Digital Design Director

Job Added: 14 January 2020
Applications Close: 24 February 2020
Level: Senior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: £80,000
Twitter: @hellomavis_

At this exciting and creative studio, the role of Digital Design Director is a key player on the team, helping to lead the creative teams, to collaborate and communicate the design work with clients, and help to guide the brand design direction.

Incredible work, design, and the digital world should be not just what you do, but what you are passionate about, both inside and outside of the office. Looking for someone who can truly inspire others and help them to develop big ideas through edgy and exciting creativity.

Client interaction is also a big part of this role, and you should enjoy cultivating those partnerships, discussing the work with clients, and truly having excellent relationships with, really understanding what they’re looking for and being able to surpass expectations with creative delivery.

Who are we looking for? Someone who…

  • Has a degree / formal training in specific design discipline(s)
  • Ideally trained as a designer before learning and moving in to digital
  • Leads a team to deliver amazing work, from conceptual ideas, through development, design, and completion of all digital work
  • Can be a partner with the senior team to ensure that the digital design solution solves the client / brand need on the project
  • Can listen to, mentor, and guide the junior team members to learn and grow their skills and knowledge
  • Takes ownership of full project delivery, ensuring everyone involved is clear on the objectives, and can subsequently help to create case studies for projects
  • Plays an active role in new business, being involved in pitches and meeting with potential new clients - clearly communicating the digital design strategy
  • Is experienced with large scale clients (global / international a plus)
  • Can demonstrate a high quality portfolio that shows conceptual, crafted, and unique work, that shows versatility and isn’t afraid to experiment / test ideas
  • Is capable and confident running workshops (internal & client)
  • Presents creative work brilliantly; able to put a compelling and strategic presentation of work together and sell it
  • Is organised, good at time management, professional, but overall is enthusiastic, passionate, and positive, always bringing in a good vibe to the office


  • At least 8+ years of experience (you will also need to act as CD as needed for the team)
  • Experience with directing a team
  • Versatile: open to working on various clients and industries and across different global markets and cultures
  • Excellently skilled at storytelling; can sell in ideas and clearly communicate them
  • Have conducted interviews, workshops, and comfortable with senior clients
  • Necessary to have an understanding of all key design software and processes
  • Bonus: skills with interaction software / animation / coding
  • Bonus +: Well-versed with pitch work and presentations

Are you who we’re looking for?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

At mavis, we want to increase access to forward-thinking, open-minded, progressive workplaces, for all talented individuals regardless of background. We care about equal opportunities and we encourage you to apply if you believe you could make valuable contributions to this position.

How to apply

We look forward to receiving your CV at [email protected].

Unfortunately, it isn't possible for us to respond to every applicant, but we sincerely hope we will have the opportunity to help you find your dream role.