Senior Designer - 12 month contract

MC2 is the leading strategic marketing agency in the region. We exist to make a positive difference to the extraordinary high growth businesses, organisations and cities we’re privileged to work with. 

From award-winning integrated campaigns to impactful creative work, we specialise in delivering real value to our clients. As Senior Designer you will produce high quality creative work, coming up with ideas that push the boundaries creatively while also making a positive difference to the client’s business. You will work on integrated projects from concept to delivery, and will enjoy sharing your expertise with the wider creative studio.

As Senior Designer you will

  • Produce and consult on designs that push boundaries and challenge the status quo
  • Collaborate with our studio of creative consultants, across design, digital and video
  • Develop brilliant work and ideas for integrated campaigns

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Produce best in class quality work that pushes boundaries and answers the brief
  • Propose strategic solutions – think about what the client is looking to achieve with a brief, not just what they asking you to do – there may be a better solution
  • Challenge and develop briefs with the CST and strategists
  • Share insights from previous experience with the studio and use experience to improve studio output
  • Attend client meetings to gain understanding of the client’s needs and strategy, inputting into the project brief
  • Collaborate with client services, content, video and digital teams on integrated projects
  • Work closely with the strategists and CST to develop original ideas for creative campaigns
  • Ensure the delivery of client projects within agreed timescales

Deliverables Expected

  • A consistently high level of design work that exceeds clients expectations
  • Collaboration with members of the creative team and wider MC2
  • Make positive changes to the creative team
  • Every piece of work is something to be proud of
  • Better briefs and better outcomes
  • Challenge the status quo

Qualifications and Expertise

  • Minimum of HND in Graphic Design
  • At least 5 years agency experience
  • Varied work experience, covering branding, concepts, advertising and corporate materials
  • Ability to artwork
  • Proficient using InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, XD and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of digital requirements and restrictions
  • IT and Apple literate

Skills

  • Outstanding creative skills
  • Can work independently and as part of a team
  • Is able to plan, prioritise and manage a varied workload
  • Works well under pressure
  • Is able to take through a project from concept through to finished artwork
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the creative industry
  • Able to challenge the creative brief to achieve the best result for the client
  • Proactivity to problem solve and speak to other members of the team for more information
  • Excellent presentational skills

Training will be provided through the ‘University of Life’ training and development programme

Think we could be a good match? Email a CV, cover letter and portfolio to SarahH@thisisMC2.com, quoting the reference SD21PN in the subject line.

NO AGENCIES

Expiry Date: 
09-Apr-21