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design director jobs in oxford

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 Oxford
Oxford the world over is famous for its University and if the oldest university in the English-speaking world. It is believed that teaching started in some form in 1096. Oxford University is now recognised as a world-leading centre of learning, teaching and research. It is known for its distinctive collegiate structure with a total of 38 Oxford colleges, a selection of which were used as a filming location for the Harry Potter films.
Oxford is an architectural delight and the city is famed for its beautiful buildings including, Christ Church college, The Bridge of Sighs and probably one of the most well-known and photographed building the Radcliffe Camera.
Oxford is one of the UK’s major tourism centres with over 9 million visitors each year for all over the world. As well as a wide selection of museums visitors can explore the wide streets of the city and some retail therapy in either the new Westgate shopping centre or the historic Covered Market with its many boutique and independent shops.