Creative Lead

Central London
Job Terms:
£85k - £105k pro-rata (PAYE Only)
Start date:
Posted By:
Judy Yebuah
6-month contract

Job Description:

This role will be worked remotely until further notice, with onsite working 1 to 3 days a week in Central London once offices start to reopen again.

This role is paid on a PAYE basis and you'll be entitled to 33 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays, per year, pro-rata



Our client is looking for an inspirational creative leader to lead creative for their UK base. 

This role will need to connect with current and potential users of a GPS navigation software app, creating and crafting fresh new ways to tell its story across multiple channels, so no matter where its message turns up, it’s genuinely relevant, legitimately interesting and most importantly, hard to ignore.

The Team:

You’ll be reporting to the Global Creative Lead, based in the US. 

You’ll be working with a small team of 3-4 - Producer, Marketing Manager and Regional Manager - to create fun and exciting work for TV ads, OOH ads, radio, content partnerships and more. 

About You:

You’ll need a proven history of bold, innovative award-calibre work, showing attention to detail and clear ownership of impactful projects and campaigns.

You’ll need to have strong creative direction skills, leading and managing innovative creative solutions across multiple agency partners, enhancing and aligning all creative output to a singular creative platform and showcasing consistency in execution across copy, design and conceptual thinking. 

You’ll be required to work with and influence multiple senior stakeholders across the company.

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as a Creative with a specialisation in design/art direction and/or copy

  • A minimum of 4 years in a Creative Direction role or similar

  • You’ll have curiosity regarding invention coupled with a healthy disregard for the impossible

  • Ability to build a brand across multiple channels and develop a unique brand tone

  • Ability to understand technology trends and innovative ways to engage with and move consumers

  • Ability to lead non-hierarchical, multi-country, cross-functional working teams who don’t report into this role

  • Experience in both advertising agencies and in-house creative teams would be preferred


  • French will be a bonus but not mandatory


Please apply with your CV & portfolio for consideration. Next steps will be shared with shortlisted candidates asap! 

Client Description:

Our Client is a multinational technology company, specialising in Internet-related services and products; including online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. The atmosphere is relaxed with a diverse and innovative culture. Opportunities for growth and progression and networking with like-minded people across the business and beyond.


We want to make a world of difference, so it matters to us that we hire differently. Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity and is proudly an equal opportunities employer.