Digital Design Director

Location
London (City of), London (Greater)
Salary
£75-£100K
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Ref
0681
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Director, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

Digital Design Director

Our client is an integrated communications agency. They are looking to hire a hands on Design Director.

Overview

A bold, confident, experienced digital lead designer required to head up the agencies digital creative. As a key person for both the digital and design teams we’re looking for someone to lead and educate, inspire and innovate, and deliver intelligently (you’ll need to be hands-on too). We need a clever ideas person, immersed in digital interaction, who can bring big thinking to the table. A master in bringing brands to life in the digital space, who has a modern understanding of interaction and considers the user in every interface you design. You’ll have around 8 years of relevant experience and head up client projects, lead pitches, mentor other designers and work very closely with UX specialists, animators and developers.

Core responsibilities

·       Apply user centred design methodologies to the design of the navigation, user interface and          content structure of digital applications (web, experiential, installations etc.) 

·       Deliver high quality design deliverables including sketches, scamps, page layouts, component design

·       Brainstorm concepts for new pitches and campaigns

·       Oversee the full project lifecycle from concept to launch – manage and oversee all design deliverables

·       Leadership on digital design thinking – share knowledge, techniques

·       Experience working in-house and with remote development teams Supporting the design team

·       Work with Creative Director and other Design Directors to manage digital workload

·       Mentor and support design team by sharing digital expertise

·       Promote design excellence within the team

·       Client facing – able to communicate effectively up to Board level in the client organisation

 

Reporting lines

Creative Director - Line manager Head of Digital – Support manager