We're looking for an experienced Senior Designer with a background in motion graphics and strong experience in social media, digital design and art direction to join our award winning design team at We are Social, London.
Our design department is a multi-disciplinary team of designers, art directors, photographers, videographers, video editors, animators, 3D designers, illustrators and graphic designers - all obsessed with great storytelling and social innovation.
We're looking for a confident Senior Designer with tonnes of motion graphics experience to join the team. Someone who can own projects across multiple clients and create opportunities within the agency and for our clients. Ideally, you'll have a minimum of 7 years' agency experience, with the ability to concept, capture, design and animate best in class social content. Your day to day will involve leading hands on design projects, collaborating with Creatives, overseeing and guiding Junior Designers and working closely with Creative Producers, Project Managers and Client Services teams to plan and scope upcoming projects. In addition you’ll also be responsible for art directing shoots and capturing content on set, depending on experience.
What we’re looking for:
- Senior designer with 7+ years agency experience
- Motion graphics expert.
- Background in social media, digital design, art direction
- Big brand experience
- Leadership experience
- Expert knowledge of Adobe CS - Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premier and InDesign
- Clinical graphic design ability - image making, type and layout
- Strong art direction skills
- Concept & innovation driven
- Comfortable editing films and applying animation/motion
- Experience in photography, videography or 3D would be a bonus
- Exceptional time management and ability to manage multiple projects
- Confident communicator
- Accountable and responsible
- Collaborative problem solver
- Proactive contribution to projects
- Comfortable overseeing and directing Junior Designers
- Strong knowledge of social media platforms and formats
- Up to date on design and social trends
- Up to date on industry innovations
- Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of web technologies
Why should you join our team?
- 23 days holiday, increasing by one day for each year of service
- Private Medical Insurance
- Company pension scheme
- Group Income Protection
- Optional Dental Insurance
- Comprehensive internal and external staff training programme
- Childcare vouchers
- Corporate Social Responsibility - time given to volunteer with our partnered charity
- Annual ski trip in Europe
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Season ticket loan scheme
- Long Service Awards - at 3, 5 & 10 years
- Optional sabbaticals after 3 and 5 years
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Staff events: yoga, language lessons, monthly nail bar, wellness check-ups onsite, basketball & squash court for hire
- Summer hours
- Free breakfast
A little bit about us…
We Are Social. We are a global agency. We deliver world-class creative ideas with forward-thinking brands. We connect people and brands in meaningful ways by creating ideas people like and share. We call this social thinking.
With an international team of over 850 and offices in New York, Toronto, Madrid, London, Paris, Milan, Munich, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo and Sydney, our mission is to put social thinking at the centre of marketing.
We work with clients including adidas, Activision, Google, Vodafone and Audi on global, regional and local projects.