The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 07 July 2015 10:10:43 +0000 Brand Strategy Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98703/Brand%2520Strategy%2520Manager.html Brand Strategy Manager British Airways Heathrow, West London Competitive salary   An iconic global brand that recently won both the UK’s Consumer and Business Superbrand - British Airways is the perfect place for an experienced brand marketer to shape the future direction of the BA brand in our key global markets.   Working within our Customer directorate, you’ll be responsible for defining the brand strategy and core propositions across the Masterbrand, as well as key customer segments and product groups (e.g. First, Club World). We’ll also rely on you to make sure all activity delivers our brand promise and drives superior business results.   Gathering, synthesising and interpreting the full range of insight – customer, commercial and competitor - will be key to your success, as will developing robust brand plans to support both annual and five year business plans. And, when it comes to motivating, leading and performance-managing teams of executives, again, we’ll expect you to come up trumps. Working with Brand Communications colleagues to develop integrated plans; briefing the Experience Design team on future customer experience developments and setting the direction for exploiting new social media opportunities – you’ll do all of this, and more.   To make the role yours, you’ll need proven experience of developing brand strategies, territories and positioning and translating them into propositions that add customer value. We’ll also be looking for a track record gained... 07 July 2015 10:10:13 +0000 Experience Design Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98702/Experience%2520Design%2520Executive.html Experience Design Executive British Airways Heathrow, West London Competitive salary   An iconic global brand that recently won both the UK’s Consumer and Business Superbrand - British Airways is a place where creating customer experiences that bring customers back again and again is vital. So, if you're ready to support the definition of a vision and strategy for the BA customer experience across all journey touch points, you’re in the right place.   Joining our Customer Directorate, you’ll bring change to the future customer experience and support the commercial case for new products and services that drive brand differentiation and business performance. Along the way, you’ll manage a range of customer experience development projects across short, mid and long-term innovation up to specification definition and business case approval.   We’ll rely on you to acquire and summarise information/intelligence (customer, market, technology, economic factors, etc.) through a variety of sources to stimulate ideas and develop insight. Mapping design of the end-to-end customer experience; specifying, developing and testing conceptual prototypes that bring ideas to life and directing development of design work with agencies – all are aspects of this challenging role.   As well as knowing what’s involved in getting from initial insights through to a fully specified proposition, you have a sound understanding of marketing built up through academic studies and/or practical experience. You're also... 07 July 2015 10:10:58 +0000 Experience Design Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98699/Experience%2520Design%2520Manager.html Experience Design Manager British Airways Heathrow, West London Competitive salary   Experience creates memories, and this role is all about creating great ones that will keep bringing customers back to British Airways - an iconic global brand and winner of Superbrands 2015, number 1 in both Consumer and Business Superbrand. So, if you’re ready to define the vision and strategy for the BA customer experience journey across all journey touchpoints and create and lead an innovation programme to deliver that vision, read on.   A key member of our Customer Directorate, you’ll be responsible for a new product and service development portfolio that will drive brand differentiation and business performance. You’ll also lead the cross-functional innovation process up to specification definition, develop the specification for new product/service propositions and build business cases that have buy-in from all key stakeholders.   Gathering, synthesising and interpreting insight – customer research, competitor benchmarking, feedback from sales and delivery areas etc. - will be important too. We’ll also rely on you to motivate, lead and performance manage teams of executives too, And, when it comes to seeking to step change the customer experience by driving a more innovative approach to product and service development and embedding it in the wider organisation, again, it's you we'll turn to.   An experienced people manager with a sound understanding of the travel industry, you’re used to developing... 06 July 2015 15:03:04 +0000 Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98625/Art%2520Director.html We have an exciting new role for an Art Director within a local Cardiff Company within the property sector. Having rebranded within the last four years, you will have the opportunity to create and foster this developing brand. We continually strive to keep our brand modern and relevant and having broken the industry mould we are happy to keep pushing to keep us at the forefront.  