- Senior Designer - Global Sports Brand

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Senior Designer - Global Sports Brand


Senior Designer - Global Sports Brand

• Intermediate Level


Our team are looking for an experienced Senior Designer who will act as a creative advisor to one of our most high profile global Sports brands.

Category Art Director  Graphic Design 
Location London, United Kingdom
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 14, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Senior Designer would have proven knowledge of trend boards, providing graphic ideas as well as full knowledge of licensing and character IPs. This role offers an opportunity to work with one of the biggest sportswear brands in the World and to showcase your creative ability to senior stakeholders within the industry.

  • Work with Senior Creative Design Manager to produce and manage all creative design ideation, design requests and pitch directions for the global account
  • Translate Disney franchises/characters and storytelling into product, ensuring brand integrity is upheld at retail
  • Build and establish relationships with design, operations, character art, franchise, product development/licensing and content partner teams and utilise to ensure synergy and share best practice
  • As required, clearly present visions, ideas and pitches in both formal and informal settings
  • Provide design direction as needed for design initiatives by researching creative solutions, demonstrating a high-level awareness of consumer/market trends
  • Illustrate/create design icons and graphics for product development purposes
  • Where relevant, support the Designer on the team ensuring all work is complete to required standard and adheres to brand guidelines
  • Contribute to developing trend boards and new ideas (ideation) that can add innovation and freshness into future projects, with a view to building on existing strategies
  • Maintain full compliance with corporate guidelines, delivering a commitment to producing work, which ensures character and design consistency and integrity
  • Build effective relationships among the wider creative community, maximising their specialist knowledge in order to create relevant designs that push the boundaries
Experience and Professional Qualifications Required
  • Degree level education in a related field (graphic design, packaging design, illustration or product design) or equivalent experience
  • Specific experience within storytelling and character based design, desirable
  • Demonstrable experience in taking a design from concept to execution
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Disney characters and Disney storytelling and how it translates to product
  • Proven experience of building effective relationships and managing stakeholders within a large, multi-national, matrix organisation
Skills Required
  • Strong graphic design and illustration skills
  • Strong working knowledge and efficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator, essential
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Confident presenter
  • Ability to create strong, cohesive storytelling trend/POV boards
  • Ability to develop new and innovative concepts and translate them into a storyline through strong graphics and creative direction
  • Ability to generate and sell creative ideas to internal and external clients with an ability to produce Keynote presentations and pitches
  • Strong negotiator and creative problem solver
  • Strong written and spoken English for business use, essential
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage multiple projects end-to-end in a fast paced environment, essential

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
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