Design Director/Head of Design

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Location
England, London
Salary
£60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted
22 March 2018
Closes
19 April 2018
Ref
GPLDD
Contact
Courtney Baisch
Job Function
Designer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

George P Johnson is on the hunt for a Design Director/Head of Design to join our thriving, award-winning creative events agency.

This is a key role within our creative department, which exists at a key time for our agency. The role is based at our stunning new Waterloo office site, with the opportunity to travel and to help build and manage a pioneering design team.

You'll have gravitas as a strong leader, and you'll ensure the agency's output is at its best across all of its creative offerings.

The role's absolute requirements:

  • Building and managing team of talented and inspiring people
  • Working with other department heads to ensure smooth running of the department
  • Developing processes in the department and championing those across the business
  • Managing workflow, briefing and managing designers
  • Presenting work to the business and clients
  • Building lines of communication with the production department to ensure smooth running of projects
  • Signing off of all design/action briefs and informing timings
  • Ensuring consistency of work and making sure all work is to a standard expected of GPJ
  • Liaising with 3rd party suppliers to ensure we are collaboratively working

Skills to bring to the table at GPJ:

  • Strong management skills with the ability to work in a demanding and changing environment
  • Awesome communication skills
  • The ability to perform comfortably with authority and flair in pitches
  • The ability to work across multiple large-scale events at any given time alongside smaller experiential activations
  • A genuine interest in design and creativity outside of work too
  • Solid organisational skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Constant strive for producing best in class work

If you have the experience above and are interested to explore this role please let us know why by emailing courtney.baisch@gpj.com with your CV/portfolio.

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