Head of Creative, Jobs, 6873

Head of Creative - Glasgow

Up to £45,000 - Technology - IT- Digital Design
Ref: 6873 Date Posted: Tuesday 31 Mar 2020
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A rare opportunity has popped up to the East of Glasgow in a renowned multi award winning UK retailer.

This Glasgow grown business is one of the countries fastest growing retailers in their sector, with deep rooted family values. You will have the opportunity to have genuine career progression in a business where you will report directly to the board.


About Your New Role

Opportunities this like rarely pop up. This is a market leading business whose creative outputs cover all mediums. In this role you will lead the creative team by example, but still be hands on in an incredibly fast paced environment. You'll be responsible for creating slick and snappy creative output, reacting to the retail environment to raise brand awareness through a wide range of communication channels and ensuring teamwork productivity is your priority.

You will be responsible for leading a sizeable creative team on innovative and exciting projects ranging from TV, digital, social and PR to create truly 360 degree campaigns. You will be a natural leader with excellent motivational skills, with a desire to empower your team.

You will naturally come from an environment where you thrive on pace and a demanding but rewarding environment. 

What's In It For You?

  • 32 Days Annual Leave
  • Company Car
  • Share options - become a partner in the business
  • Industry leading pay package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Team trips, such as quarterly trips
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay
  • Life assurance
  • Savings club


Responsibilities, but not limited to;

  • Take ownership of projects and collaborate with internal and external suppliers to create a great customer experience on and offline
  • Lead and manage all creative output from the studio, ensuring an excellent and ever-improving level of quality and cohesion throughout
  • Take a mentoring role with the rest of the studio, constantly discussing and reviewing ongoing work and helping to improve skills and approaches to design within the business
  • Become an integral part of the company, involving yourself in every creative aspect, highlighting problems and offering solutions, whilst always being receptive to feedback
Essential Experience and Skills:
  • Strong Knowledge in digital design essential, across multiple channels
  • You’re meticulous, diligent, and calm under pressure. You have a organised, sharp and efficient working method, and are able mange projects and deliver all work to tight deadlines
  • Previous experience of managing a creative team
  • The ability to grasp marketing, licensee and PR needs and consider practical solutions
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating an excellent eye for design & strategic thinking, covering a variety of disciplines
  • Experience in a busy agency or in-house marketing department
  • Exceptionally high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Comfortable using brand guidelines and being able to maintain and grow multiple brand identities
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Driving licence is essential


  • Knowledge of motion design / editing


If you would love to be considered for this exciting role, please apply below.

Due to the outbreak of COVID–19, there could be a delay in all recruitment processes. However, we are currently still accepting applications for this role and will be in touch with yourself shortly to process your application.