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Vacancies at Villa: Role of Design Manager [Maternity Cover]

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Vacancies at Villa: Role of Design Manager [Maternity Cover]

Reporting to the Head of Marketing and Communications, we are looking for a talented Design Manager who has proven agency/in-house experience.

This role has the responsibility for managing the Studio Team and leads the creative design and branding process for all new projects.

The individual would be responsible for scheduling design work into the studio and be the lead brand guardian.

Working to tight deadlines they will ensure all production is achieved to a high standard, within budget and on time.

You will have a thorough knowledge of digital production and print ready artwork.

As a person, you must have a proactive and positive attitude and be able to use your own initiative and enjoy the buzz of a dynamic, fast-paced working environment.

You'll need to be a dab hand when it comes to all things mac, have accuracy skills that are second to none and a real eye for typography.

And when it gets manic, you'll be happy to roll up your sleeves.

Showcasing a strong, creative portfolio, and excellent leadership skills you will possess an excellent knowledge of the Adobe creative suite: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

The culture is fast-paced, ambitious, social and stimulating.

If you have a strong drive and passion to succeed, then you'll find Aston Villa an excellent environment to progress yourself and your career.

We're looking for someone who ticks the following boxes:

Arrow BulletExperience of line managing and excellent leadership skills
Arrow BulletCan liaise with printers and suppliers
Arrow BulletEnsure production is achieved to a high standard, on time and within budget
Arrow BulletManage design schedules and run a studio as efficiently and effectively as possible
Arrow BulletBe the first point of call for all brand and logo related enquiries to all departments
Arrow BulletShows a passion for design
Arrow BulletBrainstorming
Arrow BulletGood English skills
Arrow BulletCreative portfolio
Arrow BulletEnjoys working as part of a team

Please include your portfolio when applying to this role.

Please send your CV and covering letter to with the subject title 'Design Manager.'

AVFC Official
By @AVFCOfficial 3rd April 2013
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