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Head of Design

Trinny London


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Join Trinny London as they are looking for a Head of Design


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London United Kingdom

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Trinny London is looking for a Head of Design to lead, manage, and grow our small (but mighty) design team. This role will ultimately take our brand and design to the next level!

Reporting to the Creative Director you will support them in cultivating and improving our internal design processes for the team and be a key contributor to providing guidance on output and facilitating collaboration. You will mentor our team of Art Directors and ensure the highest standard of asset execution. Working very closely with our Head of Video Production to ensure succinct development of creative assets.

The Head of Design will have a broad oversight over creative design concepts, projects, and workflows. You’ll support multiple projects to completion, providing the resources and even-keeled management your team needs to consistently deliver best-in-class work.

As Head of Design you’ll also function as the creative point person for channel leads, ensuring a healthy relationship with frequent updates and team collaboration to create beautiful and effective creative assets.

Welcome to Trinny London!

Here at Trinny London, we’re changing the face of makeup and demystifying skincare, and we're only just getting started. Founded in 2017 by Trinny Woodall, Trinny London is challenging people all over the world to rethink their routines.

We have achieved tremendous growth since 2017 and we’re proud to be one of Europe’s fastest-growing beauty brands. We’re generating millions of sales by developing innovative products, acquiring hundreds of thousands of supporters and customers all over the world, and more importantly, building a talented and motivated team to support our fantastic growth.

The Role

Your key responsibilities are:

- Full supervision of Design and Art team.
- Bringing the brand's creative direction to life through contemporary design assets

- Guiding the design team to make sure they follow best practice and efficiency.

- Working closely with the Project Team and proactively aid improvement and setting the right processes for the Design Team.

- Supervising delivery on the evolution of briefs from concept to delivery, ensuring the final execution is of the best design quality.

- Be enthusiastic about learning design methodologies to help think, organise and structure the future of our brand.

- Be able to communicate with stakeholders, in particular with the Video team, Lifecycle, Editorial, NPD, Retail, Performance and wider business stakeholders.

- Stay up to date with design and market trends to adapt ways of working and influence design direction.
- You are structured in your approach to executing a succinct visual approach and direction.


The essential skills and experience required to succeed in this role are:

- You have an eye for premium execution.
- You are in touch with the latest and greatest in visual/graphic expression.
- Head of level within agency/brand managing teams in design, working collaboratively from research to delivery.

- Experience managing and mentoring designers, in a fast-paced environment.

- Experience leading design development and strategic thinking.

- Representing design on checkpoints and other internal meetings, clearly and succinctly articulating the goals and concepts.

- Experience articulating and synthesising design problems and solutions to cross-functional team members.

- Experience being hands-on when needed to help your team and our partners achieve the desired outcomes.

- Strong ability to provide clear direction with timely, supportive and regular feedback.

- Excellent verbal, written, presentational, and interpersonal communication skills.

- Strongly involved in mentoring, supervisory, and team-building skills to create a collaborative and progressive team culture.

Your approach

- Creative & Innovative — You're an idea generator, you do your own research, and you thrive when given the freedom.
- Communication — You'll be able to convey your needs clearly to the team, help reduce ambiguity, and take pride in your work
- Practical — You'll have some practical design skills, so that when the team bring an idea or a problem to your attention, you won’t struggle to understand the implications and how to remedy them.
- Commercial Awareness — you'll know how to work within a marketing framework, and how to seek value through design
- Teamwork — You achieve your goals working with your colleagues and clients, collaboratively.
- Integrity — You set clear commitments and expectations and you do what it takes to meet those commitments
- Resilience & Tenacity — You handle difficult situations. When faced with a challenge, you step up to solve it and do not wait for others to work it out for you
- Sensitivity to others — You are polite and considerate with colleagues and understand that we’re all working toward the same goal
- Strong opinions lightly held — You speak up, but you’ll listen to critique with open ears

We always love to hear from anybody interested in the Trinny London team! Although we are looking for the essential skills listed above for this role, we’re always keen to hear from ambitious individuals looking for their next challenge.


We want to provide our customers with the tools and confidence to be their best, and we do this for our team too through our benefits:

  • Flexible working with core working hours
  • Hybrid working (but when you do come into our amazing office, it’s fully stocked with snacks and drinks)
  • 25 days holiday (we're also partial to a handful of spontaneous and well-earned Wellbeing Days throughout the year)
  • Welcome to Trinny London Starter Stack and swag
  • Company discount for yourself, your friends, and family
  • Vitality health scheme
  • Employee share scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • An annual personal training and development budget
  • Enhanced family friendly packages
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • T-Parties = many office socials as well as summer and festive celebrations!
  • Rewards and Recognition Scheme (awarding length of service with gifts, vouchers and additional annual leave)

Equal Opportunities

We celebrate diversity within our customers, our products, and within the teams we build. We champion inclusivity and giving everyone a chance to be the best versions of themselves.

We are committed to equality of opportunity across the company and welcome people from all backgrounds, with their unique perspectives, ideas and experiences.


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