Midweight Designer - 6 months FTC
Midweight Designer - 6 months fixed term contract - based in central London. We are looking for a Midweight Designer to join a UK based charity who helps fund individuals and communities to bring their ambitions and ideas to life. They work with everyone from one person right the way through to UK-wide charities, so we are looking for someone who is diverse and talented to share in this client’s values. If you are passionate about funding great ideas that matter to communities and make a difference to people’s lives then this might be a great role for you. We are looking for a talented Midweight Designer to join our client at an exciting time as they launch their new brand. You will be joining a fast-paced creative team, working closely with colleagues in the Brand & Digital team and across the whole organisation. You will play a key role in overseeing the creative development of this refreshed brand as it is rolled-out across the UK and will receive briefs from across the organisation to be delivered across a wide range of audiences. You will be integral to the design and representation of the client’s new visual identity and will provide design support and give strategic advice and guidance on how to create high quality, on brand products. You will need to have: • Strong practical experience of delivering creative design and content to support external and internal facing materials • Strong typography skills, experience of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign • Good PowerPoint and Word knowledge • Good communication skills • The ability to help support communication activities around influencing objectives and different target audiences • Planning and resource management skills and the ability to work to deadlines • Able to work under pressure and manage competing priorities • Experience in delivering integrated communications using a variety of channels • Able to interrogate briefs and provide design and communications support to colleagues • You will be up-to-date on the latest design trends to enhance the brand's presence and impact. If you are passionate about design, helping people and are always striving to produce work of the highest standard then we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV and samples so we can consider you for the role.
Our client, a highly successful start-up running a leading UK carpooling platform, are seeking a UX Designer to join their close-knit ambitious team. After five years of continuous growth and success, they recently partnered with the finance brand of a leading automotive manufacturer and are now looking to take things to the next level! They are the only carpooling platform that are capable of verifying employee carpooling in real time, and this unique technology allows companies to offer great incentives such as priority parking to carpoolers. Their ultimate aim is to drive up the use of carpooling to reduce environmental impact and improve commuter experiences. Working closely along-side the Design, Product, Sales, and Marketing team, you will be responsible for ongoing improvements of the app, taking on board daily customer feedback, carrying out research to find potential solutions to customer problems, and proposing and testing those solutions to deliver improvements to the overall customer journey. The role will have a 70% focus on user research, and the rest will be seeing that through user flows, wire framing, prototyping and user testing, working closely with the UI Designers and external development team at all times. Your Role & Responsibilities: Lead the design thinking to ensure useful and valuable products are built Work with the Community team to understand customer experience and build a 360 monitoring feedback process Research potential solutions to customer problems, propose and test solutions Research, test and deliver improvements to the customer journey Support the developers with mock-ups and visual designs Work with the Product and development team to build valuable products to meet the wider business objectives Skills & Experience Required: Three or more years of user experience design for web applications and mobile. Experience working in a start up or similar environment is preferable Extensive User testing and research experience. Data driven design using A/B and other testing. Solid experience with Information Architecture, Mock-ups and wireframes Knowledge and experience with tools such as Adobe creative suite, Sketch, XD, Azure, Invision ETC Ability to work effectively in a fast-pace, dynamic and changing environment. Demonstrate problem solving and troubleshooting skills. If you would like the opportunity to join a rapidly growing start up with huge budgets and even bigger ideas, then send your CV & Case Studies in now for immediate consideration and interview.
