1000heads

Mid-Weight Designer (Motion)

Job Added: 23 July 2019
Applications Close: 22 August 2019
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: 1000heads.com
Twitter: @1000heads

ROLE
We’re on the hunt for an awesome Mid-Weight Designer to join our buzzing central London creative department. You’ll need to be super passionate about all things creative, have excellent motion skills, but most importantly, be crazy excited to be part of an industry leader in Social and Word of Mouth marketing.

You’ll be tasked with concepting and delivering a range of work across a variety of projects and brands in the Beauty, Alcohol, FMCG and Service industries. The role will see you working alongside the rest of the creative team but primarily on our beauty and lifestyle brands so an interest in hair, fashion and beauty is essential. Time moves at the speed of light at 1000heads, but you’ll be working with the most talented bunch of individuals this side of the Moon landings.

DAY-TO-DAY ACTIVITIES TYPICALLY INCLUDE:
In a nutshell you'll be working within the design team on a massive range of projects and brands. Designers at 1000heads are involved from the start of a brief right through to output. You’ll be involved in ideations, project development and creation of content in 2D, animation, video or whatever medium works best. Ownership and passion are key at 1000heads, so we’re looking for a candidate with an insatiable drive to create award winning, innovative campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Conceptualise a brief from issue through to artwork and implementation
• Creative ideation and design thinking, on your own or as a team
• Delivering storyboards and campaign look and feel visuals
• Meticulous visuals and finished assets delivered on time, on brand and in a cost-effective manner
• Stay up-to-date with social platforms and industry trends
• Liaising with fellow team members, client service and community teams to deliver projects as a team
• An in-depth knowledge of After Effects (motion graphics) is essential for this role.

CHARACTERISTICS
• Intrapreneurial, with a team-player approach and a can-do attitude to go with it. We value positive, proactive team
members, eager to help, take on responsibility and able to work on their own initiative
• Sometimes we need a bit of teeth though, we’re looking for someone not afraid to push back, but always eager to support
and find a solution
• Passion, passion, passion
• Flexibility and adaptability to changing workloads and to understand the styles of a range of brands
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
• Meticulous attention to detail and a hunger for problem-solving

EXPERIENCE
• Demonstrated 4+ years design background
• Design degree preferred but not essential
• Agency experience highly desirable

SUCCESS SMELLS LIKE
• Integrating yourself into the agency, you’ll be essential to the creative department
• Through passion, hard-work and drive you’ll join us in creating award winning work
• You’ll slot in to our creative family with your own brand of vim, spark and joy

1000HEADS VALUES
• Live in tomorrow
o Our clients should expect the unexpected. We are steered by ideas and a burning desire to tread new ground.
Aim to surprise someone every day
• Be bold be brave
o Do things that have never been done. Take risks; don’t be afraid to make mistakes, but learn from them
• Do the right thing
o We put trust in our people to take decisions so do what you think is the right thing. Be honest, be authentic, be transparent
• Be passionate
o Care about what you do. Be obsessively proud of your work, whatever your role. You are making a difference

How to apply

We would love to see a link to your fab portfolio and drop me a note with your salary expectations and notice period. Email it directly to [email protected] - thanks!