Design Director

Salary:£50000 - £65000 per annum
Job Type:Permanent
Date Posted:08/09/2021


We are partnering with an independent investment consultancy and they are looking for a Design Director with a passion to create to join their team.

This company provides a full range of outcome-oriented advice, research and technology to the largest institutional investors and wealth managers in the UK, Europe and China.

They are seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious Design Director with a passion to understand the bigger picture with a balanced ability to deliver the day-to-day detail from concept creation to full artwork for print. A good understanding of digital processes is useful, and an appreciation of WordPress is advantageous.

An average day

An average day can consist of meeting with stakeholders from their CEO to senior leads, taking a brief, presenting concepts, helping to craft campaign strategy, briefing suppliers, art directing as well as rolling up your sleeves to help with amending PowerPoint docs, creating social cards, making changes to the website.


  • Industry experience working as a senior designer or design director.
  • A positive attitude and willingness to get stuck in as much as to stand back and challenge your peers.
  • The drive and hunger to make what you are working on be the very best it can be.
  • Ability to work with, mentor and nurture younger members of the design team.
  • Solid layout and typography ability.
  • Conceptual skills; ability to attend briefings, present ideas and deliver finished artworked projects to print or digital.
  • Great brief taking and challenging skills.
  • Good art direction skills.
  • Ability to storyboard film shoots and create shoot-lists for photoshoots.
  • Confident in organising locations, production teams and directing photoshoots and film shoots.
  • Experience of creating, maintaining visual identity guidelines.
  • Exposure to brand positioning advantageous.
  • Competent in creating and amending PowerPoint presentations.
  • Proficiency in the following apps; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint (working knowledge advantageous), Word, Excel, Acrobat Pro, basic knowledge of WordPress.
  • Good working knowledge of print production.

If you are interested in this opportunity and think you would be a good fit, please send your CV and Portfolio to :

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