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Creative Lead at The Hut Group
Manchester, GB

THG is one of the world's leading online beauty and wellbeing retailers, home to premium brands such as lookfantastic, ESPA, GlossyBox, and Myprotein; all of which are powered by our industry-leading and award-winning technology platform, THG Ingenuity. Our 4,500-plus employees represent 66 nationalities and work in offices located in 11 cities around the globe.

Recently The Hut Group opened a new exiting intergrated agency offering called THG Studios, Following THG’s acquisition and integration in 2017 of the UK’s leading content studio, Hangar 7 & Brand House,We are also building a new development called ICON, the Group’s new content creation studio, At Manchester Airport, which will expand the Group’s content production capabilities dramatically. The ICON development, which will be delivered by ICON Industrial, will provide an extra 104,000 sq. ft. of office space over four floors as well as additional content creation facilities totalling 168,000 sq. ft. ICON will house c2,000 people who will be focused on video production and photography, to be used across THG’s digital offering.

Our culture is fast- paced and unique, we recognise great achievements with great rewards. To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey. THG believes in the power of meritocracy. We invest in the development of our people to help everyone achieve their full potential.


We are looking for a Senior Designer to join our in-house creative team. You’ve preferably worked within the premium, luxury and fashion sectors. You offer fresh thinking and your portfolio and
previous experience will demonstrate your creativity and your ability to apply exceptional design
within the context of the brief.


Reporting to a Creative Director, you will have a close eye on the standard and quality of the creative work being produced within the team. You will always strive to find new and innovative ways to meet client briefs within budget and to deadline.


  • A passionate brand advocate to our brands.
  • Possesses a design aesthetic focused around high-fashion, edgy, luxury, cool, metropolitan trends (as opposed to a mass, teen, action sports, catalogue or cutesy design aesthetic)
  • Ability to effectively manage own projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • You will have a strong eye for detail
  • Producing and delivering quality work to brief, across a variety of brands and media
  • Working with Creative Director to fulfil the expectations of the brief
  • Ensuring that all work conforms to brand guidelines

Your Skills

  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to concept and execute across multiple channels, strong understanding of both print, digital, POS, packaging and video
  • Excellent typography skills
  • Ability to conceptualize and Art Direct photoshoots
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An excellent understanding of print processes and finishes
  • Conceptual design thinking
  • Time management: you’re an organised self starter who can manage multiple projects whilst meeting tight deadlines
  • Strong understanding of brand development and integrated marketing campaigns
  • Create global design concepts including photography, logo lock-ups, type treatments, patterns, illustrated elements etc.
  • Concept ideas for 360 campaigns product and model
  • Ensures collaboration with VM, Design, and production to create unique customer experiences in retail and online


  • Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
  • Adhere to brand guidelines when applicable and be part of ensuring they are kept relevant and up to date
  • Work closely with the brand and marketing teams, building strong relationships
  • Be proactive: look to improve creative quality efficiencies through smarter working practices in the team
  • Take part in establishing the scope, specifications and requirements for each job when required.
  • Aim to have broad commercial awareness of each brand and their customer
  • Confidently present design concepts to the client, wider stakeholders and senior management


  • You will be full of ideas, offer fresh thinking and excellent design
  • Be passionate about our brands, the industry, the internet and emerging trends
  • You are collaborative, enthusiastic and positive


  • Competitive salary
  • Onsite Doctor
  • Employee discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme

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