At present we are actively recruiting for the position(s) below.
Client Manager, Product Department
Seymourpowell’s design team has an opportunity for an experienced Client Manager to support the Associate Directors and Designers within our Product Design Department. Our work will cover strategy, brand development and defining product & service propositions that we will then deliver through design. The ideal candidate needs to have integrity, be honest, smart and humble. Ideally with 3-5 years experience of supporting Senior Directors managing large, complex projects and managing their own smaller budget projects. Whilst it’s not necessary to have a background in industrial design, a keen interest is a must. We’re looking for intelligence of approach, confidence when dealing with clients and internal stakeholders and passion about our offering. The candidate will need to engage with complex projects and be a support to the client and the internal Directors and design team. They need to be able to understand the issues discussed, as well as manage and predict any challenges to the project and client relationship. We are very passionate about the work we do. Our clients come to us because as a team we are all about making a big impact on their challenges and problems. If this is a role that you feel you could bring something to, please email your cv and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, due the high volume of applications we receive, we will only be able to reply to successful candidates.
SeymourpowellForesight (SPF) is the company¹s trend, research, and strategy department. As a Trend Researcher you¹ll need experience (ideally at least 3 years) within the Insight, Innovation and Design Industries and be able to demonstrate a feel for design in general and consumer electronics, automotive and packaging in particular. A degree in a design-related subject is ideal. We are looking for someone who thrives working in a multidisciplinary team; who enjoys meeting and interviewing both users and experts; with insatiable curiosity and the ability to identify nascent trends; and is able to back up their research with hard-hitting statistical signals and well-written conclusions. If you think you are right for this role and are passionate about joining our team please send your CV and a cover letter, stating your salary expectations, to email@example.com
Head of PR
As we continue to significantly grow the company, the role of PR becomes ever more relevant. Therefore, we are looking for an outgoing professional with B2B public relations experience and a strong understanding of the UK media who is able to contribute to Seymourpowell's success through strategic Public Relations; exploiting and developing new media opportunities through public speaking engagements, conferences and events; and building and maintaining a strategic journalist engagement programme in the design, trade, national and international press. The successful candidate will have either experience in In-House PR or in a role where external communication is key. They will have excellent verbal and written communication skills; a strong understanding of social media as a business communications tool; be extremely well organised with great attention to detail and be a resourceful, intuitive and inventive problem solver. If this role sounds perfect for you, please send your CV, together with a covering letter stating your salary expectations, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, due the volume of responses we receive, we are only in a position to contact successful candidates.
Senior 3D Brand Designer
Seymourpowell's structural packaging design team is expanding and now has an opportunity for a successful and ambitious senior designer. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of running projects and be comfortable with a client-facing role. They will have experience of creating and developing packaging design concepts, working as part of a team, as well as working independently. We are looking for individuals who can generate and clearly communicate inspiring ideas, from excellent sketch work through to the development of their designs in CAD. We are looking for people who are great thinkers, who can understand and interpret brands, who appreciate how products and brands interact with consumers, can create and manipulate compelling and appropriate forms and can ultimately create solutions that bring together all of these parts. As part of the design team the successful applicant will support a broad range of design briefs ranging from sculptural brand expression to innovative functionality. If this is a role you'd be interested in applying for please send a covering letter, together with your cv and portfolio, referencing this posting to email@example.com.
Client Services Interns
Our Client Services Department are looking for interns to support the team in all aspects of client management. This is not a shadowing role, it’s actually working on live accounts with the team, and preparing for a full-time agency role. Successful candidates will be educated to degree level, preferably in marketing or design. We’re looking for a confident, curious, articulate, individual, with a passion for innovation, technology and design. Strong interpersonal skills, coupled with an ability to negotiate when required are desirable, as are strong creative and problem solving abilities. If this is a role that you feel you could be suitable for, please forward your cv, together with a covering letter, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seymourpowell is currently looking for experienced designers to join our freelance roster. We have a number of opportunities to work on some exciting projects. Candidates with senior-level 3D CAD modelling skills (Alias or Pro Engineer) please apply. We are also interested to hear from any individuals that specialise in rendering to join our freelance roster. If you think you can help us out please contact us at email@example.com and put Freelance Request in the title field.