Senior Designer

Salary:£40000 - £50000 per annum
Job Type:Permanent
Date Posted:07/01/2020


I am working with a design studio based in South London and they are looking for a talented Senior Designer to join their close-knit team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop their careers in a team where everyone works creatively and collaboratively to shape their future together.

They are looking for someone with a proven track record of successful graphic design, brand strategy, as well as digital and interaction design projects within the Retail, Food and Beverage, Property Development, Hospitality and Transport sectors. This person must understand experiential design and how to craft an excellent customer experience.


The perfect candidate must be well versed in best practice graphic design for retail and must have a detailed understanding of the interior design process in order to work alongside the interior design team. This person must be able to work across multiple projects and have a proven experience of working with blue chip companies as well as entrepreneurs and start-ups, across all aspects of the graphic design life cycle including;

  • Receiving and interpreting client briefs
  • Running client and team meetings / workshops
  • Creation of strategic direction for a brand / experience (physical and/or digital)
  • Brand concept generation, creation and execution
  • Developing ideas for brand engagement, user experience and interaction design
  • 2D visual design concepts and finalising through design development
  • Artworking, proofing and print management
  • Supplier management
  • Client liaison, review and signoff
  • Leadership, inspiration and art direction of junior members of the graphics team
  • Keeping up to date with trends and a love for all that's new and innovative - Developing existing client relationships and supporting the farming of new work - Supporting new business activities and winning new clients.

The Role :

This is a client-facing role that requires the person to be able to engage and manage clients in a proactive manner. There will be regular client meetings and site visits, however the day to day will be conducted in the office in London. This person will be required to document meetings, produce presentations and create all project deliverables to an exceptionally high standard.

Working as part of the graphics and branding team, the person will be expected to work with guidance from the Director of Graphics along with other members of the Senior Management team. My client expects this person to be completely self-sufficient in terms of working across multiple projects, managing their time efficiently and generating project deliverables.

Specific skills required for the role:

  • Excellent idea and concept generation abilities
  • Extensive experience in designing for retail; specifically, interior signage, POS, interior graphics, and wayfinding.
  • Extensive experience in designing corporate literature; specifically, design, artwork, print production and liaison - Extensive experience in creating brand identity, marketing and communications materials
  • Extensive experience in designing websites and applications for smart devices, including liaison with web developers
  • Outstanding skills in creating bespoke illustrations; specifically traditional style illustrations and typography
  • Extensive experience in designing uniforms, packaging and production of packaging
  • Very confident and articulate art direction, photography direction and liaison
  • Very confident in managing suppliers (e.g. copywriting, printers, photographers)
  • Outstanding client liaison and management skills
  • Good team leadership skills
  • Excellent ability to produce all project deliverables to an exceptionally high standard
  • Expert Apple Mac user
  • Expert user of MS Office
  • Expert user of Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Outstanding copywriting skills
  • Excellent story boarding and creation of presentations using Adobe InDesign

Qualifications required:

  • 2:1 or higher Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, Branding or Design
  • International design agency and client experience is required

If you are excited by this opportunity, please get in touch:

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