Design Director

Posted 11 March 2024
Salary £65000 - £70000 per annum
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Creative, Design and StudioDigital & Creative Strategy
Contact NameSarah Ellis-Jones

Job description

Calling strategic storytellers and design visionaries!

Major Players is on the hunt for a powerhouse Design Director to join a dynamic Communications agency on a mission to redefine creative excellence.

Are you an established Design Director or a Lead Creative Designer ready to take the reins?

Working closely with a highly respected and strategic Creative director this is your chance to lead a passionate studio, ignite fresh ideas, and craft award-winning design.

Here's what awaits you:

Become the Creative Catalyst: Collaborate with the Creative Director to set the design vision, pushing boundaries and exceeding expectations.

Lead the Charge: Identify new business opportunities, build client relationships, and spearhead pitches for high-profile projects.

Empower the Team: Cultivate a culture of creativity and continuous learning, mentoring designers and fostering their professional growth.

Orchestrate Integrated Solutions: Work seamlessly across disciplines to deliver powerful design experiences that elevate the agency's offerings.

Mastermind the Process: Oversee the design journey from conception to execution, ensuring every project is strategically sound, aesthetically captivating, and delivered on time and within budget.

What makes you the perfect fit?

Methodical Magic: You possess a strategic mind that breathes life into design projects and campaigns.

The Gift of Gab: You articulate ideas with clarity, captivating clients with your design stories and presentations.

Investing in the Future: You believe in nurturing junior talent, fostering the next generation of design leaders.

Efficiency Ninja: You're passionate about optimising work flows and identifying innovative ways of working.

Organisational Powerhouse: You excel at project management, keeping everything on track and exceeding deadlines.

Bonus points if:

You've thrived in the world of corporate or brand communications.

Your portfolio showcases impactful work across B2B and B2C clients.

Join a purpose-driven agency:

Our client is a leading force in corporate communications, with a focus on science, technology, and engineering. They're a champion of ethical practices and a proud member of the Net Zero movement. Their Design studio crafts high-level conceptual brand and campaign work, and they're seeking a Design Director who shares their passion for excellence and purpose-led design.

Salary available £65-68k

Competitive benefits

culture of continuous learning

Hybrid: 3 days in office / 2 wfh (this is the minimum the business will consider for such a crucial role)

Central London location

Ready to make your mark? Let's chat!

Apply with a CV and portfolio of current work

Shortlisting will start w/c 25th March

Major Players are the UK's leading digital, marketing, and creative talent agency, and over the last 30 years we've consistently championed our people and communities. As a proud B Corp™, we are com-mitted to improving diversity, equity and inclusion within the industries we service, creating impactful and sustainable change for our partners, candidates and employees.

We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age, and other protected status as required by applicable law. For further information about our DE&I commitments, please visit: