Associate Creative Director

11:FS | London, England
Flexible hours
More than 2 days at home per week
Dog friendly
Employment type
Full time
Competitive Salary

About us:

11:FS is on a mission to change the fabric of financial services. Our Consulting & Research practice builds challenger propositions globally, like we did for Natwest with Mettle. Our Pulse team creates a benchmarking tool used by the likes of Monzo, Starling, Natwest and Tesco Bank. Our Foundry team are delivering a Financial Services Operating System to help businesses quickly add financial services to their offering. On top of all of that, we’re a media company, generating content that supports our brand and changes the conversation - not necessarily in that order.

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11:FS does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, colour, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.

11:FS is on a mission to change the fabric of financial services. Our Consulting & Research practice builds challenger propositions globally, like we did for Natwest with Mettle. Our Pulse team creates a benchmarking tool used by the likes of Monzo, Starling, Natwest and Tesco Bank. Our Foundry team are delivering a Financial Services Operating System to help businesses quickly add financial services to their offering. On top of all of that, we’re a media company, generating content that supports our brand and changes the conversation - not necessarily in that order.

To do this we need an amazing team so we have pulled together the best in financial services and beyond.

We truly live our values at 11:FS, and they are critical to your entire journey here. ‘Cultural Add’ is as, if not more, important as pure technical fit, and as part of your interview process we’ll deep dive in our values and your beliefs. Everyone at 11:FS fits our 4 core values: Team, Attitude, Communication and Impact, and this remains at the core of our growth.

We are looking for a talented Associate Creative Director to join our team and work on marketing projects and brand properties and marketing channels. You will bring creative ideas and amazing design skills to the team and help elevate our brand and communications through beautiful as well as functional design. 

Who are the 11:FS Marketing Team?

Connecting customer problems to 11:FS solutions is what our marketing team is all about. As a small team of experts in performance, content, social, design, copy and strategy, we punch above our weight. We work across all channels, products and functions, to build our community and help drive lead generation for the business. And we get to work closely with some of the smartest people in fintech, so we’re constantly learning and developing along the way. 

Scope & Impact

This is a great opportunity for a senior design lead or new Associate Creative Director to support and help steer the creative process at 11:FS. You will be leading our design team, and working closely with our Content and Production teams to produce standout content, designs, and experiences.

What will you be doing here?

  • You’ll be an active driver of creativity in the team - contribute ideas, run brainstorming sessions, and work closely with the Content and Production Leads to identify new content  and creative opportunities across all the 11:FS media channels
  • Take responsibility for the creative vision and the standard of output across the graphic designers in your team 
  • Taking briefs from the wider media & marketing teams and develop creative territories and concepts for campaigns and content
  • Run pitches and projects with minimal senior oversight - championing creative content, whilst balancing commercial pressures such as resourcing and budgets
  • Help hire, develop, and inspire the creative team
  • Manage your team’s day to day schedule - keep a close eye on the planned work for the creative department vs the number of creative hours available, and ensure efficient usage of our design talent.
  • Work with the data team to gauge content effectiveness and make recommendations based on those resultsEnsure brand identity and message consistency across all 11:FS channels
  • Evolve the 11:FS brand identity as necessary
  • Drive the end-to-end creative process from concept / ideation phase through to execution.
  • Help create high quality assets for a range of channels such as social, live events, and live streaming video.

Requirements

  • Experience working at or near Associate Creative Director level, with preference for a design backgroundExperience with strategic brainstorming, creative brief development and creative execution.
  • Design-related degree, or, equivalent design ability as evidenced through your portfolio which shows compelling graphic design and motion design work demonstrating creative flair
  • Ability to work at both a leading and tactical level – serving as both a solo contributor and directing teamsAbility to articulate and present design thoughts and creative ideas in a concise and compelling manner
  • Strong work ethic with the flexibility to navigate change in a fast-paced environment and ability to work calmly under pressure whilst meeting deadlines.
  • You keep up to date with current cultural, media, and design trends, and you’re comfortable providing visual references to support and sell ideas
  • Experience of motion graphics a plus and graphic design a must, in order to be able to guide production 
  • Experience leading and managing creative teams
  • Solid knowledge of and experience in marketing, brand, and design principles and development
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Expert level user of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent attention to detail and a strong eye for composition, movement and depth.

Benefits

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Flexible working
  • New Mac laptop
  • Private medical
  • Pension - match up to 4%
  • Income protection
  • Life insurance
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave
  • Free eye test and contribution to eye wear for VDU
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Season ticket loan
  • Birthdays off (or your child's/partner's if you prefer)
11:FS
Fintech
Insurtech
Consulting
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Flexible hours
More than 2 days at home per week
Dog friendly