You’ll need to have a creative background backed up with a folio of creative work that you have nurtured from concept to completion. As an Art Director you will be highly skilled taking, questioning and understanding briefs. You will be practiced at producing design for a range of medium including print, web, editorial, billboard etc You will be conscientious and able to work under your own initiative whilst managing workloads and company deadlines. You will be able to convey and manage instructions to other junior designers where needed.   Key responsibilities Drive creativity – You will work closely with Company Directors and Senior management to look to produce engaging designs that help deliver against their vision for the company. Hands on creation and development of brand solutions, from idea to final execution. Present concepts – You will be comfortable in presenting and communicating ideas. Organise design across different medium – Oversee the creation of joined up creative campaigns, supporting content production for each relevant medium within designated timeframes. Brand protection – You will ensure that the look and feel of... 06 July 2015 13:01:28 +0000 Flash Designer - (Rich-media, AS3 / AS2, Doubleclick) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98617/Flash%2520Designer%2520-%2520%28Rich-media%2C%2520AS3%2520%2F%2520AS2%2C.html Birmingham based creative agency are looking for a creative & experienced Flash Designer to join a growing and dynamic team. The ideal candidate for this role will be a fantastic Flash Designer with a portfolio to prove it. You will be versatile with the ability to work in a variety of styles, be well versed in ad media specs, with provable experience with rich media, ranging from custom takeovers, expendables, sync ads, overlays video ad and standard formats. Skills & Experience; - Agency experience - Portfolio showcasing versatile designs across flash banners, rich-media display - Excellent Photoshop & Flash Skills - Experience with AS2 / AS3 - Experience with major ad platforms (MediaMind, Doubleclick, Flash Talking) Desirable; - Experience of HTML5 editing tools - Experience in After Effects and Artworking If you’re interested please forward your CV and links/samples ASAP. 02 July 2015 15:03:08 +0000 Junior Creative Artworker/Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98380/Junior%2520Creative%2520Artworker%2FDesigner.html A not-to-be-missed opportunity for a junior, up and coming and ambitious creative artworker with a couple of years’ experience, a good knowledge of all the main software, real creative appreciation, and the potential to become a designer in the not-too-distant… Put simply, this agency is one of the best around, offering tremendous scope on exciting campaigns. The team is exceptional. And the prospects are excellent. To find out more about this exciting opportunity, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to advertising.resources@btopenworld.com 26 June 2015 13:01:39 +0000 Middleweight Creative Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97867/Middleweight%2520Creative%2520Designer.html   We’re looking for a Middleweight Designer who has a passion for design – someone who is a hands-on creative designer, strong with ideas and can work both collaboratively and autonomously within a small team, efficiently delivering exceptional creative design work.    You’ll be working in our beautiful studio in the centre of Leicester, and be involved in a variety of projects, across a wide range of markets and will also will have a specific focus working with a blue chip brand.     Take a look at our website newenglish.co.uk to see where we work and what we do.   We are looking for someone with:   Creativity, intelligence and an exciting portfolio Strong communication skills Shows initiative and is proactive A desire to work as part of a small vibrant creative team, creating stunning concepts and visuals   An ability to work to tight deadlines and move between projects A strong ability within the Adobe Creative Suite   The position involves: Interpretation of design briefs and creation of original ideas Experience of creating advertising Art direction of photo-shoots Design and preparation of artwork for print – brochures, leaflets, exhibition graphics, advertising Front end of website design The opportunity to work across a wide spectrum of accounts. Client contact at all levels. Working as part of a team in a busy studio. Being up-to date with current trends in Graphic design.         25 June 2015 15:03:47 +0000 Graphic Designer - Meriden, West Midlands http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97734/Graphic%2520Designer%2520-%2520Meriden%2C%2520West%2520Midlands.html In-house design team are looking for a Graphic Designer to join their team near Solihull. Working as part of the Marketing Team you’ll be responsible for all internal and external marketing documentation and associated materials for internal and external comms. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES •    Create and format documents •    Manage projects from initial briefing step to completion and delivery •    Working on external and internal projects including all marketing material forms. Electronic media, POS material, exhibition, signage and graphical material and corporate stationery etc. •    Providing all round marketing support •    Write and proof read copy WORKING RELATIONSHIPS Internal:     •    Business Development •    Product Management •    Project Management KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE: •    Mac & Windows PC skills •    Essential Skills: Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator Indesign, Powerpoint, Word •    Desirable: Video Editing - Premier •    Understand requirement of design for print and at least a basic understanding of print processes etc, interest in other media would be helpful particularly sound editing and photography PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS REQUIRED •    Ability to work to crushing deadlines •    Can work with own initiative,... 