The Drum Jobs 25 May 2016 15:03:59 +0000 Account Director We have a really unique opportunity for a Digital Account Director, looking for a new agency challenge… This Digital design and build agency has made a name for themselves in the North of England, as being one of the most progressive, successful and quality-driven Digital Agencies in the UK. With the vast majority of their blue-chip client based in the South, particularly in and around London, they are ambitious to grow their London office to 40 people over the next few years. With a couple of people in place already, they are ready to appoint their first London-based Account Director, who will be responsible for not only leading the service of their accounts, but who will be instrumental in the growth and development of the London Office. As Account Director, you will be a natural problem solver; this agency helps large blue-chip clients solve a variety of business challenges through innovative digital solutions. The role includes: ·         Consulting with a variety of clients on how to drive engagement through Digital channels ·         Staying up to date with latest trends and technologies; a passion for digital is key. ·         Helping to win accounts, not projects. Building long-term, lasting relationships with your clients. ·         Liaising with the solutions team, project managers and the CSD on status of projects and briefs... 25 May 2016 14:02:12 +0000 Marketing & Communications Manager Samuel Heath & Sons is a well established manufacturer and distributor of premium brand bathroom accessories and architectural hardware, based in Birmingham, and selling its luxury products world-wide. We are seeking an experienced marketing professional to join a small team to help develop a premium brand position in our main markets both in the UK and overseas. There will be full accountability for a significant annual budget which will be predominantly focused on B2B, whilst also promoting specification of our products by design professionals through our existing supply channels. ·        Main responsibilities will cover: ·        Advertising B2B and B2C ·        PR and Social Media ·        Company website ·        CRM database ·        Company and Product Literature ·        Exhibitions - UK and Overseas ·        Customer displays ·        Chelsea Harbour Showroom The successful candidate, probably a graduate in marketing or business related, will need to demonstrate extensive experience operating at a senior level, covering the above responsibilities, ideally gained in the luxury/premium brand sector. Written applications including detailed CV to: Alan Cogzell –... 25 May 2016 14:02:58 +0000 Junior Designer Junior Designer Manchester Our client is a great Manchester city centre agency with a lovely client list and a track record of producing outstanding creative.  They are looking for a talented Junior Designer who has gained some internship or placement experience (the more the better) that they can develop and help you to grow. You should be a strong designer, good at concepts as well as crafting, with good technical skills. It would be an added bonus if you had skills such as HTML/CSS or have dabbled in areas such as Animation and Motion Graphics, as extra strings to your bow in a small versatile design studio would be beneficial, but at the very least the willingness to develop your skills in new areas is a must.  You should be keen to learn with a really good work ethic, you’ll be expected to get your head down and do the exciting design briefs as well as the bread and butter design briefs! c£18k   25 May 2016 14:02:57 +0000 Head of Client Services Head of Client Services Macclesfield c£75k This is a senior level role, providing strategic and commercial direction of a business unit within a sizeable agency. This is a leadership role, involving developing long-term client relationships at a very senior level in order to deliver sustained business growth across a portfolio of clients, whilst also identifying new business opportunities.  You’ll manage a team of Account Handlers, ensuring they are hitting their objectives, as well as developing them in line with business demands and needs.  You should have relevant commercial and operational experience within the pharma, healthcare or medcomms sectors, as well as being recognised as a strong, senior leader, able to lead discussion on marketing strategy, product positioning and able to influence direction for brands and products at all stages of development. M7730 20 May 2016 16:04:39 +0000 Senior Account Manager Passionate about brands and creativity? Experienced in ALL 'mainstream' media, and with a solid grounding in digital/social in an integrated environment? And also seriously ambitious?  