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For the smart, the creative and the ambitious, FITCH is where you tackle real world challenges for world-class clients.

About FITCH 

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future. Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it. Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand. 

Job Purpose: 

Co-ordinators are the foundation of every good accounts team. Working alongside the Account Managers / Directors they own project logistics and make accounts run smoothly. 

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Educated to degree level with a minimum of 10-12 months’ relevant industry experience 
  • Excellent IT Skills – Apple Macintosh proficient & Microsoft Office 2011 - PowerPoint/Excel/Word 
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills 

Characteristics: 

  • Efficient, organised and dependable 
  • Proactive and positive with the ability to prioritise workloads 
  • Good financial aptitude/awareness 
  • Flexible attitude towards different working methods 

Key Responsibilities: 

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:  

  • Project Management 
  • Managing timelines and resource in conjunction with the Account Manager / Director, ensuring that Insights Researchers, Strategists, Designers and Delivery Specialists know the project status and next steps 
  • Support on smooth running, operations, logistics and infrastructure 

 

  • Team Co-ordination 
  • Assisting the team with diary management, room bookings and travel itineraries/arrangement  

 

  • Clients 
  • Building an understanding of the client business and structure 
  • Exposure to working as part of the Account Management team in a client facing environment 

 

  • Administration  
  • Updating weekly client status reports, revenue forecast reports, resourcing requests and invoicing 
  • Minutes / contact reports of meetings 

 

  • Budgeting  
  • Gaining an awareness of the necessary level of financial control for projects (learning how to budget, forecast, invoice and maintain tight management of ongoing project budgets) 
  • Demonstrating the ability to significantly contribute to developing cost proposals for new projects by management of financial tools and process 

 

  • Creative 
  • Demonstrating an interest in, and sound judgment of, creative work 
  • Demonstrating the ability to accurately interpret and analyse client data by distilling relevant insights / solutions for the team and client 

 

  • Business Knowledge 
  • Demonstrate a clear knowledge of the agency world, key players and the wider WPP network 
  • Showcase foundation level client knowledge 
  • Distil all client inputs and distribute relevant project and sector knowledge to the wider project team  

Key Success Factors: 

  • Adaptability: Flexibility to accommodate varied tasks and prioritise accordingly 
  • Communicative: Great written and verbal dialogue both internally and externally 
  • Organised: Excellent base level project management skills 
  • Inquisitive: A willingness to learn and improve FITCH process 
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FITCH is looking for an Accountant who will help with financial operations and accounting of the company.
 

Key responsibilities

  • Perform general accounting duties including data entry and filing
  • Handle reimbursement of staff claims and payment request
  • Assist in month-end closing
  • Provide general administration support of finance department
  • Other ad hoc request from finance manager

Requirement

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience, preferably in a consulting/advertising environment
  • Diploma in accounting or related discipline, with LCCI intermediate or above
  • Ability to work independently and manage multi tasks
  • Good command in English and Mandarin
  • Short notice or immediately available will be preferred

 

 What will you get?

  • Experience within a world-renowned agency
  • 5-day working week
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Great remuneration and benefits package
  • Fun group of colleagues

 

 Interested?

Then drop an email with the Job Title in the subject line, plus:

  • An explanation of why you’re perfect for the job and why you want to work at FITCH
  • Your CV

Find out more about FITCH by visiting www.fitch.com

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About FITCH

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future. Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it. Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

Job Purpose:

Responsible for the day to day processing of accounts payable transactions accurately and on a timely basis. Supporting of the wider Finance team to positively impact business performance on a local level.

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Experience in Microsoft Office packages, especially Excel
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical thought processes
  • Client/customer service experience
  • Desire to study for a professional qualification e.g. CIMA/ACCA 

Key Responsibilities: 

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Receive and verify invoices
  • Take responsibility for ensuring timesheets are entered by studio team in a timely manner and against the correct project jobs
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Ensure supplier invoices are loaded onto a bespoke system (Maconomy)
  • Maintain listing of accounts payable
  • New employee setup
  • BACS and priority payments
  • Entering freelancer timesheets into Traffic
  • New supplier setup, ensuring all documentation is provided
  • Updating employee holiday onto Traffic
  • Maintain an accurate and up to date filing system for financial documents
  • Carry out other ad-hoc duties as requested
  • Verifying staff expense claims
  • Maintaining strict SOX compliance throughout the department
  • Raising POs accurately and communicating with relevant parties
  • Headcount

Key Success Factors:

  • Willingness to undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines with some flexibility around working hours in these periods
  • Proactive, positive approach to working with all members of the studio team and external contacts
  • Timely and accurate assistance, supporting wider Finance team, impacting business performance on a local level
  • Strength of working relationships – internally across all departments and within the wider WPP organisation
  • Credible and collaborative representative of finance team.

