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Global Brand Experience Design Lead

City:  Slough

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose. 

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege. 

 

Marketing

Marketing is at the heart of Reckitt. We pride ourselves on our unique way of driving growth for some of the world's most loved and trusted health, hygiene and nutrition brands.  

Our purpose and fight are what motivates us to design and deliver distinctive communications throughout our consumer funnel, so that we deliver category growth as well as a positive impact on society.  

With extensive media and digital teams embedded throughout the organisation, we measure both our business and our societal impact. Our global teams lead on our overarching brand strategy, brand guardianship and innovation pipeline in close partnership with R&D. Leaving our local marketing teams to deliver on our regional goals in partnership with our Sales teams.  

With the scale of our 2500 marketing community - alongside our leading-edge Marketing Academy - your opportunities to grow and upskill will be extensive. 

About the role

The Brand Experience Designer is instrumental in translating the brand’s vision into tangible design solutions. This role brings to life the brands strategic vision through the creation of design assets, across all touch-points, that meet the business objectives and encapsulates the brand’s ethos.

Your responsibilities

  • Design: Work closely with the Global Head of BXD (Category) to understand and internalise the overarching design vision, breaking it down into actionable strategies for the team. 
  • Mentor the design team in the creation and execution of design projects. 
  • Project Management: Ensure all design projects are delivered on time, within scope, and meet both aesthetic and business objectives. 
  • Design Excellence: Champion design best practices, ensuring that outputs are not only visually compelling but also fit for purpose. Lead operational approach to maximise efficiencies and creative output (agency vs in house, combination of both, agile design process) 
  • Collaboration: Work in tandem with external suppliers and cross-functional teams, providing them with the necessary design support and insights. 
  • Feedback Mechanism: Regularly review and provide constructive feedback on design outputs, fostering an environment of continuous improvement. 
  • Stay Updated: Keep abreast with the latest design trends and technologies, sharing insights and knowledge with the team. 
  • Stakeholder Management: Engage with internal stakeholders, ensuring that design needs and objectives are clearly communicated and understood.

The experience we are looking for

  • About 8+ years of design experience, with a minimum of 3 years in a senior or leadership role in a corporate design setting or a respected design agency. 
  • Experience with global brands packaging is crucial, showcasing the ability to manage and adapt designs for varied markets and audiences. 
  • Agency or renowned brand experience is preferred, indicating versatility in design approach and client management. 
  • Impressive portfolio that demonstrates deep design knowledge, creativity, and attention to detail. 
  • Strong leadership skills with a track record of guiding and motivating design teams. 
  • Outstanding communication skills, adept at presenting ideas and designs to various stakeholders. 
  • Proficient in the latest design tools, software, and methodologies

The skills for success

Brand Strategy, Presentation skills, Drive Innovation, Storytelling, Creativity, Digital Marketing, Commercial acumen, Collaboration, FMCG/Consumer Health Experience, Brand Management, Category Strategy. 

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way. 
We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy. 

Equality

We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 


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