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Ten years ago (it seems like only yesterday) we were simply a small group of experienced yet rather frustrated creative recruiters about to launch a brand new business. RedSofa. We were determined to show the world we could do a better job than the competition: and have fun at the same time.
Our philosophy was very simple only hire the very best and watch them and the business flourish. By 2014 we were proud to be acclaimed Europe's fastest growing and most respected Creative Recruitment Agency. A year later we opened our Berlin office.
Of course there are other elements to our success, passion, creativity and building long-term personal relationships, but working with the very best people will always be at the core of our being.
We now cover almost every area in our sector, ranging from junior art workers to global CEOs. Our expertise in every area is widely regarded as being unequalled. IMPRINT
Digital Social Designer -with motion
£30,000 - £40,000
My client are looking for a talented Designer to work with some awesome consumer brands.
This role is to boost our team with a graphic designer / creative who can help tell stories through imagery, illustration, animation (on-screen motion graphics and/or stop motion), and photography. The role will see you working alongside the rest of the creative team but primarily on our extensive range of beauty, hospitality, FCMG, alcohol and leisure accounts.
Solid creative thinking, problem solving and a love for social media are also heavily valued within this role. We are a passionate, proactive and close design team, brimming with talent, enthusiasm and banter. We’re looking for someone who loves what they do and will bring their own brand of spark, vim and vigor to the agency.
Day-to-day activities typically include:
Create visual material for online and offline consumption
2D motion graphics
Creative thinking to a brief, on your own or as a team
Organisation of project workflow
Delivering storyboards and visuals
Bringing products to life through creative photography
Liaising with fellow team members, client service and community team
Brand guardianship and strategic design development
Exceptional organisational skills, we’re looking for a passionate designer to support and guide junior members of the design team
Conceptualise a brief from issue through to artwork and implementation
Ensure you understand the requirements of the brief and explain how the visual meets the client strategy
Meticulous visuals and finished assets delivered on time, consistently on brand and in a cost-effective manner
Liaise with other heads to deliver projects as a teamhis time so please only send your most exciting, creative and unique Motion Design reels.
UI Product Designer
£50,000 - £65,000
This is a cutting edge role that is involved in some serious UI/Product exposure with a very well known global name thats isn’t afraid of pushing boundaries and disrupting the norm.
My client are looking for a pixel perfect Product UI Designer that can work their magic with user interface across wearables, APPS, Tablets, touchscreen and web. Their style is original, they aren’t afraid to push boundaries and pride themselves in being unique. The design involved will be working on an overall product never seen on the consumer market before and will set the precedent for an original, immersive digital experience.
This role encourages eclectic-thinking, being “safe” in your design solutions is not an option. The agency is looking for a UI/Product Designer that gets excited about diversity, can bring an element of unorthodox originality to a design brief and at the same time deliver a pixel perfect, well executed example of fuss-free design.
Service design, digital transformation, prototyping and human-centered design thinking are core to this role as well as having the experience to lead and inspire an already award winning multi-disciplined design team.
You will need all of these:
*Passion for interaction design and communications
*Solid understanding of graphic design principles, brand communications andinterface design for digital touchscreen/points
*Great hands-on design skills, a love for great craft and a very refined attention
Digital Art Director
£40,000 - £60,000
A bit about who we’re after
Are you a super-talented, finger-on-the-pulse, creative-thinking Art Director/Designer? Then you could be exactly the kind of Art Director/Designer my client is looking for. We need someone who can spin more than one plate at a time: who’s able to come up with killer digital ideas and deliver beautifully crafted creative work.
You’ll need to have a design background and experience with content creation is a must – the majority of the work you’ll be involved in will be content related (social and blog). You’ll be thoughtful, with a great knowledge of what is achievable on existing and emerging digital formats and platforms.
You’ll be required to concept and oversee multiple projects and to be hands-on in some of the key ones.
