Job Title

Senior Designer / Art Director

Overview

We are currently looking for a talented senior graphic  designer / art director with 6-7+ years’ experience, to join our multi-disciplined team. We are looking for someone with a proven ability to create exceptional ideas-based work, confident in taking the lead on projects – from briefing through to final delivery. Our clients range from start-ups to established global brands across a broad range of categories, and our work varies across design, digital and advertising. Experience working closely with clients and strong communication are a must.

Type: Permanent, full-time
Salary: Dependent on experience 
Start Date: ASAP

Key Responsibilities:

Developing creative work with strong conceptual and strategic thinking across both print and digital briefs, in a broad range of client categories 

Maintaining an outstanding level of design craft with high standards of attention to detail 

Leading on creative deliverables of projects from briefing through to delivery, and overseeing work by more junior members of the design team 

Leading on art direction for both still and motion content, from briefing to storyboarding to PPMs to on-the-shoot-day direction, and post-production management 

Working alongside agency partners, the broader design team, strategists, creatives, copywriters, account managers, web developers and performance marketing team

Briefing and ongoing liaison with any third-party suppliers Working directly with client teams and building positive client relationships 

Key Skills

  • Good experience and confidence working across print and digital 
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design) 
  • Experience using Sketch or Figma (or both!) 
  • Experience using Keynote 
  • Experience using After Effects or Premier a bonus (not essential!) 
  • Basic knowledge of UX principles 
  • Highly creative with a good eye for detail
  • A passion for design and craft 
  • Strong knowledge of typography 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Initiative - able to work well independently, as well as within a team
  • Collaboration – working with multiple teams and partners
  • Ability to balance projects and timelines

You’ll be...

  • Hardworking, flexible, adaptable
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and pro-active
  • Curious and always learning
  • Well organised with the ability to think ahead
  • Collaborative and real team-player 

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday allowance (pro rata)
  • Closed between Christmas and New Year (not taken as holiday) 
  • Travelcard loan scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free eye tests and flu jabs annually 
  • Flexible working (3 days in office, 2 days at home)
  • Free lunches and a stocked fridge

To apply, please send us your CV, a link to your portfolio (or PDF) and a little bit about why you'd like to join Otherway. 

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