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design director jobs in oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire was recorded as a county in the early years of the 10th century and borders Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Oxfordshire.
The largest centre of population is the city of Oxford which is home to the world-famous Oxford University. Other major town in the county are Banbury, Bicester, Kidlington, Chipping Norton, Carterton, Witney, Thame and Chinnor and Abingdon, Wantage, Didcot, Wallingford and Henley-on-Thames.
Oxfordshire has three areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. the Cotswolds in the north-west, the open chalk hills of the North Wessex Downs and wooded hills of the Chilterns in the south and south-east. The ironstone of the Cherwell uplands can be found north of the county.