 

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Job Purpose:

The engine of account service, the Managers ensure the smooth delivery of projects by acting as the conduit between all departments in FITCH and the clients. Not only do they act as support to the Account Director on key accounts but they develop their skills by independently owning smaller projects. Working in conjunction with the AC they develop the project infrastructure, budgets and SOW timeline for approval by the AD.

Through the above the AM builds good everyday relationships with clients, demonstrating their ability to run the project process.

 

Professional & Technical Experience:

Previous agency experience, minimum of 2 years, in the design industry or related creative industry (retail experience preferred)
Proven experience in 3D/environmental design process
Proven ability managing medium-scale branding and design projects for both environments and brand communication deliverables
Strong experience engaging, developing and retaining client relationships

 

Characteristics:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills honed within the creative industry
  • Logical, organised, eye for detail
  • Team oriented within a framework of leadership
  • Energetic/enthusiastic

 

Key Responsibilities:

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Project Management
    • Responsible for the day-to-day delivery of projects ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget and to brand
    • Responsible for the development and management of the project process, ensuring clarity of requirements, deliverables, timelines and visibility against fees throughout the project life cycle
  • Ownership
    • Display the ability not only to curate working teams in studio but also to manage personal workload though multitasking, workload prioritisation, internal collaboration, delegation, and on the job training/mentoring of account coordinators
  • Client
    • Building trust among mid-level clients by earning a reputation for not only being competent but also informed brand ambassadors/advocates
    • Manage client expectations and resolve issues promptly
  • Accounting
    • Financially accountable for managing project-spend, including supporting on proposal writing and actioning forecasting plans/reporting on monthly annual targets
    • Working alongside the Senior Account Manager/Account Director to develop actionable project plans
    • Showcase the ability to prepare cases for negotiating agency fees and supplier costs to present with the SAM or AD
  • Creative
    • Develop clear and exciting briefs for creative in conjunction with strategy
    • Demonstrate sound creative judgment in conjunction with the ability to coherently articulate a point of view when work is off brief or in need of further refinement
    • Work with SAM and AD to effectively action FITCH proprietary tools.
  • Client Insight
    • Maintaining a good understanding of the clients' business and the major trends; ensuring the Account Co-ordinator develops knowledge on an ongoing basis

 

Key Success Factors:

  • Ownership: Excellent project management and financial planning skills
  • Reactive: Generation of project opportunities within existing clients
  • Collaboration: Ability to unify and lead project teams
  • Relationships: Management of the dynamics between client and FITCH
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About FITCH

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future. Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it. Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Worldwide Financial Controller/CFO regarding all financial and accounting activities. Overseeing the day-to-day operations and being responsible for the efforts and results of the Finance department.

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, or a related field
  • Significant experience in a similar finance role
  • Management experience and leadership skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite specifically Excel
  • Finance system experience, preferably Maconomy
  • Outstanding mathematical skills
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organised with a high attention to detail
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Good computer literacy
  • Honesty, integrity and reliability
  • Interpersonal skills

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Report to the Worldwide Financial Controller/CFO with timely and accurate financial information
  • Assist the Worldwide Financial Controller /CFO in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Preparation of Management Accounts, including P&L management, accruals and prepayments
  • Preparation of journals for general ledger postings
  • Ensuring SOX controls are maintained and reported quarterly
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Forecasting/budget reporting
  • Cartesis/SAP BFC Reporting
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Liaising with external payroll team
  • PSA/ P11D and other Tax returns
  • VAT returns
  • Supervise and manage the Finance Assistant

Key Success Factors:

  • Problem solving to discover opportunities where others see problems
  • Willingness to undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines with some flexibility around working hours in these periods
  • Positive approach to working with all members of the studio team and external contacts
  • Positive working attitude and keen to learn
  • Able to adapt well to changes in processes and willing to take on new challenges

Key Relationships:

  • CFO
  • Worldwide Financial Controller
  • Finance Assistant
  • HR
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 ABOUT FITCH

Designing the future. FITCH transforms consumer experience and accelerates business success. We deliver seamless solutions by combining the physical, human and digital elements of a brand to create unique experience signatures.

