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Design Studio Manager


Write Brief/Design Conception/Final Production of solution for all channels both on and offline

Increasing knowledge of design/marketing/digital trends

Works on large scale projects

Run design team meetings

Works with minimal supervision

Keep up with marketing trends

Ensure artwork is fit for purpose for the channel required – online / offline

Ensure all staff are fully skilled in the most up to date design techniques across on and offline channels

Oversee all design for all channels

Strong Adobe Creative Suite skills – In particular InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat DC

Use of Microsoft Office Packages

HTML and web design


Generate calls, quotes and online traffic through campaigns

Liaise with key stakeholders, ensuring expectations managed throughout

Communicate & liaise with publications/printers/suppliers/external agencies

Working with key internal customers across all levels of the business

Work closely with marketing managers and head of marketing to ensure smooth running of department

Supporting more lower grade members of the team

Communication and interpersonal skills across all levels

Negotiate prices/terms/art-work specs with the above

People Management

Managing workflow through studio ensuring deadlines are met

Time-management and workload prioritisation skills

Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Accuracy of Work

Satisfactory Execution of Brief

Deadlines Met

Call/Quote/traffic Targets met

Ability to work autonomously

Maintain a high standard of quality in all work produced

Creating and producing material to promote the company both internally and externally

Organisational skills and attention to detail

Ensure customers are treated fairly by ensuring all information contained in marketing material is clear, accurate and easily understandable

Managing of Budgets

Project Management

Ensure compliance and regulation is followed in all design executions

Allocate tasks to Graphic and Web Designers

Getting files ready for print/proofing

To actively support and encourage at all times, compliance with our quality principles, company policies and best practice in security, legal and regulatory requirements

To safeguard information, paying particular attention to customer and employee data and business sensitive information

To be aware of and understand Atlanta’s Whistleblowing Procedure and Code of Conduct. To question and act upon concerns about malpractice or wrongdoing by following the Atlanta’s Whistleblowing Procedure


Satisfactory completion of ad hoc work as requested by management

Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role.

Come up with initial concept and meet the overall needs of the given brief

Assist with the development of Graphic and Web Designers

Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking / conferences /associations / groups, to stay current on Industry developments & innovations. Encourage, support and coach other team members in their own development.

Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback.

In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the department, the team and the company as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships.

Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality.


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