Design Manager / Design Director

The Company
A dynamic and global sports company, this European powerhouse are changing the way fans engage with sport, leading in the next generation of sports advertising and viewing.

A team of passionate producers, graphic designers, animators, developers and video creatives, this company have undergone some exciting changes recently - so a great time to get involved.


The Position
In a nutshell you’ll be managing and leading on all creative, playing a pivotal role in where this company will be within years to come.

This is an integral role in which you will deliver purpose built solutions for a whole host of brands and creatively lead on the activation of external brand campaigns.

Heading up the creative team in Leeds, you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of brand output, whilst collaborating with other managers to create and ensure global brand consistency. Creating and working to distinct brand guidelines, you’ll build relationships across editorial, social and commercial teams.

You’ll also be getting stuck into creative yourself, creating dynamic visuals for cross-platform campaigns - whether it’s an online social campaign, a bespoke microsite or global advertising project - brand will underpin everything you do.

A huge part of this role, will also be to mentor designers, creating a vibrant, inspirational and supportive studio environment - getting the best out of each one of your team.


What We’re Looking For
Energetic, dynamic and a passion for design is key to this role. We’re looking for someone who really stands out from the crowd - a proven design manager, who can lead design teams into the next exciting phase of this company.

You’ll have 7+ years experience working with an impressive portfolio of concepts and visuals that grab our attention!

You’ll be a creative thinker, leading creative discussions and strategy, whilst having the technical skills to create key visuals and present concepts to clients and internal directors.

Ideally you’ll live and breathe sports, but above all else we’re looking for experience working with global brands and leading design teams to create killer visuals.


What’s On Offer?
Salary - £50,000 - 55,0000
25 days holidays (increasing after 3 years)
Medical and life insurance
Pension contributions}
Personal training and development
Global design teams
Brand new purpose built studio
Vibrant working environment

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