Major Players are working with a creative agency specialising solely in consumer goods brands, founded by seasoned brand professionals. They specialise in brand design, strategy and innovation with their mission being to help brands win their fight for relevance; and they are looking for a Design Director to lead the way!
The Role / Company
This specialist agency is looking for an experienced Design Director to inspire and nurture their creative team to collaboratively produce the best-in-class design. Their aim is to strengthen distinctive brand assets, helping them to stay relevant without losing their soul; and they need a natural creative leader to lead the process.
You will have a personal back catalogue of beautifully executed projects and you love for design craft will only be matched by your passion for delivering impactful ideas and design craft in packaging, identities, brand campaigns and experiences.
Based within South Manchester’s green suburbs; this role can be taken on remotely with a minimum of 1 day a month in the studio as well as additional presence required at client meetings and presentations.
Delivery of ideas across brand campaigns, digital and FMCG/CPG packaging projects for global clients
Supporting the Creative Director to lead, inspire and mentor the design team
Coaching design team through evaluating and editing creating work
Inspiring confidence through design knowledge and expertise
Building trusting client relationships and long-term partnerships
Skills & Experience
Graphic design qualification to degree level
Proven experience as a Design Director in a top creative agency, leading design projects of all scales from conception to completion
A portfolio that demonstrates exceptional ideas and craft skills across brand and packaging
Proven ability to execute strategic brand ideas across multiple touch points
Solid communication skills to deliver constructive feedback and mentor more junior members of the team
Confidence articulating ideas to both peers and clients
Experience leading and mentoring a small team of designers
Salary & Perks
Competitive salary based on experience plus benefits
Personal and professional development investment eg. Mentoring, industry training courses, conferences and events
Flexible working policy
Contact: clare murphy