Studio Team Lead

We have an exciting opportunity to help lead the formation of our new Creative Studio

Closing date

Our newly formed in-house creative studio is looking for a dedicated team lead to become a central figure to structure and plan the day-to-day operations of the department, build the team, manage resource and plan workflow to support the team and deliver projects to brief, budget and deadline. A productive and collaborative problem-solver, we require a cool head who can keep a project on track with multiple stakeholders across Sparq.

The role

  • Establish a culture of excellence in all areas of departmental output. Inspiring the design studio team to push themselves and each other to deliver inspirational and impactful content
  • Working to develop digital content for both our marketing and sales teams as well as our project teams for use on events
  • Develop a welcoming and supportive creative environment where team members are given the confidence and encouragement to develop their skills, enabling them to collectively drive innovation within the department
  • Provide experienced and meticulous guidance to a new team of graphic designers, animators, video editors and content writers
  • Work with the Creative Manager to develop and embed a “Sparq signature” on all creative works before governing this standard and imprint across the team
  • Ensuring briefs are accurate in scope, detail and achievable within the deadline/budget
  • Planning ahead to ensure the smooth running of the department's workload and well as scheduling tasks on a daily basis
  • Hosting project kick-offs and weekly stand-ups, communicating and coordinating projects with stakeholders across the business

The person

  • A minimum of 5-years’ experience studio planning and managing projects in a creative agency or in-house team
  • A unique and creative flare towards developing high quality content that is engaging and distinct
  • Experience in engaging with external end users to refine briefs and obtain design input
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in creating content for large displays
  • Comfortable designing for print, digital and social briefs Document reference: SG HR 02-03 Authorised: D Shard
  • Extensive experience in After Effects, Final Cut, Photoshop, Illustrator and Cinema 4D (or equivalent 3D modelling software)
  • Experience in video editing and production, still and moving graphic creation and copywriting

If you want to join our team and this sounds like the role for you, please forward your CV and a covering letter to