Content Director (13005)

London

Permanent

£50,000 - £55,000

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Our Client is a leading independent content/digital Agency based in Farringdon. They work with leading global beauty and fashion brands on award winning content creation.

Due to an internal restructure they’re looking to hire an experienced Content Director to develop client relationships to become a trusted partner who always delivers. In doing so succesful candidates will emobdy culture, establish team processes, support and grow the team.

Sucessful Content Directors will;

Develop client and internal briefs ensuring clear objectives, scope, desired outcomes & deliverables are determined

Devise research approach combining data and analytics

Lead content planning and creative development

Oversee scoping and production to ensure efficiency, profitability, adequate staff planning, creative excellence & quality control

Mangement of production process

Review draft/final content & manage client approval process

Have overall responsibility for your designated accounts finance & P&L you’ll ensure your team is working profitably both in terms of fees and expenses.

Lead activiation strategy

Analyse & merchandise results for further client development and new business

Posted by: Sarah Houghton

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Traffic Manager (12453)

London

Permanent

£40,000 - £45,000

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Traffic Manager – Creative Services – Integrated Agency

My Client is a leading Integrated Agency looking for a super switched on Traffic Manager to join their amazing team.  This is an incredible opportunity for someone with experience as a Traffic Manager, to come on board, work with some amazing people and be part of an award winning agency! The Traffic department are the link between the client services and the creative department and they manage all resource requirements for the Creatives (Art Directors, Copywriters and Designers) placed on the business, and are therefore responsible for managing the expectations of both Client and Project management in terms of best practice and efficiency. The role will be to manage the day-to-day workflow of roughly 20 creatives and around 5 different accounts. The role will require you to work closely and seamlessly with the other traffic managers in the team with an understanding and holistic view of the full creative department and the all briefs and deadlines. You will therefore need to have past experience with trafficking a fast paced and large team as well as someone who works and communicates well in a team.

 

This person will also need to be confident, strong and personable, you will be required to conduct daily stand ups, communicate with Creative Directors on decisions, run resource meetings and be firm to enforce process to ensure most efficient ways of working. You will needs to have commercial awareness in assuring the Client and Project Management teams are quoting correctly for the resource required as well as being able to monitor the efficiencies of and burn rates on each job. This will require daily follow-ups on timesheet completion of your team. The Traffic Team uphold agency process; ensuring departments across the agency are adhering to the best and efficient ways of working. A Traffic Manager must be able to use their judgement and skill to ensure the teams deliver work on time. The Traffic team aid Client and Project Management by being solutions driven and guiding efficiencies in the delivery of projects through Creative.

Requirements

Organisation of resources through your teams:

• Use your knowledge to put the right people on the right jobs according to their skillset/abilities and ensuring consistency of resource

• Keep the departmental freelance tracker up to date with accurate information around commercials and start and end dates. Working with IT and HR to ensure freelancers have the necessary equipment and work space to work.

• Running weekly commercial reports on utilisations across the departments, highlighting issues and trends. Reporting on team’s commercial health and flagging and following up on jobs with financial over runs.

• Working with Creatives on timesheet completion and commercial awareness

• Keeping your Creative Directors involved in decision-making around resource and overseeing projects

• Timely response to client and project management ad hoc requests and keeping the teams updated on project progression.

• Managing creative diaries, putting in briefings, wip’s and 1st thought meetings.

• Ensuring concept and design turnaround times are adhered to.

• Leading stand-ups confidently and resolving issues/changes highlighted.

• Check in with creatives and tech to ensure work is progressing and removing blockers.

• Weekly resource requests and Freelance requirements to be scheduled weekly, highlighting any resourcing or people issues.

• Work with Client and Project Management on timing plans and schedule for the life of projects

• Negotiating with agencies and freelancers on rates.

• Becoming part of the team you work within, knowing the brands and the people who work on them. Skills

• Proactive individual

• Great communicator

• Commercially focussed and proficient

• Able to follow process and best practice

• Competent presenter

• Strong time management

• Personable and approachable

• Team player

• 2-3 years’ experience in either traffic or project management

 

Posted by: Sarah Houghton

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Integrated Project Manager (12424)

London

Permanent

£40,000 - £50,000

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My Client is a top global advertising agency within a leading agency network responsible for handling all marketing activity from advertising to digital experience, to data science to CRM, to dealer. Their operating model is based on an agile and inter-disciplinary approach, integrating narrative and experience in a dynamic creation process, with data and digital at the core.

Purpose

With the support of Lead PM, Project Managers ensure that projects are delivered on time and on budget both within the agency and externally to clients to ensure the best qualitative output.

Supports account teams in early project stages: project scoping, strategy and creative brief development;
Takes full project and client management (with the help of account team) from late creative development stage, through to design, production and QA stages;
Creates and manages SoW – scope, cost and timings control at all times;

Books and manages resource, assures that delivery teams have all the support to produce their work in a timely and efficient way;
Develops design/production briefs, manages briefings, reviews, feedback and amends;
Sources tech requirements, manages trafficking sheet/display serving platform/Facebook Creative Hub set-up;
Takes responsibility for suggesting alternative options in situations where there are challenges from a timings or delivery standpoint’;
Manages and follows up on all internal and third-party costs and POs;

Profile

Integrated PM will have strong communications skills and first-hand experience of taking personal charge for the delivery of similar highly innovative and creative projects along with:

4+ years’ proven experience with a track record in marketing communications projects;
Experience and understanding of the processes involved in delivering Online display & Social, TV/Print/Radio and outdoor campaigns is essential;
Broad understanding of areas such as: web analytics, personalization, search, customer journey analysis, A/B-testing, trafficking/tracking is desirable;
Able to manage pressure and risks, prioritize and deliver effectively;
Is a strong team player and stays professional at all times;
A rapid learner, good communicator, negotiator and influencer who’s warm and likeable, able to convince a client;
Is detailed focused and has solid writing and speaking skills in English.

Posted by: Sarah Houghton

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Senior Account Director (12750)

London

Permanent

£65,000 - £65,000

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We are looking for an experienced strategic Senior Account Director or Group Account Director with top table experience leading integrated strategy for Alcohol, Automotive, Luxury or new to market innovative brands. Global strategy experience ideal.

You must have as understanding of the full marketing mix, specifically ATL advertising, content, digital, social and brand experience.

This is a senior role in a bespoke established agency.

You are likely to have the following;

  • 7+ years’ experience in a creative/integrated business and a proven track record working as a lead agency partner
  • Experience in delivering global and local campaigns from strategy to TV/content/digital/social/brand experiences and in some instances channel comms such as off-trade
  • Strong understanding of the strategic product working alongside strategists to deliver brand and campaign strategies, whilst providing direction to clients where needed as their trusted agency partner
  • Proven ability in working closely with creative department to deliver a brilliant creative product for client and agency
  • A track record in building strong and long-lasting relationships with multiple clients becoming a true partner to them, and as a result delivering sustainable account growth
  • Experience in delivering profitability at both project and client level
  • Ability to foster a great team culture, focused on your team’s development, as well as collaboration with other departments

Alcohol/Automotive/Luxury brands experience beneficial.


Posted by: Richard Maddox

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account director (12749)

London

Permanent

£50,000 - £55,000

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We are looking for an integrated Account Director or Senior Account Director with a passion for music, marketing and street culture; and an understanding of the full marketing mix; advertising, digital, partnerships, content; loyalty and acquisition.

Role responsibilities

•          Present an “always on” and “client first” positioning at all times.

•          Work with team members to deliver superb client servicing, positive relationship development, and robust project management.

•          Take the lead on proactive client communications, in particular project plans, status updates and value-add advisory.

•          Maintain a good working relationship with key stakeholders to ensure agency is delivering against the client’s plans and expectations.

•          Assist in the management of inter-agency relationships; works with outside agencies and partners to ensure smooth development and execution of all client programs.

•          Advise client on all aspects of the marketing mix; not just experiential

•          Manage contractual elements of the various third party relationships while also managing expectations of each party.

•          Program spend auditing and analysis to identify program efficiencies and go forward recommendations.

•          Understands the landscape for each client’s business as well as the industry contexts for their investments / activations.

•          Work with the account team, to identify strategic opportunities and continue to deliver top results to the client.

•          Ensure that all processes and procedures are completed and quality standards are met.

•          Excellent administrative file-keeping and budget management for ease of rest of team’s awareness and most up-to-date knowledge.

•          Eyes and ears of our clients to instill maximum confidence that the account is in safe hands at all times.

 

Skills & Experience

•          7+ years relevant experience with minimum 3 years of direct experience agency and/or client side.

