Lead Digital Designer/Art Director
Salary - DOE
Location - Central London
Start Date - ASAP/Notice Period
**Please note all applications must include a CV and portfolio/case study to be considered**
Our client are part of a global creative network and provide one of the most established digital offerings within the industry, famous for producing notably effective and creative work which has seen them pick up a number of awards. Our client are the Digitally focussed arm of this agency network and boast a lengthy list of clients both big and small, with offices in over 5 locations around the world.
Our client are looking for a Lead Digital Designer with good Art Direction skills to join their team and work closely with other divisions, undertaking work for all digital projects, including digital advertising, motion, websites and apps. You will play an essential role within the company, working from concept through to final design with a focus on visually engaging work that serves a purpose. Finding the balance between time and quality, making sure everything is delivered on time, but also to the high standards that the agency expects of all work that leaves the studio. As the Lead Designer, you will set an example to all colleagues when it comes to work and attitude. You work closely with other members of the team, including the Interactive CD and other CD’s within the department, as well as creative and development teams, pushing new and exciting concepts through to final products. Projects will include responsive websites, apps, games and other interface design.
You will be responsible for leading and mentoring junior team members, ensuring they maintain the agency’s high standards and develop along in their career, but also showing a willingness to learn and develop your own skills to continue to improve develop your skill set. There will be ties when you will be required to be very hands on, and there will be other times when you will need to make the decision to delegate workload to others, guiding and directing.
Skills & Experience
Our client are looking for an experienced Digital Designer with good Art Direction skills with a proven record of producing consistent high-quality work for a range of briefs and executions. You will come from a creative background and have a strong portfolio to demonstrate recent projects. A good knowledge of all areas of digital design is essential, including responsive websites, user interface, app design, games and interactive entertainment.
Other skills include:
- Excellent knowledge of Adobe CS (After Effects highly beneficial)
- Proficient in Sketch or other prototyping tools
- Excellent knowledge of current digital design trends
- Confident communicator and problem solver
- Comfortable presenting ideas to peers and clients
- Flexible approach to managing workload and solutions
- Capable of coming up with consistently new ideas and solutions that push the world of digital