Our client, an exceptional Creative Agency with over 30 years in the Industry are seeking a client facing UI Designer to join their close-knit friendly team in the heart of Camden to create revolutionary content. You will work on a variety of exciting design projects including complete website redesigns, microsites, user interface, wireframing, prototyping, user testing, email marketing, social media campaigns, DOOH, ticketing, video creation, 360 campaigns, CMS and much more! In this company there is no hierarchy, you will have the opportunity to work on content for all their clients from entertainment, leisure, hospitality, FMCG, retail, and more. Our client comes from a traditional print background and over the last few years have been getting more and more digital requests, and are therefore now looking for someone who can be hands on designing, but also speak digital and be able to consult with their clients and external developers on possibilities and limitations surrounding digital projects. You will be the go-to person for all digital requests that come in, so it’s crucial you are a digital native through and through as you will need to advise/mentor the team on best solutions. This is such an exciting opportunity as you will be able to really make an impact, offer suggestions, implement changes and improvements and drive the digital arm of the business from day one! The career progression opportunities are limitless, you will get out what you put in, and the right person will naturally progress to Head of Digital in time. Skills & Experience Required: Minimum 3-5 years’ commercial experience within digital- a digital native! Client facing experience or strong client facing skills. A portfolio of professional design work for both web and mobile platforms. Fully proficient with Adobe Creative Suite. Experience working with Sketch and Invison/Marvel or other prototyping tools. After Effects skills would be beneficial or they will train you in this area A good understanding of code, able to liaise with developers If this sounds like the opportunity for you, then send your CV and Portfolio in now for immediate consideration.
Our client is a boutique agency with 20 years experience in the creative industry. We’re looking for a talented Midweight Designer to join their close-knit creative team based in Camden, North London. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects including branding, event design, campaigns, direct emails, OOH, brochures, booklets, press ads, magazines, infographics, social media, email marketing, web banners, landing pages, calendars, invites, and stationary. The agency has no hierarchy. You will have the opportunity to work on content for all clients; charities and non-profit organisations make up around 65% of their client base, and the rest is a variation of start-ups, entertainment, leisure, hospitality & FMCG. You’ll be working closely alongside the creative team but will be taking ownership of projects from concept to completion. Your work will be truly varied, and you will need to really think outside the box. You should be able to work to strict brand lines, but equally happy coming up with the most whacky design solutions to match their varied client base! Your roles & responsibilities: Producing unique and eye-catching campaigns and advertising. Assisting the rest of the design team in the day to day running of the design department. Concept visualisation and scamps. Assisting with art direction, mood boarding & photography style. Create innovative design solutions. Ability to act as brand guardian with a strong understanding of the principles of brand management and visual identity. Manage photo library, marketing assets and basic photo retouching. Preparing artwork to print/production specification. Skills & Exp: Minimum 3 years industry experience. Flair for typography and layout. A degree in Graphic Design/Communication or advertising. Advanced and confident using Adobe CC, more specifically Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Experience with digital and web design would be desirable. Knowledge/Appreciation of charity and non-profit is a must! After Effects & Copywriting skills are a huge bonus but not essential. If you would like the opportunity to work for a company where you really are making a difference whilst doing a job you love, then send your CV & Portfolio in now for immediate consideration!
Our client, a boutique Creative Agency with 20 years in the Industry are seeking a highly skilled and passionate Junior Designer to join their close-knit friendly team in Camden. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting design projects including branding, event design, fundraising campaigns, direct mail, OOH, brochures, booklets, press ads, magazines, infographics, social media, email marketing, web banners, landing pages, calendars, invites, stationary and much more! In this company there is no hierarchy, you will have the opportunity to work on content for all clients; charities and not for profit organisations make up around 65% of their client base, and the rest is a variation of start-ups, entertainment, leisure, hospitality and FMCG. You will work closely along-side the design team but be trusted to take ownership of projects from concept to completion. You will wear many different hats in this role, your work will be truly varied, and you will need to really think outside the box. You should be able to work to strict brand lines, but equally happy coming up with the most whacky design solutions to match their varied client base! Your Role & Responsibilities: Producing compelling designs for campaigns and advertising. Assist your fellow designers in the day-to-day running of the design department. Concept visualisation and scamps. Expanding on art direction from colleagues, creating mood boards and photography style. Proven ability to understand and add to brief to create innovative design solutions. Ability to act as a brand guardian, with a strong understanding of the principles of brand management and the application of an appropriate visual identity. Manage photo library, marketing assets and basic photo retouching. Prepare artwork to print/production specification. Skills & Experience Required: Minimum 1-2 years’ Industry experience. A flair for typography and amazing with layout! Have completed a degree-level course, with a focus on graphic design/communication or advertising. Advanced and confident using Adobe Creative suite, specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Some experience with digital and web design would be desirable. After Effects skills would be a huge bonus. Any copywriting skills would also be a bonus but not essential. Knowledge/appreciation of charity and not-for-profit sector is a must! If you would like the opportunity to work for a company where you really are making a difference whilst doing a job you love, then send your CV & Portfolio in now for immediate consideration!
