Head of Design

Shoreditch, London
07 February 2019
06 March 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Design (1 year maternity cover contract)

We Are Family London is a small, yet perfectly formed, fast-paced creative events agency who offer unique, detailed creative, original design and in-depth industry knowledge. A ‘one stop shop' for an events brief, from creative concepts through to design, production and build, delivery, event live days, guest management and guest logistics.

Covering a wide range of briefs, from large scale festival-style parties, corporate retreats, VIP dinners, brand installations, office interior design, to roadshows, swag briefs and corporate gifting.

WAF are going through a period of expansion and are looking to take on a Head Of Design to help support the growing design team during a period of maternity cover.

A hybrid role; we are looking for someone who is comfortable working within the 2D and 3D landscape and who is a confident conceptual designer and excellent team player.

You would be working closely with the Head of Creative, the lead Designer and Head of Creative Production.

The skill-sets required of this role are as follows;

Event design key responsibilities:

  • Design, own and amend creative presentations
  • Confident presenting ideas to clients and pitching
  • Conceptualising event designs using moodboards and conceptual write ups
  • Create 2D plans in Vectorworks
  • Work in Sketchup to communicate event/build designs
  • Create quick Photoshop visuals to support creative presentations
  • Liaising with suppliers and production staff 
  • Art directing on-site builds

Graphic design key responsibilities;

  • Conceive of and implement graphic design identity concepts for events
  • Art direct graphic designers/artworkers to facilitate the roll out graphic concepts across a variety of assets from digital invites to physical event collateral
  • Quality control of graphic assets as they are installed on site
  • Knowledge of print processes

Required skills and experience

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience within a creative agency or similar role within event/exhibition design
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop Illustrator and Indesign
  • Excellent knowledge of Sketchup and Vectorworks
  • Experience working creatively within brand or event style guidelines
  • Be able to work on multiple projects, calmly under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Be content taking creative direction but also working collaboratively amongst the team 
  • Confident in proposing and discussing materials and methods of production to bring concepts to life and within budget
  • Knowledge of Powerpoint/Keynote a bonus

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