•          Proven experience in account and project management.

•          An strategic understanding of through-the-line campaign planning and delivery.

•          Sleeves rolled up attitude, with ability to adapt to changing situations.

•          Possess exceptional communication skills, both orally and in writing.

•          Superior interpersonal skills and be able to create a rapport with people of all demographics.

•          Passionate and entrepreneurial.

•          Motivated, goal oriented, persistent and a skilled negotiator.

•          Trustworthy, reliable, confident and mature in dealings with clients, people and issues.

•          High level of initiative and works well independently and in a team environment.

•          Plans and carries out responsibilities with minimal direction.

•          Strong attention to detail and highly organized.

•          Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills.

•          Ability to think creatively when tackling projects, taking into account key client needs and budget parameters.

•          Requires self-management, including the ability to assess a situation and quickly implement solutions.

•          Must be able to multi-task and be flexible enough to react under stressful, event-time circumstances

Posted by: Richard Maddox

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Copywriter (12975)

London

Permanent

£35,000 - £35,000

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A very exciting opportunity to work with one of the biggest advertising agencies in London has arisen for a Midweight Copywriter. You will be generating conceptual campaigns and proofreading your own and other writers’ work. You will be able to deliver copy across emails, web pages, press ads, radio and video scripts etc and this must be evident in your portfolio.This agency works with a leading automotive bran so any experience or interest in this area would be beneficial.

Posted by: Karan Kaur

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Creative Copywriter (12987)

London

Permanent

£30,000 - £35,000

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An award winning creative agency based in West London is looking for a Creatively driven Midweight Copywriter to join their team.

This agency works with some of the biggest brands across FMCG, beauty and telecoms. You will be capable of writing engaging long and short copy and be able to work closely with their art directors to come up with 360 campaigns that will get noticed.

You will come from an agency background and have worked with global brands, you’ll be looking to join an agency where you’ll be learning from the best and excited to shape a successful future.

Posted by: Karan Kaur

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Front-End Developer (12795)

London

Permanent

£40,000 - £45,000

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I am looking for a Mid-weight creative front-end developer for a client of mine, able to handle a variety of tasks from mailers, holding pages, through to building large websites and web apps.

Working in conjunction with a creative lead but also able to take on projects independently.

This is a key role with a long-term objective of growing with their business – an excellent opportunity for an ambitious developer who would like to step into a more senior role down the line.

Skills

HTML/CSS
Strong javascript skills
Knowledge of React, and WordPress is a bonus but must be willing to learn on the job
Version control using Git
Basic proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch

Day to day

Developing larger projects (1-2+ months) using either React or vanilla JS
Building a variety of websites for marketing campaigns
Providing support to existing internal/external web apps and websites – amends, bug fixes, etc
Setting up marketing mailers and assisting with other smaller development jobs
Improving and maintaining the development environment

It would be an advantage to have links to any accounts on GitHub, BitBucket, etc and be able to talk through your code using a computer during the interview.

All candidates must be able to live and work in the UK. No sponsorship for this role.

Posted by: Neil Clements

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Creative Artworker (12984)

London

Permanent

£30,000 - £37,500

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Mid / Senior Artworker – £30-37k (DOE)

We’re  a creative agency with a global client base and an international design reputation for excellence. The agency has grown rapidly over four years and is looking to recruit an outstanding Mid/Senior Artworker.

We are looking for an efficient, talented and enthusiastic artworker to join our busy design team. This role reports into the 3D & Production Director and the individual is expected to be highly organized, produce digital files of the highest accuracy, whilst working under pressure.

Role Requirements:

Excellent Adobe Creative Suite skills
Excellent attention to detail & accuracy on digital files
Ability to provide technical size guides for 2D/3D elements
Wide knowledge of production methods and finishes
Ability to interpret site surveys, technical drawings and client style guides to produce artwork files and guides
Self manage upload / download of files from client / to productions partners
Highly organised – digital files / archive
Passionate about all aspects of design, including interiors and retail environments
Minimum 4 years’ experience – preferable with global fashion / sportswear / lifestyle brands
Ability to work under pressure with a clear head
3D environment experience preferential – retail / interior / events
Teamwork –liaison with the design and project teams to keep projects on track

Essential:

Can do attitude – a doer, prepared to roll up sleeves and get stuck in
Confident & articulate – must have excellent communication skills
Excellent timekeeping
Reliable and trustworthy – to be an ambassador
Presentable – fit in with the culture and ethos
Professional approach and highly organised
Out of hours’ flexibility to assist on the installation of design projects in retail environments

Desirable Skills:

Knowledge of Rhino would be advantageous
Retouching to a high standard

Benefits:

Central London creative studio environment
Competitive salary dependent on experience
Employee benefits

Posted by: Nikki Dennis

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Development Manager (12930)

Berlin

Permanent

£75,000 - £95,000

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Development Manager

 

Car Trading Platform – Tech Start-up

Berlin, Germany

 

€75,000 – €95,000 + Benefits + Relocation Package

 

We’re hiring a Development Manager to join a disruptor technology company, creating a platform for buying and selling used cars with the focus on high-quality service, transparency and efficiency. This independent tech start-up is backed privately by a major international car manufacturer and is reaching close to 200 employees due to the success of the platform.

 

As the Development Manager, your role will focus mainly on two areas; People Management and Technical Architecture, and supporting responsibilities. The platform is a highly scalable distributed system in its architecture, which requires a professional with previous experience within similar technology environments. You’ll be managing a multi-disciplined agile product team of Frontend & Backend Software Engineers, UI & UX Designer resource and a Product Manager.

 

Tech stack: Java 8, Kotlin, Spring, Boot, GOLang, AWS, Kubernetes, JavaScript, ReactJS and Redux.

 

We’re seeking someone with:

  • Significant software development experience working in tech product companies.
  • Leadership skills, either as a lead developer or people manager.
  • Architectural experience with Microservices, highly scalable systems and non-relational databases.

 

The organisation is at an exciting period, the transition point between a tech startup and established tech company; so it has the benefits of being a human-centric culture with plenty of exciting decisions still to be made as well as the safety of success, product demand and a healthy work-life balance without the excessive delivery deadlines.

 

To find out more, please contact Danny Stewart at Redsofa.

 

Posted by: Danny Stewart

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Senior Backend Developer (11873)

London

Permanent

£60,000 - £85,000

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Senior Backend Developer (PHP, Java, JavaScript, Scala)

 

FinTech Start-up

City of London

£60,000 to £85,000 + Benefits + Perks

 

We’ve partnered with a fintech startup in a really exciting phase of growth, and so we’re looking to hire a Senior Backend Developer to work within their React and Redux tech stack.

 

The product is a scalable application used by big brand name ecommerce client companies to offer retail finance products. The technology improves customer transaction journeys, web performance reliability, security, aggregation of service providers, data acquisition and document production.

 

In the role, you will:

  • Build applications with a focus on performance, scalability, reliability and security.
  • Develop responsive web-apps for multiple devices with cross-browser support.
  • Drive code quality and improvements to the efficiency of development.
  • Passion for customer experience by continuously driving quality assurance.
  • Take ownership on the entire lifecycle of your application, from ideation to production.
  • Mentor and guide less experienced engineers to help them grow.
  • Share knowledge and participate in the peer review process.

We’re looking to speak with you…

  • 5+ years commercial experience in software engineering.
  • Passion to work in modern development methodologies i.e. Agile, Scrum, TDD, BDD, CI etc.
  • Deep understanding of OOP and SOLID principles
  • Excellent knowledge of design patterns and when to apply them
  • Experience with microservice architectures
  • Experience writing and consuming restful API’s
  • Knowledge of these technologies is desirable: PHP, Java, JavaScript, Postgres, React, Git, AWS, Terraform, Docker, CI/CD
  • Experience with distributed systems and message queues (e.g. SQS, RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • Any experience with event-driven architectures

 

The role will suit a developer that wants to make decisions, behave as a leader and work collaboratively with other people in the product teams. The culture is a modern-day professional environment, relaxed, autonomous, flexible and focused on delivery. Behaving with the feeling of being responsible and accountable to make things happen, improve the services and improve the company as a whole are all key personality attributes for this role.

 

Please feel free to get in touch with Danny Stewart for more info. Thanks.

Posted by: Danny Stewart

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Lead/Senior Motion Designer (12981)

London

Permanent

£0 - £55,000

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How you’d spend your day

As a Lead Motion Designer, you will be part of an incredible team of illustrators, animators and designers working with, the Creative, Interactive Experience, UX and Tech teams to deliver highly polished, engaging work across a wider range of clients from FMCGs, to automotive and high end tech brands.

