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Design Lead, Marketing & Comms


Reports to: Vice President, Creative

Office Location: London

Type or work: Personalised Working

Contract: Permanent


About Us

Join the place creatives call home!

Fremantle is a powerhouse of the TV and Film industry. We’re one of the world’s largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of Entertainment, Drama & Film and Documentaries.

From critically acclaimed dramas like The Responder, starring Martin Freeman, award winning films including Paolo Sorrentino’s Oscar nominated The Hand of God to incredible entertainment like The Rap Game, Too Hot to Handle, The Apprentice, Celebrity Juice and Britain’s Got Talent, we make shows with global appeal.


Our purpose

We aspire to tell stories that connect people around the world. We believe our shows should reflect and celebrate the world we live in and we want to create irresistible entertainment and engage with our audience. To achieve this, we must have people from all backgrounds and cultures working in our teams and on our shows, and we commit to creating opportunities for talent by being inclusive in all that we do.


The Role

The Design Lead sits within Fremantle’s Global Marketing & Comms team and is responsible for mixed-media, multi-discipline graphic design across a range of marketing briefs for Fremantle’s shows and brands.


Work includes a mix of B2B and consumer materials and campaigns for our content, and corporate projects including branding, events, advertising and social.


The Design Lead also manages two designers, with responsibility for directing and developing them, and quality controlling their work, and works closely with the AV Lead within the team.



  • Liaising and coordinating with stakeholders to take briefs, present back work and manage feedback, plus secure signoffs at appropriate stages
  • Executing design projects from brief to fulfilment, including on-screen and printed materials; ads; event display graphics; branding; digital and social; pitches and presentations
  • Developing creative for new campaigns to promote new or existing TV series
  • Creating brand identities and style guides
  • Working with specialist creative suppliers as needed and managing print or specific digital production processes
  • Understanding Fremantle’s current and historic programming slate across Entertainment, Drama and Film and Documentaries
  • Managing and directing the designers within the team, including quality controlling their work
  • Maintaining templates/ style guides/ systems etc



  • Ability to work across multiple simultaneous projects
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to adapt to different audiences and confidently pitch and persuade
  • Leadership qualities, including developing direct reports
  • Experience of working in or with a global business
  • Familiarity with creative execution processes and techniques (eg. software, AV workflows etc)
  • Awareness of creative trends and inspiration from relevant sources
  • High level Adobe experience for layout and digital (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects, Premiere etc)
  • Knowledge of current digital standards across platforms (eg. social) and technologies (eg. HTML, email design)
  • PowerPoint and/or Keynote


Fremantle is part of RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, itself a division of the international media giant Bertelsmann. 

For more information, please visit, follow us @FremantleHQ or  visit our LinkedIn and Facebook pages. 


This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties as roles may change and evolve over time.


Company: FremantleMedia Group Ltd 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: W1T 1AL 

Job ID: 223562

Date:  13-May-2022

London, LND, GB, W1T 1AL

Job Segment: Social Media, Developer, Graphic Design, Web Design, Marketing, Technology, Creative

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