Senior Designer, Manchester International Festival

Senior Designer, Manchester International Festival

  • 3rd October 2018
  • North West
  • Full time
  • Paid (£30k-40k)

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Main Purpose

To work with the Marketing Director, MIF’s Artistic Advisor, Peter Saville and Design Agency, NORTH, to develop and lead our in-house design studio to support successful campaign and brand messaging. The Senior Designer will be responsible for managing all aspects of MIF’s design and creative output with accountability for online and offline design output.


  •  To help build and manage MIF’s in-house design team and freelancers to deliver excellent design in line with existing guidelines whilst establishing and developing best practice
  •  In conjunction with MIF’s design agency take a lead role in managing all MIF design and creative elements including gathering project requirements, establishing timelines and costs, presenting design concepts and options for design treatments, design amendments, proofreading and sending designs to print
  • To take a lead role in managing the design and creative elements of all MIF commissions liaising closely with Producers, Artists and other design agencies
  • To take a lead role in managing the design and creative elements for the Creative Learning and Development Departments
  • To work closely with MIF’s Creative Design Agency to implement overarching brand design direction and development
  • To ensure that design and creative projects are delivered on time and to budget ensuring optimum ticket sales and communication opportunities
  • To manage and inspire the design team, including setting objectives and performance management