FITCH is a leading global retail and brand consultancy with an integrated offer of strategy, design, and implementation, which enables us to deliver across all touch points. We do this for clients that include Under Armour, Dell, Hilton, T-Mobile, Walmart, and 7-Eleven. FITCH is a WPP company (NYSE). www.fitch.com

Job Purpose:

Support in generating new business opportunities for the Columbus and New York offices with the following responsibilities:

  • Work with the Executive Development Director to set the strategy, process and objectives for targeted lead generation.
  • Field incoming new business opportunities from clients and to manage the follow up process as appropriate with the Executive Development Director.
  • Manage the agency’s new business strategy, which will involve tracking all new business development contacts, adding contacts into the CRM database, and following up with potential new clients that opened the agency’s email campaigns.
  • To support the Executive Development Director in preparing for new business presentations and pitches, as required.
  • To support the Executive Development Director in making new business presentations and pitches, as required
  • To proactively drive the process from identifying new business opportunities, contacting key decision makers, assess the “sell” for FITCH, arranging the first meeting, through to following up with regular communications.
  • Work with the Marketing Manager to develop relevant content to assist with new business development.
  • Attend and network at industry events to promote FITCH, as required.
  • Liasing with international offices when necessary

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years in a marketing and/or business development role, which must include lead generation as a primary responsibility
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite – Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Graphic design experience a plus
  • Confident, tenacious, energetic, and well-presented
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • Comfortable in client facing meetings, calls, and presentations
  • Highly organized, eye for detail, able to prioritize and work closely with a cross-functional team
  • Agency-side experience in design, marketing or architecture a plus

Key Success Factors

  • Ability to identify target clients on inbound or outbound leads, gain access to the key decision maker, and clearly identify the “sell” for FITCH
  • Ability to tailor FITCH skills and experience to a specific opportunity
  • Ability to convert opportunities to revenue for FITCH
  • Ability to prepare for and present compelling FITCH presentations to clients
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About FITCH

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future. Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it. Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

 

Job Purpose:

The Creative Director develops and leads FITCH design teams. The CD is accountable for the performance and output of these teams, which in turn contributes to the creative reputation of FITCH. The CD plays a leadership role, driving the creative agenda and future direction of the studio. They support the Business Directors to lead new business efforts as well as consulting and engaging existing clients towards organic growth, contribute to FITCH thought leadership, and partner with FITCH associates and teams across the globe as it applies.

 

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Baccalaureate degree in interior/environmental/graphic design, or technical art school degree
  • Minimum ten years of international design experience and five years of team leadership and business management experience
  • Ability to communicate concepts and ideas to others through written, drawn and verbal means, particularly design staff across disciplines and project managers
  • Superior listening skills
  • Strong creative leader with proven design ability and execution in international design
  • Outstanding presentation skills
  • Ability to apply creativity and strategy to any given solution
  • Similar consultancy/agency experience preferred
  • Must be able to travel 50%

 

Key Responsibilities:

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to: 

  • Senior creative leadership for projects within the studio, providing both a holistic overview as well as a detailed understanding where relevant
  • Ensuring and inspiring the development of best practices in the creation and delivery of work
  • Fostering strong collaborative teams across skill sets
  • Working to build and nurture long-term client relationships
  • Playing an active role in business development and studio growth initiatives
  • Actively participating in and positively impacting the general management of the studio
  • Nurturing talent and working to grow their knowledge and skills
  • Providing support, as required, to studio and creative development plans in the region, focusing on strategic objectives and consistent delivery of the creative product
  • Supervisory responsibilities including, hiring, training, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees, and addressing complaints and resolving problems

 

Primary Activities:

On a day to day basis:

