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Since 1997 we've been partnering with agencies (large and small) helping them to find great people, covering permanent opportunities and freelance assignments. From awarding-winning grads to top-tier designers, artworkers, public relations specialists, copywriters, art directors, account service, strategic planners, creative technologists, digital designers/developers, producers and media jobs personnel - we've got it covered.
The creative sector is incredibly exciting and constantly evolving, which can prove challenging for clients who want to bring highly sought-after skills and new expertise into their business. We like to work very closely with our clients. We take the time to listen to what is important to you and develop an in-depth understanding of your values, team culture and search criteria. Throughout the process we’re realistic and transparent, making sure you’re kept in the loop at every stage.
We believe that our collaborative team structure is something that makes us unique and enables us to work more efficiently and effectively for both clients and candidates alike. Although you will have one dedicated point of contact, experienced in managing multiple roles and opportunities, our team work together on every brief by sharing candidate contacts and connections, expertise and ideas, successes and achievements.
We believe that ability is nothing without opportunity. We embrace innovation, new ideas and ways of working with our clients and candidates. We believe that a positive recruitment experience is all in the detail – the phone call, the face-to-face meeting, the connection, the opportunity.
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Along with full time roles, we run a dedicated Freelance Desk to provide quick turnarounds on bookings. We aim to have bookings confirmed within half an hour and work on contracts from 1 day to 12 months.
We have dedicated permanent consultants providing the best candidates possible for roles within Print and Digital.
Front End Developer/ Designer
Independent marketing communications agency are looking for a Motion Designer with 2 years’ experience to join their growing team. They’re a boutique agency (20 people) with a collaborative approach to how they do business. Their sweet spot is creative content delivered in all forms across paid and unpaid social and advertising platforms. The agency offers skillsets across insights, social, video, search, advertising, website and live. Reporting into a Lead Motion Designer and Creative Director, you’ll create video and static pieces of content from concept to execution for a varied base of clients spanning entertainment through to small confectionary brands. The candidate will need a solid portfolio of digitally focussed video work predominately in the social space. Key requirements: After Effects, Photoshop 3D skills (desirable although there is the option of training to develop this as a skill set) Mood boarding Typographical skills Creative concepting A good understanding of social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat Salary and benefits package: The role offers a competitive salary dependent on experience and skills. An attractive package includes 20 days holiday, pension, healthcare and other soft agency benefits. They offer a range of internal and external training in line with individual needs and agency role. To apply, please attach your CV and link to a showreel.
London based design agency are looking for a Mid-weight Artworker with excellent layout skills who is passionate about accuracy. This is a Mid-weight position in an ambitious agency with an excellent roster of clients. The team structure so far is a Creative Director, a Design Director, 3 Designers, 2 Strategists, 2 Project Managers and 2 Artworkers. Technical skills: Highly skilled in InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator A good understanding of PowerPoint, Word and Google Slides Excellent pre-print knowledge Experience managing external print suppliers Knowledge of digital processes and asset creation Minimum 4 years’ experience Font and image management After Effects would be a bonus but not essential Good eye for detail and QA You will be: An excellent team player Self-motivated Passionate about maintaining brand consistency Able to demonstrate how you have optimised studio processes To apply, please attach a relevant CV and folio.
Motion Graphics Designer
Our client, a highly reputable Healthcare Agency with over 20 years’ experience are seeking an exceptionally talented and passionate Motion Graphics Designer to join their vibrant and collaborative Team based in the funky Shoreditch area! You will work on a variety of exciting projects from concept through to completion including explainer videos, product marketing, UI animations, short films, data visualisation, infographics, interviews, presentations, logos, kinetic type, viral campaigns and much more! It’s an exciting time to be joining the company as they are going through a substantial period of growth and have big budgets but even bigger ideas. They operate a truly unique culture with no hierarchy, and encourage creativity and development whilst offering excellent training and progression opportunities every step of the way! Skills & Experience Required: 2 or more years industry experience as a Motion Graphics Designer Professional experience taking animation projects from initiation to completion Able to clearly storyboard complex ideas to an excellent standard Strong video editing and compositing skills Excellent visualisation and concept development skills Exceptional design and presentation skills Advanced After Effects user Advanced Premier Pro user Strong 2D animation skills Some experience with 3D animation Experience dealing with clients Background in science or understanding of the medical / healthcare industry would be an advantage Please send your CV & Reel in now for immediate consideration!
