Deputy Creative Director, Jobs, 7372

Deputy Creative Director - Glasgow

Dependant on Experience - Technology - IT- Digital Design
Ref: 7372 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Jan 2021
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A UK based global strategic brand agency is looking to add a Deputy Creative Director into their team to support their Creative Director due to significant business wins and an exciting 2021 ahead. In this role, you have 'been there, done that' exceptional creative with excellent project management skills. Your work will be of a world-class level.

You will take a bold approach to every project, working with the Creative Director and strategy team. You will ensure business objectives and strategic requirements are kept front and centre to the highest standard from idea through to execution. You will also be able to command and inspire a tool full of executives. 

Please note: with this role you can be based anywhere in the UK, as long as you can regularly make it into the studio in Glasgow. 

The Role

  • Oversee and direct multiple creative projects at one time from conception to completion across the agency
  • Understand what people (clients, teammates and customers) want and put that into action
  • Ensuring all verbal and visual creative is consistent and on-brand
  • Be a creative leader within the agency, structuring approach, encouraging collaboration and challenging ideas
  • Interpret abstract business concepts, client briefs, market research and strategic direction into impactful and award-winning creative ideas
  • Evaluating the creative team’s performance and guiding improvements
  • Create and direct big ideas for world-class brands that can be brought to life in multi-sensory ways
  • Play a key role in new business pitches, proposal creation, and pitching
  • Work closely with the Creative Director to achieve the company vision and ambitious OKRs
  • Work closely with the Traffic Manager to plan and oversee the work
  • Motivate and inspire the creative team to constantly strive for the bravest creativity
  • Push the agency’s offering in new and exciting directions
  • Continuously develop creative process and work with creative leaders throughout the company


  • At least 6-7 years agency Art Direction or Design Direction experience
  • You love working with people. You have a hunger and a drive for pushing others to come up with their best ideas because you find this just as rewarding as coming up with the ideas yourself
  • You eat, sleep and breathe creativity. You have a curious mind with the ability to come up with unlimited ideas
  • A track record of directing and delivering impactful campaigns and brands that cut through creatively and deliver results
  • Must be able to think fast, multi-task and be able to put that into clear direction and action
  • A self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong leadership skills and ability
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Great communication, negotiation, and presentation skills—both verbal and written
  • Excited about driving innovation across all creative areas
  • You thrive in a fast-moving agency environment
  • A team player through and through

Why work for?

  • Flexible working hours and Remote Working. You can choose to work from the brand new studio, or wherever else you'd like. As long as you can make it in for meetings.
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave
  • Laptop & kit provided
  • Perkbox - lots of discounts and freebies!
  • Dedicated training, development plans, and free access to online training platforms (Masterclass, Skillshare, and Magpie Learning)
  • 28 days off, inclusive of public holidays
  • Health & wellbeing resources & activities
  • Your birthday off! Plus extra holidays for every year of service
  • Company pension
  • BIMA and Marketing Society memberships and opportunity to attend industry events
  • Quarterly fun budgets, team away days, fun Fridays. Culture is key.
  • A kid, family, and dog-friendly office.
  • Cycle to work scheme.


If this sounds up your street, apply below for immediate consideration.