25 June 2015 15:03:05 +0000 Middleweight Graphic Designer - Gloucestershire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97733/Middleweight%2520Graphic%2520Designer%2520-%2520Gloucestershire.html Creative agency based in Gloucestershire are on the lookout for a Middleweight Designer to join their friendly team. If the stunning, visual impact of a great creative concept is the first* thing you think about when you wake up, you could be the designer this agency are looking for!   With a great portfolio of blue-chip clients and fast-growing SMEs, they need a self-motivated and talented creative who is energetic and ambitious.   In return this agency can offer a great salary package and plenty of scope for development and promotion in a growing consultancy.   *it’s ok for it to be the second thing you think about after a cup of tea!   Here's some more detail about what they’re looking for from the new recruit to the design team: • The ability to listen to clients and understand their design needs • Interpret business requirements and develop a concept to suit the purpose • Develop creative ideas and concepts, choosing the appropriate media and style to meet the client's objectives • Create design solutions that have a high visual impact • Present finalised ideas and concepts to clients and/or account managers • Contribute ideas and design artwork to the overall brief • Demonstrate illustrative skills with rough sketches • Display a keen attention to detail whilst working on layouts and artworked pages ready for print • Excel in a variety of media, including – but not exclusively - websites, advertising, books, magazines, posters, product... 25 June 2015 13:01:17 +0000 Artworker - Northampton http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97724/Artworker%2520-%2520Northampton.html Award winning publishers based near Northampton are looking to recruit an Artworker with experience working across books, magazines, brochures, leaflets, catalogues and newsletters. Are you a creative and energetic with a passion for publishing?  Do you dream of working in a lively, people-centric and fast growing organisation where you can truly make a difference and grow your career?   An Artworker is required to join the Production team at an award winning publishing business based near Northampton creating great quality, value adult and children’s e-books/books that are sold through major multiples and independent book stores throughout the world.    The Artworker works as part of the Production Studio team, who ensure that files are uploaded to the printers correctly and on time, for all UK and International English book titles.   What we want from you: • Carry out necessary pre-flight checklists, generate print-ready PDF’s and upload all correct files to the relevant printer • Ensure all completed files are delivered on time and advise the Production team of any delays or technical issues that may affect the schedule • Identify and resolve any issues at all stages of the project, providing alternatives and solutions quickly • Work with the Safety Auditor to ensure all files have been checked and approved • Follow the prescribed sign off process to ensure there are no administrative errors that might slow down the schedule • Create cover treatments such as foil, glitter and embossing... 25 June 2015 13:01:45 +0000 Pre-Press Artworker - Staffordshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97723/Pre-Press%2520Artworker%2520-%2520Staffordshire.html International Packaging design and production company are seeking an experienced Pre-Press Artworker to support join the artwork studio. Accurately create artwork for client, following client’s brand guidelines or design requirements, with the ability to create multilingual artwork whilst maintaining consistency across the complete range and ensure that all images and files are complete and ready for printing according to the printers specifications. Key Responsibilities: •    Ensure that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures •    Ensure artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints •    Prepare accurate artworks from approved design and brief •    Ensure client guidelines are followed •    Roll-out artwork across complicated multilingual packs from translation documents •    Develop and update master artworks and guideline documentation •    Ability to mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members •    Responsibility for ensuring line and traffic managers are kept informed of the progress of the jobs they are working on, and any impact there is to the production plan •    To understand the importance of using systems and to record image retouching progress on jobs •    Providing colour proofs for client sign off •  ... 25 June 2015 12:12:34 +0000 Graphic/Digital Designer - Birmingham City Centre http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97721/Graphic%2FDigital%2520Designer%2520-%2520Birmingham%2520City%2520Centre.html A Full time Graphic and Web Designer is required by Birmingham City Centre based client-side Creative Agency who are capable of creating B2B print design and page layout through from concept to final artwork alond with front end web and digital design. