Design & Creative Manager, Amazing Gift & Stationery Brand

I Love My Job Ltd
Surrey, UK
21 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working with an inspiring and design-led consumer brand that supplies to leading retailers from John Lewis and ASOS to Selfridges and Urban Outfitters.

They are looking for a talented Design & Creative Manager with a positive and adaptable mindset to lead their fantastic team! You will have excellent experience of designing commercial retail products and will love leading a team just as much as you love designing.

This is a forward thinking, trend driven business so you must love keeping ahead of the trend and be able to keep ahead of the curve!

Your role as Design & Creative Manager will involve:
  • Lead your design team ensuring projects are briefed accurately, direction is given effectively, and work is produced on time and to brief
  • Identify trends to inspire your team, the wider business and clients ensuring that the company's reputation of being ahead of the curve is maintained
  • Assist your team, giving them support / direction but also building their confidence allowing them to make the right creative decisions
  • Have full visibility of the progress of all design projects; ensuring that deadlines are met
  • Approve all work and design projects created by the team
  • Collaborate closely with the product team to ensure that design standards are maintained throughout production
  • Coordinate photo and video shoots
  • Oversee all creative throughout the business to ensure that this is consistent and to the highest standard

The ideal candidate for the Design & Creative Manager position will have:
  • 3+ years design experience within a consumer product environment
  • Experience of leading a team preferred
  • Excellent Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop experience
  • Trend identification ability
  • Experience of end to end design experience from idea generation through to launch
  • A strong design portfolio featuring trend-driven consumer products that demonstrate your market awareness, idea generation and commercial pragmatism
  • A positive, can-do attitude and a real passion for what you do

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