Senior Designer – London, UK

Due to our ongoing success McFaul_Day are seeking an exceptional Senior Designer to join our London HQ. We’re looking for an incredibly creative, culturally intelligent individual to be an integral part, and driving force, of our small core team; someone who is not only capable of great ideas and concepts but who can also see them through to best-in-class execution and lead teams to achieve greatness. McFaul_Day is a fast-moving environment, so energy and commitment are absolutely paramount.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • An impressive portfolio of creative that shows how well you understand the
    important design issues as well as your creative versatility

     

  • Strong agency design experience, the size of agency is irrelevant but your
    demonstrable performance there is!

     

  • Experience of managing others, and a desire to lead, nurture and manage other
    creatives to produce great work efficiently

     

  • Hands-on approach, getting involved in all aspects of the creative process

     

  • Ability to lead creatively and evolve an agreed concept, bringing it to life across
    multiple touch points

     

  • Extensive experience in working directly with clients and be the driving force for our
    creative output

     

  • Self-starter and self-sufficient (at times) in our fast-paced environment

    Take charge of all creative, including the creation of digital, animated and print
    assets across multiple projects

     

  • Thorough understanding of brand strategy/message and a proven ability to convert
    it into best-in-class communication

     

  • Contribute to R&D experiments, insights and thought processes

     

  • Confidence in creating and leading presentations and articulating ideas/concepts
    both internally and to our clients

     

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

    Maintaining a flexible & resilient approach to work with the ability to work under
    pressure

 
YOU ARE

 

  • 8+ years of extensive experience within an agency environment

     

  • Outstanding portfolio that demonstrates your experience across a broad range of
    sectors (preferably with a passion for sport and lifestyle or digital)

     

  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe CS, and back-end systems (Microsoft 365 / Box /
    Slack etc)

     

  • Knowledge of Digital, After Effects, FCP/Premier and/or Cinema 4D and experience
    of UX and front-end design

     

  • Experience in leading, motivating and inspiring design teams, as well as briefing and
    liaising with external freelancers

     

  • Experience and a practical understanding of current technologies and their
    application and relevance in design

  • Approachable, down-to-earth management style, ensuring that the team is working
    on the same agenda towards a common goal

 

This hire is an in-house full-time position, with an initial 6-month probation period.

Competitive salary dependent upon experience.

 

 

IF THIS IS YOU:

 

All applications should be sent to jobs@mcfaulday.com containing a short cover letter, CV and portfolio – Subject: Senior Designer.

Application deadline: April 8th