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a premier in-house agency working with an established and well respected client on both print and digital projects. You’ll need to have a creative agency background backed up by a folio of creative work that you’ve nurtured from concept to completion along with a great passion for on-line design. As a Graphic/Digital Designer you will be highly skilled at designing corporate documents and presentations along with the ability to design for digital solutions, using different technologies and mediums of communication. You are experienced at taking, questioning and understanding creative briefs. You have a demonstrable ability to interpret, and in an engaging manner, visually communicate marketing messages and complex data, both diagrammatically and in tabular form. You are skilled at producing both design for print, presentations and interactive documents. You have a demonstrable desire to develop your design skills for digital and online delivery. You are a designer who is comfortable and capable of taking a job through from concept to final artwork or for online use. You are a great team player with a client centric focus and possess the ability to build strong and effective working relationships with colleagues and clients alike. You are... 25 June 2015 12:12:35 +0000 Senior Designer - Birmingham City Centre http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97719/Senior%2520Designer%2520-%2520Birmingham%2520City%2520Centre.html A Full time Senior Designer is required by Birmingham City Centre based client-side Creative Agency who are capable of taking a job through from concept to final artwork. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a premier in-house agency working across an enviable selection of top tier international clients on highly conceptual projects. You’ll need to have a creative agency background backed up by a folio of creative work that you’ve nurtured from concept to completion. As a Senior Graphic Designer you will be highly skilled at designing corporate documents, presentations and marketing material that showcase high levels of creativity and understanding. You are experienced at taking, questioning and understanding creative briefs. You have a demonstrable ability to interpret, and in an engaging manner, visually communicate marketing messages and complex data, both diagrammatically and in tabular form. You are skilled at producing both design for print, presentations and interactive documents. You have a demonstrable desire to develop your design skills and knowledge of how to utilise these. You are a designer who is comfortable and capable of taking a job through from concept to final artwork. You are a great team player with a client centric focus and possess the ability to build strong and effective working relationships with colleagues and clients alike. You are trustworthy and conscientious – someone who takes responsibility for their work. You have gravitas and are able to work under your own initiative whilst effectively... 25 June 2015 12:12:10 +0000 Graphic Designer - Hampshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97718/Graphic%2520Designer%2520-%2520Hampshire.html An exciting position is available for a highly creative Graphic Designer within the studio of a multi award winning advertising agency based in Hampshire that work with major Pharmaceutical & Healthcare clients. This agency benefits from being part of an agency group with offices in New York and many other countries around the world. Successful and ambitious, they work at the forefront of pharmaceutical and medical advertising, promotion and education (both traditionally and digitally). They have a great studio environment to work in, with a highly professional but warm and friendly atmosphere. They would be very interested to hear from applicants with at least 2 to 3 years’ experience that might fit the following description: The ability to bring flair and bucket-loads of creativity to everything you do – from ongoing brand work to completely new campaigns and pitch presentations. This role covers print and digital, so the ability to think and create design work across both media is essential. Experience of producing artwork for print would be very helpful. A massive talent with Illustrator and Photoshop - InDesign a must. Experience with programs like Cinema 4D would be an advantage. Also: •    Energetic and versatile with a can-do attitude •    Good inter-personal skills •    Intelligent, focused, professional and very creative!! This is a great opportunity for the right candidate, with a fantastic benefits package: • 25 days Holiday (once accrued) • Benefits package... 23 June 2015 16:04:13 +0000 Team Assistant (Creative Team) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97502/Team%2520Assistant%2520%28Creative%2520Team%29.html You do not want to miss out on this Team Assistant role! An incredible opportunity at a leading creative agency has come about. They are looking for an enthusiastic Team Assistant to provide top tier service to their Client Services Director and the Account Management team.    