Head of Design

Head of Design


Our Head of Design is responsible for developing and managing all elements of our visual output.

Working alongside our small team of designers, you will have the drive and experience to ensure we are delivering the highest quality design work that will delight our clients, whilst also ensuring we are commercially successful.

You will work closely with both our Creative and Client Services teams to understand our client’s needs and create concepts, including pitching proposals to clients. This requires creative flair as well as a strong ability to communicate your ideas.

You will also play an important role in evolving our design processes to ensure highly efficient workstreams. This will include quoting hours, managing workloads, creating briefs and implementing quality control checks.

The role will also include line management responsibilities. You will conduct regular 1-1s and appraisals with your team of designers and help them to develop their skills and advance in their careers.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Understanding OST’s clients, including their mission, brand, tone and services
  • Determine requirements, formulate creative concepts and develop briefs
  • Create high-quality designs including social media posts, infographics, presentations and video animations
  • Develop our design processes
  • Manage the design team’s commercial requirements
  • Ensure quality control in that all design work is on brief and on-brand
  • Line manage a small team of designers

Required skills include:

  • Experience working with multinational brands
  • Creative thinking
  • Strong understanding of social media best practices
  • Good communication and management skills
  • Agency experience is a positive


  • Full-time, permanent
  • Based in Comberton (5 miles west of Cambridge)

Want to know more? 

Email us your CV and desired job to hello@ostmarketing.com