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design director jobs in gloucestershire

The Role
 
A Design Director will play a key role within a creative agency or in-house marketing and creative team, usually reporting to the Managing Director. The Design Director role is often strategic and conceptual, providing leadership and design direction for a team of Graphic Designers.
 
The Design Director role will suit someone who has had a successful career as a Graphic Designer to senior level, ready to take on responsibilities in team leadership and design direction. Ideally, with experience of print and digital communications, working in-house or for an agency with multiple clients in various sectors or specialising in certain sectors such as retail, leisure and hospitality, or corporate communications, or 2D and 3D disciplines.
 
The Design Director role would usually encompass the following responsibilities:
 
To provide design direction and ongoing mentorship for a team of Graphic Designers, Digital Designers or 3D Designers. Actively manage client relationships to develop future business pipeline, and ensure all design work is delivered in accordance with brand guidelines, on budget and on time. Able to share and take advantage of extensive experience working with clients and brands in B2B and B2C sectors. Keep up to date with digital innovation.
 
​About Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire comprises of three main areas, major part of the Cotswolds, the Royal Forest of Dean and the Severn Vale. It has a total population of around 565,000 people with the county town being the city of Gloucester, other principal towns include Cheltenham, Stroud, Tewkesbury, Cirencester and Dursley.
With beautiful countryside and scenery is it a popular destination for walkers and cyclists but also tourists love to come and wonder around the picturesque Cotswold villages and visit a local pub.
Gloucestershire has over 45 music, arts, science and literature festivals every year giving it a thriving cultural scene.