Senior Creative Designer

Matchbook is looking for an exceptional creative designer to help the company stand out within a competitive marketplace. We are looking for a strong creative who can come up with award winning ideas and see them through from concept to completion. This is a brilliant opportunity to help lead the transformation of Matchbooks brand positioning.

Reporting into the Head of Creative the senior creative designer will work with Brand and Communications to deliver best in class campaigns across the sporting calendar. Alongside the Head of Creative, Matchbook Senior Creative Designers’ will act as ambassadors of design while implementing day-to-day creative direction while mentoring and reporting to the wider marketing team.

As Senior Creative Designer, the main function is to be design focused while supporting the Head of Creative and stepping in where needed.  The role requires a candidate with natural creativity.  A strong ability to interpret business and marketing concepts and convert them into persuasive visual communication.

Core responsibilities of the position:

•      Directing design briefs & projects from concept to final art

•      Envisioning of the future brand style and tone

•      Creating and nurturing an environment of innovation

•      A visible driving presence in the department

•      Advise on Creative quality and ideas

•      Show mature creative support for the team

•      Dedication to Design Principles

•      Technical mastery of Adobe CS programs

•      Optimisation of projects within strict timings

•      Provide accurate statistics to the workflow controller

•      Drive a ‘Team Spirit’, for the Matchbooks Creative Department

•      3d and motion graphic experience would be a plus

The senior creative designer would be expected to articulate complex solutions clearly across a range of projects, internal and external. Soft skills must include an ability to implement company policy and creative leadership without undue friction.

Confident stakeholder communications whilst being recognised as knowledgeable and helpful from a technical and production point of view are the cornerstones of the role.

Xanadu is an equal opportunites employer