Head of Design and Digital Production

01 Feb 2013
01 Mar 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a pivotal role and is a unique opportunity for a leading creative figure to help drive the overall creative direction of this iconic London brand.

The key focus of this role is to establish strategic direction for creative and technical digital production services, improving and innovating public engagement both within the museum as well as externally, and leading both design and digital production teams.

Working across all departments you’ll lead and inspire, providing cutting edge thinking and design for all visual output; 2D, digital and 3D/exhibition ensuring the brand identity works across all channels and audiences.

With your knowledge of the future of digital communication for a range of audiences, you will lead and inspire the digital production team in developing supporting tools and services to deliver innovative content.

You’ll inherit highly skilled, multi-disciplinary teams and be expected to provide motivational leadership and an exceptional level of creativity that ensures clear consistency of the brand as well as complete integration between digital design and technical development.

Key Competencies:

An influential and innovative creative head who offers expert creative vision across all channels with significant experience using digital technologies to deliver engaging solutions.

Someone who can successfully interpret strategy into commercial creative solutions.

A natural idea generator who can inspire creative thinking in others and confidently articulate and present concepts to clients and creative partners alike.

With strong negotiation skills you’ll be expected to lead the design process through facilitation.

Required Skills:

•         Experience of providing creative direction for high profile brands and marketing
•    Experience in the development of 3D exhibition design
•     Experience in managing a digital production team
•    Experience in the use of digital technologies to deliver creative solutions
•     A deep understanding of the use of digital communication tools and technology platforms for the delivery of public facing content across online, exhibitions and galleries
•    Experience with user-experience principles and information architecture.
•     Experience and developed confidence in managing negotiations

Responsibilities Include:

Supervise and inspire the multi–skilled design and digital production teams.

Recommend digital platforms and tools for the delivery of the content.

Work with internal departments and provide direction and consistency of the visual identity of the brand.

Work with internal departments and provide direction and consistency of design and technical delivery for the digital output.

Provide quality control over concepts and projects for the team.

Person Specification:

Outstanding client and team management experience and proven experience delivering commercially successful projects through effective management.

Experienced and confident negotiator.

An understanding of how to make the best use of digital technologies to deliver public facing interfaces across online, exhibitions and interior space.

An experienced designer across multiple channels and platforms.

The closing date for applications is February 20th 2013.

Due to the expected high response rate, only successful candidates will be contacted.