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Design & Brand Lead

  • Design & Brand Lead
  • Palmerston North
  • $80k - $90k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed

Calling all Senior Designer's looking to step up!

We have an incredible opportunity to join a national brand going places - 43 places to be exact. With offices located all around New Zealand and a team of over 300 dominating the commercial market, this is a great time to jump on board a leading kiwi organisation. 

Are you a Senior Graphic Designer with a passion for strong branding and the desire to step up and lead a team? Or maybe you're already a Creative Lead, looking for your next challenge? Either way this opportunity will suit someone with a desire to drive this brand forward.

Day to day you'll be responsible for maintaining, supervising and leading creative excellence across the design team and wider marketing department, ensuring all materials produced and distributed are to the highest level and on brand, every time! You may need to jump in and contribute your hands on design skills to a project, oversee and make improvements to copy or provide brand and design direction, so the ability to manage multiple projects and jump in where needed. 

Based in Palmerston North, Hawke's Bay or Wellington? Looking to make Palmy home with this great opportunity? Apply today!

Required Experience: 

  • 4 years Graphic Design experience 
  • Studio, Creative Lead or Team Management experience - BIG bonus!

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Ability to manage visual consistency across multiple projects ensuring they're on brand and on time - every time!
  • Contributing hands on design skills to projects - start to finish as and where needed
  • Planning, developing and implementing brand direction and design innovation; leading the way for the design team
  • Strong leadership skills to support, contribute, motivate and supervise an existing creative team
  • Overseeing and making any improvements to all art, copy, and production before distribution
  • Experience using and leading the way in design software; utilising design programmes eg. Adobe CC
  • Creatively strategic and highly conceptual 

Desired Skills:

  • Development and implementation of creative team processes and systems
  • Digital design skills across variety of programmes eg. Web banners & animated gifs
  • Strong command of language and copywriting
  • Real Estate industry experience – BIG bonus!

Required Qualifications:

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification (Design, Visual Communications or similar)

Personality & Work Ethic:

  • Collaborative team player
  • Deadline & results driven, doesn’t stop until the work is complete
  • Motivated, mature and ambitious self-starter
  • Takes ownership of position, driving own growth in role
  • Organic problem solver
  • Highly innovative & creative
  • Positively driven


  • Great location - huge regional opportunity 
  • Become part of a growing NZ business 
  • Professional growth opportunities 

Let Brooke & The Pond Agents help you realise your market value and future career potential.

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.

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