Ref
18361
Business Unit/Department
Talon UK | Marketing and Business Development
Location
London (Hybrid)
Employment type
Full-time
Closing date
14/10/2022
Salary
£45,000 - £50,000
Description

ABOUT US

Talon was established in 2012 with the ambition to create a global Out of Home (OOH) agency providing uncompromised advice and service for our clients. Today we are a high growth independent full service OOH agency with a team of over 150 people globally.

Together we are dedicated to driving client value through a combination of teamwork, expertise, creativity, data and proprietary technology.  We are agile and entrepreneurial our simple philosophy enables us to deliver outstanding work: Smarter as Standard

There's never been a more exciting time to be involved with OOH and we're excited about the next chapter.

OUR VALUES AND HOW WE WORK TOGETHER

WE ARE BOLD

We think big, we innovate and respectfully challenge the status quo, we take pride in ourselves, our work and our partnerships.

  • We Embrace change
  • We Challenge respectfully
  • We Lead the way

WE ARE HUMAN

We are a diverse collective of real, genuine individuals who value respect, fairness, and integrity and expect the same in return.

  • We value collaboration and togetherness
  • We are empathetic
  • We embrace individuality

WE ARE SMART

Our entrepreneurial spirit and learning centric culture ensures our knowledge provides maximum value to each other and our clients.

  • We Grow and learn
  • We are trusted
  • We are mission possible

THE ROLE

Working closely with the Head of Marketing, Talon’s Senior Designer will lead the creative process across a wide variety of both digital and print-based projects and support the marketing team in their mission to cement Talon as the No. 1 Global Out Of Home agency.

This is a new role within Talon’s London HQ and the candidate will have scope to lead design within the agency. You will be joining the team at a pivotal moment, having just been through a repositioning and rebrand project – due to launch by end of 2022. In the first few months you will play a key part in rolling out the rebrand to market. We’re looking for a strategically focused designer, we don’t just want you to take a brief “create a showreel”, we want you take a brief and collaborate and develop ideas with the wider team to deliver brilliantly designed work helping to promote the business's latest projects and accomplishments.

As a talented graphic designer, you will be highly creative and have supreme attention to detail. This varied design role encompasses marketing collateral design, presentation design, mock ups and visualisations for clients and video editing, day-to-day producing sales and marketing materials to support the planning teams as well as wider agency support. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead design projects across brand, video, collateral and activation from start to finish
  • Help to elevate the visual craft and aesthetic of Talon across the board; Online & Offline
  • Solving agency challenges with thoughtful, engaging and beautifully crafted design solutions
  • Support the team with the rebrand process – leading on collateral redesign and ensuring brand guidelines are adhered to in the creation of all new materials
  • Conceptualise and realise creative ideas while working closely to new brand guidelines
  • Act as brand guardian for the agency, ensuring all collateral is on brand and training team members where required
  • Collateral design & new business support
  • Video creation – showreels, brand videos and briefing agencies where required
  • Creating visual representations (“mock ups”) for pitches and plans
  • Provide constructive feedback into live projects, helping steer and develop the work of the Design & Marketing Executive
  • Support the Head of Marketing to drive projects to a conclusion
  • Lead by example for the Design & Marketing Executive as well as the wider team and shape the standard of design at Talon

WORKING HABITS AND CORE SKILLS 

  • An all-rounder – a brilliant designer with video editing skills
  • Act as brand guardian for the agency, ensuring all collateral is on brand and training team members where required
  • Challenging the norm, continually proposing new ideas and rationalising them internally
  • Trailblazer, have ideas that help Talon’s marketing and agency teams do things differently & grow the business
  • Craft design and creative to an excellent standard
  • Highly creative with supreme attention to detail
  • Fresh thinking, spots new opportunities for design and brings new creative ideas to the table
  • Ensures a high standard of design output across the business
  • Shares knowledge and looks to further personal development
  • Excellent time management, able to prioritise and deliver great solutions

YOUR EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Experience within a design environment – a degree is not essential, but you will need an appropriate level of experience, media agency experience a bonus
  • Job ownership – experience of taking strategic, branding and collateral projects from brief through to completion
  • Experience managing a team and proven track record in developing junior talent
  • Proven working experience in Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint and video editing – Premier Pro etc
  • 4+ years experience, with experience in a B2B role preferred