*Design Manager*

Employment Type:
Full-time
Type of Job:
Healthcare Consultancy Jobs
Region:
London
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
Currency:
UK Pound
Posted:
13-Jun-17
Recruiter:
Fish Hook Careers
Job Ref:
NI004

Our client, a global full-service healthcare agency has a new position for a *Design Manager* to join their award winning team.

Reporting to the Creative Director, you will be a natural leader who has passion and drive, with the skills and desire to champion design within the company and take it to the next level. You will be responsible for management of the creative output of their design services, ensuring the highest standard of design creation and delivery for their clients. You will provide original, creative multi-channel design solutions yourself and via your team, adding value to communication and messaging. You and your team will be expected to generate designs solutions for a broad range of channels, including but not limited to: websites, iPads (or tablet-based devices), PowerPoint presentations, printed posters, conference graphics, illustrated books, animations, motion graphics for film, branding/brand books and logos. You will also be expected to support and work collaboratively with the Account Team, Project Managers, Art Directors, Writers and Artworkers.

Experience:
• Relevant degree in applied Design or Advertising
• 5 years experience working within an agency environment (healthcare highly desirable)
• You must be able to see a job through from brief to completion, have knowledge of both print and digital development and production
• You must have people-management experience and be familiar with critiquing/discussing work and providing rationales for all design decisions

Attitude Required:
• You will be passionate about both online and offline projects and have a flare for advertising
• Passion for brand consistency and enthusiastic about producing/working from brand guidelines
• Flexible, positive can-do attitude: open-minded and willing to tackle any brief in any channel
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Energy, drive and commitment – dedication to creativity is key
• Able to work independently and within a team

Core Skills
• Ability to manage and inspire a team of designers and lead from the front
• Ability to manage projects from brief to completion
• You will have a very strong eye for design and high attention to detail
• Ability to produce beautiful page layouts in InDesign and Photoshop
• Ability to generate logos, graphics, charts, Illustrations in Adobe Illustrator
• Ability to retouch images in Photoshop to a high standard
• Ability to create well structured Photoshop layered files for digital and print
• Understanding of common print processes and common digital design processes
• Retouching and image grading to a high standard
• Proven experience and proficiency in the following programs for both print and digital applications
o Adobe Creative Cloud: primarily InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat
o Microsoft: primarily Word, PowerPoint.
• ‘Sketch’ and/or alternative wire-framing applications useful
• Adobe Cloud: After Effects, Premiere Pro, 3D packages

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion. Thank you.

Contact Details:
Fish Hook Careers
Tel: 01474 812086
Contact: Louise
Email:

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