Senior Designer- 12-Month Contract
Our client, a leading High Street Fashion Retailer are seeking a Senior Designer with retail experience to join their passionate studio based in Central London for a 12-month maternity cover contract. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive and driven Senior Designer to step into a new hands-on role, completing projects from start to finish throughout print, online and in-store. This is something you can really make an impact with. Your work will be extremely varied and you will always be given trust and autonomy to manage your own work stream. Even with this being a 12-month contract, the client are more than happy to offer training and development opportunities to the right candidate! Responsibilities: Manage the design projects from brief to concept across mobile, web, retail and email design. Take responsibility for the visual appearance of the brand e.g. digital marketing assets, in-store graphics, maintaining brand continuity at all times. Liaise with the Digital Marketing team to create design elements across all areas of the business, ensuring they keep within the brand guidelines. Develop, implement and drive the design strategy, working closely with the Integrated Design Manager. Provide support for junior members of the team. Consistently aware of fashion commerce sites, seasonal campaigns design and developments within the industry. Skills & Experience Required: Solid experience within print and digital design. Full understanding of typography, colour theory, layout principles, web standards, best practice and user experience. Good knowledge of current digital and fashion trends. Strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, including basic knowledge of HTML & CSS. Working knowledge of other digital design programs including Sketch. Proven ability to work in content management systems. Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain high standards and ensuring only the best work is released. Benefits: Bonus scheme 32 Days holiday (Incl. Bank Holidays) Contributory Pension Scheme ShareSave Scheme Staff discount Early finishes on Friday and time off for shopping during the Xmas period Late start and early finish on your birthday If you would like the opportunity to join a friendly and collaborative team for 12-months to learn new skills and have a hands-on role at all times, then please send your CV & Folio in now for immediate consideration & interview!
Our client is an international agency who delivers integrated full-service campaigns to top clients. Based bang in the centre of London, this agency are looking for an Account Manager to join their expanding team. This agency is constantly pushing boundaries, where design is constantly at the forefront of what they are doing. They work with some huge brands and are looking for someone to help drive the agency forward. Their strength is in the diversity and quality of their peoples’ skills, where they have a healthy respect for each other and for each other’s expertise. This particular role sits within the Account Management department and will be focused on one of the agency’s biggest accounts which is a huge mobile phone giant. The Team: The Account Management department is at the heart of this agency and plays a crucial role in leading and facilitating strong relationships between the agency and their clients. You will be a ‘can do’ person, someone who has a positive attitude, is curious, creative, logical, has high attention to detail and is very organised. As you will be working with one of the agency’s largest clients you will be part of a big team where everyone works well together, so finding the right people to join them is very important to them. The role: This is an amazing opportunity for a fantastic Account Manager looking to work on a new, fast-paced, creative and fully integrated account within the agency. You will provide dedicated, high quality, efficient support to the whole team, contributing to the smooth running and success of the account and the agency. This is a growing account and growing team, so it’s still of a size where someone can come in and make their mark. You will be working closely with the client’s new European marketing team on a range of briefs, from brand to new product launches to one-off stunts and activations. This is an opportunity to be involved in one of the fastest growing accounts in the agency and also the most award winning! You will be highly involved in the development and delivery of several campaigns, as well as helping to keep the account ticking on a day-to-day basis. Responsibilities: You will help the team with all areas of the account including the support of the team on projects across all comms channels, research and preparation for meetings, managing status documents & contact reports, helping to manage time reconciliations & billing processes and monitoring competitor activity across relevant sectors. - Managing briefs through to delivery with the support of the Account Director - Taking responsibility for every task and action being aware and operating within the agency’s procedures. - Provide assistance with the creative development process – e.g. background research, sourcing requirements etc. - Support the team with actioning things arising from creative meetings, whether you are helping to debrief the creative team or preparing for the next creative presentation. - Taking responsibility of the proof reading of all communication leaving the agency - Become an expert in your client’s business. - Owning the day-to-day financial admin on the account with the support of an Account Executive. - Checking client and internal status reports written by the Account Executive and ensure prompt distribution. - Develop and maintain a good working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint. - Complete relevant IPA training modules. Skills needed: - Be tech-savvy and show a keen interest in the advertising and marketing industry. - Show lots of enthusiasm and energy and be ready to play a central role on this very active, dynamic and growing account. - Be very organised, able to manage multiple tasks and tight deadlines with confidence and ease. - Have excellent communication skills both written and verbally to ensure that the wider team and client are kept updated as each campaign develops. - Be clear and calm and be able to generate and build relationships with people at all levels. If you are ambitious, hardworking, eager to develop and want to learn from a team that is at the top of their game then we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV in order to be considered.
