Senior Design Lead

Present Company is looking for a new Senior Design Lead

Present Company is a strategically-driven social media & development agency built on creativity, innovation and technical know-how.

As the Senior Design Lead, you will be leading a studio team of eight; including designers, videographers, producer, editors and animators, specialising in social media content creation and digital ideas.

You will have a passion across all forms of content and digital production, and will be a natural leader on driving projects from ideation through to delivery.

Your will be an experienced Senior Designer with 5+ years’ in a similar level role, managing a department.

What you'll be doing

  • Demonstrate outstanding creative conceptual and design skills through a portfolio that is clean and visually strong.
  • Partner with our clients to harbour an in-depth understanding of their brand identities and values.
  • Develop relationships with key client contacts, in conjunction with Account Directors and Managing Director.
  • Big-picture vision on new and existing clients; finding ways to strengthen and build their brand through content and digital ideas.
  • Ability to expertly translate ideas in any situation, from informal conversations to company presentations.
  • Solid foundation in typography, layout, and design principles.
  • Build a strong, proactive team spirit and contribute to the broader culture of the business via collaboration with other teams.
  • Manage and mentor junior members of the team through creative direction and development of skills.
  • Awareness of current and future design and advertising industry trends, as well as broader cultural trends.
  • Partner with the Social Producer to contribute to the planning of workflow across the team.

What we'd like you to know already

  • Industry knowledge of at least 5 years
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign (After Effects experience would be a bonus).
  • Photo-retouching and editing skills.
  • Have a basic knowledge of photography and videography; enough to understand requirements for content production, and to develop members of the team.
  • Proven ability to develop and refine ideas, and sell into clients.
  • Previous experience managing a team and developing their skill set.
  • Have impeccable verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.

How to apply

Please send your expression of interest along with your CV (and portfolio) to with ‘Senior Design Lead’’ in the subject line.