Role: Creative lead


Role: Creative lead

Tangent is a growing creative agency looking for a brilliant creative lead to join the team and work across an exciting and ever growing client portfolio.

As a small entrepreneurial company our culture is very important and we are looking for someone who is a team player, committed to delivering exceptional work for clients and able to use their initiative and experience to problem solve.

We want someone who shares our passion for creativity and culture, considers themselves a self-starter who will thrive in a role where they will be given responsibility to lead creative work, with support from the Creative Director. The business is growing rapidly so there is plenty of room for progression and personal development within the company.

Experience in working across multiple creative disciplines is a must, as well as the ability to balance multiple projects. We don’t expect you to be a strategist but an understanding of branding principles and creative strategy is a huge benefit.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills in order to deal with clients and creative teams concurrently, and be willing to assist these teams where necessary with their work. In addition, great presentation skills and eye for detail will be required.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • as an integral part of the creative team at Tangent you will be responsible for turning good work into great work, and taking accountability for quality control, ensuring high levels of creative output across the agency
  • internally pushing and promoting creative diversity
  • being prepared to get your hands dirty with hands on design work
  • be passionate about creativity, prompting creative innovation across the agency and our work
  • working closely with the Directors to help improve efficiencies and quality
  • producing design solutions to communicate client messages with high visual impact
  • developing creative, ideas and concepts choosing the appropriate media channel and style to meet our clients’ objectives
  • being proactive in presenting or ‘pitching’ ideas and designs to prospective and current clients
  • supporting and proactively searching for new business opportunities, as well as helping organically grow existing clients
  • helping interpret the business needs of clients and developing concepts to meet their objectives across all channels in the marketing mix
  • working closely with the studio to develop skill gaps and ensuring they are used correctly and effectively (be a mentor to future stars)
  • demonstrate the ability to to complete projects to deadlines and within budget (as well as being able to accurately provide quotes for clients)


The work:

Your day to day work will include (but not be limited to):

- Brand guidelines

- Brand campaigns

- Creative concepts

- Digital experiences / website design

- Digital content pieces

- Photography direction

- Lookbooks

- Aspects of retail environments

- Marketing collateral

- Film and moving image



  • 20 days holiday + all UK bank holidays
  • Christmas shut down (Christmas eve until 2nd January)
  • Christmas bonus
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Annual pay reviews
  • 6 monthly reviews


If you would like to apply for this position please contact:

Adam Slater - Creative Director

0161 477 4774

Get In Contact

Have a project you’re interested in discussing with us?

Tel: +44 (0)161 4774774


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Tangent Design Ltd
321b Broadstone Mill, Broadstone Road
Stockport, Cheshire, SK5 7DL, UK