Designer/Content Creator

Job description

You will be responsible for leading the ZAK, SELFHOOD and High Stakes Films brands, as well as supporting the senior creative team on client work.

For ZAK you will work alongside our Creative Writer developing engaging ideas to help our Growth team win new business. This involves designing newsletters such as coolsh*t – our weekly mailer with over 10,000 subscribers - as well as creating new content series for our 3 agencies.

You’ll also lead the development of the look and feel of our website to show off our work in the best possible way. In addition, you’ll have an important role in pitches by editing mood films and designing creative decks.

High Stakes Films is our production arm. Your role will be to create amazing showreels, deliver our fortnightly mailers and support on client post production work.

SELFHOOD is our insights and co-creation platform with over 2000+ collective members in 60+ countries. Our social channel gives our members a place to share their views and get their voices heard. You will take the lead on creating content to bring their stories to life through video and design. You’ll also have the chance to work on SELFHOOD study briefs which involves creating longer, more in-depth insight films for big brand partners. Whether it’s a fitness brand who are suffering from being tarred with misconceptions of their industry, or a clothing brand who have just for some reason stopped being ‘cool’, our research taps into the core of the youth brain.

The Package

• £24K-£27K experience dependent
• 21 days holiday
• 4 days off during ZAK’s annual Christmas Close (perk)
• Birthday taken as an additional holiday day (perk)
• Healthy body, healthy mind fund: 1% per annum of salary allocated per employee, to be put against their wellbeing – gym membership, Santander Cycles, massage, fitness class, bike purchase et al
• Pension: ZAK to contribute up to 3%
• Private healthcare

The Agency

ZAK is the Next Gen creative agency. We create big brand ideas that engage the under 30s. We work with ambitious brands that need to be relevant in the rapidly shifting world of culture, media, technology and consumer attitude; brands who can’t afford to miss the mark with their most important audience

High Stakes Films is our creative production agency that deliver culture driven film and stills Working with a mixture of brand clients and agency clients High Stakes are agile, nimble and super creative. High Stakes are a plug-in team that deliver effortlessly cool and relevant content for brands. In 2022 we will be launching The Intake, our D&I initiative in partnership with youth charities, to offer work experience and mentoring for those wishing to break into the production industry.

SELFHOOD is our Next Gen insight and co-creation platform with a c25K community SELFHOOD gives young people a platform for self-expression and a voice to big global brands.

We are entrepreneurial by nature and are committed to creating the best work environment and package for agency staff. We do this by investing heavily in every single team member via our ZAKademy training and development programme, which we run in consultation with the IPA. We are currently working towards our Gold accreditation.

We recruit against our own values of Brave, Smart and Spirited. Our culture is supportive, down-to-earth, fun and professional. We believe in regular team bonding experiences. In addition to our monthly Show + Tell evenings, where we share and celebrate great work over drinks and nibbles, we also have annual Christmas and Summer parties which have taken us to the cafe bars of Paris, the ski slopes of Meribel, the clubs of Ibiza and to the design district of Copenhagen (pre Covid, of course).

We are growing rapidly and need strong, capable candidates to join our team.