Our client is an international agency who delivers integrated full-service campaigns to top clients. Based bang in the centre of London, this agency are looking for multiple Account Executives to join their expanding team. This agency is constantly pushing boundaries, where design is constantly at the forefront of what they are doing. They work with some huge brands and are looking for motivated people to help drive the agency forward. Their strength is in the diversity and quality of their peoples’ skills, where they have a healthy respect for each other and for each other’s expertise. The agency works with some huge brands and are looking for people to support their Account Management department across a huge mobile phone and an automotive account. The Team: The Account Management department is at the heart of this agency and plays a crucial role in leading and facilitating strong relationships between the agency and their clients. You will be a ‘can do’ person, someone who has a positive attitude, is curious, creative, logical, has high attention to detail and is very organised. As you will be working with some of the agency’s largest clients you will be part of a big team where everyone works well together, so finding the right people to join them is very important to them. The role: Reporting in to the Senior Account Manager/ Account Director you will provide critical support to the Account Team helping them deliver the highest standard of service for their clients. You will get the opportunity to build strong Account Management skills observing how to implement best practice, whilst paying close attention to detail. You will also be building strong and effective relationships with the wider agency team across Creative, Creative Services, Design and Finance etc, so the teams can produce high quality work to deadlines. Responsibilities: - Provide invaluable support to the Account Team when needed - Understand and adhere to internal processes and how they differ with each client - Proactively managing your workload through effective time management - Assist the Account Team in the administration involved with the execution of projects such as estimates, sourcing, client feedback debriefs, note taking in status meetings and preparing status reports - Research and provide market information and competitor analysis for clients and new business briefs - Assist in briefing internal and external resources as required - Receive and understand project briefs and gain an understanding about the creative process - Gain an understanding of the different regulatory bodies: Clearcast/ BACC/ ASA/ ITC/ OFCOM and RACC - Communicate effectively at all levels and across all departments, ensuring your Account Manager/ Account Director and other team members are always up to date on project details - Produce clear, accurate and logical written materials including status reports, contact reports and meeting summaries - Build good client relationships - Assist in the preparation of materials for Client and New Business documents and presentations including collating samples, visuals and competitor material - Ensure you adhere to all company financial processes and deadlines in place - Work closely with your line manager to ensure all invoicing for clients is completed on time including purchasing orders, estimates and invoices plus monthly financial summaries and time reconciliations - Be responsible for keeping up to date with timesheets and expenses. - Gain an understanding and appreciation of the Strategy and Creative processes and produce competitor reviews and learnings for the teams - Proof check work thoroughly at all stages - Assist in managing the workload and development of Interns’ placements - Get involved in Graduate Scheme interviews Skills: - You will have a passion for the Advertising/ Marketing industry especially the changing world of digital and how that impacts consumers - Excellent internal and external communication skills - Become proficient in relevant services such as Contact Report writing, estimating, updating status reports as well as being well versed in PowerPoint, Excel and competitor monitoring tools - Effective and efficient management of client expectations - Be enthusiastic, committed and have an entrepreneurial spirit - Superb attention to detail is critical If you are looking to take the next step in your career and want to learn from a team that is at the top of their game then we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV in order to be considered.