Our client, a highly reputable Healthcare Agency with over 20 years’ experience are seeking an exceptionally talented and passionate Integrated Designer to join their vibrant and collaborative Team based in the funky Shoreditch area! You will work on a variety of exciting print and digital design projects from concept through to completion including 360 campaigns, event branding, web design, social media, email marketing, web banners, infographics, interactive PDF’s, data visualisation, gamification, eBooks interactive web pages, video, animation, brochures, leaflets, stationary and much more! It’s an exciting time to be joining the company as they are going through a substantial period of growth with big budgets and even bigger ideas! They operate a truly unique culture with no hierarchy, and encourage creativity and development whilst offering excellent training and progression opportunities every step of the way! Your Role & Responsibilities: Produce stunning design solutions for all offline and online design projects from concept to delivery A keen eye for clean design and meticulous attention to detail Passionate about typography, creativity and imagery Proven ability to understand and add to brief to create innovative design solutions Prepare artwork to print/production specifications Present your ideas confidently to clients Skills & Experience Required: Minimum 2 years commercial experience within an agency or in-house design environment An exceptional portfolio full of well thought out creative and solid design executions to demonstrate your suitability for the role Experience of designing for digital channels, web content and web banners Knowledge and understanding of the printing process Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite Experience or familiarity within healthcare not essential but preferred Knowledge of video editing and animation software would be an advantage Experience working in PowerPoint would be advantageous A keen interest in learning and developing as a designer is a must If you would like the opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking company who love what they do and enjoy coming to work every day, then please send your CV & Portfolio in for immediate consideration!
This award-winning agency based in central London is looking for a strong Midweight - Senior Designer to join their team. They are a global agency and have delivered highly successful campaigns for multilingual audiences throughout Europe, the Middle East, China, South-East Asia and America. This agency builds brands and develops strategic marketing campaigns for clients within the arts/ cultural sector as well as high profile property & architecture developments. We are looking for someone who displays capabilities in brand strategy, visual language, realised design, strong content use and the implementation of the final design idea. Responsibilities: You will be working with some of the world's greatest artists, designers and architects to create brands from scratch so that their entire creative vision can be expressed. Create graphic concepts and design for branding and promotional materials, including print advertisements, print collateral, internal/ external publications, web sites, film and exhibition design. Conduct creative research on projects whilst having the Design Director to support you. Provide supporting documents and samples for client meetings. Ensure that deadlines are met and work effectively under pressure. Background & experience: A degree in Design or similar Multi-agency work experience (international/ multidisciplinary experience a plus) Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, XD Passion for culture, design and architecture Be focused, flexible and have a proactive mindset when working in fast-paced team projects. Your portfolio should show: A strong ability in conceptual design, brand generation and visual language A flair for excellent typography, imagery selection and print materials/ finishes Familiarity with luxury brands Experience with architectural and environmental design Originality and appropriateness when solving a brief. If you are interested in joining this agency then please send through your CV and samples in order for you to be considered for the role!
Graphic Designer- 12-Month Fixed Term Contract
Our client, a highly reputable Global Law Firm, are seeking an exceedingly talented and meticulous Graphic Designer with Professional Services experience to join their Global Communications Team to produce high quality creative print and digital marketing materials including brochures, flyers, adverts, infographics, display materials, social media content, emailers, banners, interactive PDF’s, web assets, stationary, and much much more! You will be the dedicated designer in the Global Communications Department, responsible for promoting the firm’s practice across 14 offices and providing communications solutions to both internal and external audiences, continuing the evolution of the brand, and helping it grow from strength to strength! Your Role & Responsibilities: Creation of print & digital projects including campaigns, brochures, flyers, adverts, display materials, digital content, reports, presentations, event materials and promotional items. Source, design and create images and graphics that contribute to, or enhance the brand – e.g. photos, vector images, infographics, maps, diagrams etc. Further develop and expand the team’s digital design capability, to include the creation of social media adverts, online banners, interactive pdfs and graphics etc, and digital assets Able to work within parameters or brand guidelines to support the adoption and ongoing use of branded templates in PowerPoint and Word, equally able to update pre-designed templates through to finished print-ready artwork. Responsible for maintaining the photo library, helping to manage the online stock library and contribute to the on-going development of the image library. Manage and take responsibility for maintaining the brand ‘hub’ which houses all brand assets and guidance on the brand Help the team with recruitment materials, updating bespoke brochures and brand guidelines. Skills & Experience Required: Senior Designer with at least 5-years’ experience in Graphic Design. Relevant work experience within the creative industry (Professional services or Financial services experience is essential). Ability to produce bespoke design work from start to finish, from initial idea to the management of production, print or publication. Strong Design Eye with keen attention to detail & a creative approach to all challenges. Confident liaising with stakeholders at all levels of the firm. Excellent print/production knowledge. Strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat Professional. Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint for design work. HTML for email needed / HTML and CSS for digital work desirable Experience using other creative (MS Visio, MS Publisher etc) and presentation (Prezi, Presentian etc) software advantageous. Please apply with your CV & Portfolio!
