Design Director

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£60000 - £70000 per annum
23 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Michael Ormiston
Brand Management, Design
Business Type
Contract Type

Revered Leeds design agency now seek a design director with the craft, track record and knack of helping them shape the business for the future.

Client Details

Are you current?

We know design is ever-changing and we need someone who doesn't just move with the times but is ahead of the curve.

Rarely does this type of role become available in this kind of agency. It's important to get it right given the influence you'll have on shaping the future.

We've been a stalwart in the Northern design agency space for a good while. We win awards, respect and many friends with our approach to our craft.

It's vital that, like us you have a truly holistic approach to design and its ability to solve real business problems. After all, clients trust us deeply. We keep them current. We allow them to be brave. We prove that being unconventional can work. We do all of this but only if our ideas really work.


We need a stand-out design director to bring their blend of logic and magic to the table.

We've a broad and loyal client base from public sector bodies to charities, challenger brands to destinations and even the odd big ticket player.

As a great communicator and presenter, you'll drive ideas and opinion that build brands. Developing long-lasting, profitable relationships with the clients and becoming a trusted partner in their design, you'll be able to hold your own in a demanding environment.

We need a strong leader who can motivate the design team to produce the award-winning work that our clients demand.


You'll have plenty of design and creative expertise gained working on branding projects and also be digitally savvy, especially around bringing relevant aspects of the digital space into bespoke design solutions.

We're after the best the UK can offer so it's vital you're a design director in a leading agency at the top of your game. You must want to be a driving force behind shaping the future of our business. You'll bring energy, inspiration and an insatiable desire to always improve.

You must have a strong, relevant book and be able to tell real stories about your work that excite and make business sense. You'll be grounded, naturally inquisitive and a good laugh. Like us.

You may be in Leeds, possibly Manchester or even London. You might even be abroad and seeking a move to Yorkshire. Wherever you are, you'll be good. Very good.

If you've read this and thought, this is me. Tell me why. I look forward to hearing from you.

Job Offer

£60,000 - £70,000 + Benefits

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