Job title Design Director
Location Pearlfisher London
A senior role working alongside the Creative Director to lead and manage design projects for influential and high-profile brands.
We need you to
Direct, manage and take creative responsibility for client design projects that you are assigned to and provide clear, focused, inspirational design direction to other members of the design team.
This is a key role requiring the highest level of
Creative intuition / Conceptual thinking / Confidence / People skills
You will show us that you have
A strong understanding of and a passion for all aspects of design and branding.
A strong knowledge of typography, layout, colour and the latest design software and related tools.
Experience of design systems and guidelines.
You will definitely need to be
An original thinker
An inspiration to your team and the wider business
Able to articulate a point of view
Hands-on, and able to adapt across categories, brands and touch-points
The bare minimum we need from you is
At least one year in a DD role within a branding and design agency, across FMCG and Identity
And the technical skills we’d appreciate are
An understanding of latest Adobe Suite software
Ideally, you will have experience of/exposure to
Or at the very least, an appreciation of/passion for experiential design covering motion, digital and environmental design.
The role in detail
As a Design Director, you will:
NB Pearlfisher reserves the right to amend your duties slightly or provide you with additional duties within your skills and competencies.
Assessment of success
Success will be viewed and measured in two ways:
i. Commercial Effectiveness: Being responsible and accountable for ensuring jobs are on track and in budget. Being instrumental in bringing in significant business, through new and existing client relationships.
ii. Creative Excellence: Maintaining high standards, winning awards and contributing to features, and pushing the design team to create award-winning work.
iii. Cultural Value: Understanding PF values and embodying them yourself and in your team.
You will report directly to Pearlfisher London’s Creative Director.
Please note that, due to the volume of applications and the need for our hiring team to assess these easily, we kindly ask that you upload your CV and some examples from your portfolio as a single PDF document that is smaller than 5MB. There is an opportunity to upload or link to a full portfolio as part of the application process, but the initial screening process will be based on this PDF, so please do choose your examples carefully.