Senior Creative Design Lead

Job Added: 01 August 2019
Applications Close: 31 August 2019
Level: Senior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: eightandfour.com

eight&four is a Creative & Media Agency that is values-driven that genuinely puts people first. We stay ahead of the game by hiring smart thinkers and giving them back what they put in: through rapid progression, industry-leading benefits and a culture which was recently named in Campaign’s Best Places to Work 2019. As part of an exciting period of growth of our agency, we are looking for a Senior Creative Design Lead as a key hire within our established creative department.

You will join a highly motivated team who are focused on conceiving, creating and rolling out content rooted in insight, that transforms relationships between brands and consumers. The successful candidate will oversee, inspire and contribute to the production of high-quality creative campaigns and content, in partnership with the strategy & audience teams. This role is about leading by example. To create great work that inspires the rest of the team but ultimately the client.

This is a diverse role encompassing anything from concept development through to storyboarding and designing. You will be producing work across our social and creative clients – from campaign look & feel, photoshoots, video shoots and social content. A strong understanding of social media is a must.

Sectors: Travel & Hospitality, Charity, FMCG

Day-to-day: You will take responsibility for creative outputs across a range of our clients, working closely with the rest of the creative, strategy & audience teams, and reporting into the Head of Creative.

Key Responsibilities:
- You will oversee and contribute to the production of high-quality content and campaign concepts for our clients
- You will be integral to ideation, creative strategy and visualisation of campaign concepts
- You will manage the execution and production of live campaigns
- You will deliver a consistent high-quality level of work at an individual level and challenge the team to do the same (you take responsibility for upholding standards across the team)
- You will present & manage creative projects directly with your attributed clients

Skills and Experience you need to have:

- Experience in an agency environment with a diverse portfolio is essential – we’re looking for someone with 5+ year’s experience.
- You will have specialist experience in the following areas; art direction, concept development, social media and graphic design.
- Proven experience in a creative environment (minimum 5 years) – showcasing your ability to complete briefs with a quick turnaround, in-scope and to a high standard
- We’re looking for an expert technician of Adobe Creative Suite – advanced use of Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator as a minimum.
- We’re looking for someone with an excellent eye for detail – ensuring all work leaving the creative department is of the highest standard possible, continuously reviewing work, and striving to improve the quality of work in the agency
- You will be a natural collaborator with the ability to work and lead a multi-disciplinary team of creatives & designers
- You will always maintain a positive and solution-based attitude. The more impossible a task the bigger the opportunity is to excel, succeed and create
- Deadline-oriented with the ability to prioritise and drive forward multiple projects at a time
- Client facing experience. You will be expected to work closely with clients to set creative strategies and present campaign creative, understanding the impact of your creative strategies
- People Manager - your will be expected to manage a small team of 2-3 Designers so we expect you to have some people management experience

How to apply

Please send your CV and Portfolio to [email protected]