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design director jobs in swindon

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 Swindon
Swindon is a town in the heart of Wiltshire. It has seen huge investment and regeneration in recent years due to its easy access to large centres such as London, Bristol, Reading and Cardiff making it a very desirable place to live amongst professional and a commuter hub.
Swindon is now one of the most economically successful and highly innovative towns in the UK, ranking in the top 5 towns for business investment.
The Key industry sectors in the town include manufacturing/engineering, life sciences, information and communication technologies, financial and business services. Swindon is home to major businesses, including Intel, npower, Zurich Financial Services, WHSmith, Honda, Nationwide Building Society and First Great.
Swindon It is also home Steam museum and is a celebration of the pioneering vision and engineering genius of Isambard Kingdom Brunel which led to the Great Western Railway network becoming regarded as the most advanced in the world.