Senior Designer - Central Manchester

Ref: 29 Date Posted: Friday 13 Nov 2020
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This is a dream role for a multifaceted Senior Designer looking to utilise their experiences to develop and bring on an already talented design team. Don't worry if you like getting your hands dirty, there is plenty of opportunity to get stuck in with this hands-on role!


Location: Manchester (Currently Remote)

Salary: Dependant on experience


Main Responsibilities and Activities

• Lead on all agency graphic design

• Mentor more junior designers

• Lead on department standards and processes

• Provide design inspiration to your team 


Everyday Tasks:

. • Play the lead role on design projects and supervise intermediate and junior designer(s) in creating concepts, comps, layouts and final art.

• Work closely with the Creative strategy team to ensure all design output aligns with the agency proposition providing daring design.

• Implement and manage an industry standard process for the Design Department.

• Work with Creative team to understand and refine creative briefs.

• Attend cross-departmental creative meetings providing design / Directional insight and inspiration for creative projects.

• Help to develop the careers of intermediate and junior designers, providing direction and management where needed.

• Work closely with other departments to ensure agency pitch documents are designed to a high standard.

• Work with the marketing department to create exciting and engaging marketing concepts

• Provide inspirational resources and prompts to creatively inspire the agency.

• Ensure the processes of the department are efficient

• Maintain and develop relationships with freelance designers, visualisers, and other creative suppliers


Skills & Experience:


• Portfolio of cross channels marketing campaigns worked on

• Excellent ability to use Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat and other design mediums

• Expert technical skills on Adobe suite software

• Broad knowledge and ability to implement industry standard design department processes

• Experience creating new brands and brand guidelines

• Experience in both print and digital design.

• Natural flare for creative communications and proven ability to develop design concepts that drive results

• Ability to work with critique and feedback

• Keen eye for detail

• Extensive knowledge of print processes

• Work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

• Inspirational knowledge of art /culture / design / photography

• A keen interest in lifestyle, music, sport and a good understanding of youth culture


If you think you're a good fit please get in touch! Portfolio required.