10 days ago
  • LevelSenior
  • ProfessionsDesign Director
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Want to do the best work of your life? Make your mark at Europe’s leading entertainment brand. Our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine.
As Design Director at Sky Creative working on advertising campaigns, you will be a crucial lead to multidisciplinary designers working across the full suite of Sky advertising, from Cinema and Sport to VIP and NOW. You'll report into the Creative Director of Advertising Design to support the smooth management of the design team as well as owning and designing your own projects
What you’ll do:
  • Oversee designers as well as making your own design work for a variety of campaigns, from Sky Sport and Cinema to Sky products such as Sky Glass!
  • Be a great communicator, think strategically and take others with you.
  • Be a brand guardian, ensuring work conforms to our Sky Masterbrand values.
  • Work independently and collaboratively with the wider team across multiple projects.
  • Inspire and mentor those you around and be collaborative in everything you do.
  • Develop new and unique ideas that push our brand forward.
  • Present to clients and senior partners to persuasively sell in ideas.
  • Provide effective creative direction across print and digital channels.
What you’ll bring:
  • An outstanding portfolio of work across multiple platforms and channels.
  • You’ll be experienced creating work for big campaigns where the idea is key.
  • Have created or evolved brand identities across large or small organisations.
  • The ability to think across different media – Print, Motion, Digital and social media.
  • Track record in people management, mentoring and team leadership.
  • Experience of running an agency design department or being very much ready to do so.
  • Outstanding presentation skills, able to hold a room, confident in presenting at senior level.
  • A comprehensive understanding of Adobe software (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects & InDesign).
  • Years of experience help but if you’re up and coming and looking for your next step we want to hear from you.
Team Overview
Sky Creative is Sky’s European Brand and Creative hub providing Brand Strategy, Brand Design, Advertising, Promotions, Broadcast Creative and Digital Design for multiple stakeholders across our European Markets.
From rebranding Sky Sports to designing key art and creating large-scale ATL campaigns for Sky’s commissions and original productions, we are uniquely placed to offer our people a huge range of exciting and diverse opportunities.
We believe that an in-house agency is the best of both worlds. A great portfolio of work with unrivalled proximity to our clients, programme makers and commissioners alike. We are passionate about what we do and share first-hand in the success of the brands, shows and content we help create, promote and market.
We’re committed to delivering brilliant creative, made by people that love what they do.
The Rewards:
There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:
  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences
How you'll work:
We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.
We've adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You'll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.
Your office base:
Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.
On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.
We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we’ve been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we’ve committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We’ve also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.
At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.
And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.
Why wait?
Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.
To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Skills Required

  • Design
  • Collaboration
  • Presentations

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