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Senior Designer

£35,000 – £44,000
Full Time
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Job Description

This is a great opportunity to join a team of creatives trusted by some of the world’s biggest brands and organisations to think, create, story-tell and produce impactful moments. Bringing our world of imagination to our visionary clients we help create relevant change, share important messages, build communities and breakthrough to new audiences.

As our senior designer, you will work closely with our creative director to lead the design work we produce.

  • You bring all you learn and discover into conversations with the Playing Field team, the clients we work with, and the work that we do.
  • You base your solutions on reason and choose the right creative fit for the problem.
  • You ask the right questions to enable you to understand the bigger picture, how things connect, and the needs of your audience.
  • Your curiosity and creative appetite drive your decision-making and connect you to the world in a way that only fellow creatives understand.
  • You have a positive outlook and believe that harnessing creativity as a positive force can help tackle even the most significant challenges.

What you can expect:

  • You’ll be working with the Playing Field team to oversee our creative process.
  • You will use your experience and commercial knowledge to find the best creative solution for our clients and the company.
  • Your role in the team brings autonomy and responsibility, which you approach with the perfect balance of ambition, ownership and humility.

What you do:

  • Produce work that is confident, innovative and crafted and backed up with strategic thinking.
  • Bring ideas to life through a variety of creative solutions.
  • Happily work between multiple design disciplines.
  • Develop great relationships with our clients.
  • Steer and shape the Playing Field brand.
  • Support junior team members and challenge the directors.
  • Understand different audience needs and apply this knowledge to creative solutions.
  • Work closely with account/project managers to make things happen.
  • Present clearly and convincingly to clients and stakeholders.
  • You partner with freelancers, ensuring they have what they need and understand their brief.

You are:

  • You're commercially aware so you keep quality, time, and budget in mind.
  • Self-motivated and self-aware. You have a bias for action and don’t need constant instruction, but also know when to ask for support.
  • A great communicator. You make sure the right people know the right things at the right time.
  • 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.

You know:

  • How to build brands so they connect with audiences in a meaningful way.
  • 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.
  • What development opportunities look like.

You can:

  • 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 creative work and take pride in your craft, always.
  • Work autonomously and lead projects from start to finish.

What you will get from us:

  • Salary based on experience
  • A £1,000 Annual Growth Fund
  • Flexible working approach
  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays + your birthday
  • 1 day every year to spend giving back to the community
  • Profit share bonus scheme
  • Part-ownership of Lewes Football Club (equal pay pioneers!)