Creative Lead -THG Studios

The Hut Group

Manchester, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 02/15/2021
  • Website: thg.com
  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

THG is one of the world’s fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious – we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions.

About THG Studios:

The Hut Group has now opened a new exciting creative agency offering called THG Studios, Following THG’s acquisition and integration in 2017 of the UK’s leading content studio, Hangar 7 & Brand House not only now working with THG many well known brands but now extend our services to the likes of Nestle and P&G.

To add to this creative studios growth we are building a new development called ICON, the Group’s new content creation studio, At Manchester Airport, which will expand the Group’s content production capabilities dramatically. The ICON development, which will be delivered by ICON Industrial, will provide an extra 104,000 sq. ft. of office space over four floors as well as additional content creation facilities totalling 168,000 sq. ft. ICON will house c2,000 people who will be focused on video production and photography, to be used across THG’s digital offering.

https://thgstudios.com/

We are looking for a Creative Lead to join our in-house creative team. You’ve preferably worked within the premium, luxury and fashion, sport & wellness sectors. You offer fresh thinking and your portfolio and previous experience will demonstrate your creativity and your ability to apply exceptional design within the context of the brief.

Reporting to a Creative Director, you will have a close eye on the standard and quality of the creative work being produced within the team. You will always strive to find new and innovative ways to meet client briefs within budget and to deadline.

Requirements

    A passionate brand advocate to our brands.
    Have experience in leading projects from start to finish
    Team Management experience

    Possesses a design aesthetic focused around high-fashion, edgy, luxury, cool, metropolitan trends (as opposed to a mass, teen, action sports, catalogue or cutesy design aesthetic)

    Ability to effectively manage own projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
    You will have a strong eye for detail
    Producing and delivering quality work to brief, across a variety of brands and media
    Working with Creative Director to fulfil the expectations of the brief
    Ensuring that all work conforms to brand guidelines

Your Skills

    Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
    Ability to concept and execute across multiple channels, strong understanding of both print, digital, POS, packaging and video
    Excellent typography skills
    Ability to conceptualize and Art Direct photoshoots
    Excellent communication skills
    An excellent understanding of print processes and finishes
    Conceptual design thinking
    Time management: you’re an organised self starter who can manage multiple projects whilst meeting tight deadlines

    Strong understanding of brand development and integrated marketing campaigns
    Create global design concepts including photography, logo lock-ups, type treatments, patterns, illustrated elements etc.
    Concept ideas for 360 campaigns product and model
    Ensures collaboration with VM, Design, and production to create unique customer experiences in retail and online

Responsibilities

    Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
    Adhere to brand guidelines when applicable and be part of ensuring they are kept relevant and up to date
    Work closely with the brand and marketing teams, building strong relationships
    Be proactive: look to improve creative quality efficiencies through smarter working practices in the team
    Take part in establishing the scope, specifications and requirements for each job when required.
    Aim to have broad commercial awareness of each brand and their customer
    Confidently present design concepts to the client, wider stakeholders and senior management

Essential

    You will be full of ideas, offer fresh thinking and excellent design
    Be passionate about our brands, the industry, the internet and emerging trends
    You are collaborative, enthusiastic and positive
    6 years + industry experience
    Team Management experience

Benefits

    Competitive salary
    Onsite Doctor
    Employee discounts
    Company bonus scheme
    Company pension scheme

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