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Design Studio Manager (Maternity Cover)

Salary £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Location Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job Ref HQ00045260
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

The Opportunity

Macildowie Marketing are currently recruiting for a Design Studio Manager to join a well known B2C organisation in Nottingham on a maternity cover contract.

You will manage the in-house Design Studio, leading a team of six working across on and offline, five brands and nine websites. Projects include advertising, on-site, display, email, social media, brochures, PoS, exhibitions, packaging and corporate. The Design Manager will lead the creative output of the team across all brands and channels as well as manage resource allocation ensuring delivery to a consistently high standard, to deadline and on brand. The team will work to internal briefs and work closely with the marketing and web development teams. This is a hands on design role and design output will also be required.

Key Responsibilities

-Manage a team of in-house designers

-Lead the creative development of brands and campaigns

-Ensure cross-channel consistency

-Develop and evolve brand guidelines and visual identity as appropriate

-Manage resource, projects, workflow and change

-Motivate, mentor, support and train team members and develop their skills

-Manage external resource as required

-Ensure all work meets brief and deadlines, is on brand and conforms to relevant standards

-Develop in-house standards and capabilities

-Oversee HTML email, website maintenance, CMS system support, photography, social media, e-commerce, website design

-Confidently liaise with key internal clients and external stake holders, developing strong relationships

-Create, implement and develop processes

Key Requirements

-Strong print / web design skills with a strong portfolio of examples

-Fluent in full Adobe Suite (InDesign and Photoshop are essential)

-Ability to generate ideas and concepts

-Strong people management and leadership skills

-Brand and campaign experience

-Experience of direct marketing/ responsive driven creative/ marketing

-Digital, print, advertising, packaging, PoS, branding

-Experience working with content management systems, some experience of Magento, Umbraco and Wordpress would be advantageous

-HTML & CSS Coding and web design

-Ability to contribute to UI/UX design and development

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