Kelso Jones

Design Team Leader

Kelso Jones
Up to £40,000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Industry Sector
Agency, Creative Design Agency
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Head of
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Head of Design

Our client is one of the most successful design agencies in the Nottinghamshire region and boasts an enviable client base within the retail sector.

They are looking to recruit a Design Team Leader for one of the agency's key retail clients to lead on and deliver the creative output for key project briefs. The successful candidate will have proven experience of working across the retail sector and consumer brands and have an excellent understanding of branding along with experience of working within a busy design studio to tight deadlines. You must be able to handle complex projects with or without a team from concept to completion and take responsibility for owning and overseeing these creative projects, ensuring that work is consistently of a high standard. It goes without saying that you will be able to demonstrate a highly creative and varied portfolio.

Key responsibilities

To be responsible for the quality and effectiveness of a projects creative output.

To have a strong understanding of the brands for key clients, ensuring creative work is delivered to the client’s brand parameters.

To lead and/or participate in developing and delivering designs to meet clients’ objectives.

To direct designers in a way that transfers knowledge and expertise.

To support the Creative Director, lead client relationships and deputise whenever necessary.

Skills and experience

Demonstrate conceptual creative thinking at a high level.

Ability to storyboard concepts and thought processes, working collaboratively with the  copywriting team.

Expertise in retail customer journey and creation, development and management of retail brand communication across all customer touch points.

Experienced in creation of brands, brand identity, customer communication and engagement.

Experienced in communicating with and presenting to clients at all levels.

Ability to organise and direct photoshoots.

This is offered as a full time permanent job.

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