£45,000 - £55,000
We are currently looking for a 3D designer to join a creative agency who are based in a funky and vibrant studio in London. Their work has won them various awards and they are well on their way to becoming one of the best 3D agencies. They are currently in need of a 3D designer who has extensive knowledge of C4D and vector works within events, restaurants and brand experiences. Ideally you will be an established senior to is looking to take the next step into progressing to a Design Director.
You will be driven and excited by the opportunity to assist shaping the future of the agency in becoming a market leader and the go to agency for all 3D related projects. This agency is working with iconic brands creating some of the most interactive customer experiences with the use of 3D and digital.
Its essential that you are a genius in C4D and Vectorworks and have a folio that shows 3D spaces you have created. You’re folio will show your creative thinking and hand sketching abilities
Please apply now with your cv and folio
New Business Manager
£45,000 - £46,000
This is a special opportunity for the right person to join an award-winning and growing creative agency.
Working closely with the CEO and CSO who head up the agency’s New Business function, you will be an integral player in driving the new business process from lead generation, pitch, conversion and beyond.
The key focus will be ensuring the Agency have a healthy and enviable pipeline of new business. As such, you’ll get involved in project managing pitches, as well as broader agency marketing and PR initiatives.
You will also be account managing their key client in London, a leading high street fashion retailer. You will be the key point of contact for the client and manage award-winning integrated communication development seasonally across the year.
Mid-weight UI Designer
£35,000 - £40,000
We are looking for a bright, ambitious, Middleweight-Senior Digital Designer to join our team. You will have the opportunity to work in an incredibly versatile, hardworking and dedicated creative team.
Working on large, well-known brands, as well as smaller, highly creative ones, the successful candidate will work across and help lead digital creative and web design, from IA and UX design to presentation and implementation, through to other projects such as full brand guidelines and print design. You will have an expert understanding and passion for design in the web and digital space, including full proficiency of Adobe suite.
For more information get in touch, we are looking to fill this position immediately.
Mid-weight UI Designer
£30,000 - £40,000
Duties & responsibilities:
Designing beautifully crafted digital experiences across multiple platforms
Collaborate closely with CX to create user centred designs and bring ideas to life
Communicate your ideas in a variety of ways from hand drawn sketches & scamps, storyboards, pixel perfect visuals or prototypes
Articulate your thinking both to internal stakeholders and clients of different levels
Take ownership of projects from initial briefing to delivery with ability to work independently or as part of a team, taking direction, where necessary
Knowledge & Skills Requirements:
Ideally 2+ years multi platform digital design experience in an agency or similar environment
A diverse portfolio displaying a range of sophisticated & elegant work
Solid understanding of the CX/UX process
Ability to create pixel perfect designs with proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator etc.) and Sketch.
Experience with prototyping tools (such as InVision) is desirable but not essential
Experience with motion graphics (such as after effects) is desirable but not essential
Experience working in an agile environment
Excellent time management skills with proven ability to work in a fast paced environment and deliver to deadlines
Self motivated, willingness to learn and ability to take initiative while working closely as part of a diverse team
Genuine interest in all things digital with a passion for staying on track with emerging trends & culture, attending events and engaging with the wider digital creative community
Junior Motion Designer
City of London, London
£25,000 - £30,000
My client, located in Shoreditch, London, are looking for a mid-level animator/ motion graphic artist to join a fast paced, creative team. They are mid sized studio producing a wide range of live action and animated content; from TV idents and commercials, to music videos and feature film titles as well as online advertising and corporate comms and are looking for a multi-talented, full time motion graphic designer to join their expanding team.
The ideal candidate would have a strong art and design background, at least 3 years experience working with Adobe After Effects and must be comfortable both working alongside a roster of creative directors as well as producing content individually.
▪ Stand out portfolio and reel
▪ Strong understanding of design, typography, colour and composition
▪ Excellent knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
▪ Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro
▪ Ability to manage multiple projects and tight deadlines
▪ Super organised, detail driven, proactive team member
▪ Bachelors degree in Animation, Motion Graphics, Illustration or similar
▪ Preferably 3 years experience in Motion Graphic design
▪ Experience working with high end camera footage (Red Epic, Arri Alexa etc) is a plus
▪ Knowledge of Cinema4d is a strong plus, other 3d software knowledge may also be useful.