You will lead projects, inspire and support the team around you.

Happy to present your work to the wider team and clients.

You will be expected to originate storyboards, style frames and create visually engaging animations in 2D and 3D.

Be part of the shoot crew capturing and editing content for social channels.

What we’re looking for:

• A Motion Designer to work across a range of well-known brands

• An exceptional portfolio of motion work

• A pro-active, confident designer with excellent communication skills, with experience in leading projects

• Full of passion and creative ideas

• A thorough understanding of Motion Design workflows and naming conventions so you can work as part of a team or independently

• An expert in After Effects, and the Adobe Creative Suite. with a strong knowledge of Cinema 4D including, lighting and rendering

• A solid amount of agency experience

Benefits:

BUPA private health and dental care
Pension scheme
On-site personal trainer
Personal access to our independent Financial Advisor
Enhanced maternity and paternity packages
Childcare vouchers
Group income protection
Sabbatical after 5 years
Free eye care tests
Bike to Work Scheme
Weekly football and yoga sessions
On-site massage, acupuncture and osteopath
In-house squads that organise nights out and random acts of kindness
Local discount cards

 

 

Posted by: Amalie Byass

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Sr Designer (12982)

London

Permanent

£50,000 - £55,000

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Sr Designer – up to £55k (DOE)

Our client uses the latest behavioural science to transform the performance of companies and the lives of people who work in them. They work with most of FTSE100/S&P100 and are
growing rapidly and have successfully floated on the London Stock Exchange. This is just the start. They have a bold vision to redefine how companies and individuals flourish, and so disrupt the market for behavioural change.

If you’re determined to make a difference, voraciously curious and brimming with entrepreneurial spirit, we’d like to hear from you.

The Job:

Are you a creative who is interested in making a positive difference in people’s lives?
If so, our London office is looking for an experienced senior designer who can collaborate and initiate strategic conceptual ideas into impactful design executions across multiple communication channels.

Working closely with the Design Director and Solutions Team (our team of behavioural psychologists), you will drive design projects from conception through to completion. Whilst being the face of the design team with clients.

This is an opportunity to reinvent the way we supports our clients and internal teams creatively.

About you:

Professional designer with experience preferably in advertising, design or branding agencies
Strong conceptual thinker, someone who can initiate and contribute ideas and create strategic concepts and engagement campaigns
An experienced collaborator, who can liaise with internal and external stakeholders, building relationships along the way
Excellent attention to detail and ability to produce accurate and high-end work
Confident communicator with a can-do, will do attitude
Experienced client facing designer; from pitching to scoping the creative solution
Expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite
Knowledge of presentation software (PowerPoint) and UX is desirable
Mentoring more junior designers and artworkers and; able to set the creative direction
Solid commercial awareness of how the design studio contributes towards business goals
Finally, passionate about changing the way people think, feel and behave through design

If this sounds like something you’d be great at, we’d love to hear from you.

Posted by: Nikki Dennis

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Sr Creative Team (12983)

London

Permanent

£70,000 - £70,000

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We’re looking for a talented Sr Creative Team to join a global Creative Agency –  digital natives with 360 thinking.

Specifics and responsibilities;

Your work will focus on tackling diverse briefs from a wide variety of famous brands. You’ll be expected to come up with and develop famous, attention-grabbing ideas that will have real value for a modern, highly digitally literate audience. In addition to excellent conceptual thinking, you’ll need strong craft skills (usually, but not limited to, copywriting or design/art direction), so these experiences and communications can reach their potential.

As a Senior Creative, you’ll know how ideas can be brilliantly executed on a tactical level and have the ability to think on a more strategic, big brand level too. You will also be expected to look for additional opportunities that lie beyond the brief.

The ideal candidates will have high-level agency experience and an award-winning portfolio of well-crafted, contemporary projects. They’ll be overflowing with great ideas, have strong communication and collaboration skills and an ambition to do amazing, envy-of-their-peers, work.

Through experience and clear expertise, they’ll engender trust with those they work with, guiding projects to the best possible creative output. They’ll be able to also be bloody nice and enjoy the company of other bloody nice people (who are equally hungry to make amazing work).

You will work into, and be supported by the agencies Creative Directors.

Purpose

The creative goal at this agency is to make remarkable work that has value for both our client brands and the people that interact with it. And by ‘remarkable’ we mean famous, stand-out or innovative – literally ‘worthy of remark’. The way to achieve this is through a combination of super-sharp ideas and exceptional craft.

Skills and experience:

A track record of coming up with and developing remarkable creative concepts

An award-winning portfolio

A self-starting, entrepreneurial approach that isn’t dependent on continual direction and support

A proven area of craft expertise (e.g. copy, art direction, design)

An understanding of the possibilities and opportunities in digital, encompassing an interest in both the latest tech and new approaches to the more familiar

Experience with storytelling through film/video

Excellent communication skills

A high-level ability to develop, articulate and explain ideas so that others (including clients) comprehend them, love them and buy into them

The ability to put together a compelling presentation

The ability to collaborate with, and guide, all disciplines

An active creative, cultural life

General awesomeness

What we look for…
Everyone brings their individual skills, however, there are five principles which we are proud to have and look for in all new our recruits:
Be Remarkable
Never say ‘it can’t be done’
Make Things
Fail brilliantly
Be Nice
You need to be clever, creative and enthusiastic and able to work in an open and collaborative way. We look for people who are dedicated to innovation and thrive on the freedom to grow and experiment. There is an opportunity to share your knowledge and also learn so we love ambitious and motivated people.

Posted by: Nikki Dennis

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Presentation Designer (12980)

London

Permanent

£40,000 - £40,000

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PowerPoint Designer – £40k

The role

This role would suit an individual who is looking to be part of a dynamic presentation team, one that is growing to support a rapidly expanding Healthcare Agency.

The role requires attention to detail and a good eye for PowerPoint design. The individual must be used to working with brand guidelines and be able to build presentations adhering to them. The individual must be able to work in a structured and methodical way, creating files that are both technically correct and easily editable.

Key responsibilities:

?  Produce high-end presentations to support our creative and client services teams, primarily Medical Education

?  Participate in a wide range of projects and pitches where presentation design skills are required

?  Create and standardise Powerpoint templates and Master slides to promote our work and our business with impact and credibility

?  Ensure that deadlines and expectations are met on a daily basis Common tasks:

?  Understand the requirements of each presentation, including deadlines, presentation display type, audience profile and the desired project outcome

?  Establish the appropriate design style and format for each presentation

?  Agree workflow and timelines with client services teams and Head of Studio

?  Ensure consistency.

?  Proof slides for accuracy and brand integrity

?  Test all functionality and technical requirements of each presentation

?  Work to schedule and accommodate frequent last-minute changes

Location: Holborn

We want the best from our people but in return we offer a creative environment designed to allow you to be yourself and achieve your potential. We also offer unparalleled career development opportunities and benefits.

Attributes:

?  Extensive Powerpoint Design experience – preferably in an agency setting

?  An understanding of Keynote is desirable

?  Proficiency in Adobe CC suite – including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

?  Excellent communication and organisation skills

?  High levels of attention to detail, resilience and flexibility

Posted by: Nikki Dennis

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Project Manager (12714)

London

Permanent

£40,000 - £45,000

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Digital Project Manager (digital comms focused)

My Client is a leading global integrated Agency working with the number 1 premium automotive brand in the world, handling all marketing activity from advertising to digital experience, to data science to CRM, to dealer. They’re looking to hire a PM with 3-4+ years experience with experience of

Purpose

With the support of Lead PM, Project Managers ensure that projects are delivered on time and on budget both within the agency and externally to clients to ensure the best qualitative output.

Supports account teams in early project stages: project scoping, strategy and creative brief development;
Takes full project and client management (with the help of account team) from late creative development stage, through to design, production and QA stages;
Creates and manages SoW – scope, cost and timings control at all times;
Works directly with off shore production hub in the delivery of adaptions from global playbooks;

Books and manages resource, assures that delivery teams have all the support to produce their work in a timely and efficient way;
Develops design/production briefs, manages briefings, reviews, feedback and amends;
Sources tech requirements, manages trafficking sheet/display serving platform/Facebook Creative Hub set-up;
Takes responsibility for suggesting alternative options in situations where there are challenges from a timings or delivery standpoint’;
Manages and follows up on all internal and third-party costs and POs;

Profile

Integrated PM will have strong communications skills and first-hand experience of taking personal charge for the delivery of similar highly innovative and creative projects along with:

3-4+ years’ proven experience with a track record in marketing communications projects;

Experience and understanding of the processes involved in delivering Online display, Email & Social, DCO / DCE campaigns is essential;
Broad understanding of areas such as: web analytics, personalization, search, customer journey analysis, A/B-testing, trafficking/tracking, FlashTalking is desirable;
Able to manage pressure and risks, prioritize and deliver effectively;
Is a strong team player and stays professional at all times;
A rapid learner, good communicator, negotiator and influencer who’s warm and likeable, able to convince a client;
Is detail focused and has solid writing and speaking skills in English.

