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Design Director - Digital Ad Campaigns

  • Sky
  • Osterley, Isleworth TW7, UK
  • 28/05/2024
Full time

Job Description

Are you a digital design visionary who thrives on the pulse of the latest social media trends, from TikTok's viral moments to Snapchat's dynamic storytelling?

We are seeking a Digital Campaigns Design Director who lives and breathes the digital zeitgeist, translating cutting-edge design trends into award-winning work. If you are passionate about pushing creative boundaries, driving engagement through innovative visuals, and leading a team to deliver compelling digital campaigns that captivate audiences, we want you to join our dynamic team. Bring your expertise and creativity to craft unforgettable digital experiences that set new industry standards.

If so, we want YOU to join us!

Sky Creative is an award winning, highly creative, busy and exciting department. We are an internal Creative agency, supporting the whole business - both the platform and the network of channels, providing creative and design solutions on-air, off-air and for convergent media.  We pride ourselves on the commercial quality of our output across our on-air, off-air and online areas including: channel branding, programme packaging, promotions & commercials. 

What you’ll do

We are seeking a Digital Design Director to lead our Digital Campaigns Design Team. You’ll be a outstanding digital designer, someone who can deliver award winning design and lead by example across our digital advertising landscape 

You’ll work on Sky’s most important advertising projects to push our idea-led digital design output, creating simple, impactful and disruptive digital design.  

Collaborating closely with the Creative Director of digital trade marketing to drive our biggest consumer engagement moments; from Start of the Premier League Season, to iPhone launches, Black Friday to F1.  

You will take a lead role over projects and drive the craft and standards on tools where you can have the most impact, working from concept through to delivery, driving the vision and craft of the work and delivering high quality results. 

What you’ll bring:

  • A compelling portfolio showcasing a wide range of digital design work, including examples of successful team-led projects. 
  • A proven track record of leading digital design projects and teams in a creative agency or similar is required. 
  • Advanced skills in digital design tools Creative Suite, Sketch, and Figma. 
  • Extensive experience with social media platform specifications, trends, and best practices for design. 
  • Deep understanding of Dynamic Content Optimization and experience using data and analytics to inform design decisions. 
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and responsive design principles. 
  • Proven ability to build, mentor, and lead a team of designers in a fast-paced environment to develop and execute a long-term vision for the digital design department. 
  • A passion for innovation and a drive to explore new design technologies and trends. 

The Rewards:

There are reasons people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place!
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences!

How you'll work:

We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We've adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You'll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Your office base:


Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

We are a Disability Confident Accredited Employer, and welcome and encourage applications from all candidates. We will look to ensure a fair and consistent experience for all, and will make reasonable adjustments to support you where appropriate.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.