Lead Brand and UI Designer
Who are Engine?
ENGINE are a future company. A full-stack consultancy and communications company with the power of diversity and the imagination to seize the future.
The world is changing. Problems don’t look like they used to. Disruption is the new-normal and connectivity means complexity. That’s where we come in. We curate small, diverse teams who help our clients navigate the path to sustainable brand and business growth.
We’re hugely proud of the recognition we have received – winning c.100 top-tier industry awards including Cannes Lions, Clio’s, British Arrows, Creative Circle, Webby’s, the Channel 4 Diversity Prize and many more in just the past 2-years alone. Most recently, we were named by Fast Company as one of the 'Top 10 Most Innovative Advertising Agencies’ in the world.
We have recently been acquired by the Next 15 group which will see us merge with another Next 15 agency, ODD – an integrated creative agency who specialise in fashion, retail & lifestyle brands . We are hugely excited with the opportunity this provides us all, to create a business that’s truly fit for the future, our brands and people.
We will be adopting a start-up mentality, backed with the power of 300+ incredibly talented founding members & c.50 founding clients. We are now looking for brilliant people to be part of this exciting journey.
People are our superpower - so you can expect a great working environment and superb benefits.
Our visual designers are makers and storytellers that combine design thinking and design doing to bring transformative ideas and experiences to life.
They’re visual fundamentalists, but approach projects with a clear rational and innovative mindsets, crafting brand systems, compelling products and extending visual languages to bring brands to life.
Lead Brand and UI Designer - leads the visual design direction of key accounts, projects and initiatives within ENGINE Design.
ENGINE Design is a strategic design practice. purpose-built to lead brands towards a better future. We design and create innovative brands and connected experiences.
The ideal person is an inspirational and positive leader who embodies and delivers against the wider creative beliefs of ENGINE.
You will be responsible for setting and maintaining the standard of craft as well as providing oversight and clear actionable visual direction.
This is not just a management role, you should be prepared to ‘lead by doing’ and actively balance a ‘hands on approach’ with ‘management’.
You will partner with other discipline leads and heads and actively collaborate, support and report to ENGINE’s Chief Design Officer.
The role is rich and varied. As Lead Brand and UI Designer at ENGINE, on any given day you might be working on:
- Competitor Review & Benchmarking
- Trend Forecasting & Analysis
- Design Strategy & Vision
- Idea, Concept, Proposition development
- Scamping & Sketching
- Art Direction
- Design Direction
- Visual Identity Development & Design
- Interface & Interactive Design
- Design System Development & Design
- Experiential & Environment Design
- Campaign Visual Language Development & Design
The ideal person is
- A design thinker who is creative and strategic.
- An artist with a high aesthetic.
- A caring person who helps and inspires others.
The ideal person has
- 5+ years’ design experience that covers: brand design, interactive design and advertising and/or marketing.
At ENGINE we believe in a culture of inclusivity, we celebrate difference and believe that diversity makes our business more relevant, our work more meaningful and our people more empowered. We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all and we're open to applications from all ethnicities, orientations, beliefs, gender identities + those with neurodiverse traits.
We offer a generous, wide ranging, flexible benefits package which allows employees to opt in and out of many benefits to suit their personal needs. This includes a matched contributory pension, Private Medical Insurance, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, dental, medical help, gym discounts, buy & sell holidays and much more! We also offer a whole range of softer discretionary benefits such as a great working environment,, and a day off for your Birthday.
Find out more at: http://uk.enginegroup.com/