We’re looking for a talented and affable Designer to help us deliver creative locally and abroad. You’ll be Auckland based but will also work on international campaigns with our London office.
You’ll have strong conceptual skills, be good at ideation and able to design across a range of mediums, from concept to completion.
The work is diverse and spans:
• Advertising – pretty much the full mix
• Social media – campaign ideas and executions
• Packaging design – if you’re into it
• Identity – creation and development
• Presentations – to share our work and on behalf of our clients
We have a small and nimble core team, calling on specialists as required. We’re looking for someone that’s confident, proactive and positive. You’ll be great at collaborating, excellent at presenting and happy working directly with clients.
You’ll have a great deal of autonomy, and will be able to manage your workload as you see fit. We embrace flexible working practices. We don’t believe in counting hours or being desk bound. It’s only important that the work gets done and is delivered to our usual high standard, on time and on budget.
At Running with Scissors we have a pioneering approach to advertising and a desire to produce the most effective campaigns possible, no matter what they are. With offices in London and Auckland we’re working 24/6 to help our clients achieve commercial success.
At least five years creative agency experience is essential. The job is fulltime and comes with the usual ebbs and flows of a creative agency.
To apply please email Friday@rws.agency with a copy of your portfolio.
Fantastic work. Also hearing great things about the Drive project in low-income communities. Congrats to all involved!
1989 called... They want their idea back. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmNymPocKro
Absolutely, have to admit this was confusing to me and my team as well.
Oh man, this is TERRIBLE!!!!!! So damn confusing...just have a straightforward rationale and stick with it Lightbox...
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