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Head of Design

  • LocationSydney, NSW 2000
  • Work TypeAny Employment
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:a month ago
  • Head Designer
  • Job no: 6MMPM
  • Lead and direct the creative process from initial briefing to implementation
  • Join a fun, collaborative, supportive team in a bright, open plan office space on the Optus Campus
  • Join a bespoke integrated business with a true creative partnership with their client

Yes to together.

Yes Agency and Optus work as one team, from product development to creative execution. This close collaboration sets us apart from external agencies. It enables us to deliver experiences people genuinely want in a way that inspires and excites.

‘Yes’ has never been more important than right now. As Optus forges ahead, we’re building a team of Communications specialists that can challenge preconceptions and limitations to produce the best work around. Our goal is to be the most impactful on-campus creative agency in the region, for our people, partners and community.

Yes Agency - Design

The opportunity is here now to join our design team and share your impact as the Head of Design for a 12-month fixed term, leading a team of designers towards developing innovative, creative solutions. 

In partnership with the Leadership team, you’ll bring this to life by leading and directing the creative process from initial client briefing through to implementation

You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to our continued growth by generating and developing campaign ideas and interpreting design strategy for your team.

The growth that helps Yes Agency and Optus create big ambitions. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Partner with Head of Creative to review all creative concepts and act as the Optus brand guardian
  • Leads or directs client projects, develops and interprets design strategy for designers in the team (motion + print and UX) 
  • Provides ongoing direction of design teams and the selection and/or refinement of the final creative solution 
  • Proactively identify creative opportunities within the Optus client portfolio and work with the leadership to explore the thinking
  • Expand existing motion/digital mindset across the agency to keep ahead of trends 

Key Strengths

  • Strong conceptual and design skills: the ability to create beautifully crafted, ideas-led work.
  • Strong presentation: the ability to effectively tell a story and sell work, both visually and verbally.
  • Strong leadership: the ability to direct, delegate and foster a strong and collaborative team culture.

What's in it for you?

At Yes Agency we offer a fun, inclusive and high performance culture, where you can bring your best and true self to work everyday.

Where mentoring, flexible and innovative ways of working and generous Parental Leave are just some of the benefits of working as part of the wider M&C Saatchi Group.

With 9 diverse businesses across the Group, you’ll find a wealth of experience, talent and career paths.

And hopefully, a second family.

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been looking for, we’d love to hear from you. 


We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.


To protect the health and safety of all our employees and clients, M&C Saatchi Group takes all reasonable and necessary measures to maintain a COVID-19 safe workplace. We are currently considering the way forward, however it may be a condition of this role that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you have any questions or concerns in relation to this, please let us know during your application process.


  • Published on 29 Jun 2022, 6:39 AM