If so, one of the region’s most successful agencies wants to hear from you… They’re growing fast, extremely busy, and in need of additional strategic input on a number of high-profile accounts (though you’ll also need to be very 'hands-on'). The range of work is extensive, the work itself outstanding, and the environment you’ll be working in, fast-moving, dynamic and creative. You’ll be an accomplished AM/SAM with a track-record of brand-building success in a known and recognised agency (recognised for its strategic and creative excellence, that is). And you’ll be skilled in interpreting briefs, inspiring creatives and clients, developing relationships, and also managing processes smoothly and efficiently (and, of course, profitably) through to completion. The agency in question is going from strength to strength and is highly regarded by both its clients and peers. And this is an excellent opportunity for a tip-top AM/SAM seeking genuine progression. To find out more, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 20 May 2016 16:04:38 +0000 (Junior) Account Manager - Integrated A great opportunity for a Junior Account Manager seeking a new challenge (or Senior Account Executive ready for progression). Due to continued growth, an integrated specialist agency requires an additional account handler with experience - and a good knowledge - of all the main disciplines, especially digital, together with good client handling and project management skills, and the ability to learn quickly on the job. Working in a busy environment, and reporting to an SAM, you must be able to steer campaigns from conception through to profitable completion, developing client relationships in the process and also helping to develop opportunities for revenue growth. Versatility, commercial awareness and the ability to liaise effectively at all levels, internally and externally, are all key to this role, as are creative appreciation, a keen eye for quality and detail and good analytical skills. A degree in Marketing or a business-related discipline is essential. You should have 2-3 years’ experience and - above all – the desire to be part of a winning team. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 20 May 2016 11:11:22 +0000 Senior Designer Senior Designer Location: Knaresborough Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 About the Senior Design role You will be joining an award winning home improvements business that is about to embark on a rebrand and complete digital transformation. Our client is looking for someone who can take creative lead for all online assets, drive UX improvements to increase site conversions, drive the brand, creative and any other marketing creative that will help grow the business. About You You will be responsible for driving growth through design; you will have a varied portfolio of websites and will be confident working in a dynamic environment which offers new design challenges. You will be a huge part in the redesign off all their ecommerce websites; you will present a genuine passion for design and creativity and bring creative flair to the role. Essential Skills ·         Photoshop & Dreamweaver ·         HTML, CSS, PHP (Advantageous) ·         Magento knowledge ·         Website design & Wire Framing   What to do next If this role ticks all the right boxes and you would like to find out more. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch Or call me on 0161 238 6700.  20 May 2016 11:11:13 +0000 Midweight / Senior Designer Job Title: Midweight / Senior Designer Location: North Manchester Salary: £20,000 - £35,000 About the Designer Role This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of today’s most exciting high street retailers. With a passion for fashion they are a dynamic company that offer their customers a unique retail experience. Due to continued growth they seek a Midweight / Senior Designer to assist in the delivery of creative output. You will assist the Conversion Manager by supporting and creating direction for the ecommerce design team. About You You will have an excellent eye for detail and be able to understand designing digitally for conversion with a good understanding of responsive design. You will be multi-disciplined as you will be required to design across desktop, mobile, app and in-touch. You will be an excellent communicator, super organised and be comfortable mentoring other members of the team. Essential Skills Adobe Creative Suite HTML, CSS, JQuery 2 years commercial experience Ecommerce experience Salary You will receive a competitive salary dependent on experience plus benefits, 28 days holiday, staff discount and fantastic career progression For more information on the design role or if you wish to apply, please send your CV to, 19 May 2016 15:03:38 +0000 Senior CRM Producer A large and highly successful full service creative agency in Leeds City Centre is looking for a Senior CRM Producer to join their Digital team. This agency provides the full marketing mix for their clients, comprising of major national retail and FMCG brands, and they are looking for specialists within digital to really bolster their offering. As a CRM Producer, you will be working with different clients to define and implement their multi-channel CRM strategies. We are looking for someone who likes to solve problems and use data and insight to recommend solutions that will increase engagement and loyalty among customers. We are looking for someone with a strong background in CRM; according and relevant to the customer journey plan you will be working across ESP’s, SMS platforms, online presence, DM and social channels. Working knowledge of Silverpop, Experian and ExactTarget is preferable as well as social monitoring tools such as Hootsuite and Sprout Social. You will be creative and strategic as well as being able to delve into figures to provide actionable recommendations. You’ll have strong project management skills as well as the ability to liaise with senior stakeholders effectively. This is a highly exciting role for someone looking for a more creative position; where you will work across multiple brands. Please apply now to be considered. 