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Head of Creative - Retail - London - £65k+

  • Salary: £65000 - £75000
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Industry: Retail
Job description You will be responsible for the creative execution and delivery of the brand; you will mentor and manage the in-house studio, this consists of print designers, graphic designers and a large team of artworkers. You will also manage the digital team more loosely.

This is a career defining opportunity for someone who is looking to refresh and elevate an established brand. You will have total creative freedom, working closely with the Brand Director and your team of designers to bring your original ideas to life. You will already be in a Head of Creative role or similar, this must have in-house experience.

You will lead, inspire and mentor a multi-disciplinary team of creatives, supporting creative concepts and graphic communications. You will champion the development of innovation, whilst delivering brand consistency and customer focus when interpreting briefs and delivering projects. You will also collaborate with the website and marketing teams to make sure everything on the website and other channels is consistent.

You should have a graphic design degree or equivalent, be a strong people manager with experience in leading a fast-paced in-house creative studio, have a proven track record in turning trend insights and brand vision into compelling creative output. You will have a deep understanding and appreciation of typography, layout, colour, composition and materials.

Client-facing experience with excellent presentation and pitching skills is essential, as well as in-depth knowledge and experience of retail and marketing communications. You must have excellent knowledge of artwork, reproduction, print, production and finishing processes and a good knowledge of digital design and digital production.

Please apply asap.

Profiles Creative work with the most talented people across Design & Creative, Digital & Ecommerce, Social & Content, Marketing & Communications and PR & Client Services, partnering with the most innovative agencies, as well as top fashion houses, luxury brands, global retailers, media companies and cutting edge travel & leisure companies. We recruit comprehensively for permanent, contract, and freelance candidates at all levels throughout the UK and internationally

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