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Boldspace

Senior Graphic Designer / Full Time / Paid
London UK

https://www.boldspace.com

Boldspace is looking for a Lead Graphic Designer to lead the design output of the agency, reporting to the Art Director and Chief Brand Officer.

The workload is varied including on branding, web design, social and broader advertising.

Role Details

Strategy is at the heart of everything we do, and understanding and running the strategic process within the design process is absolutely essential to this role.

You will understand the craft of adding and taking away cultural meanings to and from brands through bold design, as well as how to sell their thinking into clients.

The ideal candidate will have experience working and leading design teams and processes, building compelling brand identities and guidelines from scratch, designing striking websites and creating beautiful, flawless editorial and presentations.

We want someone who wants a challenge, joining an exciting agency doing things differently. We want someone with a viewpoint who is driven, meticulously detail-focused and who can present work passionately, with conviction.

THE ROLE

Responsible for implementing the highest standards of branding ideation, processes, presentation and execution.
Leading teams and overseeing multiple, varied design projects and tasks at any one time.

You will lead a small, growing design team of three.
Drive the design standards of the agency with bold, beautiful work
Bring a strong understanding of typography, layout, and brand identity principles, as well as animation and 3D principles.
Design a varied range of assets for the agency from client work to pitch documents, social campaigns and development of our own brand
Develop creative concepts and produce innovative artwork style guides and brand guidelines
Confidently present design concepts with strong rational strategic justifications, leading pitches and presentations.
Identify key trends and creative developments inside and outside of the industry

COMPANY VALUES AND CULTURE

BOLDNESS: We are proactively confident and courageous in our attitude and approach.
TRANSPARENCY: We are honest with our clients and each other.
EMPATHY: We care about each other and the world we live in.
CHALLENGE: We question what we are told and how things seem.
PROGRESSIVENESS: Our environment, company, people & product must always be better.

Further reading: https://www.boldspace.com/purpose/#values

WHAT YOU GET IN RETURN
You can expect a truly radical place to work with maximum freedom and benefits:
Learning & development: everyone has a compulsory 1/2 day a month to learn, read and develop where they see fit.
Pensions: a 5% employer contribution.
Equipment: choose your own equipment – let us know which tools you need and we’ll get them for you.
Holiday: unlimited holiday (including all UK public holidays) – we trust our staff to take the time they need and still excel in their jobs – and days off for birthdays and moving house are guaranteed.
Flexible working: complete choice over where you work each day.
Transparent salary bandings: We have a salary framework visible to all to ensure equal pay for equal work and we recognise and reward you when your responsibilities increase.
Socials: team socials regularly, chosen by the team.
Team retreats: time to get to know each other away from the office.
Bonus: transparent bonus structure that includes % of salary based on objectives met, 5% commission on any new business brought into the agency, and £1k employee referral bonus.
Supporting good causes: we contribute some of our outperformance to charitable causes which the team help choose.
Wellness: time within working hours every week for those that want or need it.
Monthly benefits budget: £50 per month, every month, to spend on whatever you want – from a home-delivered vegetable box and discounted gym memberships, to mental health support and professional coaching.

A CARBON NEUTRAL BUSINESS
Boldspace measures its performance on profit, people and planet combined. From day one, we will offset your carbon footprint entirely. The cost of this is covered 100% by the company.

Skill/Attributes Required

KEY SKILLS

A leader, able to drive creative practices and inspire others to drive standards across the agency.
Must have a good working knowledge of the Adobe package: Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator – as well as a strong knowledge of the application of animation and 3D.
Self-motivated with the ability to manage your own time and others’ extremely well.
Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines.
A desire to develop the company and contribute with ideas to improve processes and practices.

Apply/Respond by:
09/12/2022

Send: Folio

jointheteam@boldspace.com

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