Studio Manager


NW London (Flex)

Up to £50k


Role Description

"We’d like it fast paced in our studio!"


A first-class award winning, multi-brand, diverse agency. Trusted by the world’s leading brands and organisations to create and deliver outstanding brand experiences and live events globally.  With over

over 38 years’ experience working with clients to deliver against objectives and challenge industry conventions. In the last year alone, as a Group, they have delivered over 144 live events in more than 22 cities globally. A team of 70+ experts that specialise in three distinct business pillars: Sport, Brands and Entertainment. In each line of business, we provide clients with the creative ideas, project management rigour and production expertise to deliver world class experiences and music concerts across the globe.


  • Sport – across sports includes working with some of the world’s largest organisations and rights holders to consult on and deliver premium hospitality, guest management programmes, sponsorship activations, car runs, fan zones, touring kits, and opening ceremonies.

  • Brands – team understands that creativity has no boundaries. We are forever striving to provide clients with the brightest ideas to help solve business problems. Our brands team works closely with leading global brands to deliver both B2B and B2C experiences including conferences, product launches, awards, exhibitions, and parties.

  • Entertainment – entertainment arm brings the best of Rock and Roll and spectacular large-scale production values into the corporate world. Our team has conquered some of the most technically challenging briefs to produce spectacular live shows and touring music concerts.

Currently seeking a fun and organised individual with a clear understanding of how an agency creative department can run, to organise internal and external recourse. An excellent communicator who can coordinate across multiple stake holders within the business to ensure the right recourse is on the right projects - at the right time.

This is a role to define, as all planning processes are not fixed in stone, so we are looking for someone to grow into the role, creating their own ‘best processes’ and paving the way for slick studio management.

Personal Specification

Ideally someone from a 2D / Art working background who can apply their talents, as and when needed around the studio management role, as it typically uses around 80% of total working time.

Essential skills/Qualifications

  • Highly organised

  • Understanding of how a creative team works

  • A secondary skill (such as artworking / graphic design)

Role requirements

  • Studio planning. Working with Account directors and Project Managers to plan and track the creative resource against client pitches and live jobs.

  • Talent booking. Be the custodian of the ‘book of talent’ to contact and secure the right and best talent for pitches and live projects, working alongside the internal creative team.

  • Coordinating and communicating costs. Planning, agreeing and communicating talent booking and costs with Account Directors and Project Managers to ensure internal commercial alignment for all creative recourse.

  • Reporting of any over and underrunning time on pitches and live projects to Account Directors and Project Managers to ensure resource is aligned to spend. Reporting on overall freelance spend against individual projects to help the business build an accurate picture of freelance v’s internal costs.

  • Software and creative system inductions. Along with an overall business induction, ensure freelancers are given access to the correct systems and folders to work alongside internal creative teams. Ensure freelancers (when needed) are given access to software licences to complete their tasks.

  • Ideally an overall understanding of following packages:

  • InDesign

  • Adobe Suite

  • Sketchup

  • CAD planning and Visualisation

We are urgently recruiting for this position, please contact us ASAP. Thank you.

This position would suit

Studio Manager, Art Manager, Artwork Manager, Design Manager, Design Studio Manager, Studio Production Manager, Creative Services Manager, Traffic Manager, Traffic Studio Manager.

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