Our client, a boutique Creative Communications Agency based in the stunning Kent area, are seeking a passionate Integrated Account Manager with a Design Agency background to join their collaborative forward-thinking team. This is an exciting time to join the Company as they are going through a substantial period of growth, they heavily invest in their team and give you every opportunity to develop your career and impact on the future of the company. You will wear many hats in this role, no day will ever be the same but your hard work will be truly valued and rewarded! You will begin your role supporting and learning from the Accounts team with the day-day delivery of work, growth, retention and profitability for a portfolio of accounts. As your role develops you will take ownership of clients and projects, and be responsible for maintaining and growing existing relationships, as well as having the opportunity to bring in new business and attend regular social/networking events. If you want to work for an agency that’s going places and rewarding your successes, then look no further. Your Role & Responsibilities: Support the Account Management team with day-day delivery of work Undertake a key role in the end-to-end management and successful completion of key projects within accounts Develop accounts, introduce services that support client needs Responsible for the end-to-end management and successful completion of key projects Help to develop solid briefs on behalf of your client, hold regular calls and meetings to provide progress updates Present and articulate the teams ideas to clients Working with senior management to set budgets, monitor costs and profitability, ensure timely invoicing and payment of fees Demonstrating in-depth understanding of client context, competitors, and industry Skills & Experience Required: Some experience in a similar role within advertising/marketing or communications agency Ideally some knowledge of the healthcare and wellness sector (not essential) Good project management skills Experience working within in a team driving projects from initial briefing to delivery of final product Proven experience of building successful client relationships and rapidly earning client trust A proven track record of delivering high-calibre work Current knowledge of trends in integrated marketing including digital Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills Good MS Office skills including Excel and PowerPoint If you are a go-getter, and looking to work somewhere where your hard work will be truly rewarded, then please send your CV in now for immediate consideration!
Social Media Manager | Agency
Social Media Manager wanted for awesome Manchester-based creative agency! This fab agency continues to expand and win new clients, and are looking for an experienced Social Media Manager to join the team and work across their impressive portfolio of big- name clients. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and planning social media strategies across a range of online platforms, across organic and paid social activity. The successful candidate will have at least 2 year’s experience in a similar role, agency-side. Applicants without creative, digital, or PR agency experience will not be considered. You will be creative and commercial, strategic and analytical, and client-focused in your approach. Equally capable across B2B and Consumer clients, you will thrive on a fast-paced, high-pressure agency environment, and successfully integrate Social Media Management as a key function of the agency’s multi-channel offering. In return, you will have the opportunity to join an award-winning boutique creative agency, work in cool Manchester city-centre offices, among a super-talented and supportive team, with a generous salary and benefits package! Manchester Social Media Managers – apply with your CV to email@example.com!