Posted by: Sarah Houghton

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Community Manager (12049)

London

Permanent

£30 - £35

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Community Manager

A rare opportunity for an experienced Community Manager to join a leading word of mouth Agency to work on one of their biggest and most established accounts – a major tech retailer in the UK. This is a fantastic role for someone who loves tech of all kinds, with the chance to produce content in partnership with many of the world’s top consumer tech brands.

An exciting hybrid role, you will take on a largely autonomous position, spending 3 days per week as part of the brand’s in-house social team at their London HQ offices and 2 days per week at the Agency’s Soho office – the best of both worlds working both agency and client side!

Having recently undergone a strategic overhaul, the Community Manager has a pivotal role taking charge of the brand’s social channels and, in partnership with a dedicated designer, producing killer content which people want to like, share, and respond to on a daily basis.

With a reactive content stream at the heart of the strategy, you will always be on the lookout for ways to react to relevant or trending topics, provoking conversation online. A nature flair for creating witty and engaging reactive content is essential.

Beyond your day-to-day accounts, you will also have the opportunity to work on new business and projects, advise on the changing landscape of platforms and tools across our roster, be a go-to for social knowledge, and contribute to industry and social trend reports.

You will form part of an 18-strong passionate Community team who get together every other week to chat about the latest tech, campaigns, and trends they’ve seen.

Responsibilities

?  Creative copywriting and social publishing

?  Daily moderation for reactive social opportunities

?  Managing the day-to-day delivery of editorial, creative, and strategic plans

?  Building strong relationships with clients and identifying business development

opportunities

?  Helping to develop and implement best-in-class social communication strategy,

offering creative spark, and commercial understanding to develop plans

?  Researching the latest social tools, platforms and trends – and working to ensure that we are the first to innovate and experiment

?  Delivering reports, performance tracking & trend analysis to clients

Key skills

?  A solid understanding of social media and its impact on brands

?  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

?  An eye for creative content: both written and visual

?  The ability to think:

o Creatively (capable of thinking differently and disruptively)

o Strategically (able to analyse situations and see the big picture)

?  Excellent organisation, time management & team management skills

?  The ability to work under pressure whilst keeping an eye on the finer details

?  Proficiency in using a wide variety of social platforms and tools

?  A strong understanding of what it takes to build rock solid client relationships,

particularly for the time spent in-house at the brand’s HQ

Experience:

1-2 years agency experience working with social media

Experience working in a variety of industries or demonstration that you can quicklyget under the skin of accounts that might be outside of your comfort zone or direct experience

 

Posted by: Sarah Houghton

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Account Manager (12938)

London

Permanent

£32,000 - £34,000

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Account Manager opportunity in central London at a FASHION, MUSIC, LIFESTYLE and CULTURE agency.

This is a fantastic integrated PR role for someone knowledgeable and passionate about fashion or music or gaming.

We are looking for a creative, energetic and organised Account Manager to come and join our growing team, spearheading people powered conversations for consumer fashion, lifestyle and gaming accounts, in the UK and across Europe.

The role will see you deepening your media, influencer and client relationships, taking on campaign lead responsibility as fast as you can, with direction from an experienced Account Director.

We have a great culture that celebrates everyone’s input, and we believe being a meritocratic agency is what helps us achieve best class work for our clients. We are a flexible, forward thinking business that celebrates our people, who are our biggest asset.

The role

Leading engaging, newsworthy activations
Daily media and influencer relations
Managing campaigns for a portfolio of clients
Leading edge idea generation to provide clients with added value and secure growth opportunities
Daily client contact addressing their needs, with a passion for their business
Account organization and management with a focus on continually improving client services and processes

 

You

At least 3 years consumer agency or in-house experience
Lifestyle sector experience ideal
Tapped into industry insights and the cultural zeitgeist
A confident communicator and with the ability to work to tight timelines
Dedicated to helping clients win with solid client management experience
An understanding of and experience working with influencers, talent and celebrities on brand campaigns and partnerships
Solid understanding of the digital and social media world and able to apply knowledge and skills in day to day work
Excited to be well connected with trusted media and influencer relationships
Able to prioritise and take ownership of tasks to meet goals within deadlines
Financial acumen
Confident writer
Curious and passionate about brands generally
A collaborative team player

Posted by: Richard Maddox

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Senior Account Director (12937)

London

Permanent

£55,000 - £65,000

+

 

Our client – a lovely creative integrated agency based in Soho, with a head office in New York is redefining the role of a marketing partner by providing a complete concept-to-consumer marketing solution.  Working with some of the world’s most iconic brands and leading global consumer companies they are now on the lookout for a talented Senior Account Director to run an international drinks client.

This role reports into the European Client Services Director and from day one, you’ll be tasked with building and leveraging multiple client relationships at all levels, including direct local market liaison, so experience of complex stakeholder management is essential. You must also be an experienced line manager  – with a collaborative and nurturing approach.  This agency has a lovely very friendly culture as well as a flat structure – so no prima donnas need apply!!.

 

 

 

Posted by: Kate Kentish

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Account Manager (12938)

London

Permanent

£30,000 - £34,000

+

Account Manager opportunity in central London at a FASHION, MUSIC, LIFESTYLE and CULTURE agency.

This is a fantastic integrated PR role for someone knowledgeable and passionate about fashion or music or gaming.

We are looking for a creative, energetic and organised Account Manager to come and join our growing team, spearheading people powered conversations for consumer fashion, lifestyle and gaming accounts, in the UK and across Europe.

The role will see you deepening your media, influencer and client relationships, taking on campaign lead responsibility as fast as you can, with direction from an experienced Account Director.

We have a great culture that celebrates everyone’s input, and we believe being a meritocratic agency is what helps us achieve best class work for our clients. We are a flexible, forward thinking business that celebrates our people, who are our biggest asset.

The role

Leading engaging, newsworthy activations
Daily media and influencer relations
Managing campaigns for a portfolio of clients
Leading edge idea generation to provide clients with added value and secure growth opportunities
Daily client contact addressing their needs, with a passion for their business
Account organization and management with a focus on continually improving client services and processes

 

You

At least 3 years consumer agency or in-house experience
Lifestyle sector experience ideal
Tapped into industry insights and the cultural zeitgeist
A confident communicator and with the ability to work to tight timelines
Dedicated to helping clients win with solid client management experience
An understanding of and experience working with influencers, talent and celebrities on brand campaigns and partnerships
Solid understanding of the digital and social media world and able to apply knowledge and skills in day to day work
Excited to be well connected with trusted media and influencer relationships
Able to prioritise and take ownership of tasks to meet goals within deadlines
Financial acumen
Confident writer
Curious and passionate about brands generally
A collaborative team player

Posted by: Richard Maddox

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Development Manager (12930)

Berlin

Permanent

£75,000 - £95,000

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Development Manager

 

Car Trading Platform – Tech Start-up

Berlin, Germany

 

€75,000 – €95,000 + Benefits + Relocation Package

 

We’re hiring a Development Manager to join a disruptor technology company, creating a platform for buying and selling used cars with the focus on high-quality service, transparency and efficiency. This independent tech start-up is backed privately by a major international car manufacturer and is reaching close to 200 employees due to the success of the platform.

 

As the Development Manager, your role will focus mainly on two areas; People Management and Technical Architecture, and supporting responsibilities. The platform is a highly scalable distributed system in its architecture, which requires a professional with previous experience within similar technology environments. You’ll be managing a multi-disciplined agile product team of Frontend & Backend Software Engineers, UI & UX Designer resource and a Product Manager.

 

Tech stack: Java 8, Kotlin, Spring, Boot, GOLang, AWS, Kubernetes, JavaScript, ReactJS and Redux.

 

We’re seeking someone with:

  • Significant software development experience working in tech product companies.
  • Leadership skills, either as a lead developer or people manager.
  • Architectural experience with Microservices, highly scalable systems and non-relational databases.

 

The organisation is at an exciting period, the transition point between a tech startup and established tech company; so it has the benefits of being a human-centric culture with plenty of exciting decisions still to be made as well as the safety of success, product demand and a healthy work-life balance without the excessive delivery deadlines.

