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Senior Design Manager


London, United Kingdom 3 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
This role requires you to be based in our Hammersmith office 4 days a week.

About the Role & Team

Here at Disney+ we are looking for an inspirational Senior Design Manager to join our award-winning in-house creative team. In this role you would report to the Creative Director and work in close collaboration with the Senior Creative Manager. This is a key position leading the design function, responsible for delivering innovative design solutions for Disney+ across a wide range of projects and platforms. This is an exciting time to join Disney+ as we continue to evolve and find new ways to delight viewers across EMEA!

You'll have a proven record of leading a successful design team, and a portfolio bursting with award-winning work. Now you're ready to take your career to the next level!

Are you someone who thrives on working in a dynamic environment and thinking on your feet? Do you enjoy facing challenges every day? Then Disney+ could be the right place for you!

This role is based in Hammersmith, London, and is in the office four days a week. To be considered, please include a folio link with your application, showcasing your best and most relevant work.

What You Will Do
• Leading all aspects of and directing the design team, ensuring outstanding design, primarily across Performance, Customer, and Social
• Leading and nurturing a diverse team of designers by inspiring the team with your knowledge and passion for the craft
• Hands-on ability to generate ideas and bring them to life using layouts, mock-ups, style frames, mood boards, animations, and more
• Collaborating on Brand campaigns to ensure design solutions are in line with overall creative strategy
• Comfortable working with creative producers, supporting and helping them realise their creative vision through design
• Adapting existing global design assets, including guidelines and templates, for local use
• Approving in-market design assets produced across EMEA
• Briefing and leading external agency partners
• Encouraging an inclusive, collaborative and respectful culture, and acting as a role model leading with integrity

Required Qualifications & Skills
• Expert skills in art direction and typography
• Understanding of both static and motion design
• In-depth knowledge of industry-standard design software, including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and Figma
• Proven grasp of the technical aspects of print, digital, and Audio Visual delivery
• Experience in leading, mentoring and developing a team
• Demonstrated background in leading multiple work streams and projects across Brand, Performance, Customer, and Social
• Experience in leading global brands across EMEA markets
• A strong portfolio, including work across multiple platforms such as TV & OOH, social and digital, performance marketing, PR collateral and events

Preferred Qualifications
• Ability to articulate a clear and compelling vision for design at Disney+
• A skilled communicator, you're comfortable pitching and presenting work to senior stakeholders, commanding their trust and respect
• A background in streaming or broadcast TV is an advantage
• A passion for great content

We are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to support you with the application process.

The Perks
• 25 days annual leave
• Private medical insurance & dental care
• Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free
• Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing
• Excellent parental and guardian leave
• Employee Resource Groups – WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, TRUST.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjom12-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.