Design Director

Agency: Maxwell Rogers
Location: Maidenhead
Role: Design Director


Maxwell Rogers combine unique strategic storytelling expertise with creative and design capabilities to help our clients tell better business stories.

We partner with senior leaders and the marketing community to build a deep understanding of their challenges, translating complex business communications into simpler more engaging narratives designed to inspire and influence important audiences, and achieve outstanding results.

We’re a growing agency with big ambitions and are looking for a Design Director to join our team, lead our creative studio and help us continue to build on our reputation for providing excellent service and exceptional creative work.

Everything we do is underwritten by our core values of AMBITION, to be the best version of ourselves we can be, BALANCE in our work and personal lives and COLLABORATION to deliver great work for delighted clients.


We are looking for someone with:

  • Proven ability to lead, direct and inspire a team while owning performance and quality management in a grown-up agency environment
  • Proven management experience in relation to the consistently high quality delivery of projects against creative and commercial KPIs
  • Highly proficient creative abilities in visual storytelling with excellent capabilities in Adobe CS, and a truly open mind regarding mastery and exploitation of communications tools like MS PowerPoint and similar
  • Strong track record of developing outstanding creative concepts with a portfolio that demonstrates a breadth of work from branding to corporate reporting
  • An organised manner and experience managing the creative process/time required for task completion and working collaboratively with Client Services professionals
  • Ability to give art direction and feedback on multiple projects simultaneously, slipping comfortably between them, while managing your own time/workload
  • Strong presentation skills to sell concepts internally and externally, being comfortable with client engagement at a senior level accompanied by the necessary gravitas to speak their language fluently
  • Intellectual ability to support the agency’s new business efforts with credentials and pitches
  • The potential and ambition to evolve into the Creative Director role and assume a board level position in a growing agency

In return we offer:

  • Generous remuneration based on experience
  • Fast track promotion opportunities and long-term incentive plans based on aptitude, application and ability to own the challenge
  • Spacious and relaxed working environment with ample free parking
  • Modern office with a fully equipped kitchen, beer fridge, table tennis and darts board
  • Flexible working for optimum work/life balance
  • A culture of excellence and ambition
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Statutory pension contributions and medical insurance

If you think you fit the bill, we would love to hear from you!

No agencies please.

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