19 May 2016 11:11:44 +0000 Senior Content Designer Directorate, Service Area:  Communication, Digital Communications Position title: Senior Content Designer Location: Town Hall Extension, Level 7, Manchester M60 2LA Grade: Grade 7 £27,924 to £30,978 (bar £30,178) per annum Hours: 35 per week Contract:  Permanent Closing date: 19 June 2016   We are looking to recruit a dynamic and passionate Senior Content Officer whose main focus will be to create online content and journeys that meet our users' needs, taking responsibility for designing, writing and editing content that re-invents public services for the digital age.   You will work closely with services across the Council, building excellent relationships at every level. You'll be able to absorb and analyse information, and rewrite complex language and processes, using plain English and GDS guidelines, to make content easy to understand and deliver compelling digital services.   Using analytics and data alongside your ideas and passion for improving users' experience, your content will be mobile - first, clear, concise and wholly geared towards the user. You'll see through the language of policies and procedures to what users want to know. And once content is live , you'll manage its continuing usefulness, relevance to users, and timely removal.   As Senior Content Officer you will manage a small team of web content officers and editors, guiding them to develop digital skills including writing content for the web, user-centred design practices, HTML, website accessibility standards,... 18 May 2016 09:09:48 +0000 Senior Digital Designer - Leicestershire Established and well respected Branding Agency based in Leicester are looking to recruit a Senior Digital Designer with great digital, front end web design skills and a good understanding of UX/UI design. The Agency Established since the 1980’s this award winning Agency work across all forms of media and have a talented and passionate creative team. Their client list includes household names and blue chip companies. They are seeking a Senior Digital Designer who is expert in digital, front end web design and has a good understanding of UX/UI design. The Role As a Senior Digital Designer you will: •    Take the lead in the growth and development of our digital team •    Be responsible for the design and project management of all digital projects •    Generate ideas and sell them into clients and other members of the team •    Stay up to date with industry trends, executing exciting digital ideas •    You will need in-depth digital design capabilities •    Experience in animation, video production and apps would be a benefit The Person •     Expert in Adobe Creative Suite with 7+ years experience in the digital sector •    Excellent HTML5 and CSS3 knowledge with a good understanding of UX/UI design and any other software you think is relevant •    A great graphic designer with a fantastic digital portfolio •    Have excellent written and... 16 May 2016 16:04:03 +0000 Digital Designer - Nottingham This Nottingham based creative learning solutions company specialising in e-learning, learning games and virtual environments are on the lookout for a Middleweight Digital Designer to join their creative team. As part of continued growth, we’ve a fantastic opportunity for a talented Middleweight Digital Designer to join us and be part of our ongoing success story. Our Design team are a creative bunch. They’re driven by the desire to push the boundaries of design and technology to create innovate and engaging digital learning experiences for our clients. Your challenge: help us create ‘next generation’ digital learning solutions that make learning effective and fun. About the role... This exciting role is an opportunity for an established Middleweight Designer to work with a range of big brand clients across multiple industry sectors, creating interaction design solutions for digital/mobile based e-learning and bespoke software, as well as providing creative input into animation, video and motion graphics work. The focus of this role is to support our Bid and Sales teams by creating innovative UI/UX designs and learning solutions for competitive projects. There is an opportunity to travel to attend client meetings in the UK and Europe in order to provide creative ideas design expertise. What does this role involve? • Producing user interface designs for a variety of e-learning projects. • Playing an active part in pre-sales and bids by contributing to brainstorms, designing solutions and creating assets for proposals.... 16 May 2016 16:04:59 +0000 Motion Graphics Designer/Animator - Nottingham This Nottingham based creative learning solutions company specialising in e-learning, learning games and virtual environments are on the lookout for an Animator/Motion Graphics Designer to join the creative team. We need a creative Animator/ Motion Graphics Designer who’s a strong all-rounder; someone who can take the lead in animation, video and motion graphics projects for some of the world’s biggest brand names. You’ll be working on projects from brief through to delivery, across a multitude of subject matters, creating animated and digital design solutions for digital/mobile based e-learning and bespoke software. We need someone with solid experience in both digital and motion graphics as the role will involve some web and content design. Our Digital Design team are a creative bunch. They’re driven by the desire to push the boundaries of design and technology to create innovate and engaging digital learning experiences for our clients. Your challenge: help us create ‘next generation’ digital learning solutions that make learning effective and fun. What does the role involve? • Working closely within and leading project teams to develop and create animations. • Conceiving creative concepts. • Cross-departmental brainstorming and storyboard content. • Utilise experience of working with brand guidelines to set effective visual styles. • Using and developing existing design skills to create illustrations and editorial style layouts. • Producing graphics for a variety of e-learning... 