This will involve a wide scope of responsibilities including: * Complex Diary Management * Travel Arrangements * Prioritising Meetings * Having a solid knowledge of the Clients, their particular demands and the service they expect * Ensure all meetings are set and catered for * Process expenses and file weekly timesheets * Provide Administrative support including research for pitches and collating documents * Attend meetings, take minutes and send to the appropriate parties * Event Management * Front of House Cover In order to be successful for this role you will have relevant experience. This means you will have provided support for an individual or team within a CREATIVE agency that specialises in Media, Advertising, Digital, or Brand Optimization. You will be a natural people person, highly organised, have excellent initiative and be enthusiastic to dig deeper and step up to the plate. This is an incredibly exciting role within an incredibly exciting company. You will want this on your CV but in return they will want you to showcase ownership, resilience and determination to problem solve and provide a high standard of support. This Team Assistant role is based within the Client Services side. Their goal is to understand the client and build on new business. Therefore having a... 23 June 2015 14:02:04 +0000 Senior Designer / Design Head http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97467/Senior%2520Designer%2520%2F%2520Design%2520Head.html Senior design talent wanted to work across multiple global and national brands operating in the sports, booze, youth culture, fashion and luxury categories. We do brand design, environmental and experiential design, digital, graphic design and advertising. You think idea first, world class execution second. You can think about a clients business strategically and have the eye, the talent and the directing skills to bring great design to the equation. You can operate at pace. You dont mind a bit of global travel. Your work has a contemporary edge to it and your frames of reference are modern, international, pushing boundaries and visually exciting. You can lead and inspire a team, present work to clients in a relaxed, informative manner and you dont take yourself too seriously. You like being forced outside your comfort zone because you know this will make you a better, rounder and sharper designer and thinker. And you have worked with leading brands, preferably global, youth or luxury being a distinct advantage. Northerners living in London. You have been thinking for some time about owning a house not renting a flat, of being in the country in 30 minutes not 2 hours, but you dont want to compromise your career by moving North. You like the idea of working on Guinness, Virgin Atlantic, Johnnie Walker, Haig Club, Berghaus, Vans, Umbro, Adidas projects. If so, we might well be the answer. 16 June 2015 20:08:57 +0000 Studio Manager (existing or potential) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/96891/Studio%2520Manager%2520%28existing%2520or%2520potential%29.html A fast-growing creative agency is looking for a studio manager to run their busy artwork studio - a role that requires management skills, together with a 'hands-on' approach, and involves responsibility for a small team, who will support you in producing high-quality finished artwork for the agency’s various – big brand - clients. As well as assisting with budgets and schedules, you'll be responsible for managing the delivery of work, so you must be able to prioritise and schedule workflow, manage a small team and solve everyday artwork problems in order to ensure on-time completion, to a very high standard. You’ll be someone who thrives in a busy, fast-moving creative environment, and will be experienced in managing, or working with, workflow management systems. You'll have a good knowledge of artwork, an eye for quality, cost and detail, good motivation skills and will be a real ‘people person’. Oh, and you’ll be good under pressure, with a keen sense of responsibility and a 'can-do' attitude. This is a great opportunity for either an existing studio manager or a senior artworker looking for more responsibility. If you measure up, and think you can contribute to the agency’s ongoing success, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to advertising.resources@btopenworld.com   15 June 2015 14:02:22 +0000 Senior Interactive Designer, top agency in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/96773/Senior%2520Interactive%2520Designer%2C%2520top%2520agency%2520in.html We're working with a top design and branding agency in Manchester city centre.  Following continued growth of their digital division, they're on the lookout for a Senior Digital Designer to join the team.  We're looking for a Digital Designer who has extensive agency experience and who has a thorough understanding of contemporary user-centred design methodologies.  As Senior Digital Designer, you will be responsible for executing interactive design and visual design as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  We're keen to talk to individuals who have good conceptualisation ability with good drawing and sketchbook skills.  You'll have excellent knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and you will be able to work with information architects, Front and Back end Developers to complete projects. We're looking for a Senior Digital Designer who keeps ahead of the latest technology and design trends and who has a very impressive portfolio.  The agency has some great consumer based brands and they have a great city centre location.  It's an agency where career development is taken seriously and there will be great prospects for promotion.