 

To find out more, please contact Danny Stewart at Redsofa.

 

Posted by: Danny Stewart

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Senior .NET developer (12920)

London

Permanent

£65,000 - £70,000

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I am looking for a Back End Developer to join my clients team of 15 experienced technologists. You will have experience working with teams and clients to deliver high profile consumer facing websites & platforms.

In addition to development, you will work closely with the project team to ensure the team is supported to follow best practice and deliver world-class work.

Responsibilities:

Server-side development & maintenance of websites, content management systems, and interactive platforms
Producing efficient and readable code in .NET (C#) using both Core (80%) and Framework (20%)
Developing code to the highest standard of quality and consistency. Following coding standards and clearly documenting code in a consistent format
Working closely with front-end developers to ensure work is of the highest visual quality
Working closely with Design, UX, and Project Management to ensure technology is a fully integrated part of each of our projects
When required, working with Technical Leads & the Technical Director to help plan and estimate our technical solutions.
Contributing to the creation of appropriate architectures, technical documentation, and specifications
When required, overseeing and mentoring junior team members or freelancers
Work with other members of the development team to establish standards and guidelines within the technology department (e.g. coding standards, code templates, accessibility guidelines, best practice etc)

Qualifications:

Have considerable development experience creating object-oriented C# code in .NET environments
Experience with SQL Server and Entity Framework
Experience with Azure
Have an understanding of CMS platforms and demonstrate flexibility to become proficient in others
An understanding of HTML5/CSS/JavaScript and experience working with front-end developers to integrate front end code with your own
Good understanding of Git and other version control systems like SVN
Good understanding of project workflow and testing tools such as JIRA and Trello
Have demonstrable experience integrating with 3rd party APIs such as Google, Facebook, Twitter

Bonus Skills:

Systems administration & Devops experience on other hosting platforms such as Rackspace and AWS
Enterprise Content Management System development and configuration
Experience of Sitecore, Umbraco or Kentico
Experience of WordPress or Drupal
Experience of Node.js, PHP or Python
App development using Xamarin, Cordova, Ionic or native builds
Strong HTML5/CSS/JavaScript development skills
Experience of automated builds using TeamCity, Jenkins or any other CI tools
Experience of working with 3rd party suppliers and onshore/offshore partners

You must be able to live and work in the UK for this position. No sponsorship.

Posted by: Neil Clements

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Senior Frontend Developer (12132)

London

Permanent

£50,000 - £55,000

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As the sole senior front-end developer, you will be working across multiple projects including new builds, site updates, smaller creative projects like EDM creation, digital advertising and social.
Working alongside a senior creative team and a back-end Umbraco developer, you will use current front-end technologies and frameworks to build clean and optimise digital products from both static and prototyped designs and UX with a high degree of accuracy.
You will have the ability to manage your own tasks and work to deadlines as well as working closely with the wider team to help problem solve, provided estimates, and warn of issues as soon as they become apparent.

What they are looking for:

This role is for a Senior Front-End Creative Developer who will be responsible for the development of interactive projects from conception through to completion, in a senior-level environment, collaborating with skilled and passionate designers and back-end developers.

Essential skills required include, but are not limited to:

  • Senior level with 5 years professional experience minimum
  • Excellent HTML, CSS / SCSS, JavaScript, ES6 and jQuery skills
  • Experience in using build tools such as Gulp and Grunt
  • Asynchronous / REST API methods
  • Solid understanding of how Content Management Systems work
  • Experience with version control (GIT / Bitbucket)
  • Excellent understanding of responsive builds
  • Debugging for mobile and legacy browsers
  • Good understanding of performance optimisation techniques
  • Experience with at least one of React JS, Vue JS, Angular JS or other SPA frameworks
  • Creation of EDM templates that are compatible with most email clients
  • Awareness of technical on-site SEO requirements
  • High proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and knowledge Adobe Suite
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to manage own tasks and work to deadlines
  • Excellent sense of aesthetic and motion
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • A creative thinker and problem solver

Additional Extras:
Experience with: PHP, WebGL, Unity3D, OpenFrameWorks, Processing
Understanding of front-end performance, CMS integration, Umbraco knowledge, C#, Node JS, Unit testing.

It would be an advantage to have links to any accounts on GitHub, BitBucket, etc and be able to talk through your code using a computer during the interview.

All candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

No sponsorship for this role.

Posted by: Neil Clements

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Design Director (12911)

London

Permanent

£60,000 - £80,000

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Salary negotiable £60k-80k (DOE)

Our client is looking for a talented DD to join this successful global agency that’s well regarded for it’s work in the branding and packaging space.

They are looking for a multi-faceted DD with proven experience in packaging and branding and has a beautiful portfolio to back it up.

They are looking for somebody that can inspire, nurture and go the extra mile.

In return, they offer a great working environment, a wide array of well known accounts, with a diverse mix of brands to keep things interesting. They offer a great benefits package, competitive salary and the opportunity to travel for the right candidate. We have offices in NYC, Amsterdam, London & Singapore.

Job Description:

Your main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Inspiring and leading your team by setting an example of great ‘hands on’ design solutions
  • Liaising with and supporting Associate Creative Directors
  • Directing creative work with conviction and courage, in order to answer the clients needs in full
  • Selecting creative team members and allocating them against projects
  • Guiding and influencing workflow
  • Inputting into the studio team
  • Interviewing new creative recruits
  • Constantly challenging ways of working to keep the creative output fresh and industry leading
  • Creatively leading and presenting all of your projects
  • Reviewing creative team members when required
  • Briefing illustrators, lettering artists and general suppliers
  • Inputting and building thought processes for presentations
  • Leading briefings and design critiques
  • Questioning and challenging briefing documents
  • Working in collaboration with client service peers
  • Actively inputting on design strategy process, including learning Bulletproofs strategic tools
  • Seeing jobs through from concept to print
  • Challenging senior creative team members with innovative and inspiring thinking
  • Acting as a creative leader, inspiring and guiding your creative team on each project
  • Art directing photo-shoots
  • Traveling to key business meetings when required, including international travel ?In addition to the duties stated above you may be required to undertake further tasks as necessary to meet the demands of the Employer’s business.

Team Imperatives:

  • First and foremost deliver show stopping and awe-inspiring design solutions against each brief you are given
  • Support all thinking with reference, research and a thorough visible thought process
  • Inspire, nurture and support design talent of your level and below
  • Inspire, support and impress design talent of your level and above
  • Live a truly creative life, bringing ideas and perspectives to the agency in general
  • Roll up your sleeves and go the extra mile in order to set us apart from our peers

If this sounds like you, we’d love to see your CV & portfolio!

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Sr Designer (12280)

London

Permanent

£55,000 - £55,000

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Senior Designer:

 

WHO WE ARE

We are a global marketing agency that creates connected brands. Our clients include global FMCG, automotive, pharma, sports, travel, alcohol and beauty brands. We have more than 7,000 employees with principal offices in 33 locations across six continents.

 

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Design Director…

The Senior designer will have ambition to deputise and lead the design department, when the Design Director is away from the office. Acting as a leader within the team, the Senior Design will help to inspire, motivate, guide, mentor and develop the department.

The Senior Designer will fit straight into working in an integrated, creative, TTL design team within the wider creative department.

 

KEY SKILLS / RESPONSIBILITIES

Strong visual, interactive and graphic design skills.
Experienced in leading projects, large and small, from start to finish.
Can oversee various projects at a time and delegate big idea execution.
Passion and curious about the latest design innovations – interested and active within the creative industry outside of the 9-to-5
A flexible attitude, with the ability to apply your thinking to any brief that’s thrown your way.
A love of craft that goes beyond pixel perfection – unrelenting standards for delivery of the best possible work – pride in every single piece of design that touches the department
A thorough understanding of the project process within a creative agency – from client brief through to post-project-evaluation.

 

WHY WORK FOR THEM?

Good prospects- If you work hard you could potentially move up into different departments within the agency.
A great opportunity to gain a foot in the door to a fun and dynamic industry.
Lots of talented people to meet and work with.
Lots of opportunities to help on different projects beyond the day to day admin role.
Supportive and friendly team.
Buzzy, fun atmosphere.
Good perks.
SOON TO BE based in a central location.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to see your CV & portfolio!

Posted by: Nikki Dennis

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Creative Artworker (12615)

London

Permanent

£35,000 - £35,000

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An independent Marketing & Advertising Agency are looking for a talented Creative Artworker to work on site with their client, a travel company, based in Weybridge. The work will be largely digital banners and print collateral, so we’re looking for somebody with solid experience in this area and top skills in Adobe CC. It’s a lovely company to work with – nice environment, regular working hours and a lovely team.

