Design Lead

Job Added: 31 October 2019
Applications Close: 21 November 2019
Level: Senior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: £50,000 to £50,000
Twitter: @hellomavis_

Our client, a premium international brand content agency, is looking for a highly talented and inspiring Design Lead to join their London team. You will be leading the creation of a range of global digital assets for international clients creating super slick long and short form digital content. Working across a mix of social platforms, you will be taking ownership of all creative design projects and instrumental in ensuring all output is fresh, engaging and beautifully executed.

Priding themselves on producing beautifully crafted projects, this agency have established strong working relationships with well-known and respected brands across London. They work with clients in a number of different spaces creating content that stays with you and makes you think in new ways. They use an editorial approach to improve a brand’s appeal to media, therefore increasing its social media currency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading and inspiring the creative team at all stages of the life cycle across every project.
  • Ability to articulate ideas in their best form, without compromising the beauty of the core idea and integrating key strategic messaging.
  • Confidence to sell in these ideas in with enthusiasm and energy.
  • Able to develop media-neutral concepts, while ensuring consistency and strategic alignment at every part of the process.
  • Managing and mentoring the team, helping develop their skills and performance.
  • A natural problem solver able to ensure quality control from start to finish.
  • You will provide regular input and guidance over the design development of projects.
  • Able to confidently navigate complex lifestyle photoshoots and film sets.
  • Heaps of experience commissioning, reviewing and sourcing illustrators, photographers, animators and film-makers.
  • You will collaborate closely with the wider content management teams to create and design campaign activity across multiple platforms.

Essential Requirements:

  • A minimum of 6+ years commercial experience.
  • This client has been specific in that they are looking for someone who has been on long year stints in perm roles, and happy to commit to another long term role.
  • Outstanding portfolio showcasing award winning work across multiple platforms.
  • Must be a strong communicator with excellent presentation and client facing skills, outstanding at leading pitches.
  • Must be skilled at working out how to inject news value into an idea to improve its appeal to media, and maximise social media currency.
  • An up to date understanding and knowledge of creative, tech and marketing trends.

Are you who we’re looking for?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

At mavis, we want to increase access to forward-thinking, open-minded, progressive workplaces, for all talented individuals regardless of background. We care about equal opportunities and we encourage you to apply if you believe you could make valuable contributions to this position.

How to apply

We look forward to receiving your CV, please send to: [email protected]

Unfortunately, it isn’t possible for us to respond to every applicant but we do hope we’ll have the opportunity to work with you and help you find a dream role.