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Design Director

£65,000 – £85,000
Director/C Suite
Full Time
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Job Description

Koto is a brand consultancy made up of 70 strategists, writers, designers and project managers. We’re split across three studios in Berlin, London and Los Angeles. We’d describe ourselves as opinionated optimists; people up for a challenge who create exciting work for clients of all sizes across all industries and timezones. Everyone from global icons like Netflix and Airbnb to exciting newcomers like Pleo and The Body Coach.

We’re hiring for a new Design Director to join our growing London team of 35.

What are we looking for?

You’re an optimist that’s positive about the power of brands to shape the world.

You’re a team player who is happy to leave their ego at home.

You’ve got a portfolio of brand work (digital a bonus).

You balance strategic ideas with design craft.

You love tech, youth and big brands.

You like a laugh.

You don’t mind planes.

You currently hold a Design Director or ACD role.

You’re happy spending half your time designing and half your time leading.

The package

10% discretionary performance related bonus

Contributions to workplace pension

23 Days holiday a year, plus 1 extra day for every year of employment (+ 9-13 days off at Christmas)

Mobile phone and business contract

Juno employee benefits platform or Gym membership

YCN program membership

We're a 4:1 employer. Working four days in the studio and one optional day WFH. We have core hours of 10-5 with two hours to be taken around that as suits you.