Lead Designer, ROH Studios


Permanent Contract

Competitive salary based on skills and experience

Full time: 40 hours per week

Based in: Covent Garden

The Royal Opera House continues to lead the way in opera, ballet, music, and dance.

Our Audiences and Commercial Department plays a vital role in the success of the Royal Opera House, telling the story of the organisation and encouraging people to engage with us - whether by attending a performance, seeing a live screening at the cinema, streaming a performance online, or coming in to enjoy the shop, bars, and restaurants in our iconic Covent Garden building.

Within the department, the ROH Studios Creative Team are brand guardians - creating exciting and engaging content that will speak to both new and returning audiences. As we roll out our exciting rebrand to become the Royal Ballet and Opera at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, this is a key time to join us; leading, managing and creatively steering the design team, ensuring projects are delivered to timelines, at the highest quality and in line with the new Royal Ballet and Opera`s brand guidelines, tone and creative vision.

Our ideal candidate will bring design prowess, strong leadership skills and the ability to think strategically and commercially. They will also be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to develop a creative vision and implement that vision in related creative briefs and design solutions; with significant experience of editorial design in an information-heavy context, working with print production processes and design for digital formats.
  • Experience of successfully managing a design team to deliver on time and on budget.
  • A track record and portfolio across a range of multi-channel design briefs.
  • Extensive experience in and creative flair for typography
  • Highly developed skills working with a range of tools including the Adobe Creative Suite and excellent advanced InDesign and Photoshop skills.
  • Experience of working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams and people at all levels.

How to apply:

The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from those who are from a global majority background and/or those who are disabled, as they are under-represented within our organisation. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

A full job description and ROH information pack is attached below. If you have any have questions or access requirements for your application, please contact the ROH Recruitment Team on hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk

Closing date for applications:8am, Friday 12th July 2024

Interviews to be held week commencing mid-late July 2024 with the post available for an immediate start.



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