RY is here to help create a world that believes in business. We can't do that without brilliant people.

At RY, we create behaviour-changing, thought-provoking, award-winning work. We do this for industry-leading businesses, from a range of sectors, around the world.

When choosing the people who will help us deliver standout results for our clients, we look for bright sparks who think big. People who are as excited as us about the role businesses can play in shaping the future. And who are as easy to get along with as they are talented. (We don’t compromise one for the other). 

We also know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better our work will be. So, we’re committed to creating a culture of equal opportunities, with people who have different perspectives, backgrounds and skills. 

Think working at RY could work for you? Check out our current opportunities below.

 

Current opportunities

Head of Digital Project Management

We’re looking for a Head of Digital Project Management to join our team here at RY. This is a brilliant opportunity to join our award-winning independent creative agency in the heart of Shoreditch. We create standout identities, campaigns, and Digital comms for some of the world’s most exciting brands. We are looking for someone who can help us make the most of these opportunities, delivering projects to the highest quality standards, on time and on budget. Project management is the engine of the agency, responsible for balancing the need for exceptional quality with project profitability.

About the role:

The Head of Digital Project Management will lead the project management team to ensure that every project is delivered using agreed processes, on time, to budget and to client brief. They will have a pivotal role to play in driving best practice into their direct reports, responsible for overseeing medium to large scale projects and accounts, as well overseeing costing estimates, resourcing project management and ensuring that projects deliver required profitability.

Alongside the Digital Director and as part of a Digital Leadership Team consisting of team leads across Tech, Experience Design, Strategy, they will be instrumental in ensuring adherence to a robust set of processes and a profitable contribution to the agency bottom line.

The focus of the role is to drive operational excellence and commercial profitability by shaping a new model for digital operations at Radley Yeldar and identifying the most effective digital delivery solutions to client challenges, both in house and through external partners.

As well as being an expert in all aspects of Digital from website builds to campaigns and content, the Head of Project Management will bring significant experience and utilise best practice, to drive a culture of continuous improvement within their team and beyond.

You can expect a split between client work/prospecting & team management, overseeing medium to large scale projects and line managing Project Directors, Senior Project Managers and Project Managers.

Your skills:

  • A strong team leader, who brings the best out of any team and client they work with, including the ability to create collaboration between cross-functional teams and stakeholders even when views conflict.
  • Successfully influences and implements process change and improvement. Is capable of driving adoption of change across the business.
  • Is respected and known for being a technical expert (whether that is in digital or reporting or other). Is the ‘delivery go to person’ in the business for that area, plays this role effectively by being approachable and accessible.
  • Manages direct reports with clarity, care and conviction, ensuring that they are progressing their careers in the right direction and valuing their time at RY.
  • Takes feedback on board without being defensive and provides valuable feedback to team members.


RY embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

3D Motion Graphics Designer

We are looking for an experienced 3D motion designer to deliver creatively brilliant motion design and animation projects across a wide variety of digital and social platforms. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of our award-winning independent creative agency. Our motion designers work collaboratively with producers, designers, and animators to deliver projects from concept to completion, as well as providing inspiration and technical expertise across the business. As part of our market-leading film and animation team, our motion designers work across a variety of 2D and 3D projects, exceeding client expectations by delivering quality work, every time.

Responsibilities include:

  • To provide the Film & Animation tea with a great set of hands-on design working predominantly in 3D, and the ability to deliver across a range of visual styles
  • To provide 3D modelling and rendering expertise to the team, working across a variety of 3D projects, but the flexibility to help out on 2D projects if required would be beneficial
  • Assist with the development, preparation and delivery of creative proposals and pitches, generating style frames, storyboards and motion tests
  • To work closely with creative teams to deliver creative programmes as a team member, but also with the initiative and autonomy to carry projects forward
  • Keep up to date with latest visual trends and developments in the motion design/animation sector
  • Be a source of creative inspiration in motion design for the wider creative and film/animation teams

RY embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

User Experience Designer

As part of an integrated shop, our Digital Team champion user centric research and insights, architect standout digital experiences and optimise user interfaces. they help our clients create corporate and B2B websites, as well as digital tools and delivering on-going website enhancements.

As an Experience Designer at ry, you'll work collaboratively with other members of the digital team and the wider business to ensure that products and services meet client needs.

The Experience Designer must be an excellent team player who can work with a team of in-house planners, strategists, designers, front and back-end developers (and occasionally with outsourcing partners). They need to be capable of educating while working in partnership with these colleagues to produce work that seamlessly integrates our research, core idea, creative, technology and the needs of the end user.

Responsibilities include

  • Creating user personas, user journeys and site maps.
  • Propose and sketch out a range of visual concepts both on paper and using software applications.
  • Creating wireframes and prototypes.
  • Working on cross-platform applications.
  • Being able to create brilliant concepts and specify them through detailed functional specs.
  • Liaising regularly with clients to ensure that designs meet their requirements and core business objectives.
  • Running workshops for clients and internal stakeholders confidently.
  • Working collaboratively with other members of the Experience team, consultants and development teams, business analysts and project managers.

Accounts Payable Clerk

This is a great opportunity to join our award winning agency in the heart of Shoreditch. The Accounts Payable Clerk’s role is to ensure the purchases and expenses that underpin financial reporting and decision making are complete and accurate. They will understand and communicate what needs to be paid out the business and when, in order to improve our working capital cycle. Our finance team ensure that RY runs as a profitable business with funds available to re-invest, grow the business and be adaptable to our client’s needs in an ever changing world.


