09 December 2021

We’re Hiring – Design Director

We’re looking for an experienced Design Director with impactful ideas that will help our clients win the fight for relevance.

Job description

Design Director (Full Time)


Altrincham, Manchester (Hybrid Working)

Why you?

You have a jaw-dropping portfolio and your love for design craft will only be matched by your passion for delivering big ideas across brand campaigns, digital and FMCG/CPG packaging projects for global clients.

You will be fanatical about impactful ideas and design craft in packaging, identities, brand campaigns and experiences.

Supporting our Creative Director, you’ll lead, inspire and mentor our team of talented designers, coaching them through evaluating and editing creative work.

You inspire confidence through design knowledge and expertise, presenting with ease to build trusting client relationships and long-term partnerships.

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
  • Proven experience as a Design Director in a top creative agency, leading design projects large and small, from start to finish
  • A portfolio that demonstrates exceptional ideas and craft skills across brand and packaging
  • Proven ability to execute strategic brand ideas across multiple touch points
  • Solid communication skills to deliver constructive feedback and mentor more junior members of the team
  • Confidence articulating ideas to both peers and clients
  • Experience leading and mentoring a small team of designers

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, annual flu vaccinations, eye care vouchers, regular social events, fresh fruit, snacks and a well-stocked beer fridge.

Why us?

We’re a creative agency founded by seasoned brand professionals. We specialise in brand design, strategy and innovation; our mission being to help brands win their 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? And your salary expectations, CV and portfolio.

Anna Tappenden