Senior designer

Position Purpose

Under the direction of a Design Director, the Senior Designer will help to develop design strategy to deliver the best possible creative solution to brief and timings.

Duties and Responsibilities

Landor Fundamentals

  • Understanding /awareness of the local aesthetic and culture when creating local and global brands, e.g. type, colour issues, symbols etc. for regions.
  • Ensures all correspondence, materials, presentations, proposals, etc., seen by prospective and existing clients are error-free, of highest quality and always relevant to the client’s issues.
  • Partners effectively with all departments to ensure delivery of on-time, high-quality deliverables that address all relevant prospective clients requirements.
  • Communicates findings and recommendations in a clear and compelling manner in written and oral presentation forms.
  • Sharing and importing best practices and resources with peers within broader Landor network.
  • Interacts in a positive, professional and motivating manner.

People and Team

  • Mentors junior team members.
  • Builds partners internally across functions, working across all disciplines as an active team player.
  • Seeks out personal creative growth outside expertise.

Creative Excellence

  • Explores, conceptualizes and crafts design solutions.
  • Establishes and ensures delivery of strategic directions from concept to production.
  • May lead project work with ability to handle multiple projects/tasks at one time.
  • Effectively critiques work of others and can explain design direction.                                                                                     

Strategic and Innovative Thinking

  • Problem solves, creates ideas and assists to develop and evaluate competitive design strategies and plans.
  • A sophisticated understanding of aesthetics and able to present design strategy and solutions to various audiences (including clients).

New Business Development

  • Understands the importance and supports new business opportunities, events and pitch process.

Project/ Financial Management

  • Supports utilization and quality across the project.
  • Helps with project organisation and planning.
  • Works effectively and efficiently, communicating completion of work or awaiting approval.

 Person Specification

Required experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ design experience in branding/ design agency.
  • Design degree or relevant design qualification.
  • Works with wide range of corporate/consumer clients and across multi-channels.
  • Proficient skills in Adobe Creative Suite and good working knowledge of Microsoft packages.

Capabilities

  • Ability to deliver and identify good creative design.
  • Strategic thinker able to problem solve and has a can-do attitude.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly organized with ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities.

Additional Information

  • £50,000 per annum
  • Full-time, 9 - 5.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Closing date for applications 15th January 2018

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