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Our client is a brand engagement specialist and have been successfully working with global brands for over a decade. They help their clients enhance their offering to create greater engagement with their customers. As a truly full service agency, their highly experienced team curate every aspect of a campaign from conception until completion. They’re looking for a Creative Director to join the team ASAP.


Creative Director



As the creative director of this small agency of 12, you will be the central to the creative channel, managing the day-to-day running of the creative team, managing timelines, conceptualising, supporting the MD and general management of the studio.


They are looking for a creative, driven, strategic individual who can play a key role in driving creativity and consistency within their studio. Their ideal candidate will have an agency background with exposure to a wide variety of clients from a branding stance.


You will have experience with working on digital mediums as well as other mediums and be happy managing a studio as well as junior members of the creative team (3 at the moment).


Creative Management

Core responsibilities;


Responsibilities will include leading the conceptual aspects for clients within property, FMCG, travel, retail and more, making sure the creative team are set up to deliver all creative and digital projects to a brilliant standard, on time and budget.


•      Monitoring, reviewing and filtering all creative and digital briefs, ensuring they are clear and thorough.

•      Create and execute design from concept to completion.

•      Carefully look at how much time is being spent on certain tasks to examine where workflow processes could be improved.

•      Support the MD in managing the creative budget and develop campaign plans.

•      Manage projects from initial idea to final completion.

•      Participate in design discussions and give feedback during planning and strategy meetings.

•      Liaise with key stakeholders to understand business and project needs.

•      Proof and review design work and check all documents before they are sent off.

•      Research industry trends to present ideas and concepts.

•      Demonstrate leadership skills in line with Guide level competencies, managing the performance of the Creative team, and supporting the development of individuals.


Creative Lead

Required Skills:



•      5 plus years of experience at a brand, studio, or agency.

•      Proven experience in a similar role.

•      Studio Management Experience



•      Solid knowledge of design software programs such as Adobe Creative Suite.

•      A strong background in concept creation with the ability to develop the creative skills within the creative team.

•      Strong portfolio showing the breadth of design capabilities.

•      Excellent time management & organisation skills.

•      Strong decision-making & problem-solving skills.

•      An ability to work independently and collaboratively.

•      Meticulous accuracy and attention to detail.

•      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

•      An understanding for brand guidelines and digital/social platforms.

•      The ability to work to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining a high standard.

•      Experience with brand management and guardianship.


What’s in it for you apart from an amazing job opportunity?


Being a part of a small but family orientated company means access to flexibility and benefits. This role is has hybrid possibilities (Mon – Thurs in the office) and is based in central Manchester.


The salary range is £45k to £60k dependant on experience and the environment is very friendly so they’re looking for someone who can fit in with their vibe.


Keywords: Creative Manager, Brand Manager, Studio Manager, Digital Manager, Branding, Senior Designer, Digital Designer, Creative Brand Manager, Workflow Manager, eCommerce, online, retail.



Creative Director – Full Service Agency 6004 KJBSUIG1 Manchester

  • Being a part of a small but family orientated company means access to flexibility and benefits. This role is has hybrid possibilities (Mon – Thurs in the office) and is based in central Manchester.

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