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 12 June 2015 14:02:41 +0000 Graphic Designers http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/96642/Graphic%2520Designers.html Graphic Designers, Stirlingshire - Competitive D.O.E An exciting opportunity has arisen with the luxury Aurora Hotel Collection, Scotland's most exciting & fast paced hotel groups, for two full-time Creative Graphic Designers.  You will be working across a variety of different outputs from signage to brochures to newspaper advertising while maintaining multiple brand guidelines. About You You’ll have proven design experience with a thorough understanding of pre-press, design for print and large format. Using Creative Suite will be second nature, but most importantly you’ll have a pro-active, can-do attitude. Working to tight deadlines won’t scare you and you should have a sharp eye when it comes to attention to detail. Obviously it goes without saying that you’ll love staying up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies and have a strong portfolio to demonstrate your previous successes. Key Requirements Proven experience in graphic design for print& digital (at least 5 years) Experience using InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Quark Social media experience is essential Beneficial if you have experience in the following software areas: HTML, CSS, Flash & JQuery although this is not essential.  Ideally you will have a Brand or Design agency background experience Due to the nature of business and role, you will be expected to be flexible with your time and standard duties. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)  Have the ability to thrive under pressure in a fast paced... 10 June 2015 17:05:02 +0000 Design Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/96419/Design%2520Director.html Design Director Manchester This is an excellent opportunity for to join a Manchester-based design and marketing agency with a track record in providing strategically-focussed design that delivers real results. They are looking for an experienced Design Director to help drive and elevate the creative output of the design team, both by the quality of their own creative work and their ability to shape and nurture the creative ideas of the team. You will be working closely with the Creative Director and be involved in hands-on with the creation and development of brand and design solutions, pro-actively developing and managing projects to a planned budget and high standard, overseeing all aspects of the design process from concept to completion and ensuring that the creative output matches the client's brief and company’s standards delivering complete client satisfaction. As a senior member of the team you will be a main focal point for the agency, attending client meetings and fostering strong relationships with client companies. You will input into the strategic direction of the team and will also be responsible for influencing and motivating the Design Team, encouraging them to strive for improvement and be committed to their development within the company.   You will need a track record in understanding, developing and implementing brands and a creative skill set that includes a use of a wide range of media, particularly in the digital/interactive realm. You will need to be a naturally innovative strategic thinker and be highly self motivated, with... 07 July 2015 11:11:41 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98716/Account%2520Manager.html Account Manager – June 2015 - Leeds - Salary: 25k - 30k + excellent benefits, including private health cover THE AGENCY: This leading design agency, based in Leeds, is looking for an Account Manager with strong design, corporate communications & annual reports experience to join their expanding team. This agency has a great culture and they are responsible for creating outstanding work for an array of global & FTSE 250 clients. THE ROLE: This leading annual reports agency is looking for a talented Account Manager to work across the agencies key global accounts. It will be approximately a 70/30% split across annual reports & corporate websites so it would be preferable that you have an understanding across both areas. This is a strategic role which requires an understanding of annual reports & brand strategy, including brand positioning, architecture, naming and customer segmentation. The Account Manager will be reporting into the Client Services Director and will be working closely with creating and planning departments. THE CANDIDATE: The ideal Account Manager will have experience working within an agency. Great communication skills. The Account Manager will be a team player, able to build relationships with colleagues and clients. They must have a strategic head screwed on and able to work across various global markets, preferably having worked on FTSE 250 & FTSE 100 clients. This is a great agency who are producing some amazing work and they are looking for someone to help build on their success. If you feel that you... 06 July 2015 16:04:14 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98637/Creative%2520Director.html Creative Director Central London My Client are looking for a Creative director to come on board and take creative direction of their design team! They are looking for someone that is passionate about the whole design process and creating the best User experience possible. You will be working with the Design Director. You