Creative Lead (Graphic Designer & Content Specialist)
Reporting to the CEO
The Creative Lead will be responsible for creating innovative, results-focused campaigns and fresh ideas to acquire new leads and audiences on behalf of our clients.
You’ll work with our team of creative’s and digital marketing specialists, as well as external suppliers, to bring these ideas to life.
You will develop our potential across brand, digital advertising, social campaigns and content, video production, OOH and experiential.
A Creative Lead is a strong example to others in the business of leadership and professionalism. We expect you to be highly presentable, amenable and dependable.
You’ll work with leaders across the business to guide your team toward the highest quality creative and business goals of others.
As a people manager, you’ll develop the team’s creative capability through mentor-ship and inventive concepts, and set the creative apart from those of competitors.
Day to day responsibilities
Responsible for account duties and sign-offs of other team members, also responsible for team delivery
Deliver consistent creative standards and design
Develop the creative potential in the wider team
Collaborate with the Social and Marketing Teams to activate your ideas through paid, owned and earned channels
Champion brand guidelines and use them in the delivery of campaigns where applicable
Help evolve the brand guidelines to keep us and our clients relevant to our audience
Lead creative meetings, share thinking and nurture ideas of others
Generating ideas and selling them into clients and other members of the team
Encourage others to share and explore their ideas
Responsible for the growth and development of your direct reports
What we need from you:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Bachelor of Art, Digital Communication, Media/Multimedia)
5+ years of experience in designing for e-commerce, responsive design, mobile and/or digital marketing channels
2+ years of directly managing creative team members
Design or advertising agency background is preferred
You thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication.
You love telling stories and see the importance of it to the experience, our brand and how we connect with our members and clients
Excellent conceptualization ability; can sketch out digital and physical solutions
Strong understanding of creative design, typography and digital/design standards
Expert in Adobe CC related products
Experience of responsive and creative web design and mobile apps with other mediums and channels to market a plus
Knowledge of front-end technologies in order to be able to communicate with the front-end dev/designers a plus
An understanding of how to develop a concept through to all relevant marketing channels
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strategic approach aligned to marketing and commercial objectives
Respond to feedback in a positive manner and acts on it consistently
Expert problem-solving skills
Strives to achieve deadlines
Gets things consistently right on the first try
You take pride in your work
Capable of interpreting and challenging client briefs
Experience directing and creating animation and film a plus
Ability to write conceptual copy a must!
We have so much potential.
We can promise you will work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry, because we hire only the best.
We work hard but we always have fun doing it. Employees are encouraged to run clubs to keep things social (e.g.
Friday socials, Art Appreciation Club and Podcast Club). Bottom line is, we care about each other and we take our Team Spirit and Love of the Work value very seriously.
It’s supposed to be a passion, here you get paid to exercise your passion.
We value development. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging itself to continuously grow. We maintain a growth mindset in everything we do and invest in employee development. You’ll need to be great to get hired here and we promise you’ll get even better.
We care about you. We offer health benefits (Amethyst Plan at SES) along with a selection of voluntary benefits such as training opportunities, field trips and event invitations.
Since we know you need time to rejuvenate, everyone starts off with 15 days of vacation plus public holidays.
You will get 15 days leave in each 12 months period. After 3 years of employment, you will get 21 days per 12 months period.
We value diversity and inclusion.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.
How to Apply
If you have what it takes to do this job, please send us your CV: