Our ambition is to deliver extraordinary brand transformation for our clients, by design.
With Landor’s brand consulting and strategic design capability, FITCH’s experience design and retail consultancy, and ManvsMachine’s leading edge motion design, we are the largest specialist brand and design group in the world. We are a team of over 1100+ curious minds, with 43 offices across 19 countries, working as one, to create extraordinary brand experiences.
The LANDOR & FITCH Group is part of WPP, a creative transformation company.
Strategy Directors come to us with 8+ years of agency experience and play key leadership positions that drive the success of not only clients, but also our own. Externally, they grow larger, long-term relationships and become the go-to advisor for clients. Internally, our Directors help build practices and mentor team members to grow the capabilities of LANDOR & FITCH. They create lasting impact by being part strategic advisor, part client developer, and part team builder. They inspire and lead teams to solve clients’ toughest brand and business challenges. They create ideas & platforms that are accelerants award-winning design and creative.
Strategy Directors are strategic and creative thinkers, curious, collaborative and get fired up with the opportunity to reinvent brands and solve problems. They are practical geniuses and improvisers who know that ambiguity and changing priorities are a part of a normal day. They are a team player, an optimist, an expert communicator. Someone with a proven track record of implementing their ideas, including in areas outside their direct control.
So, what does it take?
What we’re looking for…
We want a strong balance of thought and action and a love of really understanding a client’s business and arriving at insights that solve their challenges via their brand.
We need an excellent analytical, critical/creative thinker with a deep understanding of branding, business and strategic planning. You know when to pull what triggers internally & externally to drive the work forward. Someone who is always seeing two steps ahead and has proven experience leading large complex projects with business acumen. We want someone who is a facilitator, researcher and gets excited by consumer insights. Someone who is able to independently lead large accounts, are credible C-level presenters and in new business pursuits but can simultaneously inspire a team of peers around them. We’re looking for someone with a strong comfort level of working independently and with team with compelling facilitation, presentation & storytelling skills.
We need an inherent curiosity, innovative thinker, insights and cutting-edge solutions bringing to the table. We want the ability to see the big picture, present and future, and explore those possibilities with a finger on the pulse of design and technology. We want a results-focused, collaborative, passionate and enthusiastic approach grounded in strategy but flexible enough to excel in a changing world. Given the nature of our current client roster, we are seeking digitally-fluent candidates who have direct experience working through brand and design challenges including brand architecture, portfolio strategy, segmentation, brand purpose/positioning and customer experience design/innovation. Passion for new business development/pitching is a must to be successful in this role.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We believe diversity brings creativity, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are actively engaging in creating an environment free of discrimination, where our people and their uniqueness can shine and be celebrated. We’re working to set a standard for the industry as a whole, creating a culture of equity and belonging. We may not be perfect, and we know there is work to do, but we regularly check with our teams and Employee Resource Groups on how we are doing, using their insight to frame our thinking and actions, so we can all do better, working as one Landor & FITCH.