Art Director

Job title : Art Director
Location : Thame
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £45,000 - £53,000 including car allowance
Contact : Tracey Parker
Reference : TP-8992

We are looking for a hands-on Art Director to join a creative agency that sits within a Global agency network. The scope of this role includes art direction, graphic design, and creative artwork. If you have a strong agency background and a huge passion for the retail customer journey and want to continue to develop as an Art Director, this role could be perfect for you. This permanent role comes with hybrid working 3 days on site at the UK base in Thame, Oxfordshire. Salary £45k-£53k including car allowance, depending on experience.

The Company

Our client is a shopper marketing agency based in Thame, Oxfordshire, they are the UK arm of a US agency specialising in retail commerce which is part of a Global agency group, giving them a powerful network to support their clients. Using data & insight they come up with intelligent solutions for brand campaigns & retail activations that deliver across the entire customer journey, online to in-store. With an impressive range of clients in the retail sector, they are currently going through a stage of growth and looking to grow their creative team with an experienced Art Director.

With our client's commitment to candidate experience, they have entrusted us as their sole agency ensuring we have a depth of knowledge of this opportunity and have the processes in place to ensure every application is responded to and treated appropriately and with respect. Your application will find itself in the hands of a specialist consultant with a depth of knowledge in this opportunity.

The Role

Reporting to the Creative Director and working alongside a Senior Designer, your role as Art Director will be collaborative and very involved across all aspects of the creative and graphic design process. You will develop design and concept solutions for multiple category-leading brands, on a range of product and brand activations that will be implemented as omnichannel campaigns. This will involve conceptual design such as key visual and touchpoint development as well as general graphic design of campaign assets both digital and print. In addition, you will help support with any freelance resource and ensure projects are completed on time.

About You 

You are highly creative and looking for a chance to progress your career, and work in a conceptual role. You are passionate about the retail customer journey, joining the dots with strong visual designs for in-store activations and online graphics. You are ideally working in a creative agency with some big brands and have a range of exciting creative projects in your portfolio. You are happy with a broad scope of skills in your role including concepts, graphic design (print & digital), and creative artwork. Ideally, you have good knowledge of instore activations and a strong understanding of the customer journey, online to instore, and how ideas translate through all channels.


  • Pension

  • Private Health Care

  • Life Insurance

  • Long-term Disability Allowance

  • Income Protection

Get in Touch

If you would like to apply, please send your CV and portfolio ASAP.