At this exciting and creative studio, the role of Design Director is a key player on the team, helping to lead strategy, copy, and design, collaborating with all teams to come up with some exciting and outside-of-the-box ideas.
Incredible work and design should be not just what you do, but what you are passionate about, both inside and outside of the office. Looking for someone who can truly inspire others and help them to develop big ideas through edgy and exciting creativity.
Client interaction is also a big part of this role, and you should enjoy cultivating those partnerships, discussing the work with clients, and truly having an excellent relationship with the clients, really understanding what they’re looking for and being able to surpass expectations with creative delivery.
Who are we looking for? Someone who…
Has a degree / formal training in specific design discipline(s)/relevant experience and is experienced in leading a team
Leads a team to deliver amazing work, from conceptual ideas, through development, design, and completion of all work
Can be a partner with the senior team to ensure that the creative solution solves the client / brand need on the project
Can listen to, mentor, and guide the junior team members to learn and grow their skills and knowledge
Takes ownership of full project delivery, ensuring everyone involved is clear on the objectives, and can subsequently help to create a case study for each project
Plays an active role in new business, being involved in pitches and meeting with potential new clients
Is experienced with large scale clients (global / international a plus)
Can demonstrate a high quality portfolio that shows conceptual, crafted, and unique work, that shows versatility and isn’t afraid to experiment / test ideas
Is capable and confident running workshops (internal & client)
Presents creative work brilliantly; able to put a compelling and strategic presentation of work together and sell it
Is organised, good at time management, professional, but overall is enthusiastic, passionate, and positive, always bringing in a good vibe to the office
At least 8+ years of experience
And in return, you’ll get…
Free breakfasts provided in the studio
For Perm members, gallery membership provided (after 3 months)
25 days of holiday (and closed over Christmas)
Are you who we’re looking for?
If so, we’d love to hear from you!
At mavis, we want to increase access to forward-thinking, open-minded, progressive workplaces, for all talented individuals regardless of background. We care about equal opportunities and we encourage you to apply if you believe you could make valuable contributions to this position.
Please apply with an up to date CV and folio.
Unfortunately, it isn’t possible for us to respond to every applicant, but we sincerely hope we will have the opportunity to help you find your dream role.