Head of Design

£45000 to £50000 per annum
07 Nov 2012
05 Dec 2012
Jonny Robson
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen in a media company that specialises in helping new mothers. They are always looking for new and innovative means to improve their company and the way it interacts with the market, and the Head of Design is a key role in that!

Role Purpose

To deliver creative excellence that engages with our consumers and wins client pitches.

Key Areas of Focus
- Ensure that high standards of design are consistently delivered on every multi channel consumer touch point
- Set up procedures that ensure effective and efficient delivery of all design and production projects
- Be responsible for design projects, from taking the brief, initial concepts through to design development, production of artwork and overseeing print and delivery
- Assist in the scheduling of all design projects, to ensure even workflow in the Design Studio and to monitor the time spent on any given project, ensuring the highest possible profitability
- Lead on the development and ongoing management of brand guidelines, image bank and other brand assets
- Liaise with the keys stakeholders on all aspects of design projects
- Ensure that the Studio is up to date with the latest design trends and technology innovation
- Understand mums views and behaviours and apply this insight into design

Personal Profile
- Excellent visual awareness and design skills across digital and print
- Good communication skills - passionate yet diplomatic
- Organized - proactive and responsive
- Passion & Drive

Previous Experience
- Degree level education
- Strong agency or media background
- Project management and actual design execution experience
- Must have experience of overseeing design of both on and offline channels
- Understanding of creative, ad serving packages eg. Indesign, photoshop, Flash, Drupal, adobe Flash based animation, HTML, DFP

If you are interesting in this exciting position, send over your CV and Portfolio to Jonny at Blue Skies. Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment specialises in marketing jobs across Creative, PR, Clientside, Account Handling and Executive. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit www.blueskiescareers.co.uk and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the perfect marketing role.