16 May 2016 10:10:48 +0000 PPC Account Director - leading Manchester agency Our client is a leading global digital agency who are based in Manchester. We're on the hunt for a PPC Account Director who will take responsibility for one of their largest client accounts and who will drive and grow this account.  You'll have a pedigree agency background and you will already be operating at the Account Director level. We're keen to talk to individuals who are totally obsessed with numbers and forecasting and who can demonstrate a proven track record in planning and executing successful PPC strategies for clients.  You will be comfortable working with significant budgets and working alongside other digital teams (SEO, Content, Social, Display) to maximise the effectiveness of digital marketing in driving growth and conversion.  We are looking for a PPC Account Director who builds strong client relationships and who immerses themself and team into clients' business, understanding their challenges, objectives and markets to deliver innovative and ambitious PPC plans and strategy. The agency has a terrific roster of clients, is a very sociable place to work and is known as one of the most successful agencies in the North West. To find out more, contact Fiona Christian ASAP.   13 May 2016 11:11:13 +0000 Group Senior Retail Designer Group Senior Retail Designer Permanent Up to £36,600 + benefits Street, Somerset   Expert shoemakers for almost 200 years. And we’re still going strong, evolving as a brand and as a business. Right now, we’re building the best in-house creative team we can. Across Brand, across Product Design, across Retail, across the board. A hotbed of creativity, innovation and craft. Where the ingenious will create the new icons. Where together, we will make lasting impressions: on our industry and on your career.    The role Targeted, on-brand creative solutions. Managed brilliantly and delivered on budget, on time. From concept to execution. Across the world. Briefs don’t come much bigger. Which is good, because that’s how you want them. Working with Retail Design colleagues and external agencies, you’ll create and visualise compelling retail and wholesale design solutions and conference/event installations, and global pop-up stores. An imaginative pop-up store for Asia? All over it. The look and feel for seasonal launch materials? Consider it done – and rolled out across the world.  It’s safe to say this is a design role with variety and exposure and, yes, opportunity.     A bit about you With an impressive background in interior and/or shop design, you’re brilliant at creating 3D design work from brief through to finished product. Technically speaking, we’re looking for in-depth knowledge of 3D visualisation software like Maxon Cinema 4D and V-Ray rendering software, plus the... 11 May 2016 13:01:40 +0000 Senior Developer (PHP & JavaScript) A dynamic, fast-growing agency is looking for a PHP & JavaScript developer who is dedicated, ambitious and can hit the ground running. You will be a part of a team responsible for all aspects of digital design, from websites through to apps and bespoke platforms, and responsible for the full product life cycle from the initial specification, through to developing, testing, launching, and advising on new technologies. Your main responsibilities will be as follows: • Write 'clean', well-designed code • Produce detailed specifications/documentation • Troubleshoot, test and maintain software and databases to ensure effective optimisation and functionality • Contribute at all stages of the development lifecycle • Develop new features • Manage the deployment of internet providers, hosting of web applications, server maintenance • Encourage open communication between team members, suggesting and driving forward ideas about how the team can work more effectively together This is a key position in the agency, which requires the following: • Good working knowledge of developing systems using PHP and MySQL • A clear understanding of object-oriented programming • Experience working with PHP frameworks • Excellent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, LESS, SASS, jQuery, Javascript, AJAX, PhoneGap, etc. • Experience of open source projects like WordPress, Drupal, Symfony, Magento, osCommerce, etc. • Good knowledge of relational databases, version control tools and of developing web services •... 