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Senior Designer

Publicis Media
Wood Lane, London
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23 Nov 2023

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The Role

As a Senior Designer, you will collaborate closely with the Head of Design and play a pivotal role in leading and driving projects and new business pitch design for our agencies, including Spark Foundry, Starcom, Performics, and Zenith. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your expertise and creativity while working on diverse projects, including print, presentation design, branding design, layout design, and large format exhibition graphics.
You will lead and contribute to high-stakes, multimillion-pound new business pitches for some of the UK's most renowned brands.

  • Lead and drive projects, collaborating closely with the Head of Design, to ensure the successful delivery of high-quality work.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to midweight and junior designers, reviewing their work, and offering constructive feedback.
  • Utilize your exceptional design skills and meticulous attention to detail to ensure the creation of visually captivating and impactful final products.
  • Create compelling presentations and mock-ups that effectively communicate ideas and executions for client approval.
  • Bring a fresh perspective and innovative approach to design challenges, leveraging cultural awareness and an inquisitive mindset.
  • Independently manage and oversee individual projects, ensuring they are completed on time and to the highest standard.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of UI and UX principles and their application in design projects.

  • Must have strong design experience in an in-house creative department or design firm.
  • Extensive expertise and proficiency in the latest versions of PowerPoint, including slide master creation, designing for various output media (projector, monitors, and print-outs), object animations, and video embedding. Familiarity with PC/Mac differences is crucial.
  • Exceptional mastery of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong creative, organizational, problem-solving, and time-management skills.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with HTML, WordPress, and motion graphics is highly desirable.
  • Outstanding conceptual skills, a keen eye for design, layout expertise, and advanced typography knowledge.
  • A proactive and positive mindset, approaching briefs and production challenges with enthusiasm.

Join Us

By joining our team as a Senior Designer, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on Publicis Media's brands and client teams. We are committed to supporting your professional growth, providing access to training and development opportunities to enhance your design capabilities, team leadership skills, and overall effectiveness. If you are a passionate and experienced designer looking for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to apply today and be part of our creative journey.
Additional Information

Publicis Media is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.
If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.



Harnessing the power of the modern media landscape to drive one-to-one consumer engagement at scale, Publicis Media creates value for clients through global media agency brands and scaled capabilities across investment, strategy, insights and analytics, data and technology, commerce, performance marketing and content.


Publicis Groupe UK is a marketing and digital transformation business made up of 5,000 talented and versatile people with expertise in media, creative, influence, technology and data, working across 21 agencies.

Publicis Groupe UK creative agencies include Saatchi & Saatchi, BBH, Digitas, Leo Burnett and Publicis•Poke. Also, within the stable are PR agencies MSL and Kekst CNC and sustainability consultancy, Salterbaxter. Publicis Media is home to Zenith, Starcom and Spark Foundry as well as specialist practices PMX, Performics, Publicis Sport & Entertainment and Publicis Content, providing expertise across media strategy, investment, data and technology.

Langland, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness and Digitas Health serve clients across health and wellness, science and medicine. They combine expertise across advertising and branding, clinical trial experience, data and analytics, technology, medical strategy and education and public relations and policy.

At the core of Publicis Groupe’s data and technology offering sits Epsilon which provides personalisation at scale through CORE-ID, its proprietary data tech platform.

Publicis Sapient is the business transformation arm of Publicis Groupe, marrying technology, data sciences and business consulting with engineering and creativity, it helps clients transform digitally.

Publicis Groupe UK clients include BT, McDonald’s, ASDA, Tesco, L’Oreal, P&G, Kellogg’s, VW UK, Reckitts Benckiser, Samsung and Disney among others, encompassing six of the UK’s top 10 advertisers.

Annette King is CEO of Publicis Groupe UK. Employees share a common purpose, consistent ways of working and a financial structure that encourages collaboration.

In 2015 Publicis Groupe introduced the Power of One. Simplifying the traditional agency structure, the model removes silos between agencies and disciplines to put clients’ needs at the heart of the structure.

Publicis Groupe UK has offices in Chancery Lane, Television Centre in White City, Baker Street, Turnmills in Farringdon, Windsor, Teddington and Dublin, and people based in Edinburgh. Publicis Groupe has a presence in more than 100 countries and employs nearly 84,000 people worldwide.

As part of our dedication to create an inclusive and diverse workforce, Publicis Groupe UK is committed to equal access to opportunity for people without regard to race, age, sex, disability, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments for candidates with disabilities in our application process.

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