Creative Lead

Independent Digital Agency

Digital Agency seeking a Creative Lead to own design / product and drive the agency forward.

The client

Digital Agency who set up in South Africa 3 years ago by 5 x Partners with backgrounds in Comms + Consultancy, Brand Strategy, UX / Product / UI.

Expanded into Ireland (Dublin) and now looking to grow their London base.


S.Africa – 35 people.

Ireland – 7 people.

London – 2 people + this hire.


As an agency, they work with:

  • Large banks – design their digital platforms
  • Telco – how to digitise their business
  • Tech – re-engineer and design platforms


All done inhouse with an end to end approach.


Due to organic growth, they are expanding London and Ireland, looking to grow a lot over the next 12 months, in order to expand their offering to client base, as well as pitching for new business.

Alongside the core clients, they also work with various startups in LDN and Ireland.

The role

Looking for a Creative Lead / Partner to join them, and work alongside the MD of the London office and help shape their business offering.


Ideally the CP with have a split across three core areas (in order of importance):

  • Craft and Creative
  • Product / UX / UI
  • Business intelligence


This person will be designing across brand and design systems, from initial concept (logo and brand identity), UX, and Creative.

The key thing is the creativity, with a sensitivity towards UX.


In the first 3 months, they expect the CP to become immersed in the culture and business, embed themselves with clients and figure a way to express themselves in the London market and differentiate themselves.


As well as being business minded and switched on, the coreis to be a hands on creative / designer, who loves making, doing and building ideas!

The candidate

You will have:

  • Experience leading creative and product in an agency.
  • A hands on approach with a sensitivity to UX processes.
  • Business intelligence.
  • Portfolio showcasing beautifully crafted work.
  • Experience working with stakeholders / clients.