10 May 2016 16:04:37 +0000 Senior Digital Account Executive We are really excited to be working with this exciting and progressive Digital agency based in Manchester City Centre. They are looking for a Senior Digital Account Executive to join their team, to work on a variety of web, mobile and app projects. This agency is renowned for their insight, creativity and technical innovation, allowing their projects to be current, modern and visually stunning. With a team of almost 30 professionals in their city centre based offices, they are looking for a Senior Account Executive to support their client services function. You will be attending client meetings, requirement gathering and briefing internal creative and development teams on projects. You will be involved in the idea generation stage, and report back to the client to keep them updated with progress. We are therefore looking for someone with strong communication skills and an agency background within web-based projects. This isn’t a marketing role, but you will be working on large, well-known clients – making it the ideal opportunity for someone looking to work with exciting brands! Opportunities like this are rare! Please apply now to be considered: 09 May 2016 16:04:19 +0000 Graphic Designer   Graphic Designer Frontier developments one of the worldwide games industry’s leading independent developers, based in Cambridge, UK is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our growing team.  This is an exciting opportunity for a talented graphic designer looking to progress their career. Responsibilities to include but not limited to The creation and delivery of a range of multi-purpose graphic design work. Working closely with the Publishing team to create a wide variety of communications that enhance and support Frontier, its products and continuing success. The role could involve taking a simple hand-drawn scamp or comprehensive written brief and creating best in class design solutions. From a design perspective, you will be collaborating with creative, publishing and development teams to create compelling design solutions across a wide variety of print materials, digital platforms, and presentation formats ensuring that designs meet/exceed the publishing teams’ expectations, on deadline, on budget and on brand. You will be required to develop visually engaging and technically accurate graphical materials to specification as well as providing accurate development of production artwork and the timely provision of artwork files to meet production deadlines. You will assist in proof accuracy and approvals. The position would suit a passionate graphic designer who is looking to add value but gain recognition for their ideas. Natural, creative flair is a must! You will be joining a small, friendly team at an exciting time therefore an easy... 09 May 2016 16:04:35 +0000 Digital Designer Frontier developments one of the worldwide games industry’s leading independent developers, based in Cambridge, UK is looking for a digital designer. As a Digital Designer, your main responsibility is the creation and delivery of a range of cross-platform digital work. From responsive websites and emails, to advertising banners, and mobile / tablet apps, the role involves working closely with other creatives and developers, both individually and as part of a team. Years of experience are not a prerequisite. Instead, it is all about your creative and design capability and demonstrable experience. The types of project size you’ve worked on, your knowledge of emerging trends and the fundamentals of graphic design are key.   Responsibilities to include but not limited to The full project lifecycle – from brief and pitch to creation and build of a range of cross-platform design work. Working collaboratively with other creatives and developers to deliver digital output of the highest quality, to meet a brief. Staying on track with emerging digital trends and culture, attending events and engaging with the wider digital creative community. Articulating and presenting creative ideas / treatments to internal teams. Desired Skills and Experience Experience in designing cutting-edge responsive websites and / or apps, and digital campaigns (including advertising banners and emails). An exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative digital design concepts and highly considered visual executions. Expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite (specifically,... 06 May 2016 14:02:32 +0000 Digital Account Manager - with social Our client is a well respected digital agency based in Manchester city centre. We're on the lookout for a client facing Digital Account Manager to join the team.  You will work on a range of global clients and will be responsible for the successful delivery of digital campaigns - these will encompass content, community, creative, development and paid media elements of the digital mix.  So evidently you'll be a digital all-rounder but we'd like someone who is particularly interested in social engagement and who is very much an ideas driven individual.  You will have in-depth knowledge of social media management and reporting tools - e.g. Hootsuite, Conversocial, Brandwatch etc.  You'll be very comfortable working directly for your clients, coming up with new strategies and reporting on existing campaigns to feed future decision making.  This is a terific role with great promotion possibilities and the agency works with some top name brands.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 03 May 2016 12:12:58 +0000 Senior Account Manager - digital communications agency Our client is a leading digital agency based in Manchester city centre. We're urgently seeking a Senior Account Manager to join them for an initial 3 month contract to work in their digital communications team.  You'll have a pedigree agency background and will be skilled in all aspects of digital and online marketing.  Working on some top FMCG and retail clients, you will work closely with marketing teams to deliver online campaigns which may be content led, e-mail marketing, social media or search oriented.  