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Chief Creative Director – Digital Agency – London – £180,000

Creative Director

Greater London Permanent £180000.00 per annum


This global digital agency is building out their London operation and are looking for the best chief Creative Director to help build a world beating team of creatives to work on projects across Europe.
The CD would be responsible for developing original creative design concepts and approaches to meet the requirements of existing clients and new prospects as well as overseeing project design all the way through execution.

Creative minds from Advertising are not required.

The Role:

  • They would identify the business challenge and conceptualise a design solution whilst deploying resources/teams to solve the challenge.
  • They must have experience of creating a design prototype which can be presented to clients.
    Well versed in articulating and explaining creative and design choices for all pieces with reference to the brief
  • Translating client’s functional and non-functional requirements into design specifications
  • Responsible for inspiring and motivating design & creative teams and serve as overall creative lead and manage creative teams on and across major engagements- internal & external
  • Capture high and detail level design documentation and present to Leadership teams.
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary team like designers, researchers, UX designers, interaction experts, industry, business and prototyping experts.
  • Responsible for mentoring and leading junior creative staff through critique of their work to maintain consistent creative quality work.
  • Manage interpersonal and cross functional dialogues and deliverable with reference to creative solutions, timelines, etc

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Creative mind who has the ability to use design in re-thinking business models and processes.
  • Strong ability to provide clear design & creative direction to clients and provide timely and helpful feedback to improve creative processes to keep work on budget and schedule
  • Hands on experience in creating and running a design studio
  • 12-15+ Years of experience with at least 5 years in a Design Leadership role.
  • History of producing consistently strong results across a large portfolio of clients or companies.
  • For Digital (Online) – experience in online creatives, responsive site design, app design (both Native ios and Android), catalogue and other print mediums.
  • Expertise in front-end tools performance design tools like Microsoft BI and Tableau (i.e. Tableau experience preferred)
  • Familiar with modern technology platform and tools. Has worked with platform technologies like Mendix, Lumix, Azure. Understanding of technology platforms for business outcomes.
  • Should have experience of working on large brands in categories such as financial services, CPG, Retail, Commerce, Manufacturing etc.
  • A self-starter and can seamlessly work in a distributed team environment.
  • Can be effective when managing a team or working independently.
  • Recognised expertise in design and creative across mediums and platforms is bonus Global Exposure is an added plus.

Creative minds from Advertising are not required.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button, alternatively please send your CV to drapp@welovesalt.com or call +44 207 928 2525

Job Reference: JO-1606-88104

Salary: £180000.00 per annum

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