Salary is £35k + benefits

If you’d like to apply, please send your CV & portoflio.

Posted by: Nikki Dennis

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Creative Artworker (12912)

London

Permanent

£30,000 - £33,000

+

Mid / Senior Artworker – £30-££k (DOE)

 

our client is a creative agency with a global client base and an international design reputation for excellence. The agency has grown rapidly over four years and is looking to recruit an outstanding Mid/Senior Artworker.

We are looking for an efficient, talented and enthusiastic artworker to join our busy design team. This role reports into the 3D & Production Director and the individual is expected to be highly organised, produce digital files of the highest accuracy, whilst working under pressure.

Role Requirements:

Excellent Adobe Creative Suite skills
Excellent attention to detail & accuracy on digital files
Ability to provide technical size guides for 2D/3D elements
Wide knowledge of production methods and finishes
Ability to interpret site surveys, technical drawings and client style guides to produce artwork files and guides
Self manage upload / download of files from client / to productions partners
Highly organised – digital files / archive
Passionate about all aspects of design, including interiors and retail environments
Minimum 4 years’ experience – preferable with global fashion / sportswear / lifestyle brands
Ability to work under pressure with a clear head
3D environment experience preferential – retail / interior / events
Teamwork –liaison with the design and project teams to keep projects on track

 

Essential:

Can do attitude – a doer, prepared to roll up sleeves and get stuck in
Confident & articulate – must have excellent communication skills
Excellent timekeeping
Reliable and trustworthy
Professional approach and highly organised
Out of hours’ flexibility to assist on the installation of design projects in retail environments

 

Desirable Skills:

Knowledge of Rhino would be advantageous
Retouching to a high standard

 

Benefits:

Central London creative studio environment
Competitive salary dependent on experience
Employee benefits

Posted by: Nikki Dennis

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Senior Account Manager (12908)

London

Permanent

£35,000 - £40,000

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A growing independent agency with a good variety of clients has an opening for a Senior Account Manager.

Ideally you will have the following:

• Degree educated with an academic subject

• A love of working with people

• A real can-do attitude

• A good sense of humour, not taking yourself too seriously.

• A minimum three years agency experience in a similar environment

• Ambition and a thirst for success

 

We’re looking for someone experienced with a range of clients and who can make account admin look like a piece of artwork, someone with an eye for the smallest of details, can manage upwards, sideward and downwards without feeling dizzy and knows the difference between a good design and an outstanding piece of creative.

 

Joining a team of 4, headed up by our Senior Account Director, you would be joining as the lynch pin of internal and external delivery across a portfolio of interesting and exciting brands. Working alongside an Account Manager and two Account Execs.

Posted by: Richard Maddox

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Lead Full-Stack Developer (ASP.Net) – Digital Magazine & Media Brand (12593)

London

Permanent

£55,000 - £65,000

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Lead Developer 

(Full-Stack, ASP.Net)

 

Digital Magazine & Media Brand 

(Music, Fashion and Youth Culture)

 

£60,000 to £70,000

Central London

 

We’re hiring a Lead Developer to join a digital magazine and creative agency working with culturally iconic brands within the worlds of fashion, music, art and style.

 

As the Lead Developer, you will play an influential role in ensuring the modernisation of the digital offering. This digital transformation continues to upgrade and improve the digital publications, the creative agency offering and the content management systems used by internal teams across the suite of magazine brands.

 

This role will hands-on with writing code and architecting systems. You’ll have autonomy with reviewing and improving development practices. It’s also a role that will give great exposure to creative ideation during concept stages with internal stakeholders and external clients.

 

TECH STACK:

  • C# (Essential)
  • ASP.NET, MVC (Essential)
  • SQL server or similar (Essential)
  • DVCS, Mercurial / Git (Essential)
  • JavaScript, JS Frameworks / JQuery (Essential)
  • Windows Azure / AWS (Essential)
  • TeamCity or similar build server (Beneficial)
  • Powershell (Beneficial)
  • TypeScript (Beneficial)
  • Nhibernate (Beneficial)

 

We’re looking for a lead developer with at least 5 years commercial software engineering experience and leadership skills. Any Unit Testing/TDD skills will be highly beneficial. CMS experience is essential.

 

This role will suit a software engineering professional with a breadth of technical and commercial skills, who seeks the opportunity to create a legacy by leading internal greenfield projects and delivering mouth watering external client campaigns.

 

Contact Danny Stewart at Redosfa London for more info and/or to apply for the position.

 

(Lead Developer, Senior Developer, ASP.Net, MVC, Full Stack, JavaScript)

 

Posted by: Danny Stewart

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Account Manager (12907)

London

Permanent

£28,000 - £32,000

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Growing independent agency in London have an opening for an Account Manager to work across a number of consumer accounts on integrated campaigns.

Ideally you will have the following:

• Degree educated with an academic subject

• A love of working with people

• A real can-do attitude

• A good sense of humour, not taking yourself too seriously.

• A minimum two years agency experience in a similar environment

• Ambition and a thirst for success

 

We’re looking for someone who can make account admin look like a piece of artwork, have an eye for the smallest of details, can manage upwards, sideward and downwards without feeling dizzy and know the difference between a good design and an outstanding piece of creative.

Joining a team of 4, headed up by our Account Director, you would be joining as the lynchpin of internal and external delivery across a portfolio of interesting and exciting brands. Working alongside another Account Manager and two Account Execs.

Posted by: Richard Maddox

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Analytics Manager (12287)

Chiswick

Permanent

£50,000 - £55,000

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My client is looking for a Analytics Manager to setup and implement web tracking solutions. To provide analytics based strategic insights and directions in the development of media & communications initiatives, and be a significant contributor of the team providing insights and recommendations.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Work closely with key leads across the organization to understand reporting needs, new product requirements and business opportunities.
Providing analytic, integrated marketing solutions to improve client decision-making
Tracking marketplace, technology, and consumer demographic trends within and across multiple industries
Analyze Web site behavior using Web analytics tools to determine areas of site improvement
Designing and conducting analysis, interpreting results and synthesizing recommendations.
Uphold best standards practice in terms of data cleanliness, data management and tracking across websites including the new in-house web team developing the new website modular system which will be used by all event properties.
Create simple dashboards that visualize data and provide insights in a simple way to all levels of management
Be pro-active in suggesting and scoping improvements to ways of working, connecting data sources and providing solutions to improve the business within your areas of expertise.
Proficient in rolling out tracking solutions (Experience with Adobe tech stack preferred but not essential)
Assist the paid media managers in identifying trends within campaign by integrating channel data
Any other duties that are within scope of the role that may be required

Key Areas

Significant but realistic improvements in website conversion
Streamlining of reporting to satisfy all levels of management
Well practiced implementation plan for website tracking, for rollout or site optimization
Lead the analytics resource in EMEA for the events division, be the go-to resource for analytics (web and campaign)
Integrated reporting with paid media that identifies actionable insight/trends within campaign

 

Knowledge and Experience

Demonstrable/established experience in working in the Business Intelligence and analytics landscape.
Demonstrable experience of Digital Marketing, Online, Media or ecommerce.
Experience in using web analytics platforms and software packages such as Google Product Suite, Adobe Product Suite.
Some experience in analytics and reporting best practices (thorough understanding of standard analytics, report builder tools, and online analytics metric).
Knowledge of emerging trends and practices in customer intelligence and data warehouse fields.
Understanding of online advertising planning, buying and performance metrics is an advantage 3
Experience of working in an environment of Digital marketing, Online, Media or eCommerce experience.
Understanding of statistics, customer profiling and segmentations

Skills & Abilities (Personal and Professional)

Ability and willingness to delve into the details as well as manage and assist with projects/initiatives.
Ability to understanding of statistics, customer profiling and segmentations.
Understanding of online advertising planning, buying and performance metrics is a plus
Willingness to build relationships with events teams to be able to establish new and improved ways of working using data
Ability to build long lasting working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Able to work within a team environment, feel comfortable being involved in all aspects of digital marketing
A strong team player that is flexible dependent on business demand.
Ability to self-direct and motivate and work with minimal supervision.
Proficiency in Tableau, Data Studio, PowerBI, and Datorama is advantageous
Strong working knowledge of MS Office packages, such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent time management skills, ability to work calmly under pressure whilst meeting deadlines.
Strong organisational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritise.

 

All candidates must be able to live and work in the UK. No sponsorship for this role.