Please note – We are not looking for 3d Character Animators at this time so please only send your most exciting, creative and unique Motion Design reels.
Creative Lead (m/f)
£70,000 - £90,000
RedSofa is finding talents exciting opportunities by delivering a ground-breaking recruitment service to the creative, start-up and tech industry. For our clients and candidates we follow a simple approach: be helpful and always give honest open advice that is built on trust.
Creative Lead (f/m)
Company Overview: International game studio and maker of one the most played games in the world.
Role Overview: We’re hiring for a permanent Creative Director to lead the publishing section on the eSports team of the game studio to apply strategic objectives to creative campaigns and events and to direct a team of internal and external creatives.
Terms: Full time permanent, asap
If you are interested, please get in touch with Jörn at RedSofa Berlin:
Senior Creative Team (Content focussed)
£50,000 - £65,000
My client has had their most successful 3 years, growing existing business and winning new business across advertising, direct response, social, digital and CRM. They are already attracting the best strategic and creative brains to take them to the next level so there has never been a better time to join an agency with a client list that includes some huge well respected brands.
With a strong background in real campaigns and an understanding of content, social and digital they are looking for a talented senior creative team with at least 8 years experience to join the fastest growing team in the agency.
With a proven track record on big brands you should be comfortable managing jobs from brief to output, presenting to clients and mentoring younger teams.
The ideal candidates should be able to turn their hand to any challenge and be able to produce great work, of a very high standard within a fast-paced, creative environment.
And while creative talent is obviously a key priority, attitude is equally important. My client are looking for people who are passionate about what they do but are also down to earth. People who can lead by example, inspire and create brilliant work but who want to have a laugh too.
Trump on twitter, 80's fashion trends, Lemmings, not everything should be followed. Red Sofa on social media on the other hand... Yeah, follow us, we're a lovely bunch!
We are well and truly open for business and you are more than free to pop in anytime. (except the weekends!) Also feel free to check out our Berlin office.
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Steve Buss 17th April 2018
We can all learn something from Roger Federer.
There are a number of people that I look up to and aspire to be more like, too many to mention on this forum. Oprah Winfrey, Colonel Sanders and Hilda Ogden have all touched my life for one reason or another but Roger Federer stands out for me and I’m more than happy to serve up some thoughts on the Fed.
The guy’s a class act from start to finish: Gracious, humble, considerate and the best EVER at what he does. Applauding those around him, never talking negatively about his competitors, never making excuses, the first to congratulate his competition on their success, constantly striving to be better and still on top of his game in the twilight of his playing career.
We can all learn something from Roger Federer.
Being an avid tennis fan, I’ve followed Federer since his colossal victory dethroning the previous King, Pete Sampras at Wimbledon in 2001, and his meteoric rise to World No.1, winning almost every competition he played in. Confidence was high for so long and with that, everything seemed easy.
When he finally hit hard times with a resurgent Nadal, Djokovic and Murray, Federer dropped down the pecking order and everyone thought that was the last of Roger. He’d had a young family, achieved monumental success in the Grand Slam era and we all thought he’d just fade into the background.
Federer was having none of it. Back to the practice courts and with excellent
conditioning, selective tournament matches and Grand Slam preparation he proved what a 20 Grand Slam Champion can do to come back and win the Australian Open / Wimbledon in 2017 and Australian Open in 2018 and there’s still three slams to go. He’s achieved this up against some of the very best professional tennis players that ever graced planet Earth.
So where am I going with this? I think the point I’m trying to make is that if you’re going through a bad patch in your career and it seems like you’re fading into the background then make yourself relevant again, train, learn a new skill, develop on your existing skills and get out there and prove you’ve still got what it takes.
It’s all gone a bit cheesy now. I can only apologise.
But that’s ok. I know I can turn this round and so can you the next time you’re looking for inspiration. Just look in the mirror and repeat after me:
We can all learn something from Roger Federer!