The globally awarded team at ClemengerBBDO Touchcast in Wellington is looking for a new design leader for their digital division.
So who are we after?
You'll be from a strong design background, and have experience with brand Identity projects for major brands. Large website design projects will feature in your portfolio and you'll walk the walk, as much as your talk the talk! You'll have experience in managing and mentoring others – and be motivated to do more of that. You're confident in front of clients and key stakeholders and can present your work with articulate conviction.
What makes this role unique?
This division sits within one of the most awarded agencies in Australasia. While large website builds and Brand ID projects feature in the day-to-day, there are also various projects that are driven by creative ideas. Typically these opportunities might come from a strategic creative response to our clients needs. On those projects there would be collaboration with the ECD and Creative Department.
What is the opportunity?
The role is a 50/50 spliit between Design and Leading the team. So you still get to do what you love (design), but you also get to manage and lead a team.
Required Skills and experience
• 8+ years in a design-led role
• Experience designing and implementing large websites that are not only functional but also beautiful and progressive in their approach.
• Lead designer for large brand identity projects across multiple outputs
• Solid understanding of UX principals and best practice
• Proven experience managing and coaching others (successfully)
• Client facing skills
How would we describe ourselves?
Clemenger BBDO Touchcast is the largest communications agency in Wellington and we have been recognised globally for our game changing work. We apply commercial creativity to help many of New Zealand's most iconic businesses and brands build sustainable competitive advantage.
We believe in provoking greatness. This means giving our clients the vision and confidence to pursue and solve their toughest business problems. This is how we become their valuable business partners.
At Clemenger BBDO Touchcast, the thing we care most about is creativity. Or as we call it, 'the work, the work, the work'.
The brand platforms, content and digital experiences we create for our clients come from this understanding. We're curious and have a deep understanding of people, rituals and cultures. We have craft in our bones, and flourish best when matched with clients who want to use creativity to build brands, inspire people, shift perceptions and move product.
How to apply
Please apply via our website. Direct applications will not be considered. or will floats via recruiters.
Please note: all applicants must have valid rights to work in New Zealand.
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