We're looking for someone who can hit the ground running and who can demonstrate a lot of creative thinking in developing and delivering exciting online marketing campaigns for big name clients.  Ultimately this is a permanent role but we're in need of someone ASAP so it would suit a Senior Account Manager who is available immediately and in this case it would be temp to perm.  However, if you are a freelancer, you could help plug the gap whilst they search for the permanent hire. This is a terrific agency with a superb client roster. If you'd like to find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  03 May 2016 10:10:46 +0000 SEO Account Manager - top agency in Leeds Our client is a very long standing and well established digital agency in Leeds who are now seeking an SEO Account Manager to join their team. Traditionally, the agency has flourished with web and mobile development projects but they are increasing their SEO capacity and looking to respond to their growth with the recruitment of a SEO Account Manager.  To be considered for this role you must have a minimum of 2 years agency experience managing SEO campaigns. You will be client facing and will be managing the SEO campaigns for a number of different brands. The role will incorporate everything from taking the client brief, auditing current SEO activity, making recommendations, building and working on the campaign, analysing the success of the campaign and reporting back to the client. You will be working within a team and will work with some of the most talented digital folk in the North. The agency is hugely well established and they have a great reputation. They have work across numerous Online marketing channels and have an enviable client base across numerous consumer brands in leisure, travel and retail to name but a few. This exciting company have lovely offices in Leeds city centre and a very supportive working environment. They provide superb training and this is an excellent chance to progress your career. You will get a lot of client exposure and be given real responsibility which will be great for your personal development. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 03 May 2016 10:10:34 +0000 Graphic Designer The role requires a creative all-rounder who can think up ideas, capture them in a format that can be presented, and prepare the artwork where necessary. For further detail see ‘Responsibilities’ below. ATOM is a specialist, friendly team. The successful candidate will be personable and able to work informally with others, and may be expected to take part in idea-generation sessions. The nature of the work will vary, so the candidate will need to be able to ‘shift gear’, adapting their approach for the task at hand and the time available. Example: working in a lo-res ‘just good enough’ style to quickly spruce up a Powerpoint; shifting to a more traditional formal manner for a specific leaflet brief. 02 May 2016 16:04:09 +0000 Senior Account Manager - top agency in Manchester Our client is a well established agency based in Manchester.  We're looking for a Senior Account Manager who has a proven track record in working with retail sector clients (ideally grocery) and you will work on-site with the client at their city centre offices.  To be considered for this role, you will have a strong background in agency account management, ideally with knowledge of local marketing campaigns and direct mail/door drops.  The role is very process driven and you'll manage a large number of stakeholder relationships and work to a number of contractual KPIs.  You'll have good knowledge of print production techniques and be a sound project manager.  This is a great opportunity to essentially work in-house whilst still working agency side.  You'll be an extension of the client marketing team and will be involved in all planning and strategy. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  29 May 2016 09:09:31 +0000 RoR Developer Ruby on Rails Developer Ruby Developer - Ruby on Rails Developer CSS, HTML, Javascript Resource partners are currently working on behalf of a fantastic ecommerce house Company that require a superb ruby on rails developer to work on a new Greenfield project which will along further lines incorporate mobile. They already have 3 ruby on rails developers, but require a fourth to start on the Greenfield ruby on rails project. Two of the developers come from an award winning team that specialised in Ruby on Rails. Ruby Developer RoR Developer CSS, HTML, Javascript Technical skills needed: * you will have 3+ years commercial Ruby on Rails experience * you will have Agile experience - TDD/BDD/Scrum * you will have Good knowledge of Databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis etc. * you will have used Version Control using Git or other distributed systems * you will have used Restful API design, Contract, Full Stack Ruby Developer RoR Ruby on Rails CSS, HTML, Javascript Desirable Skills Summary: * JavaScript experience using Backbone.js, Knockout.js or Node.js * HTML5, CSS3 * Continuous integration (Using either Cruise Control or Hudson) * Shopify, wordpress This is a company that works with cutting edge technology and Ruby on rails being one of them, they are always trying to find a way to get the best out of Ruby, so if you have a love for ruby on rails and wish to showcase your talent this is the role for you. To apply for this superb Ruby Developer RoR position send your cv now