04 March 2022

We're Hiring - Creative Director

We’re looking for an experienced Creative Director with outstanding strategic and creative comms and FMCG expertise to further strengthen the Brandon business, and ensure our clients win the fight for relevance.  

Job description

Creative Director (Full Time)


Altrincham, Manchester (Hybrid Working) - 2 Days Per Week in the Studio

Why you?

You will have proven experience of working with multi-national FMGC brand businesses, building close relationships, and influencing decision makers at C Level. You will present with ease to inspire client confidence through world-class design knowledge and expertise.

You’re passionate about delivering big ideas beyond packaging, taking brand identity and bringing it to life across all campaign comms with packaging being a core initial output.

You’re a down-to-earth, ego-free Creative Director with bags of confidence to lead your creative team to produce the best-in-class design. Naturally you will inspire and mentor each member of the team, coaching them by evaluating their creative work and ensuring exceptional craft, care and attention to detail.

You’ll have a natural hunger and entrepreneurial spirit to continuously raise the bar and push the Brandon business forward, with enthusiasm for every creative opportunity.

You’re a strategic thinker and a proactive problem solver that can think on your feet to respond effectively to creative curve balls and remain calm under pressure.

To be successful you’ll need to have:

  • Qualifications in graphic design to degree level
  • At least 10+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • A proven track record of building a strong creative team that delivers commercial results with impact for both clients and the internal business alike
  • A portfolio that demonstrates exceptional big ideas across FMCG brand, packaging and corporate comms
  • Solid communication skills to deliver constructive feedback, mentoring your team of creatives to drive best in class design

What we offer

In addition to a competitive salary and 24 days holiday, we invest in learning and development for all employees, working with you to identify opportunities that will benefit your personal and professional development e.g. mentoring, industry training courses, conferences and events. 

Additional perks include flexible working, an Employee Assistance Programme to provide professional health and wellbeing support, Summer Friday’s, annual flu vaccinations, eye care vouchers, regular social events, fresh fruit, snacks and a well-stocked beer fridge.

Why us?

We’re a strategic brand design consultancy founded by seasoned brand professionals with an enviable global client list. We specialise in brand design, strategy and innovation; our mission being to help consumer goods brands win the fight for relevance. 

If you think you would be a great addition to the Brandon team, please send our Studio Manager, Anna, an introductory email telling us why you? Why us? Your salary expectations, CV and portfolio.

Anna Tappenden