You’re a key member of our busy design team, the engine of T+T – you keep the ideas coming and the design wheels turning. Working closely with all teams, you’re a senior advocate for creativity, quality, and conceptual thinking.
You deliver with confidence, creating work that’s commercial, client-ready, and visually outstanding.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT:
As Senior Designer, you’ll be working with the whole T+T team, particularly Project Managers and the Artwork team, bringing briefs and concepts to life from start to finish.
Using your experience and commercial knowledge, you navigate briefs to find the best design solution for our clients and the company.
Your seniority in the team brings autonomy and responsibility, which you approach with the perfect balance of ambition, ownership, and humility. You’re a trusted advisor to our clients, a source of support for junior team members, and a safe pair of hands for senior management.
WHAT YOU DO:
- You develop concepts. Bringing ideas to life through storyboards, workshops, iconography, illustrations… and whatever else is needed.
- You help shape our service and product offering.
- You develop great relationships with our clients, you’re a trusted authority on design.
- Your design work is exceptional – you think so, we think so, the client thinks so.
- You create original concepts that can be built into design systems for brands.
- You’re commercially aware. You keep quality, time, and budget in mind at all times, and speak up if any one of these could be at risk.
- You work closely with account/project managers to make things happen.
- You coach and mentor junior team members, leading by example.
- You partner with freelancers, making sure they have what they need and understand their brief.
- You use your skills, experience, and knowledge to support the Creative Director and the wider team in achieving T+T goals.
- Disciplined. You do what you say you’ll do.
- Responsible. You own the wins as well as the losses for our design work.
- Self-motivated and self-aware. You have a bias for action and don’t need constant instruction, but also know when it’s time to ask for support.
- A conceptual thinker, you have an ideas-led approach to design.
- A great communicator. You know how to adapt your communication style and make sure the right people know the right things at the right time.
- Detail-focused, picking up on the smallest of flaws – the quality of design work produced by T+T is owned by you. You check and check again.
- Generous and constructive with feedback, and you welcome feedback in turn.
- Curious. You’re not afraid to be the student, you explore new trends, tools, and disciplines to fuel the best ideas and learn new skills.
- User-led. You favour simplicity and real usability in your work.
- When to ask, challenge, compromise, and flag risks.
- How our business works, and understand your part in the bigger picture.
- What the standards are, and will flag any risk to the quality of our work.
- What the latest developments are in the industry. You can spot development and growth opportunities for yourself, the team, and the business.
- Prioritise effectively, responding to changing needs with fluidity and clarity.
- Multi-task efficiently, managing your workload to fit the deadline.
- Make decisions and use your initiative, you check-in and communicate without needing too much reassurance.
- Produce exceptional design work and take pride in your craft, always.
- Present to clients and pitch ideas on behalf of T+T.
- Work autonomously and lead projects from start to finish.
WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE:
Your design ability and experience got you here. Your contribution, ambition, and work produced will determine your success. Success measures for your role will be:
- The quality and creativity of your work
- Feedback from the clients and directors
- Efficiency and accuracy of your work
Please state where you saw this advertisement when applying to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications: Friday, September 17th 2021.
Salary expected between £40-£44k depending on experience.