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Lead Creative

Looking to join an exciting agency with ambitions for growth? We're looking to take our design team to the next level with a creative lead to shape the creative direction of the agency.

Who we’re looking for

You’ll have a proven background in agency design, a good understanding of ecommerce, and the know-how to deliver and implement ideas as well as come up with them.

You will need to be a charismatic lead to help inspire and develop the existing team as it grows; experience in client presentation and ability to pitch and present ideas at all levels is essential!  

The ideal person will be able to confidently offer advice and guidance to the other designers, as well as roll their sleeves up and get stuck in as the design briefs are assigned. 

You must have an understanding of responsive design and what makes great UI & UX in the field of ecommerce.

What you’ll be doing

Guiding a team of designers you will be responsible for managing, planning and developing a variety of design work for a wide range of worldwide clients, from small start-ups to global brands across a broad range of industries. 

This pivotal role within the agency will require you to oversee the creative visual delivery of our client websites, working closely with the Client Director and Project Managers to come up with innovative, functional and visually inspiring solutions to exceed our clients’ expectations and shape the creative direction of the agency.

A typical day

There’s no such thing as a typical day in an agency like Eastside Co, which is why we all love it so much. But whatever you’re working on, you’ll be expected to:

  • Take the lead on design projects
  • Pitch and present concepts to clients at all levels
  • Contribute to the creative process, come up with ideas and creative ways of presenting information
  • Manage multiple projects effectively, ensuring timelines for delivery are adhered to
  • Devise, produce and work to clear client brand guidelines
  • Provide advice, guidance and inspiration to the design team
  • Keep up to date with the latest design trends, and ensure our clients’ websites represent the cutting edge of ecommerce design
  • Ensure websites are designed with UI/UX in mind
  • Plan design schedules, allocating tasks and coordinating with other departments during the process of the site production

Your skills

We’re looking for the best of the best to help us continue our growth. As standard, you’ll be able to show us evidence of the following:

  • Managing and leading a team of designers and reporting at a senior level
  • Conceptual thinker with experience of managing projects, from ideas to completion
  • Developing and creating new ideas for pitches and presentations for potential clients
  • Handling clients and excellent communication skills are a must as well as being a confident presenter of ideas
  • Significant experience and excellent Sketch, Photoshop, InVision, Illustrator (preferred) skills are essential with an understanding of artworking, retouching and image uploading
  • Someone with a genuine passion for design and interest in typography, photography and creating beautiful concepts
  • Ability to produce and work to client brand guidelines
  • Experience of art direction
  • Experience in presentation design
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
  • A willingness to go the extra mile
  • Work independently or as part of a team

Why you should join us

When you join Eastside Co, you’ll become part of a vibrant, energetic team that thrives on delivering top-notch work for some seriously exciting brands. You will be given the freedom to express yourself, influence, flourish and succeed within an agency environment as a core part of our development team.

We offer an amazing working environment, in our brand new offices at the Custard Factory in the heart of Birmingham’s creative district.

We work hard and play hard, and you’ll enjoy lots of perks and benefits that you’d expect from working with a young, talented and rapidly growing agency.

If you are interested in joining this friendly, fun and highly motivated team then apply via jobs@eastsideco.com.