Creative Lead 

London HQ / remote hybrid

Antler is the UK’s longest-established luggage brand with over 100 years of expertise.  With new ownership and a long-term vision, the brand is poised for reinvigoration and rediscovery as the world looks forward to travelling again: There has never been a better time to become part of this dynamic business. 

Our ambitious but achievable growth plans are centered on elevating our storied brand, bringing it to life with a contemporary aesthetic that resonates with a new generation of travel lovers. 

We are now looking for a talented creative lead to join our motivated and collaborative team and continue this evolution.  The role will report directly to the Chief Marketing Officer and work closely with the Head of Communications and Head of Ecommerce.   

This role would suit an ambitious and energetic creative with an entrepreneurial and resourceful approach.  The ideal candidate will relish rolling their sleeves up and being hands on, whilst also stepping up to take end-to-end ownership of this heritage brand’s visual identity. 

Key responsibilities 

  • Define and develop the Antler global visual identity, from concepting and design to final production 
  • Concept and deliver digital-first creative initiatives, with a particular focus on the social platforms, and optimise creative based on data 
  • Interpret creative briefs and data to deliver concepts that meet and solve business challenges 
  • Negotiate and commission creative talent and manage external contacts and suppliers 
  • Post-production and retouch of existing assets when required 
  • Act as guardian of the Antler brand, ensuring that brand guidelines are adhered to across every touchpoint 
  • Staying abreast of trends in digital design, especially in the social media space 

Candidate requirements: 

  • Previous experience in the luxury and / or premium lifestyle sector 
  • Strong technical ability, and extensive experience in graphic design and content development across web, mobile, social, email 
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and knowledge of other tools/platforms for digital design/animation 
  • Experience of art directing shoots and videos to a high standard 
  • Expert knowledge of the digital and print design process and adaptable to a range of timeline and cost constraints 
  • A strong professional network of photographers and stylists 
  • Meticulous attention to detail 
  • Ability to prioritise when busy, and deliver quality content under pressure and to tight deadlines 
  • Can-do attitude and self-motivated 
  • Strong organisational and teamwork skills, ability to multi-task effectively 
  • A passion for travel would be advantageous 

If this sounds like you, please apply in writing, including your CV, a portfolio of recent work including specifically work created for social platforms, and your salary expectation to  Apologies but due to the level of interest in this role we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.