  • Establishment of a clear structure for the day to day management of the team
  • Management with Studio Director of the operational running of the studio utilising all available resources
  • Mentoring of creative teams - leading role for key projects; support role in smaller projects working via DDs and ADDs
  • Creative benchmarking internally and externally via an understanding of the dynamics of the industry as a whole
  • Overseeing creative recruitment
  • Key role in business development and creatively leading pitch teams
  • Working with the Business Development function, profile building for individuals and studio via PR and awards programmes
  • Active participation in the required activities of the management team – regular meetings and follow-up actions

 

Key Relationships:

Within the studio key relationships are:

  • Managing Director /CEO
  • Chief Creative Officer
  • Executive Creative Director
  • Business Director
  • Finance Director
  • Studio Director
  • Strategy Director
  • Development Director
  • Design Director

 

Key Success Factors:

  • Growth, strength, and stability of the studio
  • Cohesiveness between disciplines
  • Assessment of creative output
  • Number and quality of awards
  • Industry profile
  • Credibility across the business
  • Working relationships
  • Impact on general management and overall growth of the team

 

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Job Purpose:

Interface with the Project and Client Management teams to ensure that the project requirements are reflected in the design developed. The Designer manages a variety of specific small-medium sized projects using creative awareness and ability. They work with the design team to develop highly innovative and creative solutions for strategically driven projects and provide innovative design solutions and a unique approach to projects with the ability to clearly communicate concepts.

 

Professional & Technical Experience:

Degree or qualifications in relevant specialism
Experience working in industry
Detail oriented, organised - with the innate ability to multi-task and prioritize
Good understanding of working around various schedules, deadlines, and budgets
Strong creative portfolio with a variety of client exposure
Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
Ability to brief and manage 3rd party consultants & contractors
Experience with Macintosh-based software; SketchUp, V-Ray, Cinema 4D and Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint
Excellent hand sketching and technical drawing abilities

 

Key Responsibilities:

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Proactively work with senior design members to aid in the design and development of various design projects
  • Develop multiple applicable design solutions which meet the strategic, design, functional and budgetary criteria as established by the client and FITCH project team
  • Presenting concept work internally and to external clients
  • Liaising with outside design support contracted on projects
  • Establishing direction for design through to completion
  • Working closely with the project manager and production team to ensure that all information necessary for the successful production of the design is clearly understood
  • Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to design, and communicates it to other team members
  • Liaising with regional and international offices, where necessary

 

Key Success Factors:

  • Ability to manage personal and project schedules on time and budget
  • Ability to apply bold creativity to any project, no matter how small
  • Creative impact on delivery of project
  • Passionate and a sense of humour
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About FITCH

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future. Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it. Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

Job Purpose

The Designer is key to the creative output and production of the studio on a variety of projects. They play a key role in the design team, using their creative awareness and ability to develop highly innovative and creative solutions for strategically driven projects. It is important to develop their own unique approach, with the ability to clearly communicate concepts.

Professional & Technical Experience

  • Degree or qualifications in relevant specialism
  • Solid experience working in industry
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organisational skills with the innate ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Good understanding of working around various schedules, deadlines, and budgets
  • Strong creative portfolio with a variety of client exposure
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to brief and manage 3rd party consultants & contractors
  • Experience with Macintosh-based software; Cinema 4D (preferred) and Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Excellent hand sketching and technical drawing abilities

Key Responsibilities

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Proactively work with senior design members to aid in the design, ideation and development of various design projects
  • Develop multiple applicable design solutions which meet the strategic, design, functional and budgetary criteria as established by the client and FITCH project team
  • Presenting concept work internally and (with support) to external clients
  • Liaising with outside design support contracted on projects
  • Establishing direction for design through to completion
  • Working closely with the project manager and production team to ensure that all information necessary for the successful production of the design is clearly understood
  • Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to design, and communicates it to other team members
  • Liaising with regional and international studios, where necessary

 Key Success Factors

  • Ability to manage personal and project schedules on time and budget
  • Ability to apply bold creativity to any project, no matter how small
  • Creative impact on delivery of project 
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Applicants must be available to attend the FITCH Talent Trials in early November.

About the Program

FITCH Columbus is seeking talent year-round for our dynamic intern program. These paid internships last approximately three to four months, depending on the time of year and school schedule and / or program. There are two to three positions available per term. All candidates must be either current students or recent grads. Current students must have completed a minimum of 3 semesters or equivalent in their program and should have a working knowledge of SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suite. A working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Revit is a plus!

