As a new role within the agency overseeing creative output globally, the Experience Lead will be building out and leading our full-service creative studio focused on IoT innovation programmes - an even blend of connected packaging work alongside connected devices and retail installations.
This job is all about creative output: internal and client-facing.
This role will be responsible for strengthening a multi-disciplinary creative function, including design strategy, user research and user experience design.
Lead the studio team
Head the team focused on building digital experiences and products, encompassing design, UX, UI, strategy and product people
Build on our talented team whilst leading and empowering them to grow and develop
Serve as a coach and mentor to the creative team
Deliver the very best, award winning work
Own the creative output and ensure we deliver the very best, award winning work.
Lead the integrated design delivery from inception through to construction
Strengthen all phases of the design process, including research, conceptual design, prototypes, visual design and usability testing
Build a strong creative culture and help create experience, services and products that enrich people’s lives and deliver to our client objectives.
Accountable for creative delivery and quality design output across all projects
Support our growth plans
Help to set the creative design vision within the UK and global SharpEnd business.
Leveraging your expertise and network to hunt for new opportunities
Lead the creative response across new business opportunities and support the conversion of opportunities.
Drive creative workshops and lead from the front
Background spanning both the design and strategy creation of digital experience, products and services
Experience across FMCG/CPG, Beauty, Fashion and Luxury
Leadership experience in growing and nurturing teams
Measurable achievements in developing accounts within an agency/consultancy environment
Ability to lead the hands-on creation and design of experiences, products and services, from proposition strategy through to design implementation
Leadership skills and a proven track record of growing and fostering the culture of creative teams, including coaching and mentoring
Strong problem-solving capabilities and an analytical mind with a focus on customer centred design
Great client and stakeholder management skills to influence across multiple teams at all levels