Award-winning global agency in Surrey is looking for a full-time Motion Designer. You will be responsible for turning big data into compelling and impactful animations that tell a clear, understandable story, be it through infographic or photographic stylings. The agency wants someone who is engulfed in animation and motion graphics, who is naturally influenced by latest trends to enhance the agency’s offerings. The agency uses a vast range of Moving Image techniques including live action filming, 2D, 2.5D, 3D and VFX. They have recently added 360 VR video to this list. Successful candidates will end up joining their team of 3 very experienced motion graphics specialists who work alongside 25 designers, artworkers and web specialists to produce world-class, innovative media of every description. Main Tasks: Customer Focus · Able to assist the Moving Image team and work with writers and account managers · Create effective storyboards which communicate the video easily · Attend Video shoots as and when required · Be willing to listen to feedback and use it to improve both the work in question and your overall skill set Creativity/Innovation · Contribute to the process of coming up with exciting, original, intelligent, clever and creative ideas for integrated and one-off tactical campaigns · Be able to pick up creative projects and maintain consistent quality across the project · Problem solve and solution creation Systems · Create artwork using industry standard software and techniques (working to brand guidelines, designing new materials and updating existing files) To apply, please attach a CV and send a link to your showreel.
Motion Designer required to join a busy brand and communications team in London. This is a highly varied role and the successful candidate will have great skills in managing a wide portfolio of projects, and with strong communication skills to proactively manage multiple stakeholders. There is a real opportunity to shape the role and add value to the brand business with the content created. Role responsibilities: - Planning, filming and post production of video content, including camera set up, sound, lighting and set. - Planning studio time, setting and agreeing realistic deadlines with internal clients to ensure successful delivery. - Supporting the business in creating storyboards to define video and animation messaging and structure. - Work closely with the digital marketing team to ensure delivery requirements are met and to help develop appropriate video platform. About this person: - Ability to articulate and present your ideas to both internal stakeholders and partners. - Highly creative thinker, excellent at idea generation and visualisation. - Someone pioneering, curious and not afraid to take risks to keep on top of industry trends - they want to be ahead of their competition not alongside. What you’ll need: - 3-4 year’s industry experience. - A strong portfolio / showreel demonstrating a range of visual skills and awareness of industry trends. - A good understanding of all key delivered channels across digital and video. - Good working knowledge of Adobe CC including After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator. You must also have competent video editing skills, using Premier Pro. - Proven experience creating high-quality visuals and thinking conceptually. To apply, please send a relevant CV and showreel link.
Senior Motion Designer
East London Design Agency is looking for a talented Senior Motion Designer. The agency helps large organisations communicate clearly about their technology-based products and services. They create research-led design solutions that focus on clarity to improve interactions and drive results. The core focus of the role is driving the design and creation of moving image content for brand identities and communications. The team structure so far is a Creative Director, a Design Director, 3 Designers, 2 Strategists, 2 Project Managers and 2 Artworkers. The agency requires someone with the following qualities: Understanding how motion/moving image can bring personality to a brand and make it come to life. Advise on film and motion related elements of projects. Create and manage pitches and production of video, motion graphic and animation projects. Collaborate with clients and the rest of the team. Confidence when presenting ideas internally and externally. Assist with the development of motion skills within the rest of the team. Strong creative / conceptual and design skills. A keen eye for colour, composition, and typography. Storyboarding and illustration would be a real bonus Expert in After Effects, Cinema 4D, Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator with knowledge of inDesign a plus. An original showreel and compelling portfolio of work that demonstrates high quality motion design and animation. Degree in animation or graphic design is desirable. If you want to be part of a growing and buzzing agency and really want to make your mark then please share your CV and showreel today!
Junior Digital Designer
A design agency is looking for a Junior Digital Designer to join their tight-knit, busy East London based team. The agency helps large organisations communicate clearly about their technology-based products and services. They create research-led design solutions that focus on clarity to improve interactions and drive results. This is a pivotal role reporting to the Creative Director to assist in the creation and execution of pixel-perfect digital design including UX and UI project work. This is a small studio so you will also be assisting in general design work such as branding, marketing and other ad-hoc projects. The team structure so far is a Creative Director, a Design Director, 3 Designers, 2 Strategists, 2 Project Managers and 2 Artworkers. Requirements: A strong understanding of the principles of digital design Ability to collaborate with clients and the wider teams Strong creative / conceptual and design skills. A keen eye for colour, composition, and typography Strong skills in Sketch (or Adobe XD), InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator Degree in graphic design or similar is desirable Strong attention to detail from brief to delivery and highly organised A competent understanding of different digital formats across screen sizes and devices Experience with user research techniques such as person creation, interviewing and user testing Knowledge of code a strong advantage An original showreel and compelling portfolio of work that demonstrates high quality motion design and animation is beneficial If you want to be part of a growing and buzzing agency and really want to make your mark then please share your CV and portfolio today!
