Senior Designer
Wood Lane, London, W12

Company Description

Publicis Media helps clients drive sustainable business growth by harnessing the modern media landscape to drive one-to-one consumer connections at scale. Led by Sue Frogley, CEO, Publicis Media UK is made up of 2000 people working across market-leading media agencies including Zenith, Starcom and Spark Foundry as well as specialist practices Publicis Media Exchange (PMX), Performics, Publicis Sport & Entertainment, Publicis Media Content and NextTECHnow. Together they combine deep expertise in media investment, strategy, insights and analytics, data and technology, commerce, performance marketing and content. Publicis Media is part of Publicis Groupe and is present in more than 100 countries with over 23,500 employees worldwide.

Job Description

The Role

As a Senior Designer, you will collaborate closely with the Head of Design and play a pivotal role in leading and driving projects and new business pitch design for our agencies, including Spark Foundry, Starcom, Performics, and Zenith. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your expertise and creativity while working on diverse projects, including print, presentation design, branding design, layout design, and large format exhibition graphics.
You will lead and contribute to high-stakes, multimillion-pound new business pitches for some of the UK's most renowned brands.


  • Lead and drive projects, collaborating closely with the Head of Design, to ensure the successful delivery of high-quality work.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to midweight and junior designers, reviewing their work, and offering constructive feedback.
  • Utilize your exceptional design skills and meticulous attention to detail to ensure the creation of visually captivating and impactful final products.
  • Create compelling presentations and mock-ups that effectively communicate ideas and executions for client approval.
  • Bring a fresh perspective and innovative approach to design challenges, leveraging cultural awareness and an inquisitive mindset.
  • Independently manage and oversee individual projects, ensuring they are completed on time and to the highest standard.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of UI and UX principles and their application in design projects.


  • Must have strong design experience in an in-house creative department or design firm.
  • Extensive expertise and proficiency in the latest versions of PowerPoint, including slide master creation, designing for various output media (projector, monitors, and print-outs), object animations, and video embedding. Familiarity with PC/Mac differences is crucial.
  • Exceptional mastery of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong creative, organizational, problem-solving, and time-management skills.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with HTML, WordPress, and motion graphics is highly desirable.
  • Outstanding conceptual skills, a keen eye for design, layout expertise, and advanced typography knowledge.
  • A proactive and positive mindset, approaching briefs and production challenges with enthusiasm.

Join Us

By joining our team as a Senior Designer, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on Publicis Media's brands and client teams. We are committed to supporting your professional growth, providing access to training and development opportunities to enhance your design capabilities, team leadership skills, and overall effectiveness. If you are a passionate and experienced designer looking for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to apply today and be part of our creative journey.


Additional Information

Publicis Media is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.
If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.



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