NetConstruct is part of Ingenuity Digital Holdings Limited (IDHL) which also trades as WMG and Ingenuity Digital. IDHL is one of the largest groups of full service digital agencies in the UK.
With offices in Central London, Harrogate and Wetherby, IDHL has a growing team of 130 professional, creative, marketing and technical people.
NetConstruct provides strategic consultancy, creative design, website development and online video solutions for over 120 organisations throughout the public and private sectors. NetConstruct have built up a strong and trusted reputation demonstrated by high levels of client satisfaction and retention.
Their status as a Kentico Global Gold Partner, the winning of prestigious industry awards, a unique consultancy approach and talented people are all contributors to their success.
Overall Role and Responsibilities:
NetConstruct is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Creative Leader and UX specialist with the ambition and appetite to grow and develop a team within a fast-paced growing company.
This is a lead role within a close knit multimedia team, there is huge potential to further develop skills and expertise for the right candidate.
You will lead a creative team made up of design, front end web development and video, to provide all things creative to NetConstruct, and potentially group-wide.
You will be focused on delivering exciting web projects including design, UX, wire-framing and user journey management as well as leading on pitches and formulating creative strategies.
Duties will include but are not limited to:
Managing and inspiring the creative team
Driving all creative output within the agency
Driving forward our UX offering and heading up the creative direction of the team
Leading on, and driving forward our brand and all associated materials
Managing the creative aspect of the sales process, from pitch to launch
Leading on research into creative innovation within our industry and current trends and disseminating these through the team and the agency.
Team development and mentoring
Building and maintaining positive relationships with clients, understand their business, recommend appropriate digital solutions and maximise the revenue potential for the agency.
Key Qualifications and Attributes:
We are looking for someone who is as passionate, creative and ambitious with boundless energy and enthusiasm as well as steely determination to succeed. This role has huge opportunity with the potential for career development in a rapidly growing business with ambitious plans for the future, including national and international expansion.
The ideal candidate will:
Be able to demonstrate creativity and imagination in applying cutting edge graphical design in the context of website design and UX.
Have approximately 5+ years design experience (including UX and wire-framing) in an agency (or similar) environment. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their portfolio.
Have a willingness to work closely with customers and prospects, to be adaptable and able to pick up new techniques and technologies.
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Work well on their own using their initiative as well as provide positive contributions to a team-working environment, in relation to ideas, providing support to colleagues, building strong working relationships with colleagues.
Take pride in being able to work to tight deadlines and adapt to changing needs, priorities and requirements.
Be thorough and precise, consistently delivering high quality results.
Have experience of taking details of client’s requirements and creating detailed briefs and of running client workshops and planning meetings.
Ability to work with minimal supervision with an ability to plan and prioritise your own time and workload and that of your team to ensure all deadlines and deliverables are met on time and to the required standard.
Have meticulous attention to detail to ensure messages are consistent in terms of voice, strategy and brand
Have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and create rapport with colleagues, clients and management
Experience of supporting and mentoring junior colleagues
Full, clean driving licence.