Packaging Creative Artworker
Creative agency based in Cheshire requires a Packaging Creative Artworker to join it's studio team. Previous agency experience is essential for this role, along with strong Artworking knowledge and excellent Mac skills. You will need to be able to follow style guidelines and have in-depth print production experience. A good eye for layout and an appreciation for brand design guides is essential. This is a great opportunity to work on some large, well recognised brands within an established creative agency studio environment. Please send your CV and work samples through to firstname.lastname@example.org
A huge, very inspiring sports brand is looking for a Junior Artworker/ Creative Designer to join their expanding inhouse Creative Studio based in central London. They are looking for someone who is super passionate about two things: creating amazing meaningful work and sports! This will be a great next step in your career, as you will be joining a team of Designers who will encourage and support you in developing your skills. You will have the opportunity to work on some fantastic projects that will be great additions for your portfolio, so if you are bursting with ideas, a keen problem solver with a passion for digital design then we would love to hear from you. Key Responsibilities: Demonstrable understanding of printing techniques and stock types The ability to artwork final deliverables across digital and print platforms Designing and delivering online banners for retailers Be hands on in building out the deliverables for key product campaigns Social posts: Stills and GIFs Templated website output Transcreation and language adaptations Support the wider creative team in helping them bring their creative visions to life Skills/ Experience: You will need 2 years’ experience working as an Artworker across print and digital projects. Great skills using InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop and be proficient in using Premiere You should be responsible for your own work and have a passion and willingness to contribute to projects - Naturally creative and imaginative with experience of checking artwork A keen eye for premium brand experiences across all platforms A brilliant portfolio demonstrating recent cross-platform adaptation and artworking Application of user-centred design across all work Understanding of web accessibility and its impact on design Understanding of creating well crafted social content experiences Must be a team player who thrives on working alongside colleagues and external consultants across a wide range of briefs Organised, self-motivated and able to work efficiently to tight deadlines Must have an obsessive attention to detail Flexible and willing to adapt design ideas to meet technical criteria An interest in the future of interactive media, particularly digital technologies, as well as in commercial trends and innovations (e.g. special effects, photography, film, sound, animation, etc.) If you are looking to work for a great brand and want to create some amazing work then please apply for the role ASAP with your CV and samples.
Digital Project Manager
A leading optical retailer based in Nottingham is currently looking for a Digital PM to join their vibrant marketing department. If you are interested in executing integrated marketing projects, then go ahead and read on! The role Managing and working closely with designers, copywriters, planners and analysts to oversee, maintain and develop integrated projects. Projects are mainly digital based with a small quantity of print work. This includes social media, CRM, website updates, AB testing and implementing necessary tools. Within this fast paced working environment, it’s essential to be agile to solve the unknown! Are you right? 4 years + integrated project management experience Experience in leading and managing staff Excellent communication and presentation skills Efficient with a high level attention to detail What you get 25 days annual leave + birthday leave Health and fitness scheme Gift voucher for first in your life moments! Sounds like your jam? Submit your application to email@example.com
Project Manager | Agency
Our client, a leading Liverpool creative agency, are looking for a Project Manager to join the team and work across a range of exciting client projects! This is a key role within the agency, and as Project Manager you will be responsible for the smooth running of client projects, managing them end-to-end, and ensuring delivery of projects on time and on budget. The successful candidate will ideally have over 2 year’s experience in a similar role, agency-side, however a more junior candidate will be considered, although agency experience is essential. It goes without saying you will be super-organised, process driven, and motivated by ensuring work is delivered to the highest quality. You will also have excellent communication skills, both internally with the creative team and in liaising with the client to keep them up-to-date on progress, and ideally you will be PRINCE2 certified. In return, you’ll have the opportunity to further your career as Project Manager with Liverpool’s top creative agency, working across big-name clients with awesome training and development opportunities. You’ll also work in a cool city-centre studio, with a fab creative team, and a generous salary and benefits package! Liverpool Project Manager’s, this one won’t be around for long so apply today with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Front End Developer
Become are working with a leading digital eCommerce agency, based in the heart of Yorkshire. due to growth, they require a frontend developer to join their already successful team. Technical skills: 1 year commercial experience as a developer. The right attitude and aptitude. A strong understanding of application design and architecture. Understanding of MVC and OOD. Front-end skills required: Full understanding of responsive development practices Photoshop / Sketch (basic) PHP5 experience Prototype JS experience jQuery JS experience Advanced CSS3 experience HTML5 experience LESS experience Understand basic SEO principles Git experience The ability to work in a fast paced environment and work between multiple projects This is a great organisation to be part of, which has a host of brilliant clients based worldwide. You will be working on interesting projects a fast paced environment, you will be part of a team so your input will always be heard, plus have the chance to learn from other great developers. Using up to date technology and state of the art equipment this is a fantastic opportunity, so if you are interested or know anyone who is please get in touch as we offer a brilliant referral scheme