Our ideal candidates have stunning portfolios, excellent communication skills, and a strong desire to learn as much as they can about design at a global agency level. Successful candidates will be knowledgeable and passionate about what FITCH does, aware of new trends and techniques, and jump in to our work culture with a positive attitude and lots of flexibility.

Job Purpose

Be the future creative hero of the business. The Intern role is one of the most valued in our studio as we only recruit the brightest, most creative, curious and ambitious individuals. From day one you will work on multiple projects at various stages, which offers the opportunity to build your technical skills while shadowing a senior-level associate who can provide mentoring on how to manage client demands and project timelines in a fast-paced environment.

Professional & Technical Experience

  • Students in their third, fourth or fifth year of college or those that graduated within the last year
  • Pursuing a degree in Interior Design, Digital Design, Visual Communication or equivalent discipline
  • A killer passion for design
  • Working knowledge of Sketchup and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent hand sketching and technical drawing abilities
  • Willingness to receive direction and work on a variety of tasks while meeting specified timelines

Application Instructions

Please attach a PDF of a resume and either a curated PDF of work or digital link to your portfolio.

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FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future.

Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it.

Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

FITCH is a WPP company (NYSE).


Digital Design Director

FITCH is looking for a Digital Design Director to join our UX/UI team in Hong Kong. This is a fantastic opportunity to find a challenge like no other and join a passionate team of like-minded creatives, striving to produce world class experiences.

What exactly is the role?

Working with a multifunctional team of designers, copywriters and developers, the Digital Senior Art Director is responsible for creating innovative and usable solutions that satisfy needs spanning ecommerce, digital storytelling, mobile, brand value and in-store experiences. Major responsibilities –

•   to bring cutting-edge conceptual ideas and creative solutions
•   strategic problem solving in social media, search, web design, iPad etc
•   usability to conceive and execute digital platforms for activation plan
•   ensure brand and design consistency across client initiatives
•   produce visual designs and collaborate internally and externally
•   refine digital creative production process
•   to be client facing and to develop key relationships internally and externally
•   assist in managing and inspiring the design team

What skills are necessary?

The ideal candidate should have –

•   degree holder with 10+ years experience designing for large-scale digital platforms
•   highly creative and innovative with great knowledge in brand, environment and digital development
•   the eagerness to stay current with the quickly evolving digital universe and possess enthusiasm for interfacing with clients
•   experience with user-interface principles, information architecture, SEO and standard web production development processes
•   experience in designing content-rich mobile websites
•   resourceful, collaborative team player with a proven ability to meet deadlines
•   strong interpersonal, presentation and time management skills
•   history of working with sales, marketing and business development teams is a plus

What will you get?

•   Experience within a world-renowned agency
•   5-day working week
•   20 days annual leave
•   Great remuneration and benefits package
•   Fun group of colleagues

Interested?

Then drop an email with the Job Title in the subject line, plus:
•   An explanation of why you’re perfect for the job and why you want to work at FITCH
•   Your CV
•   Find out more about FITCH by visiting www.fitch.com

 

Apply

 

Job Purpose:

You will be joining our growing digital team, based in London and reporting to the Digital Creative Director (DCD). As a Digital Design Director (DDD), you will proactively provide day-to-day creative leadership, designing and developing innovative digital touchpoints for retail markets with specific contribution across 2D brand communications and digital design within a seamless customer journey.You will be responsible for the creativemanagement of projects by leading design teams and manage and report on project status as required.

 

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Significant experience leading integrated design teams (brand, digital)
  • Ability to communicate ideas, i.e. sketches, written, verbal
  • Demonstrable experience of developing client relationships
  • Strong team management skills
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English - other languages a bonus
  • Strong working knowledge in experiential / interactive design
  • Expert knowledge of UX/UI design principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of motion/ prototyping/ programming arts/ JS
  • Strong understanding how mobile, web and screen-based content works
  • Knowledge in 3D, VR/AR is a plus
  • Good knowledge of what’s possible when designing for HTML, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Strong understanding of schedules and deadlines
  • Highly proficient graphics and digital software including Sketch, Invision, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Illustrator

 

Key Responsibilities:

