Design Director

nr Bath

£competitive + benefits

Ref: SM1136

A great opportunity has arisen for a talented Design Director to join one of the UKs top design agencies based near beautiful Bath.

You’ll lead design projects from start to finish, whilst liaising with the Creative Director, ultimately creating stunning, commercially effective design results that deliver against the brief and the agreed brand objectives.

Responsibilities include:

  • To work with the client service team to ensure that the highest quality work is produced and, most importantly, sold into the client team persuasively and rationally.
  • To mentor and inspire more junior designers, nurturing their development.
  • To build relationships with suppliers and to introduce new talent.
  • To assist from time to time in a new business support capacity and potentially be a lead/front face on pitches.
  • To lead the strategic development of projects from a brand design perspective, with regards to the brief and the subsequent design solutions.
  • To assume full responsibility for the day-to-day design of projects in the studio (supported by the Creative Director).
  • To create unique and varied design responses to each brief, whilst meeting the brief and key project objectives.
  • To lead presentations and potential pitch situations.
  • To undertake photo shoots, producing the best results from photographers, stylists and suppliers.
  • To liaise and work with the Finished Art/Production team, ensuring that all design projects flow through to print without issues.
  • To ensure that all deadlines are met within the set time and budget
  • To work with the client team and Creative Director in a collaborative, holistic manner so that a team understanding of a job is achieved.
  • To work with the Account Manager/Director to ensure that all jobs are run to internal and client budgets.
  •  To demonstrate a strong knowledge of production and design implementation.

To apply for this job please drop me a line, quoting Ref: SM1136, together with your CV  to: