Design Director

London

Contract Permanent

Listed 29-May-2019


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We’re on the hunt for an awesome Design Director to join our buzzing central London creative department. You’ll need to be super passionate about all things creative, have experience of design for the luxury industries, but most importantly, be crazy excited to be part of an industry leader in Social and Word of Mouth marketing.

The role will see you leading our range of Beauty and Lifestyle clients, supported by a team of creative designers and production heads. You will be primarily spearheading a team on an international beauty brand so an interest in hair, fashion and beauty is essential. Time moves at the speed of light at 1000heads, but you’ll be working with the most talented bunch of individuals this side of the Moon landings.

RESPONSIBILITIES

DAY-TO-DAY ACTIVITIES TYPICALLY INCLUDE:

In a nutshell you'll working within the design team on a market leader in the hair and beauty industry. You’ll be tasked with owning and leading the creative output on this account, developing their brand, producing campaigns, overseeing retainer content and developing our team with your impressive luxury / beauty design knowledge. You will also sit over a number of beauty and lifestyle brands and work with the teams to deliver best in class work.

Creatives at 1000heads are involved from the start of a brief right through to output. You will go further, helping us guide the client on the future of the brand identity, drive forward creative ideations, oversee project development and lead creation of content across a variety of channels and mediums. Ownership and passion are key at 1000heads, so we’re looking for a candidate with an insatiable drive to create award winning, innovative work. You will need to be hands on when driving forward concepts and brand campaigns.

KEY SKILLS

Intrapreneurial, with a team-player approach and a can-do attitude to go with it. We value positive, proactive team members, eager to help, take on responsibility and able to work on their own initiative

Fierce independence, someone who does not need permission to make change

Passion, passion, passion

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, especially when interacting directly with clients

Meticulous attention to detail and a hunger for problem-solving

Experienced creative, with flexibility and adaptability to changing workloads and management of multiple projects and brands simultaneously

Demonstrated 10+ years design background

Wealth of luxury brand knowledge (Beauty clients preferred)

Agency experience highly desirable

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Design degree preferred by not essential

 

This job description is not intended to cover everything that will be expected of you but rather to act as a guide and you maybe required to get involved in additional ad hoc projects

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