Creative Designer

Creative Futures
London, England


About Creative Futures
Creative Futures is a different kind of creative team. We work in unison with our media teams combining creative, data, technology and paid media to make work that connects with culture - executing on every channel through advertising campaigns and brand partnerships.
In the UK, we are a team of 45 strategists, creatives, designers, developers, video editors, producers and partnership specialists.
We are part of the global Creative Futures network that has produced these campaigns in recent years:
Ebay Preloved Island, Adidas Ozworld & Google High Life
Elsewhere, we launched Pixel 8 with Google across EMEA on social and display, created award-winning social assets for the Tokyo Olympics, and produced the launch of The Financial Times new app, FT Edit.
About the role
We are seeking a driven designer to join our design team in London. You’ll join a talented wider creative team who share a real passion for advertising, working with some of the world’s leading brands (Google, YouTube, The Financial Times), responsible for defining, developing and executing digital and brand campaigns with the highest attention to detail.
As a designer, you’ll report into our design lead and work closely with a fellow designer team, our conceptual team and video editors and developers to deliver large-scale, global digital campaigns.
Generating design solutions and ideas that respond to each client’s needs, you will ensure that our work is meticulously aligned to brand guidelines and challenge these if appropriate. You’ll be process-driven with a keen sense of curiosity, a professional attitude and patience.
Key Responsibilities
  • You will be a ‘hands on’ member of our design team creating first-class design work for everything from social, display, OOH, toolkits, pitch concepts.
  • Pixel-perfect quality control of design assets.
  • Methodical, process-focused delivery.
  • Experience in a similar role at a digital agency
  • Experience editing and creating motion graphics using After Effects, Premiere Pro, ideally in the form of short-form social ads.
  • Experience working with a wide range of digital channels and formats from display and social to DOOH and Video.
  • You have excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, lllustrator) Sketch/Figma.
  • Excellent typography and layout skills, showcased in a design-led portfolio that showcases your versatility to work with different styles across advertising.
  • Able to work on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, whilst ensuring timelines and creative standards are maintained

Some of the things that would be nice to see:
  • Knowledge of paid social formats on social platforms, including best practices and safe zones for each.
  • An understanding of 3D software would be beneficial, although not a requirement for the role.
  • An understanding and willingness to explore emerging AI technologies
  • Experience working with interactive experiences
  • An interest in brand/visual identity and ability to take inspiration from how brands show up at different touchpoints
A bit about yourself:
  • A genuine passion and curiosity for design, including latest trends and innovations in the industry and willingness to share
  • Excellent interpersonal skills allowing you to confidently communicate and deliver your direction/vision with clear rationale
  • Diligent and attentive to detail; able to follow through on projects and/or issues
About EMX
EssenceMediacomX exists to radically improve the value and relevance of advertising for the benefit of brands and consumers. Our office sits within the legacy Essence building on Oxford Street. Our clients include some of the world’s leading brands and businesses including Google, ITV, Airbnb, BT/EE, The Financial Times and L’Oréal to name a few. Part of GroupM, EssenceMediacomX is majority-owned by WPP, the world’s leading creative transformation group.
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What you can expect from EssenceMediacomX
EssenceMediacomX's mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. We do this by employing the world's very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today's digital marketing landscape. It's important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful. As an EssenceMediacomX employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging. We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or marital status.


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