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Design Manager (GER0173)

Job Details

  • Department: Experience Design
  • Job Title: Design Manager (GER0173)
  • Reports to: Head of Experience Design
  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Hours of Work: 40
JOB PURPOSE (SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?)

We are looking for a Design Manager to creatively lead and manage the Experience Design (XD) team in Munich. As a global team, we are responsible for delivering market leading creative across multiple platforms to help push forward Perform’s global sports brands including DAZN, Spox and Goal. You will also creatively lead the activation of external brand campaigns via our leading football agency, Goal Studios. On a global level, you will be joining a team of 30+ Designers based across the UK, Australia, Japan, USA and Italy.

KEY DELIVERABLES (WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?) % of role
Managing and leading a regional team of Designers delivering bespoke and engaging creative content for a multitude of global brands across multiple channels 15
Responsible for the day-to-day delivery of brand output for internal and external clients, whilst continually looking to improve and optimise creative direction and quality 15
Working alongside, and building relationships with, editorial, social and commercial teams to oversee high quality creative solutions that meet the needs of client proposals and campaigns 15
Collaborating regularly with the Head of Design and other regional Design Managers to ensure global brand consistencies, standards and directions are delivered 15
Overseeing delivery of cross-platform creative for DAZN, Spox, Goal and a multitude of leading global brands 15
Mentoring Junior Designers and building a vibrant, inspirational and supportive creative working environment 15
 
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS (DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?) Skill Level (out of 4)
5 to 10 years’ experience working in the Design industry 4
Impressive portfolio demonstrating a proven track record of producing high quality creative for well-known global brands 4
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to self-manage workload between multiple global teams 4
Experience from previous roles in managing and mentoring people on a regular basis 3
Fluent in English in order to converse regularly with key global Perform staff, including your line manager 3
Experience in working directly with multiple brands and commercial partners within a creative agency environment 3
Exceptional knowledge of existing design trends and platforms to be able to propose the most effective delivery of creative solutions 3
Confidence in coming up with, presenting and showcasing concepts and visuals to director level stakeholders and clients 3
Strong ability to work within, develop and create brand guidelines 3
Ability to develop, manage and instil a design team culture 3
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS (DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?)
Delivering work that forms a key part of commercial proposals and deals where additional focus is on key performance indicators (KPIs) and delivery
A good knowledge of major sports and sports consumption, in particular Japanese and European football
Graphic Designbased educational degree
Methodical and efficient working style with real attention to detail 
THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….
Communicates effectively with team to ensure they have tools and understanding to plan and deliver overall workload
Displays high levels of time management, organisation and prioritisation to ensure report’s feedback and support is met without unnecessary delay
Influences others and gains buy-in using compelling, well thought through arguments
Produces imaginative or unique responses to a problem
Sets high level goals and tenacious in achieving them. Pushes self and others to reach milestones
Effectively uses mentoring and well-developed feedback techniques to grow capability of their team
Leads by example with their conduct, decision making and communication
Continually strives to build relationships with new clients or stakeholders in order to demonstrate how the team can provide creative services in line with business objectives
Oversees and develops creative direction for all external brand partnerships, building reputation with Commercial teams as a key component to output
 
IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…

Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and really good at it too!!

Here are some of the things you can expect working at Perform; collaboration, innovation, ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.

BENEFITS

You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*.

And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

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