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About the job

After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin returned to the grid in 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team has more than 600 passionate people at its heart, making a team with both a rich heritage and a fresh perspective – bringing new energy to the sport with a determination to shake up the order and compete at the sharp end.

The Aston Martin era represents the beginning of a new journey for us, but the racer’s attitude and can-do approach remain central pillars in the team’s philosophy. The focus is always on improving performance and delivering results. With fresh investment and energy, the stage is set to build on Aston Martin’s rich history in motorsport and establish Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team as a competitive force in the years ahead.

To succeed on this mission, the team is looking for talented individuals who share our passion for racing and hunger for competition. It’s a stimulating and rewarding place to work, with pure racing at the core of everything we do. We are building for a strong future and every member of the team will play an important role in our success.

We are a brave and united team who values authenticity, honesty, and are never afraid to question conventions. We embrace these values in ways that reflect our modern world. If you share our racer’s spirit and want to contribute to the next chapter in Aston Martin’s glorious history, please apply and join one of the most exciting projects in Formula One.

Purpose

  • To actively contribute to the Team’s primary objective of consistently being a top three team in the FIA Constructor’s Championship.

  • Responsible for delivering creative solutions for physical and digital touchpoints for brand, brand marketing campaigns and all other promotional activities. You will lead the ideation, development, and design of progressive and category disruptive creative to be deployed across a variety of branded inventory, digital and physical media, physical environments, team assets and more. In addition, you will set and oversee the brand’s art direction across content and campaigns, in alignment with the brand objectives and strategy. The role will be supported by a junior designer to aid the rollout of creative applications as well as team organisation.

  • This individual must be innovative and disruptive in style, with a background in branding and brand marketing. They should have knowledge in creative strategy and production and have the ability to think cross-platform ensuring all concepts are fit for purpose, meet the brief and are achievable. They should also be experienced in considering context and culture when working for a global brand.

You are

  • A big ideas thinker – not afraid to push boundaries with an instinctive knowledge of what a modern and relevant brand feels and looks like.

  • Imaginative and inquisitive – considers all angles to find the best solutions, and experiments in the process.

  • Team player – carries a team ship mentality knowing it’s the collaboration that drives collective success.

  • Brand ambassador – you are motivated by your passion for our brand and the impact it has and can have in the market.

  • Passionate – At AMF1 we put our fans at the centre of everything we do. You will understand the relationship between sports and its fans and as such, the importance of a fan-first mindset.

Core Working Attributes

  • Ability to work independently and at a fast pace.

  • Have high attention to detail.

  • Have strong communication skills with excellent presentation skills – the ability to translate a vision into a concept and actualise it in design.

  • Be agile, and able to adapt to change quickly.

Primary Responsibilities

Core responsibilities will stretch across four key areas: concept, design, production and team and stakeholder management.

  • Work with the Head of Brand Strategy to define the AMF1 Team's creative treatment and art direction annually in response to strategic brand positioning.

  • Develop collaborative creative treatments for partner campaigns to ensure alignment with the AMF1 Team look and feel.

  • Receive and respond to creative briefs from the brand marketing team (campaign level), and wider commercial teams including sales and guest experience.

  • Create, prepare and socialise conceptual directions with senior stakeholders.

  • Oversee and manage creative production where necessary.

  • Quality control – oversee the deployment of all creative to ensure it meets the level of quality expected.

  • Manage production timescales and ensure deadlines are met.

  • Collaborate with multiple teams and business functions.

  • Manage and develop your direct report creating a motivating environment for team talent to thrive and perform at their best.

Success Criteria

Overall, the role will be measured on the continual progress of our brand ID to support market relevancy of the AMF1 Team brand.

  • Conception and delivery of award-winning, modern, brand-fitting creative.

  • Deploying creative across multiple touchpoints seamlessly and within budget.

  • Educating our creative content teams in our brand ID and respective design systems to ensure consistency.

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • Proven experience as a creative designer with a brand or agency.

  • Fluent in Full Creative Cloud software.

  • Knowledge of and some experience in using Cinema 4D, Da Vinci Resolve.

  • In-depth knowledge of current design graphic trends (particularly in the luxury sector).

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Graphic Design.

  • 5 - 8 years' of creative design experience.

This role is full-time and based in London.

However, travel to Silverstone is needed on regular occasions.

This job description reflects the major tasks to be carried out by the postholder and identifies the level of responsibility at which the postholder will be required to work. Subject to the discretion of the Company, the postholder will carry out the duties specified above together with such other duties or tasks for the Company as reasonably required.

You may also be required to perform additional duties for the Company from time to time commensurate with your skills and experience.

Aston Martin Formula One Team is committed to attracting, recruiting, and retaining the most talented individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion, belief, sex, or sexual orientation. We strive to be a Team that reflects all the communities with which we engage around the world through diversity in the workplace and promoting an inclusive culture in which all team members are respected, empowered, and valued.

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