Creative Studio Manager in United Kingdom

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Job Title: Creative Studio Manager
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £0 - £200,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Media, Digital & Creative
Sub Sector: Games
Job Reference No: NE8CreativeStudioManager100619

Job Description

Creative Studio Manager

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Gateshead

Salary: Competitive

About Us:

We are a bespoke internationally renowned design consultancy working with some of the

biggest names in the licensing and entertainment industry. We are looking for an enthusiastic

and hard-working Creative Studio Manager to work with our growing list of high-profile clients.

No 2 days are the same, so you need to be ready for a challenge!

The Role of Studio Manager:

- Briefing and distributing workload to in-house designers and freelancers
- Ensuring deadlines are met
- Ensuring projects come in on budget
- Checking weekly time sheets
- Client management, including taking briefs, and keeping clients up to date with the progress of projects
- Keeping the team updated every Monday morning with the workload for the week
- Organising annual appraisals
- Working on multiple design projects, packaging point of sale, brand development, illustration and style guides
- Making sure design and artwork is completed accurately and error-free
- Setting up final print artwork
- Drive the implementation of systems and processes within the studio to further improve efficiency, profitability, job flow and output
- Resource planning to maximise studio capacity - including assigning relevant designers to projects to ensure timely completion of work in line with client deadlines
- Develop new ideas and strategies for improving agency efficiency and client servicing
- Report on performance vs. key metrics to the Directors and develop improvement actions
- Line Manage 2 x designers and take responsibility for their performance and development

The ideal Studio Manager:

- An excellent proven designer who is totally proficient in Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
- Experience working in an agency as studio lead, senior designer or creative manager
- Excellent organisation
- Incredibly positive attitude
- Detail oriented
- Ability to juggle workload
- Thrive in fast-paced culture
- Ability to work in a small team and collaborate with external creatives


- Very competitive starting salary
- 32 (includes bank holidays and a free day off on your birthday)
- Workplace pension - Yes
- Ongoing training provided - Yes
- Fun working atmosphere - Yes
- Free parking - Yes
- International travel to trade shows and clients

We offer a range of benefits to our employees at Beacon Creative, as part of our commitment to ensuring good health and wellbeing amongst the team and being a family friendly company. We want to nurture the very things that make you a great designer. Inquisitive, curious, someone who loves to see and experience new things. We are committed to fostering a culture that embraces innovation, creativity and fun!

Our Benefits Program includes:

- Take Your Birthday Off
- Long Service Holiday Entitlement
- Deliveroo - Lunch on us every Wednesday
- Free Tea & Coffee and snacks
- Free Parking
- Networking Development Opportunities - we will offer you the opportunity to attend networking events, courses and input on relevant panels to aid personal profile building
- Free attendance and travel to relevant trade show, some international throughout the year

Next Steps

To apply to our vacancy for a Creative Studio Manager, please click Apply and submit a copy of your CV and a portfolio of recent work for consideration.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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