Design Manager or Creative Group Head

West Midlands
£45000 - £50000 per annum
07 Feb 2014
07 Mar 2014
Laura Mercer
Creative, Design
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
2D Design Manager or Creative Group Head, Design Agency, Midlands, £45,000 - £50,000, Permanent

Blue Skies Recruitment is working in partnership with a brilliant design agency based in the Midlands, who are looking for a 2D Design Manager or Creative Group Head.

This agency is one of the best in their industry and as a result, works with global retail, leisure, lifestyle, banking and tech clients, across 2D, 3D and digital. With a funky and vibrant working office environment, they are a really fun agency to work for and look after their staff well.

This agency strives to continually push forward and as a result needs a 2D Design Manager or Creative Group Head that can help them produce innovative, ground breaking integrated 2D, 3D and digital work that is commercially successful and award winning.

As 2D Design Manager or Creative Group Head for this agency, you can expect to work across in-store communication, retail stores, brand identity and development, digital touch-points, pop ups, exhibitions and more...there’s a real eclectic mix.

Your role as 2D Design Manager or Creative Group Head will be a big one and varied, to include:
• Involvement in the initial stages - taking a brief, workshops, strategy development, big idea generation.
• Concept generation, design development and refinement.
The role will be hands on as well as delegating to designers below you and you will also liaise with a team of experienced artworkers and 3D gurus, who will then produce the detailed drawings and artwork, ready for implementation.

To be considered for the role of 2D Design Manager or Creative Group Head, you need to:

• Show you’re a good all rounder who can translate insights and strategy in to big ideas that are beautifully executed in to design solutions.

• Have retail experience (if possible) and demonstrate through your portfolio that you are an integrated conceptual designer and able to operate in an integrated manner when creating ideas and concepts for clients. Your portfolio needs to show good craft skills, showing you are also a great designer, as well as a great creative thinker.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to join a brilliant agency and make a big impact and be instrumental in improving and growing the agency.

There’s a lot of opportunity to add value at this agency, so if you think you have what it takes, please send through your CV and samples today.

2D Design Manager or Creative Group Head, Design Agency, Midlands, £45,000 - £50,000, Permanent

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