Senior Creative Design Manager
Our client is a leading high street fashion retailer looking for an experienced and talented Senior Creative Design Manager to join their studio.
You will be a passionate and confident Design professional. A natural creative, you will work collaboratively to design and deliver the creative brand strategy for all channel teams. across print/digital/social.
- Work as an integral part of the marketing team to develop design solutions which are compelling, memorable and on brand
- Be a brand guardian and ensure brand guidelines are adhered to on all communications
- Have an excellent understanding of design principles whist being creatively commercial in execution
- Delivering a creative strategy for all channels teams
- Manage and mentor the design team. Delegate and oversee design briefs across all channels/touchpoints
- Manage the print buyer and assist where needed to ensure all print deadlines are met
- Manage own and company critical path, liaise across functions within the business, manage upwards and manage the design workload across on and off line channels
- Ensure that great design is at the forefront of all brand communications
- Project management from conception to execution
- Work within budget and tight deadlines
KEY CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES
- Have a high level of creativity, innovation and imagination
- Expert knowledge in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and In Design
- An excellent portfolio and references
- A willingness to go above and beyond to achieve the best results
- Ability to look at the bigger picture when working on a project
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to present creative concepts to the team and internal stakeholders
DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- A degree or equivalent in Graphic Design or Visual Communication
- Substantial experience in a similar role
- Retail branding experience (Fashion a plus)
- Experience in managing or mentoring junior team members
Please send CV and portfolio stating your salary expectations.
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