Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time, Fixed-term
Applications Close: 15 June 2019
Twitter: @Designwerk
Job Listing Added: 01 May 2019


Designwerk is an award-winning creative agency specialising in 360 integrated brand delivery, from identity through to campaign, event, broadcast, print and digital.

We are looking for a Project Manager (9-12 Month Maternity Cover) with at least 5 years’ agency experience who is ready to throw themselves into their next challenge and join our fast pace, welcoming studio.

You'll get great exposure to a mix of creative projects across the agency, leading a multi-disciplined team across graphic design, motion and event delivery.


Our ideal candidate is process driven, cool headed and a great manager of people, budgets and timelines.

You will have excellent attention to detail and demonstrate extensive experience managing brand identity, print production (large format, event and bespoke packaging), and campaign (roll out across digital, social and OOT).

You pride yourself on providing great client communication, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget. You will have natural business acumen with an ability to identify opportunities and strategically solve client needs.


• Preparing cost proposals and schedules for projects, helping to define project scope, resource requirements and identifying any technical or third-party requirements
• Managing changes to scope throughout the project
• Working with the Head of Operations to efficiently plan and forecast projects flowing through the studio
• Briefing team on project deliverables and managing output
• Liaising with multiple clients on deadlines and feedback and managing expectations
• Ensuring creative direction is implemented effectively and delivered in-line with client expectations
• Proactively suggesting new tools to increase effectiveness
• Liaising with production teams and printers
• Understand the requirements and needs of the accounts and brands you are working with – their definitions, and their core characteristics


• Experience managing the changing requirements of a number of stakeholders and demonstrable client management skills
• Strong working knowledge of print production
• Experience working on brand identity roll out across all channels including campaign and event
• Experience working with international clients and overseas
• Strong working knowledge of the creative process and managing design teams
• Excellent command of all Microsoft software, particularly Ms Excel
• Highly competent at producing project plans, detailed budgets and managing resources
• Basic working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign)

How to Apply

To apply for this role email [email protected] with a cover letter, notice period and your salary expectations along with your CV.