Senior Designer

Brand
Money20/20
Job function
Creative Design
Job type
Perm Full Time
Job location
London
Salary
Competitive market rate salary
Job ref
R8410

We're looking for a Senior Designer to join our team in London as part of our Marketing function.

The Senior Designer is a senior member of the marketing team of Money20/20 and works on creative projects from brief to delivery.

The Senior Designer’s direct contribution includes, but is not limited to, the production of brand collateral, print materials, web content for client engagement and promotional pieces for; product and support materials, trade shows and events space.

The Senior Designer will also be expected to collaborate with the other marketing and design functions across the wider Business Unit, of which Money20/20 is a part of. The Senior Designer role will report into the Art Director. From time to time, you may be asked to work on other projects within the Business Unit. 

The Senior Designer is expected to demonstrate leadership and confidence, working within an international organisation. This role will support the Money20/20 marketing team across all their regional efforts as well as on Inter-brand campaigns within Ascential.

This is a more advanced role, requiring a proactive, self-starter who is able to manage their time and delivery commitments in an independent fashion and work in close partnership with the Art Director and other brand partners. This role will have oversight from the Art Director but is expected to own the design and delivery for selected creative projects. They will also help lead creative and workflow when the Art Director is unavailable. They are recognized on the team for their experience, advanced skills as well as leadership.

Working closely with our marketing (& other business) partners you will be responsible for: 

  • Driving design and production execution 

  • Embedding branding and ensuring quality outputs 

  • Leading colleagues with less experience and acting as a mentor

  • Developing workflows and project management plans

  • Owning the end to end delivery of projects

  • Supporting the Art Director 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Creates local/global collateral under the creative guidance of the Art Director. 

  • Develops multi-month workflows and plans with a project management focus.

  • Owns project briefs from start to completion. Designs and tests work to make sure each project brief is completed in full, on time and in line with company standards.

  • Liaises and collaborates with relevant business partners to produce assets. Follow-up with questions, updates and edits as needed.

  • Stays up to date on design best practices and innovation and actively trains others to improve know-how and design capability across the business.

  • Is self-directed and works independently to lead a creative project or collaborate with fellow brand and BU (where relevant) Designers. 

  • Manages creative projects while continually sharing progress with the Art Director. Steps in to represent the Art Director both internally and in external forums 

  • Leads Designers on large “hero” projects. 

  • Collaborates with agency teams that are selected to work on projects for the brand.

  • Offers insight and constructive feedback to other designers to help expand and refine work.

  • Designs digital and print materials for a variety of projects, including: social campaigns, events and branding collateral, and more. 

  • Plays an active role in participating and sharing design best practice with the wider Ascential Design Community.  

 

Your Experience

  • Works with the Art Director to create compelling designs that meet project requirements, brand guidelines and Ascential’s creative standards. 

  • Communicates and collaborates well with business partners (Marketing, Operations, Performance & Automation, Product, Localization etc.) to thoroughly complete projects on time. Experience developing multi-month workflows and plans with a project management focus. 

  • Must have strong skills in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, etc.)

  • A specific skill or strength is beneficial (coding, illustration, photography, UX, motion graphics etc.

  • Skills in typography, colour, print and web layout is an essential requirement. 

  • Excellent organizational skills required; must be able to handle multiple projects and produce a high volume of quality work within tight deadlines.

  • Must be self-motivated to own creative projects but still be a team player, comfortable with following direction and receiving feedback as required. 

  • Strong problem-solving skills and leadership qualities. Motivates and inspires other designers.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, visual communications or related fields required.  

What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days 

  • Great learning and development opportunities 

  • Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans

  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers 

  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme 

  • Volunteering opportunities 

  • Season ticket loans 

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, and offer flexible benefit packages.
 

Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

For more information on our culture, visit Ascential.com.

About Money 20/20

We’ve created a space where the smartest, most outrageously inventive and ambitious people in the financial industry can connect and create. With the pace of industry change increasing and the reach of new possibilities expanding, this is needed more than ever.

Joining us will let you be part of one of the fastest growing event brands in the world. It’s an opportunity to really push the boundaries and release your creative spirit at a company that does things differently on a global platform.

About Ascential 

Ascential delivers specialist information, analytics and ecommerce optimisation platforms to the world's leading consumer brands and their ecosystems. 

Our world-class businesses improve performance and solve problems for our customers by delivering immediately actionable information combined with visionary longer-term thinking across Digital Commerce, Product Design and Marketing. We also serve customers across Retail & Financial Services. 

With more than 2,000 employees across five continents, we combine local expertise with a global footprint for clients in over 120 countries. 

Ascential is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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