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Design Bridge
Design Director
Full Time, Permanent






2 weeks ago

About us

At Design Bridge and Partners we believe design is the most powerful means of driving positive change. Whatever the business. Whatever the challenge. Because design answers the big questions. Reshaping how organisations behave and how people experience the world. So we’re redefining what design is and what design can do for brands, businesses, people and planet.

We see design as the thread that unifies brand across strategy, identity, experience, and guardianship. With 850 people in 12 countries, our clients include NASA Artemis, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Diageo, Mastercard, Intel, Mondelez, Tencent, HSBC, Colgate, Reckitt, Fortnum & Mason and the BBC.

About the role

We are looking for a Design Director who wants to create the best work of their career. In this role you will spearhead strategic creative thinking, inspire and motivate our talented designers, and maintain our position as a leader in the industry. As a Design Director, your role is pivotal in ensuring the quality of strategic design thinking within your team. You will collaborate closely with Creative Directors to challenge and enhance creative briefs, providing clear and inspirational direction for the team. Your creativity and leadership will contribute to the growth of our business through the development of long-term client relationships. Responsibilities include creating work of the highest standard that solves business problems head-on, presenting work to clients with conviction, and championing high creative standards, encoring an open, collaborative working culture.

About you

Design Bridge and Partners is in search of a first-class Design Director to join our dynamic team. You will have extensive experience in a similar role and environment. As the champion of projects, you’ll lead with confidence, making critical judgments and producing exceptional, insightful creative solutions. You will have a breadth of experience – having created great work for big international brands, small arts organisations and everything in between. Collaborating within teams and across the studio, you’ll foster strong relationships with Creative Directors and demonstrate gravitas both internally and externally. With excellent people skills and a proactive, dedicated attitude, you’ll be the driving force behind award-winning and challenging creative solutions.

Why us?

World-famous brands. National icons. Technology unicorns. Plucky upstarts no one’s yet heard of. You’ll get to work on all of these, with a team of brilliant, optimistic people right by your side and scattered all across the world.

We’re passionate about our people and their careers. We’ll help you to develop your skills and provide you with outstanding benefits. So, you’ll have a chance to make your mark on our future, as we make a mark on yours.


Design Bridge and Partners is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability.We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion and strives to recruit a diverse slate of candidates to help us achieve that goal.

Due to the volume of applications, we unfortunately can only respond to successful candidates.

We will not accept unsolicited CVs or approaches via recruitment agencies.