Careers at Make Agency

Design Director

We are excited to announce that we are on the lookout for an experienced passionate Design Director to join the team at Make, one of the UK’s fastest-growing digital marketing agencies.

This role will sit within the creative team, supporting a huge SaaS business and reporting to our business directors.

We’re looking for a tech industry loving, Design Director to work on multiple super exciting brands and briefs. Our ideal candidate will have a wealth of experience delivering campaigns, short-form videos and content for social media.

You’ll have demonstrable agency experience, with a good understanding of paid and organic creative strategies along with digital design for web. You will be confident in your conviction, both internally and in-font of clients. We're looking for someone with a head full of ideas that will inspire not only the agency, but also the clients.


  • Develop great concepts and ideas to grow the account and sell into the client
  • Lead and develop a team of junior, mid and senior designers, raising the bar creatively and building strong team collaboration and support
  • Lead the creative element of company new business pitches, support the sales function by providing strong creative solutions in line with the pitch requirements and be involved when required in pitch scenarios
  • Supervise and feedback on edits with precision, with a passion for solving creative problems.
  • From conception to implementation, your leadership in creative direction, storytelling and ideation across teams is essential.


  • Amazing, industry-leading design
  • Strong writing skills, able to express ideas simply and with clarity.
  • Strong audience awareness and ability to tell a story quickly.
  • A conceptual and strategic thinker, as capable of cracking big, cross-media brand ideas as tactical platform specific campaigns. A love for all things "tech" is a bonus.
  • Demonstrable experience in turning client briefs into great creative campaigns
  • Openness to feedback, other opinions and ideas. Ability to go beyond the job description when required to help the team.

Key attributes/ skills:

  • Detail orientated and process driven
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Leadership
  • The ability to make quick decisions and implement off the back of them
  • The ability to pre-empt client needs before they release them
  • Clear communication & presentation skills, the ability to deliver with clarity to clients on an individual and group basis, ensuring even complex ideas are simple & clear to understand
  • Organised – you’ll be totally on the ball, someone who gets things done and orchestrates action. Strong understanding of project management tool Asana is a bonus


  • Flexible working. Work from home and in the office hybrid
  • 22 days holiday per year plus Christmas closing
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Bike scheme
  • Working with a fun, vibrant team in a modern office in Farringdon
  • Commission on up sell
  • Office drinks
  • Macbook Pro


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