will need: - Hands on experience - Strong portfolio that demonstrates UX/UI practised - Over 5 years of experience in the market - Manage team of designers - Mobile, responsive web app experience - Solid Understanding and working knowledge of Adobe CS - Good understanding of the whole UX process. If the above sounds like you please send your CV and Portfolio in! 06 July 2015 16:04:14 +0000 Digital Strategy and Partnerships Lead - Mobile & Social Media http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98646/Digital%2520Strategy%2520and%2520Partnerships%2520Lead%2520-%2520Mobile%2520%26.html Digital Strategy and Partnerships Lead - Mobile Apps & Social Media Location: Central London Salary: Up to £80K DOE + Substantial Options My customer has created an entirely new online and offline social concept that has swept through Europe and now has just landed in the UK. The idea is truly unique and with the support of a major UK VC group and a rock solid business in mainland Europe things are set to kick off very fast, very soon. We are working with the to track down someone to lead their Digital Strategy (mainly Social Media) and Partnerships and take the business to the next level. Part of the concept is a super slick mobile application that is being used to engage and already VERY impressive social following through effective Gamification of their product/service/experience. Key to driving this engagement will be the development of partnerships with global brands (who are already knocking on their door) to ad value to their customers. The role would suit someone who has developed digital strategy and partnerships at the highest level ideally for a fast growth mobile start-up. Someone who isn't afraid to be creative to get things done and is looking for somewhere they can really leave their mark on an entire business. A lot of the doors you would need to open are already ajar, we want someone who can hit the ground running. For the role, you will need; Clear experience creating partnership with MAJOR brands Deep understanding of Digital, Mobile apps and Social Media Advertising/Strategy Very strong commercial acumen Passion and Drive that is evident... 06 July 2015 16:04:52 +0000 Web Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98629/Web%2520Designer.html Web Designer Nottingham 18k Depending on Experience Ref: GD 175 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for an experienced Web Designer for a successful business. The Marketing team is responsible for generating business for the Company through a mix of advertising methods including; door drop leaflets, regional press advertising, TV, direct mail and online. So if you thrive in a fast paced, results driven environment this could be the job for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Digital Designer. This job will be designing across all our brands supporting our current web designers and developers. Duties include: * Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts to fit briefs * Working with various internal clients and teams. * Designing graphics, animations and manipulating digital photographs * Working on creative for 6 websites, including 2 ecommerce and various affiliate sites * Design and development of responsive HTML emails and Flash suites * Designing and building microsites and blogs * Creation of Social media campaigns, apps and advertisements * Intranet and extranet design * Photographing products for online use * Optimising images for online use * Keeping up to date with design trends * Working to deadlines, sometimes under pressure The ideal candidate will have a creative flair, be enthusiastic and have a self-motivated attitude as well as good communication skills and great attention to detail. * Understanding of typography and layout for both web and print would be advantageous. * Well experienced with... 06 July 2015 15:03:10 +0000 CREATIVE DESIGNER http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/98627/CREATIVE%2520DESIGNER.html CREATIVE DESIGNER, CHELTENHAM, CIRCA 28K Based on site in the stunning UK Head Office of thisglobal company operating in 41 countries over 6 continents, my client is looking for a talented Creative Designer to join their existing in house Design Studio. This is an opportunity to join a well-respected organisation in a role where you will be able to develop further your already varied commercial design experience! Reporting to the Design Studio Manager, you will already have a strong portfolio, which can showcase your talents, including: - Strong layout skills - A keen idea for detail - Exposure across brochure marketing campaigns and digital media. ABOUT YOU! You will need to be a whizz with the usual software - Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign and it would be great (desirable) if you have a good knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint and Sharepoint You will be super-organised with project management skills that you can utilise in the absence of the Design Manager. You will be able to handle numerous projects at once working either as part of a team or equally being self -managed and working well on your own! You will be very self-motivated and be able to hit the ground runningand in return you will be rewarded by the chance to work in an impressive business, in a supportive team environment where you can let your design skills and flair shine. For further information about this role please contact me today Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist...