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Art Director / Creative Lead

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Overview

JOB PURPOSE  

Employee Experience & Communication, we’re much more than emails and home mailers. We’re driving behaviour change at scale for some of the biggest household names on the planet. From high street fashion brands to global tech giants, we find uniquely creative ways to take each workforce and transform it into a force of nature.

 

Working in true collaboration with one of our largest US clients, we’re building out a dedicated creative team, which means we need amazing creative people. 

 

As an Art Director, you’ll be coming up with fresh and original concepts to meet a brief across pretty much every channel and media there is, so you’ll need to be flexible, open-minded and able to think on your feet.

 

You must be able be craft consumer-grade experiences that hooks people in, but also love the opportunity to work on traditional marketing collateral. You’ll need to be comfortable jumping between different projects all under one brand. Helping to create relevant and meaningful communications – all with a great attention to detail.

 

If you are looking for a new opportunity where you can play a key role in the new team and would like to be a part of a very exciting, creative brand journey, this is for you.

 

Join our 150-strong multinational team of passionate employee communicators and start making a difference today.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/DELIVERABLES 

• Conceive and create compelling conceptual design solutions that address strategic business and audience objectives across a range of media.

• Defining or adapting the brand look & feel for a variety of channels and platforms while adhering to brand guidelines.

• Bring your own ideas and creative thinking to seemingly simple briefs.

• Working with global campaigns, toolkits and assets supplied, you will have a passion for being creative within guidelines/framework.

• Create cohesive multi-channel digital creative that aligns with larger brand story.

• Act as a brand guardian, producing high quality work within tight timelines.

• Ability to lead, collaborate and mentor Junior/Mid-Level creative team members.

• You will be working across many different projects and campaigns. You will need to manage projects within agreed timelines taking into account quality and consistency.

• As we foster a close working relationship with the client you must be comfortable at presenting, questioning, and taking client feedback. Building trust is key as to producing better work and it’s essential to drive our growth and success.

• To challenge, push, lead and develop the creative output of the Team. Whilst maintaining quality, providing sustainability, and promoting growth.

• To think differently but be able to tell the story as to why, stirring emotions, inspiring and thought-provoking along the way.

• Work effectively with the Creative Director and Head of Creative to ensure the design work exceeds client expectations.

• Collaborate with UX, Consultants and Developers to ensure the project runs smoothly. Carry out duties following internal policies and procedures in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, good governance, and our shared values, in particular, putting clients at the heart of our business.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION 

Qualifications

• Hons Degree in Art & Design/ Advertising/ Communications or relevant industry experience

Technical Knowledge

• An expert in Adobe CS, good knowledge design for web (sketch & Invision)

 

Experience

• +5 Years previous commercial experience.

• Proven ability to produce consumer-grade creative work, and a master-level understanding of design, including typography and layout.

Skills/other

• Strong project management skills including budget and timeline management.

• Effective communication skills within and across teams.

• Problem solving.

• Ability to develop ideas for product innovation.

• An excellent eye for detail.

• Outstanding presentation skills and comfortable working directly with clients.

• Ability to bring fresh, inspirational thinking to any brand.

• Ability to seek out stunning design.

• Informed opinion on contemporary design and agencies.

• A strong working knowledge of experience design, brand development, interactive commerce, and creative process.