Are you our new Associate Creative Director?

Here's what we need

Salary: £40,000-55,000, negotiable depending on experience

As an Associate Creative Director in the Creative team, you will be responsible for driving stunning work for our clients. Taking a people-first approach, you will lead the creation of award-winning campaigns which benefit client and consumer alike.

You will develop concepts for pitches and for marketing/advertising campaigns and will be hands-on in bringing those to life. Collaborating with different creative disciplines (graphic design, video, motion, animation), you will ensure the executions are of the highest quality. You will take a ‘show not tell’ approach, using your superb creative skills to prototype and artwork solutions passionately and with excellence.

The successful candidate will have a drive to generate innovative ideas for our client and their audiences. Working in partnership with a Creative Director (who has a copywriting leaning) and the internal client teams, you will always be looking for opportunities to push boundaries and produce amazing work.

You’ll be a master of the presentation deck, with the ability to communicate work in a compelling way that delivers key messages clearly and creates a strong emotional response.

We’re looking for a candidate who may want to reach the next level of their career, or somebody more experienced who is ready to hit the ground running.


  • Demonstrable experience at a senior level within a creative agency environment
  • Ability to generate multiple, far-reaching campaign ideas/concepts
  • Brilliant with design tools, in particular Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong ability to create and deliver presentations, including storyboarding
  • A passion and thirst for beautiful, visually impactful design solutions
  • An eye for detail, particularly during campaign production, including creative reviews and in quality assurance
  • Effective time management to ensure the smooth running of simultaneous projects.


  • Experience of working on video editing, including TV commercials
  • Ability to run creative workshops with clients
  • Technical knowledge of design production, including digital, social,  print
  • Knowledge of paid media formats/specifications

Reporting to:

Creative Director

Key responsibilities

  • Working in creative partnership with a Creative Director, to come up with ideas and concepts
  • Using Adobe Creative Suite (or similar design tools) to bring ideas and concepts to life through scamps, prototypes and artwork
  • Creating and delivering exciting and compelling presentations
  • Writing clear and inspiring briefs for the Creative Production team
  • Consulting with Client Leads and Account Directors on the best approach to achieve a client’s objectives
  • Working collaboratively with the other disciplines within the Creative team to see through production of campaign assets
  • Managing quality assurance along with the Head of Creative Operations

Other Responsibilities

  • Standing in for the Creative Director, when necessary, to provide authority and drive work forward.
  • Aiding team learning through transparency, sharing your successes and your failures
  • Planning your time to balance briefed work and ongoing optimisation, and accurately tracking your time spent on each activity
  • Maintaining a competitive advantage over other agencies by staying abreast of what great looks like in our industry, and innovating in all areas of your work
  • Exuding a passion for your work, championing your team’s skills and value within the agency

The successful candidate

The successful candidate will be bursting with ideas and will have a passion for visual design solutions. They will lead by example when it comes to pixel perfect layouts and use of colour and typography. They will be extremely collaborative – both internally and with clients – always looking to pre-empt and solve challenges.

The interview process

We’ll kick off with a coffee or telephone interview to assess your suitability for the role.

If we think you’re a good fit, we’ll invite you for an interview.

If we like what you’ve got to say, we will follow with a competency test.

The final stage is an interview with other senior members of our team.



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  • Flexible hours, long lunch breaks and early Friday finishes
  • Gym membership or medical plan
  • Regular massages
  • Cycle to work and Tech scheme
  • Regular company events
  • Breakfasts on Mondays and afternoon drinks on Fridays
  • A personal development plan & budget, plus regular Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Quarterly profit share
  • 24 days holiday (rising to 30) + bank holidays and sabbaticals
  • A pension, contributed to by us
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity or Adoption Pay
  • Confidential session with our resident coach
  • Full transparency on all areas of our business, including finances