Creative Team Lead

Creative Team Lead

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Creative, Contract & Freelance, Digital Design

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  • Salary:

    Up to £65000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Bex Hudson

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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As a Creative Team Lead, you will report into and work directly with the CEO and Creative Director of this phenomenal Ecommerce business who are undergoing a huge programme of digital transformation. You will be responsible for managing a team of talented individuals who create brilliant designs and content pertaining to this brand's online presence across web, mobile, social. You will therefore work very closely with the established and hugely talented marketing and technology teams also.

The business as a brand has been in existence and a market leader for a number of years, and has just raised funding to ensure it becomes a world leading marketplace for fashion. You will be responsible for ensuring the team deliver world class creative for web that is responsive cross platform, and across multiple channels and touchpoints.

To excel in this role, you will have previous experience working for an Ecommerce business, on a website(s) that is highly transactional and hit by millions of customers weekly. You will have come from a strong hands on design background, and will be very happy to roll your sleeves up when necessary. You will shape the digital creative department and take on the responsibility of growing, scaling and managing a team. The team in terms of direct reports is made up of 2 copywriters and 3 designers (1 Mid Weight and 2 more Junior).


You will be super comfortable working in a dynamic and incredibly fast-paced environment. You will be a brilliant communicator and calm under pressure. You will be passionate about all things creative, the customer journey and the Ecommerce industry in general. You will be able to critique creative, push back on key stakeholders when necessary and have hands on input into the creative process.


The role

In this role you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Line Management of a team of 5 people- Creatives / Copywriters
  • Manage the team who create all visual assets for this business' digital channels
  • Lead on the creative assets which will enable the development of their website content and performance
  • Ensure the customer journey on their website exceptional
  • Approve Creative designs
  • Work closely with the content team to drive brand engagement
  • Work collaboratively with the technology and marketing teams
  • Participate from a hands on creative perspective
  • Ensure team holidays are covered / resourced
  • Be forthcoming in your creative ideas - putting forward suggestions for improvements to the CEO, and internal senior stakeholders



To be successful in this role you will have the following skills:


  • A proven track record managing and mentoring at least a small team of 3 plus people in a creative capacity
  • Strong line management experience
  • Good stakeholder management experience
  • At least 5 years' previous digital design experience as a hand on creative
  • Still have good hands on digital design skills - fully and exceptionally versed using Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, HTML
  • Good coding knowledge of HTML & CSS
  • A portfolio that will showcase your capabilities
  • Experience within Retail or Ecom
  • Experience should be across desktop, mobile, and tablet
  • Keeps a natural organised programme
  • Ideally a keen interest in the fashion / lifestyle industry
  • A brilliant communicator with an eye for detail
  • A person with a positive attitude


Apply Now

If you are interested in applying and hearing more about this role please contact me on:

Rebecca (Bex) Hudson

0203 763 9752 //

Follow me on Twitter on @rah10is

We recruit for a variety of opportunities in Digital so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you. You can learn more about me by looking me up on LinkedIn. Search for Rebecca Hudson

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