Hands on Design Manager
Salary - Competitive
Location - Central London
Start Date - ASAP/Notice Period
Our client are a top, global PR Company specialising in strategic communications. Working with some of the biggest brands around the world our client work in partnership with these clients on a multitude of different projects including digital, marketing and corporate positioning.
Our client are looking for a Design Manager who is still keen and happy to work hands on. Someone with extensive experience working in a busy design studio across presentations, infographics and video content. You will be responsible for leading their small team to successful delivery of pitch docs and presentation materials to be used both internally and externally. Utilising your creative skills to create more than just presentations, other deliverables will include illustrations, animations and video content. Even though you’ll be Design Manager, you will be responsible for the active contribution to hands on design work and the delivery of projects.
As the Design Manager, you will be responsible for managing two other Designers, utilising external resource when necessary and helping to drive the projects to fruition. You will occasionally work closely with other Design teams, particularly the digital team who are responsible for website and social media deliverables.
Skills & Experience
Our client are looking for a top hands on Designer with previous leadership and/or management experience within a small design team. You will ideally have worked in a corporate environment before and understand the design of data and information heavy deliverables.
Other skills include:
- PC literate
- Excellent knowledge of Adobe CS
- Also proficient in Adobe After Effects
- Vector Illustration skills a bonus
- Previous Managerial/Leadership experience
- Knowledge of internal design teams