Brand Designer

Position Sketch

A creative thinker that represents and executes the Y+ design ethos.

The design role requires collaborating closely with the Y+ professional team of consultants to enable clients to identify, design, and develop new and improved service experiences.

The focus of Brand Designer is on designing on-brand creative solutions.


  • Advanced competencies in coreAdobe creative suites or 3D modeling and rendering programs
  • Senior role experience


  • Upholding brand guidelines and possessing a strong knowledge of design standards
  • Having a good eye for design and aesthetics
  • Demonstrates understanding of conceptual methodologies
  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex design oriented problems
  • Values self-development and embodies a growth mindset
  • Keeps up with new techniques, and tools that help optimize and improve the quality of work
  • Open to discovering, and solving design problems. Not shying away from hands-on, learning experiences.
  • Ability adapt and understand design flexibility and ambiguity
  • Works well as individual and part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Proven communication skills with a good command of English language, able to express thoughts and ideas both verbally and visually

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Design Manager

Position Sketch

The Design Manager oversees, supports and manages the delivery of design project requests and requirement.

The Design Manager understands all of the elements of the design process from end-to-end. They and are the relationship between the Creative/Design team and the Consultant/Management.

Their job duties are similar to those of a project manager. This role enables the designers to produce with focus on creative material required for each project(s).

Working with

  • Internal: Across the Company; Management/Consultants; Creative/Design team (predominantly the Chief Design Officer/Creative Director/Art Director); Admin.
  • External: Client Project (as required); Other third party production/suppliers/companies as required.
  • The Studio Manager may reports to the Chief Design officer of the Studio.


  • Proficient in design and digital development processes.
  • Skilled with Adobe applications including inDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and Microsoft Office applications. Skilled in general art working, press preparation and possibly website content updates using CMS programmes such as Wordpress.
  • Flexible in managing multiple projects, requiring multiple skills, deadlines and budgets.
  • Connected in the design industry to source freelancers/contractors and new suppliers.
  • Relationship builders and balance the consultant/client, the work and the Design team.
  • Senior level experience within the Design/Creative agency field industry.

Responsible for

  • Managing the day to day running of the Creative Studio; managing all studio best practices, making full use of project management and collaboration tools.
  • Managing all aspects of the budget for each project, along with financial tracking and controls (as required). Efficiently managing studio timelines and the Design team, in accordance with the budget.
  • Clearly communicating the client and project needs to the design team to ensure that the work meets the agreed brief.
  • Assessing, interrogating and clarifying client/project briefs and assigning the appropriate designers to a project.
  • 1st level supporting of CDO in proofing and reviewing designs and checking documents before they are shared with the account team /client.
  • Assisting on creative production when needed and meeting with team members for feedback.
  • Creating and implementing deadlines, project goals, expectations and workflows, to ensure a smooth production process with on-time delivery.
  • Managing procurement (as required) for 3rd party involvement, subscriptions and tools and organise deliveries.
  • Curating image libraries and video, art work and branding assets. Ensuring files are stored and named according to protocols and timesheets are completed effectively.
  • (Whencapable) Setting up systems and processes so that the studio and the wider agency are aware of how the creative studio operates.
  • Manages the multi-disciplinary studio team which may comprise of a range of designers, creative directors, digital skills and freelancers; setting daily priorities and supporting CPD for the team.
  • Focused on the personal and professional development of their team.  Whilst the Design Manager will sometimes assess 3rd party/freelance collaborations for specialist jobs they will be involved in recruitment and selection decisions to upskill the team so that the expertise can stay in house.

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Junior Art Director

Position Sketch

The Junior Art director must have a natural creative flair and a strong visual style.
A junior art director is responsible for creating visual concepts in as required from consultant/client briefs and executing them working with the Art Director. This work involves all media platforms, including (but not limited to):

  • Digital communications, websites, mobile apps and mailers
  • Marketing materials
  • Press and print advertising
  • AVPs
  • Logos and branding

The Junior Art director needs to be natural visual thinker, ready to expand on their skills and learn from the senior Art directors in order to flourish. 

Often working with the Art Director to develop ideas and concepts, the job demands the confidence to creatively assertive ideas and the passion to sell ideas to peers and clients. A junior art director will also have some responsibility to help develop the high-level design offering of the studio. Pro-active in approach, and with a genuine understanding of the visual medium, the role is very ‘hands-on’ and often busy. 

Junior art directors are expected to present their work in a way that absorbs and engages. In time, it is reasonable to expect promotion and the chance to be a key figure in the Studio.

Working with

  • Internal: Across the Company; Management/Consultants; Creative/Design team (predominantly the Chief Design Officer/Creative Director/Art Director); Admin.
  • External: Client Project (as required); Other third party suppliers (as required).
  • The Junior Art Director reports to the Art Director and Chief Design Officer of the Studio.

Typical activities

  • Generating original design/visual executions that are both exciting and creatively attractive.
  • Delivering work of the highest quality after working with team members to develop new ideas
  • Flexible in managing multiple projects, requiring multiple skills, deadlines and budgets
  • Working with the Art director to establish appropriate creative directions
  • Staying abreast of new design trends; innovations and learning how to incorporate them into design projects
  • Working with Chief Design Officer and Design Manager to establish new skills and insights


A junior art director needs a wide range of design and creative capabilities. These include:

  • An strong understanding of creative design and layout
  • Strong skills with design software such as InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • The ability to build creative and unique ideas
  • The confidence to communicate your ideas and sell them to peers and clients
  • The flexibility to adapt your ideas to suit client expectations
  • The willingness to work to tight deadlines in high pressured environments without compromising on work quality
  • An awareness of digital media and evolving online platforms
  • An innovative approach to the ways for design execution
  • Senior Experience in the field with track record of inventive and compelling design work

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