Posted by: Neil Clements

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Head of Digital (12897)

London

Permanent

£75,000 - £80,000

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I am looking for a talented and enthusiastic Head of Digital/Engineering to join my clients team in their Shoreditch studio, this function is to lead the Python Developers and work alongside the other technology team leads. As a company built on a reputation of quality products, with high standards for their technical builds, the Technology function is a core component of this and the Head of Digital/Engineering is critical to ensure the python team is building reliable and well-engineered products and developing as individuals.

You’ll be reporting to our CTO and work alongside an impressive studio-wide team who work across a range of technologies and applications.

Requirements

You are experienced in:

Ensuring code quality is of a high standard, easily transferable between individuals and monitored and peer-reviewed
Representing the engineering function internally and to clients, ensuring work is visible to all regardless of technical ability or knowledge
Problem-solving in a consistent and considered manner
Carrying out due diligence ahead of implementing new features
Overseeing a function to ensure risk is at a suitable level and specifications are followed
Collaboratively design and plan architecture with other members of the technology team
Python web frameworks, ideally Django, using these to create performant applications that scale as well as testing frameworks
Developing Rest API’s as part of a mircoservice architecture
Lead and support the team in estimating new features and projects
Recruiting, retaining and developing a team of Python Developers

You must be able to live and work in the UK for the position. They would require to see examples on your GitHub account

Posted by: Neil Clements

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Python Developer (12892)

London

Permanent

£55,000 - £60,000

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I am looking for a talented and enthusiastic Back-end Python Engineers to join my clients team in their Shoreditch studio. As a company built on a reputation of quality products, with an emphasis on delivery, a growing development team is a core component of this.

You’ll be reporting to their Head of Technology, and work alongside an impressive technology team who work across of a range of technologies, from Python to JS to iOS, Android and Smart TV development. You’ll be responsible for delivering exceptional products for their high profile clients as part of multi-disciplinary teams. In addition you’ll also be working to define and drive internal standards and push forward innovation with the latest technologies to ensure we are create the best products possible.

 

You are experienced in:

Python web frameworks, ideally Django
Good understanding of design patterns and data structures
Good understanding of, and hands-on experience developing, Rest API’s as part of a mircoservice architecture
Experience designing asynchronous applications using Celery or similar
Understanding of how to writing performant applications that scale
Understanding of web security and OWASP Top 10 exploits
Experience writing tests and testable code with one of Python testing frameworks
Be comfortable in unix environments and know how to Bash
Solid experience with git

 

Nice to have:

Experience with functional languages, such as Elixir
Hands on experience with message brokering services, ideally RabbitMQ and/or Kafka
Familiarity with continuous integration approaches and tooling
Experience working with Vagrant, Docker and Kubernetes
Experience with AWS or other cloud platforms

You must be able to live and work in the UK for the position.

Posted by: Neil Clements

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Buiness Analyst (12890)

London

Permanent

£50,000 - £55,000

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I am looking for a talented and enthusiastic Business Analyst to join my clients team in their Shoreditch studio. Their Technology function is made up of teams of Python Developers, Front-end Developers, iOS and Android Developers, Infrastructure Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers, and Scrum Masters. As a company built on a reputation of quality products, with high standards for our technical builds, the Technology function is a core component of this and the Business Analyst is critical to ensure the team understand what they should be creating and is in line with the expectations of their clients and customers.

You’ll be reporting to our CTO and work alongside an impressive studio wide team who work across a range of technologies and applications. You’ll be responsible to ensure requirements have been gathered, defined and succinctly documented ahead of being prioritised with the client team.

Requirements

You have:

Worked with clients to gather needs and requirements for consumer digital products in collaboration with UX and UI
Worked with agile technology delivery teams to shape, define and prioritise the work
Defined requirements for back-end systems, including data models and business logic
Experience in a variety of methods and tools for gathering, capturing and reviewing requirements
Experience building and maintaining trusting client relationships
Solid understanding of Jira and Confluence

Nice to have:

Experience managing and mentoring other Business Analysts
Experience of video-on-demand products.

You must be able to live and work in the UK for this position.

Posted by: Neil Clements

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FullStack Developer (11874)

London

Permanent

£50,000 - £70,000

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Full Stack Developer (PHP, JavaScript, Java)

 

FinTech Start-up

City of London

£50,000 to £70,000 + Benefits + Perks

 

We’ve partnered with a fintech startup in a really exciting phase of growth, and so we’re looking to hire a Fullstack Developer to join their team.

 

The product is a scalable application used by big brand name ecommerce client companies to offer retail finance products. The technology improves customer transaction journeys, web performance reliability, security, aggregation of service providers, data acquisition and document production.

 

In the role, you will:

Build applications with a focus on performance, scalability, reliability and security.

Develop responsive web-apps for multiple devices with cross-browser support.

Drive code quality and improvements to the efficiency of development.

Passion for customer experience by continuously driving quality assurance.

Take ownership on the entire lifecycle of your application, from ideation to production.

Mentor and guide less experienced engineers to help them grow.

Share knowledge and participate in the peer review process.

 

We’re looking to speak with you…

4+ years commercial experience in software engineering.

Passion to work in modern development methodologies i.e. Agile, Scrum, TDD, BDD, CI etc.

Knowledge of OOP and SOLID principles

Experience with microservice architectures

Experience writing and consuming restful API’s

Knowledge of these technologies is desirable: PHP, Java, JavaScript, Postgres, React, Git, AWS, Terraform, Docker, CI/CD

Experience with distributed systems and message queues (e.g. SQS, RabbitMQ, Kafka)

 

The role will suit a developer that wants to make decisions, behave as a leader and work collaboratively with other people in the product teams. The culture is a modern-day professional environment, relaxed, autonomous, flexible and focused on delivery. Behaving with the feeling of being responsible and accountable to make things happen, improve the services and improve the company as a whole are all key personality attributes for this role.

 

Please feel free to get in touch with Danny Stewart for more info. Thanks.

Posted by: Danny Stewart

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FullStack Developer (Python, HTML5, CSS3) (12520)

London

Permanent

£30,000 - £45,000

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Full Stack Developer

 

Fine Art SaaS Platform; Technology Company

 

Location: Oval, London

Max budget: £45,000

 

We’re hiring a Full Stack Developer to join a technology company whose business is building a scalable CRM SaaS platform specifically designed for Art Galleries, Artists and Art Collectors.

 

As the Full Stack Developer, your role will be to build innovative web applications and features within a multi-disciplined team of engineers.

 

Tech Stack*:

Python, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript & MySQL

 

*If you have a good grasp of Ruby, C++, PHP, C# or Java and are happy to learn Python, we would be delighted to provide Python training on the job.

 

The company has a track record of hiring programmers with good core skills and providing an opportunity to learn new skills, build cool products and work with a team of people who enjoy being part of a fun culture.

 

Additional info: The office is as you’d expect from a tech company that service the art industry; big open spaces with lots of natural light. They have lots of activities to take part in outside of working hours including; rock climbing, yoga, running, social drinks, takeaway pizza nights and more.

 

For more information or to apply to the role please contact Danny Stewart at Redsofa London.

 

(Python, Full Stack, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Developer, Software Engineer)

Posted by: Danny Stewart

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.Net Developer (FullStack, Umbraco CMS) (12547)

London

Permanent

£30,000 - £50,000

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.Net Developer (FullStack)

 

Advertising Agency (Charity Sector & Commercial Clients)

Central London

 

£30,000 to £50,000 

Flexible Working Hours & Work From Home Allowed 

 

We’re hiring a .Net Developer to join a mission-driven Advertising Agency to work on creative digital projects for clients including household charity brands and impressive commercial clients.

 

As the .Net Developer, you’ll be working within the digital team of 15 people with multi-disciplinary skills; Full Stack Developers, UX designers, UI designers and Project Managers.

 

The tech stack is predominantly C#.Net with Umbraco as the go-to framework, HTML5, CSS3 and Vanilla JavaScript. Modern JS frameworks Node.js and React are being used increasingly more often.

 

Due to the variation of the client projects, there will frequently be the opportunity to try new development languages and tech tools.

 

We would like to hear from you if you have the following:

2 to 5 years of commercial software engineering experience.

Significant experience creating applications in .NET.

Significant experience with a modern CMS solution.

Good frontend development skills: HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.

Any experience of Umbraco is highly beneficial (the minimum requirement is to be keen to use Umbraco professionally).

 

This agency has all the exciting challenges that typically come with the advertising agency industry; the variation in projects, the creative thinking and fun problem to solve but because this agency serves the charity sector, the work can be extremely meaningful to those that get a sense of satisfaction from mission-driven contribution.

