.
- Founded in 2006, SportQuake is an independent sports marketing agency with offices in London, Hong Kong and Beijing.
- Well established, entrepreneurial, award winning, international sports marketing agency with a 10 year track record in building high growth disruptor brands through sport.
- We provide an end to end service – research & insight, planning, buying, activation, evaluation and an independent 360 degree approach to planning and buying – all sports, all sports inventory.
- We have deep relationships with rights owners delivering better solutions – commercially and creatively.

Summary of role:
- Reports to the Client Services Director
- Responsible for leading the designers to deliver product, marketing and sales materials. Ensuring all marketing communications are on-brand and of a high standard.
- This involves working on multiple projects for both existing and new clients across the agency.
- There will be travel associated with this role and a requirement to work some evenings and weekends as a when the role requires.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Lead and oversee the Design team
- Work with the Client Services Director to manage execute design briefs for current and potential clients
- Working with our new business team to create bespoke, innovative presentations for prospective clients
- Assisting Relationship Management team to build campaign assets & weekly activation to ride the sporting narrative
- Gathering inspiration for new ideas, trends and packaging designs - & pushing Client Services to use

Essential Skills:
- Managing a design team and experience of leading and building a strong team
- A strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects & Premiere Pro
- Creation of .EPS, JPEG, PNG, files
- Flash/GIF design skills and film editing skills in .MOV and MP4
- Art working skills and graphic design experience
- Highly organised with excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Self-driven and confident working under own initiative
- High level of accuracy and attention to detail
- Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- An interest or passion in sports is required
- An amazing portfolio showcasing design projects from concept through to completion
- Print ready art working knowledge
- Good digital photography skills
- Ability to create HTML and track able assets
- Passion for new trends in print & design
- Able to juggle multiple projects and timelines

Experience:
- 3-5 years’ experience of team management and campaign delivery

How to Apply

To apply, email: kaila.baptiste@sportquake.com

Please note applications without a portfolio will not be accepted.