Senior Creative / Art Director


| UK | Harefield | Permanent

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Posted on 11.03.2022

We are looking for an ambitious and talented Designer / Art Director for our Harefield UK agency to play an important role within our creative department, delivering outstanding creative work and to create moments that matter for some of the biggest brands around – on time and on budget. April Six is an award winning B2B agency that specialises in Technology. In this role, you’ll be putting great conceptual, visual communication and design skills to work to make brands and projects live beautifully, online and offline.

The moment of truth

  • Generating ideas and presenting back internally to the Creative Director, Client Services team and Clients themselves
  • Finding new ways to leverage the digital space for B2B communications and campaigns
  • Ensuring all client services briefs are correctly interpreted, deadlines are met and projects are prioritised
  • Developing strong relationships with all agency departments
  • Having a keen knowledge of client business and interest in the technology sector
  • Think proactively on behalf of the agency, considering new design/digital initiatives, trends and tools on forthcoming projects
  • Perfected the adobe suite and be proficient on a Mac (motion graphics would be a bonus) Focussed on working within budgets and ensuring all projects are completed in a timely manner
  • Be a self-starter and cope with a fast paced and energetic agency
  • A thorough understanding of type, print and photography
  • Be at ease with both print and digital methods
  • Be able to present and articulate your ideas confidently, scamping and traditional methods would be an advantage
  • Have agency experience preferably within the B2B space
  • Have a kick-ass portfolio and a personality to match

And in return?

Apart from working with a cracking bunch of people, we have a number of initiatives to help nurture our talent as well as some nice perks to make life a little easier:

  • Room to Grow appraisal system with individualised growth objectives and real time feedback
  • Professional development plan – we look to support skills growth with internal support and coaching, alongside online and in-person training and development opportunities
  • 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Health care cash back scheme (giving you money back for health related fees such as dental appointments, contact lenses, prescriptions or physio)
  • 24 hour GP phone or video consultations and a 24 hour helpline offering counselling and supportive information
  • An hour every week to have a “Moment that matters for you” – to relax, exercise or pursue something that’s important to you
  • A special gift every year on your work anniversary to say thank you for being a part of our team
  • Lunch on the company once a month
  • Whole agency bubbles for significant pitch wins
  • Electric car leasing scheme
  • Refer A Friend scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Is that it?

April Six embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We’re committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We’re an equal opportunity employer and to reflect our global position, we embrace best practice approaches to diversity and inclusion in the regions where we operate.