 

The culture is relaxed and many people within the organisation take advantage of the flexible hours and working from home days when needed.

 

Please contact Danny Stewart at Redsofa London for more info or to apply for the position.

 

Thanks

 

(.Net Developer, FullStack, Umbraco, JavaScript, Agency, Charity Sector, Software Engineer, CMS)

Posted by: Danny Stewart

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JavaScript Developer (11815)

London

Permanent

£45,000 - £70,000

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JavaScript Developer

 

Social Recognition Tech Platform (Start-up)

Old Street, London

£45,000 – £70,000 + Benefits + Equity Options

 

We’re hiring a JavaScript Developer to join a product company in a phase of growth, building a suite of technology products that enable their client companies to analyse and improve employee engagement.

 

It’s no surprise that happy people produce great work. This platform encourages positive feedback from the ‘ground up’, it helps people recognise colleagues for their work and leadership teams to act on the data to positively improve a company culture.

 

As the JavaScript Developer your role will include:

Define and build new features

Collaborate within small multi-disciplined teams

Help create the product architecture

Improve the scalability and performance of the platform

Work with a focus on high-quality, use a TDD approach

Use customer and user feedback to develop new features

 

We’re looking to hire you if you have the following:

More than 4 years frontend software development (commercial) experience

Significant JavaScript experience and building interactive SPA’s

Experience with modern frameworks; React, Backbone, Angular or Vue

Experience in writing modular CSS (pre/post-processors)

Any knowledge of Cypress, D3, Lodash (or Underscore) and Babel is beneficial

An understanding of SaaS products and how to scale SaaS platforms

Desire to be autonomous and take ownership on projects

A team player mentality with a passion for sharing ideas, knowledge and working collaboratively

 

Additional info;  Frontend tech stack: Backbone (migrating to React), Webpack, D3, Lodash, ES6/7 (with Babel), Cypress. Backend tech stack: Ruby, Sinatra, MongoDB, Resque, RSpec, Heroku, AWS, Cloudinary. Development languages, tools and frameworks evolve so frequently that we’re looking to hire someone with a keen interest in learning and working with new tools.

 

This role will suit a software engineering professional that enjoys satisfaction in seeing their contributions add value to the team, the product and, subsequently, thousands of end users lives as the platform helps people get more from their working culture, social inclusion and employee engagement. It’s an opportunity to progress professionally; technically because of the type of challenges to overcome and commercially because the opportunity to shape a growing company.

Please contact Danny Stewart for info or to apply. Thanks.

 

Posted by: Danny Stewart

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Digital Marketing Specialist (12869)

London

Permanent

£40,000 - £45,000

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My client is looking for a Digital Marketing Specialist  the primary responsibility is to lead the digital marketing on marketplaces with a specific focus on Amazon to start with. They are looking for someone to manage, optimize, and report on marketing campaigns by utilizing Amazon Sponsored Ads and the Amazon Demand Side Platform. In this role, you’ll work directly with their subsidiaries and play a major role in driving sales and enhancing brand awareness on Amazon.

The Digital Marketing Specialist will execute strategic paid marketing campaigns on a global level on the Amazon platform. This role will use, explore, and test all available paid tools within the Amazon ecosystem to meet Victorinox’s goals. Additionally, the Specialist will provide ad hoc support to the Analytics team to understand positive and negative performance variances.

 

You will

Own Amazon and broader marketplaces advertising performance, build and report on marketing campaigns that deliver positive ROAS to meet goals.
Manage paid advertising campaigns on a day-to-day basis (focus on Amazon but open for other market places, paid social and paid search).
Analyze and report on paid campaign performance.
Proactively test new paid Amazon features and tools to drive incremental revenue.
Collaborate across the Business to maximize performance for the Amazon business
Frequent and professional interaction via email, phone, and in-person with the entire stakeholders.

You are

At least 2 years’ experience in Amazon advertising is required with experience in managing AMS & Amazon DSP
Experience in Paid Social (FB / Instagram) is also an added advantage
Strong analytical background
Well versed in working with Google Analytics and Attributions
Experience in eCommerce, and/or Search space, is ideal.
A strong and refined client-service mindset
Sound decision making and proactive initiative with the ability to set and achieve goals
Excellent attention to detail and accomplished verbal and written communication skills
Flexibility to succeed in a challenging, fast-paced, and dynamic digital environment
Cross-collaborative to understand and implement team-oriented initiatives and goals
Analytical and strategic capabilities
Budget management and forecasting
Ability to take ownership and work independently with little or no supervision
Adept at learning new software programs and tools
Amazon advertising accreditation is an added advantage

All candidates must be able to live and work in the UK. No sponsorship for this role.

Posted by: Neil Clements

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Senior Account Executive (12826)

London

Permanent

£24,000 - £27,000

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We have an opening for a proactive and ambitious Account Executive looking for their first role as a Senior Account Executive: To work on one of the UK’s most famous entertainment brands at an established creative agency in central London.

 

An integral role within the team, we are looking for an energetic ‘rising star’ who will become the day-to-day ‘go to’ for key client contacts and creative teams.

 

You will have a track record of building solid client relationships whilst delivering creative work. Ideally you will have experience and a passion for creative, marketing, advertising, events and strategy and be keen to assist one of the UK’s leading brands deliver effective retail marketing and activation campaigns.

 

The role is to take ownership of projects from start to finish, champion client relationships and deliver tactical drive to store and in store creative campaigns.

 

IDEAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Retail or brand activation experience

A critical eye and big attention to detail capabilities

Strong problem-solving skills and can-do attitude

Confidence in communication with internal and client teams

An excellent understanding of agency creative (including digital animation)

An understanding of the print production process

Experience of working on multiple projects on tight deadlines, remaining super cool, calm and collected as deadlines approach.

High levels of self-motivation and well presented.

High energy, outgoing and fun personality

 

You will have frequent contact with:

Clients, to effectively and efficiently manage the assigned account

The Creative Department, to ensure a strong working relationship with this department

Our Suppliers, to maintain a good working relationship with third party suppliers

The Finance Team, to ensure all financial processes and procedures are adhered to at all times

 

DEVELOPMENT

Opportunity to develop within the account team and potentially across the agency through a proven track record of strong account handling skills, continuous development of self together with the desire to take your career to the next level.

 

BENEFITS

In return for your hard work, dedication and loyalty, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package. You’ll receive 20 days standard holiday, and in addition you’ll receive your birthday day off and the time between Christmas and New Year. You’re entitled to free eye tests, life assurance, childcare vouchers and may qualify for our Cycle to Work scheme. Training and development, where appropriate, will also be provided.

 

Posted by: Richard Maddox

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Senior Account Manager (12825)

London

Permanent

£35,000 - £40,000

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We have an opening for a Senior Account Manager to lead global promotional and event staffing programmes for famous, cutting edge blue chip brands.

 

The agency offers bespoke staffing solutions in roadshows, in-store, festivals, on-trade activations and technical demonstrations. If you have solid experience in handling detailed staffing projects in a range of formats, excellent people skills and best-in-class project delivery, this could be a fantastic role for you.

 

You will oversee a number of global and European executions for two of the most famous, forward-thinking brands on the planet right now. You will be responsible for the implementation of staff training, detailed reporting, programme budgeting, quality control, high-level client and supplier management.

 

The Agency works throughout Europe and USA and has recently staffed events and activations in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cannes and Cologne as well as the US.

 

This role will be based in London and is a fantastic role for someone to step in and run and grow two dynamic accounts. There is a real opportunity for the right candidate to develop and grow this position within the agency due to the pace at which we are advancing. As a Senior Account Manager, you will be a key member of the team and integral to the day to day delivery of global projects.

 

If you are a motivated, self-starting Senior Account Manager (or ambitious Account Manager) do share your details as soon as possible.

Posted by: Richard Maddox

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Integrated Designer (12853)

London

Permanent

£60,000 - £65,000

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My client is looking for a hybrid designer who has a mix of animation/after effects experience alongside campaign/print ideally you will have worked on toolkits and FSDU’s as well, this is a very mixed role where boundaries will be pushed.

The client works with some of the leading FMCG brands across all forms of communications and design so its important you have experience of working with global FMCG brands, as this role is 50/50 you need to be happy doing print, campaigns and motion.

There is also the opportunity to mentor and help grow juniors in  the team, which a view of you stepping up into leading the team eventually.

If you are interested then please send me your cv and portfolio.It’s imperative you have campaign and motion experience across FMCG brands and examples of toolkits and FSDU’s in your portfolio.

Posted by: Karan Kaur

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