Lead Creative Designer-Print (12 month FTC)
Looking to join a global retailer who values people? Then look no further.Monsoon Accessorize are committed to developing our people, last year we made numerous promotions across the business and raised over £200K through our Monsoon Charity Trust fund raise. We have a strong brand with many talented people in the business along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage. We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining, and inspiring our talent.
We are looking for an experienced Lead Creative Designer to join our Creative Marketing team, for a 12month maternity cover contract. Reporting to the Head of Creative, you will combine your experience, individuality and drive to play a key part in contributing towards the success of both the creative department, wider customer team and the brand internationally. Effectively leading your team of 3, you will provide world class creative design across all touchpoints across the business (branding, marketing, packaging, experiential, VM, POS, retail and communications) and support the development and consistent application of all brand guidelines and seasonal assets across Monsoon and Accessorize brands.
What will you do as a Lead Creative Designer?
•To provide creative exploration and concepts to satisfy all briefs
•To manage the delivery of all branding and graphic design projects across the business
•To manage the design critical path from conception to deliver
•To ensure the Head of Creative Design is kept informed of progress
•To develop and keep updated all brand guidelines
•To execute all International marketing design requests
•To manage and deliver on all packaging requirements
•To manage and deliver all POS requirements
•To manage workflow and direct artwork requirements
•To manage and develop your direct reports which include creative designer and artworkers.
What you will need to succeed in this role?
•3-4 years' experience in fashion Ecommerce
•Creative, self-motivated designer with a varied portfolio
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects with accelerated timelines.
•Proven ability to generate concepts and develop ideas
•Able to react quickly and respond well to constructive feedback
•Excellent project management and communication skills.
•Strong branding, POS, retail design experience.
•Advanced level in Abobe Creative Suite
•Creative designer with a passion for branding, design and trends
•Enthusiastic and positive with a desire to learn and develop
•Ability to demonstrate confidence to make decisions at high level
•Ability to manage cross departmental relations ensuring high service levels are provided
•You will be a team player and have proven people management experience
•You will have a good eye for detail and deliver professional and accurate artwork
What are we like to work for?
Monsoon Accessorize truly is a global brand. With over 1000 international branches in over 60 markets, coupled with over 300 in the UK, we are represented on five continents, and still growing.
If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be. We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before. We're also committed to developing our talent. Last year we made numerous promotions across the company. This year promises to be no exception. You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 25 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan. We also provide a great range of Voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!
If you feel you have the potential to become a Lead Creative Designer, we would love to hear from you.