Design Lead – Richmond, London/ Hybrid

We’re now looking for a talented and ambitious Design Lead to join our brilliant, multidisciplinary design team, helping craft everything from beautiful visual identities and new sites to campaigns and general marketing content. You’ll be focussed on inspiring the teams around you through creative excellence and impressively executed work.

As a Velocity Design Lead, you will:

  • Work with our Associate Creative Director and the senior design team, as one of the go-to people for all branding projects
  • Lead technically and conceptually by example, crafting beautiful visual identities and campaigns for some of the world’s best tech companies
  • Collaborate with our account, writing, performance and developer teams to turn briefs into breakthrough work
  • Create and deliver world-class design that works across all digital channels
  • Have a significant voice in helping shape the process and best practice for all branding and digital outputs
  • Attract, motivate, inspire and help develop the design team by having one eye on design trends and innovations
  • Do the design work at key moments on key projects, often working with and presenting to our clients
  • Work with project management and operations teams to guide resourcing, ensuring we’re working as smartly and efficiency as possible.
  • Take part in bi-weekly digital design meetings, aimed at sharing and advancing our design skills, particularly in digital fields

What we’d like you to bring to Velocity:

  • 3-5 years minimum as a strong midweight or senior designer within an agency environment (B2C or B2B)
  • Plenty of imagination, creativity and craft and adept in design process and methodology
  • A folio that boasts beautifully executed work born from inspiring ideas and clever solutions to interesting creative challenges
  • A positive, passionate design advocate and evangelist
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to talk through conceptual work passionately and articulately
  • Alongside creating identities and building brands, you’ll feel comfortable working on site builds and interactive content
  • Strong cultural awareness, ideally having produced content for social media
  • Proficiency in Figma, Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD)
  • Familiarity with industry standard UX and UI design
  • Motion familiarity not essential, but beneficial

And in return, Velocity offers:

  • A great company culture well set up for hybrid working
  • 25 holiday days pro rata
  • Additional time off between
    Christmas and New Year
  • Switchable Public Holidays
  • Pension: 5% employer contribution on qualifying earnings (after first
    3 months)
  • A focus on personal development, also with training time and budget
  • Lots of social stuff and ‘organised’ fun, both company wide and driven by interest/ hobby groups
  • Volunteer/ Community day
  • Life Insurance
  • Salary dependent on experience

If this sounds like you, send your CV over to [email protected].

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Meet your team

Andrea Dona
Digital Design Lead
Brian Terry
Designer
Edu Escanho
Motion Lead
Jamal Sobers
Digital Designer
Matthew Horsnell
Senior Art Director
Hannah Asprey
Head of Artwork
Nico Antwerp Cagnini
Motion Designer
Ollie Rone-Clarke
Senior Designer
Scott Madill
Designer
Richard Cowdery
Senior Creative Artworker
Vinny K-Maddage
Associate Creative Director