Design Operations/ Digital Production Assistant
The top most trusted retailer with a head office in central London, is looking for a Design Operations Assistant to join their Digital/ UX team. You will be working within the Design Operations Team which is at the very centre of this client’s design community and who have a mission of maximising the speed, impact and scale of design delivered, whilst ensuring that the team stay connected, happy and thrive professionally. You will be part of a team responsible for managing processes, projects, practices, tools, communications and budgets across the Digital/ UX team, whilst supporting the design community and ensuring that the environment is perfectly set-up for them to deliver. You will be working closely with a dynamic team of talented UX, UI, Product, Service Designers, Guidelines Designers and Researchers, working with cross functional agile teams across a broad range of services, touch-points and tools for both their customer and colleague facing products. You should be someone who loves getting things done, someone who has a meticulous eye for detail, loves enabling others and building your network in order to bring in new ideas and opportunities. All of this you will do in a creative, customer-focused and agile environment which is constantly changing and evolving for the better. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to step into the complex but exciting world of digital product and service design for a retail group that is going through a unprecedented digital transformation – and to work in a team at the very heart of this change. Your Responsibilities: Assist with the smooth day-to-day running of the Digital/ UX team, including the on-boarding and off-boarding of colleagues, in line with corporate operating models, processes and policies Be a central point of contact for the team, responding to and resolving questions, issues and business problems to help the department run efficiently Support the day-to-day resourcing of work and projects across the team as well as long-term planning Support the smooth running of the design community for practice activities and events Build and maintain productive and collaborative relationships with designers, stakeholders external partners and suppliers Foster connectivity across cross-functional teams through building positive working relationships and nurturing community network Contribute to new ways of building the external presence and awareness of the team Maintain consistent high standards Take ownership for your tasks and constantly seek to improve your performance Your Experience: Experience working with or the desire to work with digital designers in a creative environment The principles of strong account, studio and project management skills Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project Management Tools and Software Experience of Design Operations, Studio Management, Production, Project Management, Creative Services, Event Management, Studio Management and/or Human Resources Experience of working with designers and an understanding of their needs is also essential Great communication skills Experience working in a fast-paced environment where excellence in delivery is paramount Experience working across multiple priorities whilst being able to maintain a high standard of attention to detail with good communication What You Need to Show Flexibility – willing to offer support where required An ability to spot opportunities to improve ways of working and processes A curiosity to understand how what you do impacts on the wider business Have enthusiasm and initiative for new ideas, solutions and approaches Inter-personal, organisational and communication skills, with great attention to detail Be a pro-active, self-motivated and confident person Comfortable being a facilitator and organiser If this role sounds like something you would be interested in, whether you have been in a similar role or it might be something you would like to get into, please apply with your CV as soon as you can in order to be considered.
Senior Creative Team
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 a Senior Creative Team to join their expanding creative 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 an inspiring duo to take ownership of them and really help push the agency forward. As a Senior Creative Team, you will not just be able to solve problems and generate ideas across all touch-points, but you will also be tight on the execution of your ideas and be able to guide the team too. We are looking for a team who have been working together for some time, who are media agnostic, big idea thinkers and ideally come from an ATL agency background. If you are looking for the next step in your career and would like to be a part of this fantastic independent agency then please apply with your CVs and samples in order to be considered.
