Head of Production

Michael Page Digital
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

As a Head of Production/Creative Services based in London, you will be responsible for managing the process for creative development of engaging and memorable online and offline advertising.

You're not just creative, you will also have a strong understanding of data and insights and you know how to apply this to creative strategy.

Client Details

You will be working for an international and award winning online trading, financial services business.

You'll be working within the marketing team and coordinating with wider company departments (customer services, sales, IT and development) to manage the production of digital and offline creative content, geared at driving brand awareness and customer engagement.

You will lead the efforts of the team members responsible for creating the visual and written aspects advertisements. Assign and delegate tasks to graphic designers, copywriters, and freelance staff, who will work together to create a consistent marketing and brand identity for the company. Take the concepts developed with your fellow managers all the way through to delivery of the final creative. In addition to having a thorough understanding of principles of art, layout, and copy, you will be required to have in-depth knowledge of a variety of design software.


As a Head of Production/Creative Services based in London, you will have the key responsibilities:

- Plan creative direction and Project manage the development of digital and offline creative content including videos, animations, editorial, design and interactive content; delivery of projects through briefing, planning and launch.

-Translate business requirements into concepts and progress until a final design is approved in both digital and offline environments.

- Ensure content meets brand guidelines and is delivered on time and within agreed budgets. Maintain and monitor brand identity with relevant design language for each of the company's brands and products.

- Working closely with the social media, events, graphic designers, video/multimedia teams, content and developers in order to bring all the aspects together to for localised campaign launches around the globe

- Analyse the performance of campaigns and make recommendations

-Promote best practices and drive consistency and high quality implementation of the brand identity.

-Run weekly production meetings, holding direct reports accountable for deadlines

-Supervise and manage training, hiring, and evaluating multimedia, design and content teams

-Interact with other departments to maintain communication.

-Attend & plan meetings and make presentations to top management to decide the strategic and creative direction of an advertising campaign.

-Use creative expertise to interpret management's vision and make it a tangible and deliverable product.

-Meet goals at specific deadline with maximum efficiency as possible


A successful Head of Production/Creative Services, will require:

-Minimum 7 year's experience on online and offline position involving a blend of skills in design and communication.

-Minimum 3 year's experience on managerial positions

-A degree in marketing, design, business or other comparable qualification Excellent understanding of creative development and design process

-Experience on end to end creative planning and implementation.

-Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, work within a marketing team, and other departments

-Strong organisational skills

-Strong Leadership and Negotiation Skills

-Ability to Perform under pressure

-Articulate, Flexible, Collaborative

-Strong attention to detail.

-Excellent communication skills, written and oral

-Financial Service Market knowledge and experience desirable but not obligatory

Job Offer

You will receive a fantastic salary between £45,000 to £55,000 with benefits including private medical insurance and much more.