Radley Yeldar

Senior Digital Designer

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 11 February 2018
Website: ry.com
Job Listing Added: 12 January 2018

This is a unique opportunity to join our award-winning independent creative agency at the heart of Shoreditch. We create standout identities, campaigns and activations for some of the world’s most exciting brands. As creatives, we are here to help change our clients’ worlds and help them transform their business. We are looking for someone who can help us make the most of these opportunities, build RY's profile and create more groundbreaking work.

Responsibilities

Creative:

  • Interpreting client briefs from the start of the project through to completion by creating outstanding design solutions
  • Producing creative and future-facing ideas that accurately answer the brief and connect with diverse audiences
  • Supporting colleagues on the development of multi-touchpoint communications, to help originate great work
  • Participating in creative function meetings, facilitating and taking part in creative workshops
  • Assisting colleagues to develop ideas across all communication channels and formats
  • Championing design approach and design thinking across the business

People Management:

  • Provides guidance and mentor-ship to more junior members of the team. Specifically, finds and nurtures youth talent
  • Is able to lead projects with minimal input from Design Director, but understands when and how to get them involved
  • Involvement in recruitment of junior team members, as and when required

Commercial Understanding and Business Management:

  • Has a deep knowledge of our integrated approach and breadth of offer, and how to articulate them coherently
  • Ensures important information is communicated to relevant people and that any potential risks are raised early on
  • Plays a lead role in supporting pitches for smaller projects, by providing recommendations to the pitch team, contributing to the concept, creative work and/or pitch presentation itself


Requirements:

Technical abilities: Excellent/Expert:

  • You’ll enjoy tackling tough challenges and solving problems in line with business and audience needs 
  • You enjoy crafting inspiring and impressive design solutions to client challenges 
  • You are a team player with a personality to help develop open and constructive working relationships 
  • You are always punctual and reliable, capable of prioritising and managing your workflow 
  • Resourceful – can adapt and always finds a way to deliver, even under pressure 
  • You are aware of latest industry trends and standards 
  • Fully proficient in Photoshop and/or Sketch, Illustrator 
  • Working knowledge of prototyping, using software such as Marvel/InVision/Principle

Strong People Developer:

  • Supportive team member – helps and supports colleagues working to tight time frames, and gets the best out of creative and client service teams 
  • Can work comfortably as part of a team, or autonomously 
  • Shares knowledge, and builds excitement of creative trends with other team members 
  • Sets example to junior creatives for resilience in the face of challenge 
  • Is able to inspire clients to challenge their own thinking

Imaginative Influencer:

  • Inquisitive – eager to find out more and has a thirst for knowledge 
  • Bold – pushing the boundaries of conventional thought 
  • Respectful – appreciates the views and opinions of others, and courteous when communicating 
  • Open – to new ideas or arguments

Effective project management:

  • Is comfortable working on simultaneous projects for a variety of clients 
  • Manages workload and priorities; always punctual and reliable 
  • Resourceful - can adapt and always finds a way to deliver, even under pressure 
  • Resilient - mentally tough and can bounce back when pressured

Strong Communicator:

  • Presents and ‘sells’ work, using an authentic and natural style, which builds rapport and fosters good chemistry 
  • Articulates ideas and solutions in client and team meetings with clarity and simplicity 
  • Can make a compelling case in any debate, backed up by insights and industry/marketing knowledge 
  • Actively demonstrates good listening skills

How to Apply

Please apply with your CV and portfolio via our website: http://ry.com/careers/