Design Director

Remote, London
£65,000 – £70,000
Full Time
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Job Description

We are looking for an articulate, intelligent design director who loves branding and visual storytelling and is keen to help lead, inspire and develop our UK creative team to ensure we continue to create the very high standard of work our clients have come to expect.

About us

Ruder Finn London is a full-service communications consultancy, working in the UK and internationally with leading businesses and industry associations within the healthcare, technology and life sciences sectors.

We specialise in communicating innovation and change in ways which people embrace. Our work reaches people through brand communications, advocacy, corporate storytelling, employee engagement, brand strategy, paid media and all the spaces in between.

About you

You have big ideas, energy, enthusiasm and ten or more years' experience creating beautiful and meaningful designs for print, brand and digital projects.

You have an eye for detail and a flair for creating visually stunning campaigns that meet or exceed our clients' high standards.

You have experience providing creative direction and overseeing workflow through the studio.

You are an inspirational design leader and team player with excellent communication skills.

Skill and experience expectations

  • Provide strong creative leadership for the team, helping them to grow and develop
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Control the design planning and workflow of the studio
  • Clever creative ideas and conceptual thinking
  • Proven experience working on branding projects (including brand identity/guidelines)
  • Ability to interpret and visualise complex information
  • Solid typographic/layout design skills, with a high level of crafting and attention to detail
  • A good understanding of messaging and how it can be used to drive communications
  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience working on digital deliverables and a keen interest in digital trends
  • Figma proficiency would be an advantage
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, team members and deadlines
  • Experience or knowledge of healthcare or the tech industry is desirable but not essential

How to apply

Please email your CV and examples of your work to

Job ID #8410287588