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Senior Designer

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Job Description


The Design department within Wieden+Kennedy works to create a visual world in which our clients stories, voice and business come to life. We believe everything stems from a larger strategic brand idea. We work on a range of design, branding, strategy, and advertising projects. Whatever, wherever, however a brand communicates, we love to do it.

The Role:

Designers concept and create visual design solutions to a large variety of problems ranging from graphic design and brand systems to advertising campaigns large and small. All work at W+K is done in teams and the ability to collaborate with other creatives partners and non-creative team members in the development of ideas is fundamental to the role. Bringing a strong creative point of view is expected, but knowing when to listen and collaborate is key. Designers help make the team better and stronger through approach, methodology, work, and craft. Established strong knowledge of skills including graphic design, identity design, branding systems, typography, storytelling, and photography are needed. Ability to work in motion and 3D encouraged.

Seniors are independently proactive, they work closely with the design team but can manage their own time. They have gained a deeper understanding of the creative process, and are developing their skills around the work. They can follow a direction, and are developing their ability to self-edit and construct logic in order to share honed thinking with the rest of the team.

What we expect from you:

  • Consistent at delivering design solutions from concept to execution.
  • Fast and reliable, can work under pressure when needed.
  • Understands brand principles, design systems and visual language and has the ability to define a ‘brand world’.
  • Vocal and able to give opinions and recommendations on what they think is right.
  • Takes direction and feedback well, re-working ideas or creating something entirely new.
  • Has an understanding of the agency process and helps other departments during the journey of a project.
  • Strong knowledge of the production process, and their role in it.
  • Actively seeks problems to solve in our partners business, or proactively extends campaigns.
  • Able to time manage multiple projects, and prioritise their own work flow.
  • Presents ideas in a way that captivates, from deck to verbal presentation.
  • Supports and mentors Junior Designers.

Application Specifics:

  • Salary £50k+ dependant on experience. Plus industry leading benefits package.
  • The position is full-time, with a 3month probationary period.
  • International applicants are welcome - we provide a comprehensive relocation package.
  • Please take the time to answer the required questions embedded within the application, and supply an updated portfolio of selected works.

About Wieden + Kennedy:

Wieden+Kennedy is an independent, global creative company. We’re here to do the best work of our lives with inspiring clients. We make work that influences culture and builds business value. Our global network comprises eight offices and 1400 people, and our work spans every discipline. We have world class media, design and tech operations. But everyone and everything at W+K is driven by creativity, and a core mission of building strong and provocative relationships between companies and their customers.

About this Job Description:

Wieden+Kennedy believes that each team member makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities outlined in a job description. Therefore, this job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the employee or the organisation to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each team member will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavours and to pursue individual career growth.