Creative Lead

  • Design
  • London, United Kingdom

Creative Lead

Job description

About us:

The App Nest is a product business. We’re a team obsessed with creating incredible experiences for our fashion audience, partners and influencers

What we’re building:

We’re working hard to disrupt the fashion industry with a mobile platform that incorporates social media, content, e-commerce and gamification, hosting millions of luxury fashion enthusiasts.

The company is funded by a world class investor, we have a leadership team of world renowned industry experts, and are partnered with one of the largest and fastest growing international luxury multi-brand online retailers, as well as a host of A-List fashion influencers.

Our aim is to empower fashion lovers and revolutionise the way that people discover, shop for, talk about and engage with brands.

The role:

Our Creative Lead will be responsible for leading, managing and overseeing all design within the product, as well as marketing materials, email design and internal documentation.

This role will help to orchestrate and plan projects for the Design team, working closely with the Head of Product, CTO and senior management team. You will be the standard-bearer for the Design team, maintaining consistency through the life-span of projects, from initial design concept to completion.

Part of this role will also be to help build out the Design team, growing our team of Digital, Graphic, Visual and 3D Designers, as well as having an input on UX Design.

What’s in it for you?

This Creative Lead will have an opportunity to shape and define our Design function. There will be a high level of autonomy in the role, as well as overseeing the hiring of designers for the team to grow. You will be working closely with our MD, Head of Product and CTO to help define our creative roadmap, and bring new features to the product.

You will push boundaries to make sure we stay at the cutting edge of design and in our field. You will also mentor and inspire the Design team to find innovative ways of working and create great designs throughout all of our media.

Why will you succeed?

Our growth plans are supported by a low structure environment that is high on autonomy. We’re proud of our supportive and focussed working environment, which an emphasis on collaboration, team-working and shared knowledge. It's fast and fun. We’d like you to join our success journey and help us map the way.


We’re looking for someone who most essentially has:

  • Experience leading and mentoring designers

  • Hands-on design ability

  • Great leadership skills

  • Excellent knowledge of managing and motivating creative staff

  • Ability to communicate at Director/Board level.

  • Talent for high calibre creative conception

  • Knowledge of all design packages: 3D Studio Max, Indesign, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, plus hand drawing skills

  • A mobile-first attitude

It’s a bonus if you:

  • Are Interested in Fashion and/or Gaming industry

  • Have experience working in a startup environment

  • Have worked with native mobile apps in the past