Project Manager 4 > 6 month contract
This global and award-winning agency in central London is looking for a Project Manager to join their team for 4 > 6 months. The agency work with some of the biggest FMCG clients and are looking for someone to drive their projects through so they are delivered on time, on brief and on budget. Primarily you'll be supporting the client team on one of the agency's most exciting FMCG clients. You’ll be part of the roll-out and implementation team, acting as the day-to-day driver of actions and getting things done effectively and efficiently. We are looking for a diligent and organised Project Manager with fantastic attention to detail in order to deliver projects within strict guidelines. You will work to organise and mobilise the team in order to deliver work against tight briefs and timings. You must be able to quickly and successfully build relationships both with your team and client in multiple global markets. In addition we’re looking for individuals who have worked previously to deliver large scale packaging projects/ packaging artwork. The role: - Providing the creatives and artworkers with well thought out and actionable briefs, ensuring they are fully informed at every stage of the process. - Following the internal processes to manage the initial design brief through to production and delivery. - Timely sharing of information with colleagues and being a master at briefing, de-briefing and effective handovers. - Effectively communicating with all stakeholders throughout the life of the project to ensure it stays on track and ultimately achieves success. - Planning key stages of projects and preparing critical time paths and regular status reports to ensure work is delivered on time. - Working alongside the design team to ensure the creative solution meets the client brief. - Working with the design team, artworkers and suppliers to ensure the back end execution delivers on the creative intent. - Actively planning time on projects in line with budgets. - Being an active participant in at planning/ design meetings. The skills: - Have a passion for design and experience working with a range of FMCG clients. - Working as an Account Manager/ Project Manager for at least 3 years. - Well versed in managing roll out exercises and previous experience working on packaging projects. - Amazing attention to detail is key, and a knowledge of artwork would be desirable. - First class communicator and team worker. - Good financial management skills. Please apply with your CV in order to be considered for the role.
Our client, a phenomenal award-winning Design Agency based in the funky Shoreditch area, are seeking a highly innovative and conceptual Branding Designer to join their passionate team to create revolutionary branding across multiple mediums and touchpoints for their high-end Hospitality, Leisure and Sports brands across the globe! You will have the opportunity to revolutionise well-known global brands and carry out design projects from concept through to completion for them such as branding, logos & identities, typography, menu design, layout, signage, window design, interior design, uniform design, marketing campaigns and much more! All whilst working closely alongside a team of crafting experts to bring the brand to life through intelligent design that fully understands the needs of both clients and audiences to develop solutions that go beyond expectations to deliver truly tangible results! Your Role & Responsibilities: • Dissect a brief and translate it in to original concepts that can build out into workable design systems across differing platforms and/or multiple touchpoints from concept through to completion. • Turn user and commercial needs into creative and engaging design solutions. • Translate brand proposition and character in to compelling experiences. • Devise and adapt brand guidelines. • Guide art direction and image treatment. • Create contemporary brand language, from type, colour and imagery to iconography, interaction and motion design. • Craft personality through an experience, expertly dialling it up and down to create key brand signatures at relevant moments. • Deliver a full design process, from rationale to full-fidelity cross-platform creative. • Understand how to get the best out of testing and user insights. Skills & Experience Required: • 3+ years’ experience in Design Agencies. • Master of all things Adobe CS. • Outstanding typography skills and attention to detail. • Proven experience crafting high-end luxury brands demonstrated in your portfolio. • High-end hospitality experience would be a huge bonus, but not essential. • Knowledge of digital product and app design would be a bonus but again not essential. If you would like the opportunity to push design boundaries and create revolutionary branding for a huge range of clients, then please send your CV & book in now for immediate consideration!
Digital Project Manager
Currently on the hunt for a Digital Project Manager with one of the most popular creative agencies in London, who work with some very established brand names pushing the boundaries of E-Commerce. The agency is growing fast and need an experienced Project Manager who is tech-savvy, has a great attitude, a willingness to learn and be a team player! You will be responsible for delivering multiple, complex, end to end E-Commerce projects. It’s important you have experience meeting with clients whilst working closely with the design and production teams, as well as third party partners to produce projects on by deadlines. You should be someone who can handle and control budgets, communicate effectively with stakeholders and maintain relationships. Responsibilities: • Providing engaging & high quality services to clients. • Presenting client briefs back to the design and development teams. • Supporting in client meetings, providing briefs internally and executing and launching projects in line with expectations set out for all projects. • Consistently managing and consistent communication on workflow and schedules. • Deliverance of high quality and cutting edge websites, within budget and on time. About you: • Proven track record of delivering complex E-Commerce projects • Ideally 3+ years delivering Magento, Shopify, Demandware or similar projects • Flawless time management and organisational skills • Open to change, important to be adaptable as the company is expanding at a quick rate • Be comfortable taking vague concepts and turning them into deliverable plans