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Senior Designer

About The Role

Start Date: May 2024

Full Time: 37 hours per week, 8.30am – 5pm (4:30 Fridays)

Contract: Fixed term contract

Salary: Competitive package salary varies depending on experience

Location: Llanishen, Cardiff

Who we are:

Be part of a creative studio that loves to push the boundaries both visually and strategically. We’ve assembled an amazing and diverse skilled team over the 15 years and have gained incredible global clients who we continue to help accelerate in growth. At CR studio, you’re not just an employee, you’re an important part of an independent creative powerhouse. We value creative integrity, humour, openness, and collaboration, and we’d love for you to bring your design expertise to the table.

About the role:

We are seeking senior designers who crave creative influence and aspire to push the boundaries. You will be working alongside the design team, closely collaborating with the art director, creative director and account management. Brainstorming, developing concepts and bringing ideas to life through motion. Creation of animated content across multiple channels such as web, socials, promotional videos and campaigns. Be agile and flexible in a fast-paced production environment, requiring you to work on a variety of content. Jump into a role where your ideas are valued, your contributions celebrated, and your technical skills are honed.


• Take ownership of work from concept to development and execution
• Help coach and develop junior and midweight designers
• Execute projects to a high standard
• Keep up to date with relevant skills and industry
• Work alongside AD and CD to push boundaries
• Effective communication with team and clients


• A minimum of 5 years commercial experience working in agency
• Portfolio of your work
• High level of execution
• Relevant Design qualification or equivalent experience
• Solid understanding of key graphic design principles; layout, colour, hierarchy, typography, imagery, etc.
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud primarily After Effects
• Video editing skills in Premiere Pro
• Somebody who loves to innovate and push themselves
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Great communication skills
• Keen eye for detail
• Desirable not essential – 3D animation ability


• Competitive Salary
• Personal Development
• Foody Fridays (Anything you want!) with 16:30 finish
• Stocked up kitchen treats
• Team social outings (Crazy Golf, Go Karts, Rafting, Pubs & Clubs it’s all on the cards)
• 20 Days holiday plus B/H
• Pension contribution

Email with you CV

Senior Account Manager

Closing date 22nd March

The conductor of all things Digital & Design

You will lead the coordination of both digital and traditional content, harnessing the full potential of our proficient team of developers, setting up paid ads linkedin/facebook etc and google ads, advising content creators who are readily available for your creative endeavors. Your role is to demonstrate your digital process and artistic talent in fulfilling our clients’ visionary needs.

What you’ll be doing

Your primary focus involves collaborating with clients and internal project teams to assess briefs, strategically evaluate suitable channels, targeting the right audience, and consistently delivering impactful results.

Your core responsibilities encompass devising comprehensive digital activation strategies, spanning audience targeting, user journey optimisation, and setting expectations for engagement rates.

Crucially, your approach will be data-centric, involving the measurement, analysis, and enhancement of digital project impact through conversion rate optimisation (CRO).

In addition, you will spearhead the execution of paid media and search campaigns, from creation to optimisation, and provide comprehensive reporting across social, search, and display channels. Your role also entails maintaining proactive communication with platform providers to ensure the adoption of best practices and configurations in all digital aspects.

Furthermore, you will oversee a team of designers, ensuring their alignment with client expectations, timely project delivery, and adherence to budgetary constraints."


Embodying 16 years of creative excellence, our agency stands as a stalwart in the heart of Cardiff. Our extensive portfolio proudly boasts an array of clients, ranging from local gems to influential UK brands and renowned global powerhouses.

Our comprehensive approach provides clients with a holistic solution encompassing content creation, strategic planning, and growth initiatives. We craft engaging content designed to evoke reactions and responses from customers, precisely targeting audiences in the digital landscape. This targeted approach results in measurable outcomes, including lead generation and enhanced brand awareness. Ultimately, our services are geared towards propelling our clients’ growth, ensuring accelerated advancement in their respective markets.

Experience you’ll need to apply:

• Strategy setting / plan formulations for digital/social media/traditional advertising

• Implementation and management of campaigns (design skills not required – we have a great team of designers, CGI, animators, designers at your beck and call)

• Campaign reporting ie, Google, social media analytics etc

• Experience of setting up multiple paid for platforms… specifically LinkedIn advertising, inMail etc

• Experience of running pay per click campaigns (Google preferable)

• Experience of running remarketing campaigns

• Email marketing experience

• 360 degree view ie, integration with website both on and offline to ensure successful customer journey

• Experience of working with B2B digital campaigns

• Analyse, report and feedback on digital campaigns

• Manage CMS web & lead generation sites

• Understanding web analytics and using CMS

• Knowledge of software management tools ~ Zoho/Googlesheets/Docs/ or your preferred tools we will support

• Proven track record of successful digital projects developed in previous roles.

• Confidence to build and maintain new relationships.

• Experience of presentation preparation for different types of audience.

• Exceptional presentation and pitching skills.

• Demonstrable business strategies.

• Time management project delivery, managing teams

What you’ll get in return for your talent

• This is a great role offering a competitive salary 

• The opportunity to join a successful and growing creative digital agency.

• Free tea coffee / biscuits / crisps and anything in the office cupboards! We’re pretty stacked on the wrong foods, that’s why the team fills the fridge up with salads and all the healthy stuff.

• Free lunch on a Friday with team get together, you can pick deliveroo first one your choice, no pressure!

• Opportunity to grow in pathways of the company

• Pension scheme

• On-site parking

What Next

Prepare your portfolio showcasing your standout pitches and successful business endeavors, and let’s connect to explore the exciting possibilities of your future with CR. Your potential awaits!