Head of Design

Full-time Sequence in Cardiff

We’re looking for an individual to head up our creative team.

We’re looking for a strategic thinker to work with the creative, new business and client services teams to define the vision and strategy for each project through the provision of a creative brief. Why we’re doing it, who we’re doing it for, how to add value, how to reach the audience and engage with the user.

You’ll be responsible for leading the creative output of the agency to support the business strategy. You’ll achieve this by providing management, mentoring and development opportunities for the team and will work with your team in pitching Sequence’s creative offering during the sales process. You’ll also help identify new potential markets, clients and projects, help steer our own brand to remain at the forefront of the industry.

What we're looking for from you.

The ability, experience and confidence of presenting and communicating ideas to clients in a clear and confident way is a necessity. We’re looking for a doer as well as a thinker. You’ll need to be equally comfortable with pitching as you are in production. Multitasking ability is also key, as you'll be operating in a fast-moving agency environment.

Core skills.

  • Excellent conceptual ability, execution and production.
  • A strong proficiency/expertise in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign.
  • Excellent understanding of UX.
  • Good communication skills and demonstrate efficient people management.
  • Ability and experience of presenting to clients in a clear and confident way.
  • Commercial awareness, comfortable building relationships and networking with decision makers.

What you can expect from us.

What we value.

  • Being sociable and friendly.
  • Clear and strong communication of ideas.
  • A self-motivated mindset with a desire to solve problems.
  • Rather than implementing designs in a vacuum, we believe in a collaborative process to create something of greater value.
  • Sharing knowledge is key. We work and learn together to improve as a team.
  • Interests in other fields, whether it’s code, VR or travel.

Package and benefits.

  • Company pension.
  • Choice of Mac or PC equipment.
  • Subsidised gym membership.
  • Training and events.
  • Salary dependent on experience.

How to apply. Send your CV along with examples of your work - original and relevant concepts, brand platforms and campaign directions. It’s also important that you explain what you have done on each project, your role, responsibilities and challenges. We’d also love to see anything you feel will strengthen your application.

Please send your applications to jobs@sequence.co.uk

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Published at 17-01-2017
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