Freelance Packaging Designer
Busy creative studio based in Cheshire are currently looking for freelance an experienced Packaging Designer for a of 2-4 week project. It is essential that you will come with a background in design for packaging and it would be ideal if you have worked specifically within food packaging, for retail. The ideal candidates will have immediate availability, and will be able to work on site (remote working will not be an option). Please send your CV and samples through to email@example.com
London leading creative E-commerce agency are looking for an Account Strategist to join their growing team to work with their established brand name clients to push the boundaries of E-commerce. You would be joining a fantastic team of 30+ developers, designers, E-comm consultants, marketeers & solution architects. Having doubled in size over the past year, they are now looking for more ingenious, sharp, ambitious and forward thinking creatives to join the team. Have you got what we’re looking for?? Seeking a creative, dynamic and ambitious Account Strategist to develop and grow their portfolio of clients. The role will be at the forefront of the Client Services team, you will be a representative of the agency brand, developing unique e-commerce roadmaps for all your clients; distilling your ideas and their goals into deliverable action plans for the in-house production team to develop. The ideal candidate will be full of innovative ideas, market & commercial awareness and experienced in creating and building strong, long-lasting relationships to drive turnover. The role is exciting and with a wide variety of clients - no two days are the same!! Someone who excels in a fast-paced environment and can identify appropriate solutions under pressure. As part of your responsibilities, you’ll be planning sessions, leading creative brainstorms and collaborating with an exciting variety of clients. You’ll be working with the fantastic and inspiring in-house team of Designers, UX, Development experts to devise your strategies & solutions, utilising their skills to offer ongoing optimisation of your clients’ e-commerce performance. About You: Personal Attributes You will have outstanding interpersonal skills and be experienced in developing & managing robust stakeholder relationships. You are adept at problem-solving and take a pro-active approach when a solution opportunity arises. You excel in a fast-pace environment whilst being easily adaptable during periods of change. Your attention to detail boards on the meticulous. You must relish the chance to join a rapidly growing internationally agency. Practical Experience A minimum of 2 years’ experience working within a client facing digital agency or equally from an in-house E-comm role. You must have a passion and demonstrable knowledge of the E-commerce landscape and current trends. Experience in delivering digital campaigns across a variety of project & clients. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of the E-comm lifecycle, retail operations along with digital marketing. Customer Service delivery is nothing short of excellent. Bonus Points if you have the following... Experience in using and the extraction of insights from analytics platforms. Understanding and knowledge of multi-currency selling (Internationalisation). Experience using the Shopify platform. What you’ll be doing Pro-actively seeking and identifying opportunities to increase conversion, improve design & UX and website performance for each of your Shopify merchants. Conceiving ecommerce strategies, proposals and road-mapping on a quarterly & annual basis. Client Relationships are yours to own whilst delivering against SLAs. You will host weekly calls alongside monthly meetings, as well as being your clients go-to via email. Digest each client brief, to be clear and ready for the production team to action. Using insights and analytics to inform your own planning, quarterly client pitches, feedback and recommendations to the agency and client teams to help evolve strategies. Ongoing management and communication of workflow and client schedules. Benefits (more exciting stuff!!) Experience based salary. 21 days holiday with Bank Holidays on top. For each year of service you will gain and additional 1.5 days holiday that is uncapped. Exciting and challenging projects for a variety of creative recognised clients. • Monday morning breakfast and Friday lunches for the entire team. • Free coffee, tea, fruit and snacks delivered to the office. • Discounted gym membership, food, entertainment and travel. • An inspiring office environment built for comfort and social interactions. • A fun and social culture – team drinks/outings and an annual company-wide event. • Access to travel and work at the NYC office. • A willingness to be invested in, to develop any areas of learning or progression that you will need to nurture and expand your skills. Those that show talent and leadership skills will be rewarded with a clear path to promotion.
Front End Developer
Mid-Snr Designer - 3 month FTC
A creative studio based in Manchester city centre is looking for a Designer to join their team on a 3month FTC basis. Projects will include traditional design for print, as well as digital, animation and film. Projects include brochures, packaging, exhibitions/trade shows, signage, website design and digital assets. You will be responsible for producing a large volume of high quality creative work, then taking it through to the design and artwork stages. Core skills include InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. You must be able to follow brand guidelines, adhere to deadlines and have a keen eye for detail. A fantastic opportunity to work in an established organisation in the heart of Manchester. To apply for this role, please email your CV and work samples through to firstname.lastname@example.org
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