Responsibilities

  • Ownership of the Accounts Payable function, overseeing and providing guidance to the Finance Assistant on Accounts Payable.
  • Ensure supplier invoices have been appropriately authorised and matched with a valid PO.
  • Ensure the correct VAT treatment has been applied to purchase invoices and expenses
  • Manage cost authorisation through appropriate sign-off procedure.
  • Arranging payment runs for supplier invoices, freelancers and staff expenses and posting bank payments as per the timetable.
  • Manage the corporate credit card account and impose card controls.

Midweight Designer

We are searching for an exceptional hands-on Midweight Designer with a love and passion for both exquisite craft and compelling ideas. Our designers are hands-on throughout the creative process, interested in learning from and contributing to the wider creative arts community, and above all, respond to client briefs with fresh thinking and palpable enthusiasm.

Our midweight designers..

  • Produce creative and original ideas with appropriate themes that accurately answer the brief and connect with the audience.
  • Support the Senior Designer and Design Director throughout the creative evolution of a project, from producing original concepts, through the honing and development of the work, and the delivery of a final outcome to be proud of.
  • Work collaboratively with the entire project team to create work that not only looks beautiful, but also engages and inspires its intended audience.
  • Present their work with confidence and enthusiasm to both internal audiences and clients when required.
  • Look beyond a brief to uncover new and exciting ways of bringing an idea to life.
  • Actively participate in brainstorming sessions and are unafraid to air their ideas.
  • Create eye catching campaigns whilst adhering to a company’s brand guidelines
  • Inspire and facilitate more junior team members sharing their ideas and honing their design skills.
  • Keep abreast of current trends and issues in the wider creative world and can draw inspiration from them to fuel their own thinking.
  • Display a natural eye for design – attending to finer details, understanding how much is too much, and the value of the “finishing touch”.

Design Director (Corporate Reporting)

We are looking for a strong Design Director to join our Investor Engagement creative team at RY. You will be a creative leader with a passion for visual trends and their uses in commercial communication. As a Design Director, you will be a key driver of innovation in the agency’s creative output and, will encourage inspirational thinking by drawing on diverse sources to drive solutions. With a focus on corporate reporting you'll work across various disciplines including editorial, animation, digital communications and brand, incorporating both ideas and execution.

Responsibilities

  • Be the creative lead; creator and custodian of the visual look of projects assigned to them. Produces creative and original ideas with appropriate themes that accurately answer the brief and connects with the audience.
  • Ensures that creative concepts produced within the team are executed to the highest standards and on schedule.
  • Having a balanced skillset across all media and channels, including digital.
  • Is a strategic thinker – has a strong and broad knowledge of our integrated approach and breadth of offer, and how to articulate them coherently.
  • Keeps within budgetary restraints or pushes client or Creative Director to produce a better piece of work, either within or increased budget.
  • Plays a lead role in pitches, by providing recommendations to the pitch team, contributing to the concept, creative work and/or pitch presentation itself.
  • Encourages sharing of brilliant work via regular show and tell meetings.

Senior Designer

At Radley Yeldar we want to help create a world that believes in business. Over the last 30 years or so, we’ve done that in thousands of ways for some of the world’s most interesting businesses. The brand creative team is responsible for all things brand engagement, including identities, campaigns, and activations for some of the world’s most exciting brands. Together, we create award-winning, idea-driven work for clients including GSK, Google, The International Labour Organisation, WRAP and Recycle Now.

We are looking for a smart, enthusiastic and highly creative Senior Designer to join our brand creative team. In this role you’ll be responsible for leading creative projects, acting as support to Design Directors and Creative Directors whilst inspiring and mentoring the creative team. You’ll collaborate with strategists, copywriters, animators, and creatives to create ground-breaking work that will further build Radley Yeldar’s profile.

About you

  • You’ll enjoy tackling tough challenges and solving problems with creativity.
  • You’ll have rolled out brand campaigns and identities across multiple channels for complex organisations
  • You’ll be an expert at every stage of the creative process – research, strategy, concept development and implementation.
  • You’ll have a clear point of view about what makes great work – and how to do it.
  • You’ll love collaborating with other creatives, strategists and clients – and you’ll enjoy inspiring others do brilliant work.
  • You’ll have confidence in your presentation skills – articulating ideas with natural conviction.
  • And you’ll be as brilliant at crafting work as coming up with big, brave identities and ideas.

Back-end Developer (mid-weight level)

We're on the lookout for a new Back-end Developer to join our growing team here at RY. This is a brilliant opportunity to be a part of our award-winning independent creative agency in the heart of Shoreditch. Our tech team is an expanding group of multi-skilled professionals. Their interest lies in all thing’s technology, from systems design, implementation, open source community membership, interactive web applications.

The key role of the Back-end Developer is to provide support to Senior and Lead Developers in developing projects in Umbraco and .NET, ensuring our thinking and designs are translated into digital solutions and products that work seamlessly, look great and are accessible. As well as working on new builds, sites and campaigns, the Back-end Developer will also work on business as usual and maintenance on existing client sites.

Responsibilities

  • Hands on development and delivery of projects.
  • Collaborating with fellow developers to help the team architect and deliver high quality & best-practice code.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to aid in scoping, estimation and prototyping.
  • Performance optimisation and quality assurance.
  • Help improvement of our automation and testing processes.
  • Improvement and support of our internal tooling, as well as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery processes.
  • Maintaining our Azure DevOps.
  • Helping to write lean concise documentation, including functional and technical specifications.
  • Keeping stakeholders informed and manage expectations proactively.
  • Support, maintenance, and evolution of projects after their initial launch.
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