Associate Creative Director

Based: Norwich
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 10 February 2019
Twitter: @bigdogagency
Job Listing Added: 11 January 2019

Where quality creative meets quality of life.

We’re bigdog, an award-winning creative agency. We believe the best ideas are sparked by insight, developed without channel prejudice, and delivered with skill and passion at every touchpoint. We’re part of the Mission Group – one of the UK’s most respected networks – sharing skills and resources across 16 agencies and over 1,000 staff.

We’re based in Norwich (with offices in London, Leicester and Belfast), a great city with a thriving art, culture, music and literature scene. Chock full of independent food producers, shops and festivals to get involved in. The countryside and beach just up the road, yet London only a direct train ride away. Continually voted one of the best places in the UK to live and bring up a family, at bigdog Norwich you can take the next step in your career and afford to get on the property ladder.

The role

Reporting to our Creative Director, we’re looking for an Assistant Creative Director who will primarily be taking ownership of, directing, and overseeing creative work streams. You will have a passion for fostering an environment that makes thought-provoking and inspiring creative output and managing a team of senior/mid creatives, whilst also being happy to muck in to bring ideas to life. Working on national clients, you will have the opportunity to travel across the UK, and further afield, to meet with them, present and interpret work.

Key responsibilities and skills include:

• Direct and motivate your team to help them answer briefs to the best of their ability, constantly striving for improvements to the standard of creative work.
• Being the point of contact for your team and accounts, being able to question and interpret incoming briefs.
• Collaborating with colleagues in parallel departments, to move work forward and proactively generate ideas, which may support business growth.
• Turning adverse feedback into robust creative solutions; feeding back to the team; and helping revise content and presentations.
• Ensuring work is on brand tonally, visually and of best quality.
• Have an excellent working knowledge of current software; Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch etc. for example.


• 22 days’ holiday + bank holidays
• Additional day off for your birthday!
• Health Shield cover
• Company pension
• Childcare vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme
• Life insurance

bigdog Norwich, where great quality of life meets great creative.

How to Apply

To apply get in touch with a copy of your CV and Portfolio at [email protected]