Layout and Presentation Designer

New Business London, United Kingdom


Position at Havas Media

Layout and Presentation Designer


Reporting To: Digital Design

Office Location: HKX Building, 3 Pancras Square, Kings Cross


Our Company


Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups, founded in 1835 by Charles Louis Havas, the founder of the first ever press agency.  Havas Group operates in over 100 countries, employing over 20,000 people, all of whom share the vision to be the world’s best company at creating meaningful connections between people and brands through creativity, media and innovation. Over the last three years, Havas has achieved substantial revenue growth of 23.5%.


There are two major divisions within Havas Group: Havas Creative Group (the creative agencies) and Havas Media Group (HMG), the global media agencies.


Havas Media Group UK & Ireland today employs over 900 people and is made up of five leading media brands; Havas Media, Arena Media, FullSix Media, LuxHub and Target Media, specialist brands Socialyse, Mobext and Ecselis, all of whom work alongside our PR, experiential and production hub for entertainment brands and brands invested in entertainment, consisting of Target Live, Organic, Superhero and Havas Sports & Entertainment Cake.


Our ambition is to be the UK’s most integrated, agile media and marketing services group with Data, Content & Entertainment at our core. We build everything around our clients’ needs to drive business success with one vision, one voice and one P&L.

Our agencies unite insights, creation, partnerships and production with planning, distribution and analytic skills to deliver one holistic solution for clients. We provide a full range of integrated tools and services across multiple platforms, with a Group model that enables us to bring together a network of specialists across practice areas.


It’s an exciting time for Havas Group in the UK, with the move to our new ‘Havas Village in King’s Cross in early 2017. This sees all UK Havas agencies come together under one roof, with one common purpose to further our #HavasTogether mantra, bringing media and creative together to provide truly client centric solutions for brands seeking to make meaningful connections with their customers.



The Role


The Designer is responsible for the design and layout of visual materials for Havas Media Group. Collaborating with the marketing and new business team to design, build, and visually bring pitches, presentations and marketing material to life.


Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the design output for pitch meetings by creating collateral which communicates the work and agency capabilities in the best possible way
  • Working with the marketing, new business, design and client teams to ensure that all company branded PowerPoint presentations are visually compelling and created to a high standard
  • Designing the content for written submissions, case studies, brochures and other long hand documents
  • Working with external printers to produce beautiful print materials
  • Participating in brainstorms and collaborating with other designers at Havas Kings Cross (HKX)
  • Reinterpreting data to create infographics and charts that effectively communicate key messages which can be incorporated into presentations
  • Producing mock ups and translating ideas into compelling visuals
  • Creating engaging and original designs for marketing material including invitations, posters and internal comms
  • Lead conversations/thinking on compelling presentations across all stages from template design to final document

Experience required:

  • Visual communications background with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Expert level of PowerPoint on PC
  • A good knowledge of Keynote
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Commitment to responsiveness, high quality work and confidentiality
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines in a faced paced environment
  • An artistic eye and an understanding of the graphic requirements of a project
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Passion for typography and good layouts