Careers at Make Agency

Creative Lead


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

The Role:

The Creative Lead is a role that will be highly influential within the agency, and will sit at the the heart of our creative output.

You will bring a mix of marketing expertise and business understanding to the position, promoting our company and that of our valued clients. As an experienced people manager, you will be someone that can inspire others, taking our creativity to a new level as we continue to grow. The ideal candidate will have a natural eye for design, a passion for data-driven performance marketing, and a drive to inspire dynamic ideas that connect with all types of audiences.

The Creative Lead should be capable of delivering our clients long-term brand building through storytelling and short-term activations that will cut through the noise. You will work in partnership with our Marketing team, and our Development team, to help transform the agency’s creative output and capabilities.

This is an unmissable opportunity for a previous Senior Creative, Creative Lead or Creative Director, who is looking to step up and join one of the UK’s leading digital marketing agencies. You will be provided with professional and personal development as well as an exciting and rewarding career path within a progressive agency, amongst many other core company benefits.


  • Lead the creative strategy for both small-scale and large-scale projects, harnessing strategy, digital and brand design, compelling content and web design
  • Lead the Creative Team with a vision for results through strong, clever performance marketing
  • Be a thought leader, and demonstrate this through original workshop content, client presentations, and published content, which demonstrates your view on creativity
  • Work in partnership with the marketing team to develop data-inspired creative solutions that solve clients’ challenges
  • Inspire and brainstorm fresh ideas, manage deliverables, and captivate the target market
  • Develop concepts for campaigns
  • Pitch winning ideas to existing clients and new business opportunities
  • Be a trusted advisor for clients – always seeking the right solutions for them
  • Keep internal teams and directors up to speed with project’s progress
  • Storyboard and develop ideas for the creative team
  • Lead multiple projects from conception to completion to deadline
  • Optimise campaigns based on data led results
  • Encourage knowledge sharing and learning within the creative department through stand-ups, project wash-ups etc
  • Ensure all clients’ visuals are consistent with their overall brand
  • Steer and write scripts
  • Oversee shoots
  • Develop processes that streamline the creative department and help it to work seamlessly with marketing and web development teams
  • Project management – estimate the time and resource required to deliver projects in order to ensure profitability and sign off projects before they’re presented to clients

Must haves:

  • 6+ years of related experience
  • Years of experience creating marketing/advertising campaigns from developing vision and the message platform to overseeing production on time and budget
  • Understanding and past experience creating integrated content across all marketing channels from digital, social media, paid media & mobile
  • Proven experience with concept development
  • Highly skilled with leading a team of creative talent with a strong creative vision
  • A person with a unique blend of creative vision and business sense
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks
  • Time management skills and organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Great verbal and written communication skills\


  • Flexible working. Work from home and in the office hybrid (currently 5 days per week at home)
  • 22 days holiday per year plus Christmas closing
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Bike scheme
  • Working with a young, vibrant team in a modern office in Bethnal Green
  • Commission on up sell
  • Office drinks (in person & currently virtual)
  • Macbook Pro


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