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Senior Designer

Job Title: Senior Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £16 - £55000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH82975
Contact Name: Daniel Poole
Contact Email: daniel.poole@handle.co.uk
Job Published: March 12, 2020 17:25

Job Description


Senior Designer

We are now looking for a talented, enthusiastic Senior Designer to
join the studio at one of the worlds most iconic and leading advertising agencies, based in Central London.


Who you are
* You contribute to foster an environment where everyone can enjoyably collaborate
on producing the very best work
* You will be a team player, supporting your team members when required
* You can take direction, and are willing to listen, learn and share ideas with the
team
* You'll be enthusiastic, passionate about design, comfortable working to tight
deadlines and have a great eye for detail
* Your appetite, commitment and endeavour for success is infectious; you are
flexible, resilient and believe that nothing is impossible

What you'll do
* Responsible for developing creative concepts into world class advertising
campaigns across multiple touch points
* Creating and amending outstanding designs for, but not limited to: press ads, ooh,
web, apps, banners, email shots, social, tv, global toolkits, and visual & brand
guidelines
* Splitting your time on production-led briefs to working up creative concepts / key
visuals
* Oversee the entire design process from concept to delivery
* Working with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure solutions meet or exceed with our
clients' strategic objectives
* Working on multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, meeting your
deadlines and supporting your team members to meet theirs
* Following the correct design processes and creating high quality deliverables for
projects
* Mentoring and providing art direction and guidance to less senior members of the
team, and delegating work when required
* Helping Producers scope projects and giving time estimates needed to complete
your work

Who you'll do it with
Your role will be within our fast-paced Design team which is made up of a vibrant multi-disciplinary team of Juniors, Mids and Seniors under the
leadership of the Head of Design and Head of Digital Output. You will work closely with
our Brand Guardian for BT, helping support them with project demands

What it takes
* Being motivated, goal oriented, persistent and a good communicator
* Ability to articulate and champion your ideas both internally to Senior
Management and in front of clients
* Having a keen eye for detail - your work is produced to pixel perfection working
within grid frameworks, with consistency throughout
* An ability to prioritise and organise work within an existing design process
* Collaboration and creative judgement
* An ability to juggle and complete multiple projects while meeting strict deadlines
* Being pioneering, curious and not afraid to take risks to keep on top of industry
trends

What you'll need
* At least five years' agency experience
* Previous experience as a Senior Designer, working agency-side (preferentially an
advertising agency)
* A portfolio showing a range of beautifully crafted campaign and branding projects
where you have led the work and been involved in concepting
* Advanced skills in typography and layout
* Solid working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe
InDesign
* Knowledge of Adobe After Effects is a bonus
* Thorough knowledge of print and digital design processes and limitations

Why you'll succeed
* We want you to be the best you can possibly be and you have the whole agency's
support
* Clear KPIs, achievable goals and a regular personal development plan
* Bespoke training and development courses available as appropriate

What you'll get
* Competitive salary and benefits that include pension, life assurance and healthcare
* 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)
* Season ticket loan and company cycle scheme
* Free access to onsite gym plus yoga and boot camp classes
* Discounted staff coffee, food & drinks

 

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.

 

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