Jobs

Clokkemaker is expanding, and we are on the hunt for exciting new talent to join our team to help us deliver a range of upcoming projects.

Art Director

London / Remote Friendly
Senior
Competitive

In the role of Art Director at Clokkemaker, you will work closely with our Design Director within a fast-paced creative environment seeing an idea through from concept to production.  You are a creative problem solver who is passionate about telling stories and bringing them to life with art direction and design.  You will lead the visual direction of our clients producing campaigns and editorials that are effective and engaging.  To be successful in this role, you will have a high degree of talent and skill and prospective candidates will be expected to conceptualise art direction briefs, carry out execution during both pitch and production stages of projects through to completion.

Responsibilities: 

  • Art direct, design and concept, conceptual brand expressions across all mediums, including mobile, product, film, interactive, OOH, print, shoots, editorial, events, experiential etc.
  • A strong understanding of how art direction, design and conceptual ideas can be used to tell a story on behalf of a brand and within a product
  • Develop treatments and moodboards for campaigns and shoots, for senior leadership sign off
  • Present ideas in a clear and focused way and make recommendations that are achievable within budget and schedule.
  • Ensure concepts reflect local culture across the regions globally
  • To be aware of competitor creative work and market/ technology developments in relation to the accounts you work on.
  • Work collaboratively within a cross-functional team environment with writers, strategists and product managers
  • Create original, breakthrough work
  • Translate complex strategic approaches into easily accessible creative concepts
  • Detailed-focussed, strong design skills

Requirements:

  • Prior professional experience as an Art Director
  • Graphic design experience
  • A strong portfolio containing examples of global campaigns
  • Broad understanding of culture across film, music, art, fashion, food & drink, travel and fitness.
  • Ability to work in a variety styles and across various formats
  • A keen and critical eye for framing, composition, colour, lighting, design, style and impact, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Solutions oriented and resourceful at tackling challenges
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to quickly create concepts and/or mockups to communicate complex ideas
  • Effective time management, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to accept feedback and adapt positively

Desired but not essential:

  • Integrated agency experience
  • A proven track record of cultivating good client relationships
  • Experience working with beauty brands

Apply:

Please send your CV and a strong portfolio of work (  website or PDF ). If you are interested, then apply to careers@clokkemaker.com 


Department
Design Team
reports to
Design Director
level
Senior
hours
40hrs per week
salary
Competitive
location
London / Remote Friendly
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Creative

London / Remote Friendly
Mid-Level
Competitive

In the role of Creative at Clokkemaker, you will work closely with our Creative Director within a fast-paced creative environment seeing an idea through from concept to production.  You will be involved in every aspect of a project. You are a creative problem solver who is passionate about telling stories and bringing them to life. To be successful in this role, you will have a high degree of talent and skill and prospective candidates will be expected to conceptualise briefs, carry out execution during both pitch and production stages of projects through to completion.

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for leading major creative projects from concept through to production
  • Deliver out of the ordinary creative work backed with strong strategic thinking across a variety of formats including digital, social media and special projects.
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of integrated brand activation and consumer behaviour across all creative channels
  • You’ll have inspiring innovative ideas and be able to conceptualise them with ease
  • Have a brand’s values, ethos and strategic vision at the heart of everything you do
  • Extracting a story from a brief and developing the creative narrative
  • Experimenting with written and visual creative ideas
  • Be approachable and inspire others through innovation and brand knowledge

Requirements:

  • A mindset that is not limited to inside the box thinking, with experience in a creative role either internal, in-agency or freelance (1+ years)
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Proven track record of turning creative briefs into concepts that ignore the ordinary and can be delivered across all forms of media
  • Ability to work across a variety of groups including designers and marketers to develop a complete understanding of a brand or platform and ensure the creativity and communication styles are maintained throughout 
  • A desire to shape how we are able to communicate with vision and tone to create lasting impact
  • Solutions oriented and resourceful at tackling challenges
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to quickly create concepts and/or mockups to communicate complex ideas
  • Effective time management, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to accept feedback and adapt positively

Desired but not essential:

  • Integrated agency experience
  • A proven track record of cultivating good client relationships

Apply:

Please send your CV and a strong portfolio of work (  website or PDF ) when applying. If you are interested, then apply to careers@clokkemaker.com 

Department
Creative Team
reports to
Founder & Creative Director
level
Mid-Level
hours
40hrs per week
salary
Competitive
location
London / Remote Friendly
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Creative Strategist

London / Remote Friendly
Senior
Competitive

This important role in a growing team demands a strong strategic thinker with the vision to implement insights-led strategies and solutions for the commercial work undertaken for our brand partners. The Strategist will develop original creative strategies for campaigns and branded content projects and provide guidance throughout to ensure they are executed according to the campaign or brand’s objectives and vision.

Working closely with the Creative team, you will contribute to idea generation and play a key role in ideation sessions. We need an inspirational, ambitious strategist who has their finger on the pulse when it comes to cultural trends and the wider media and communications landscape, and someone who has a real desire to make an impact.

Responsibilities

  • Developing world-class creative strategy that wins pitches and influences award-winning campaigns
  • Partnering with Creatives to develop campaigns that drive success for our clients and ventures
  • Lead projects for our clients, helping to understand the challenges their facing and design solutions
  • Build the toolkit for our clients to implement our strategy, ensuring that no client is ever left with a slide deck and no idea what to do next
  • Identify white spaces in the market that our clients can innovate within
  • Shape propositions, products and services alongside the rest of the team, focussing on the commercial viability of these solution
  • Get involved in new business conversations, and in thought leadership creation, to ensure we always take a strategic first approach to our clients’ challenges
  • Work with the rest of the team on creating new services and approaches to add to our methodologies and ways of engaging clients
  • Building strong working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to develop the best possible campaign strategies and ideas
  • Advise on best practice and making sure we have access to data and intelligence databases to make sure all creative is underpinned with robust data and insight
  • Educating our team and client partners on creative strategy and strategy best practice

Requirements

  • Proven experience of successful brand, innovation, campaign and comms strategies
  • Experience working on, and winning, large new business pitches
  • Qualitative and quantitative research experience – be confident in using industry tools, sources and techniques
  • Insight development - translating research and data into unique and compelling insights
  • In-depth knowledge of the media landscape, new media technologies and platforms, and activation principles
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Exceptional communication skills – presentations, workshop and relationship development
  • Deck (Keynote) creation and strong presentation ability

Desired but not essential

  • Integrated agency experience
  • Experience working with entertainment and beauty brands
  • Experience launching new products and services in market, from idea to revenue generation
  • Exposure working with startups, scale ups or internal entrepreneurship

Apply:

Please send your CV and a strong portfolio of work (  website or PDF ) when applying. If you are interested, then apply to careers@clokkemaker.com

Department
Creative
reports to
CEO, Founder & Creative Director
level
Senior
hours
40hrs per week
salary
Competitive
location
London / Remote Friendly
apply