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Promoting and developing creative thinking
  • Overseeing the development and delivery of effective user interfaces across a range of touchpoints
  • Ensuring complex information is delivered and displayed in the most compelling way
  • Managing and maintaining a library of design components
  • Managing a team of Senior / Mid & Junior UI designers, providing training and support as and when necessary
  • Proactively developing graphics, digital and website design with other team members
  • Working with the UX Design team to ensure all client sites and apps deliver the best experience possible
  • Creative lead on all pitch development
  • Mentoring and nurturing creatives, regularly reviewing creative work
  • Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to digital and retail design
  • Liaising with Studio Directoron resource/ project issues

 

We are looking for somebody who: 

  • Has a passion for design
  • Cares about user experience
  • Has great attention to detail
  • Enjoys working on fast-paced projects
  • Has a strong strategic and creative outlook
  • Has a proven track record in leading, motivating and communicating
  • Can work alone and with a team
  • Is curious and innovative

 

 

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FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future.

Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it.

Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

FITCH is a WPP company (NYSE). 

 

Finance Manager

FITCH is looking for a Finance Manager who will oversee all financial operations and accounting of the company.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Managing and overseeing the Finance department including financial accounting & controlling, financial planning & analysis and business advisory functions
  • Support business expansion by conducting financial modeling and providing financial advice on business development plans
  • Analyze and review business profitability, recommend early mitigation actions to Managing Director
  • Responsible to drive change processes of the company - accounting policies and procedures, SOX, financial reporting, cash flow, forecast and budget.
  • Ensure the practice is compliance the regulatory requirements and group’s policies and can advise to improve the operation efficiency continuously.
  • Work closely with Managing Director and contribute strategic planning for the business.
  • Work closely with WPP SSC and finance in other Opcos.

 

Other job responsibilities

Management of finance performance  

  • Lead weekly revenue forecast discussion and can submit to global on time.
  • Work with Managing Director and CFO to complete forecast and budget on time.
  • Work with WPP SSC ensure actual closing can be completed on time, numbers are correct.
  • Can initiate idea to improve the office operation efficiency continuously.

 

Commercial management

  • Track AR/UBR closely and work with business team to minimize the overdue UBR and AR.
  • Help to prepare utilization and realization report and provide analysis if needed
  • Support to contract review and negotiation, especially the payment term.

 

SOX management

  • Keep fluent communication with business team ensure the daily operation comply with WPP policies and Government regulations.
  • Review and approve payment documents

 

Requirement

  • Degree qualified in finance/accounting or similar discipline.
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Minimum of 10+ years in Accounting and Finance position with extremely strong leadership and management
  • MNC, marketing industry and SOX background
  • Strong communication and analytical skills, leadership and management
  • Excellent communication skills English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Immediately available will be preferred

 

What will you get?

  • Experience within a world-renowned agency
  • 5-day working week
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Great remuneration and benefits package
  • Fun group of colleagues

 

Interested?

Then drop an email with the Job Title in the subject line, plus:

  • An explanation of why you’re perfect for the job and why you want to work at FITCH
  • Your CV

Find out more about FITCH by visiting www.fitch.com 

Apply

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future.

Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it.

Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

FITCH is a WPP company (NYSE). 

 

Full Stack Developer

FITCH is looking for someone who is a curious problem solver, passionate about technology & creativity and thrives in a fast paced, innovative and collaborative environment.

You will be joining our well established digital team in Hong Kong, and reporting to our Technology Director.

What exactly is the role?

  • Develop the framework and foundation for long-term, forward-looking web, mobile and backend applications
  • Collaborate with other developers, designers and project managers to create the most compelling and successful experience possible
  • Suggest innovative features and ideas for across a diverse range of applications
  • Stay abreast of the evolving technology landscape including the emergence of new standards, protocols and devices
  • Have strong ability to problem-solve and work in collaboration with a cross-functional team
  • Be an all-around positive addition to our company culture

What skills are necessary?

  • S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering or related experience.
  • 3-6 years of development experience using web technologies.
  • Extraordinary software engineering talent.
  • Passion for staying on the bleeding edge of platforms, methodologies and web trends.
  • Desire to learn and always improve yourself and the team around you.
  • Expertise in both client and server side scripting, including good knowledge of Javascript (ES6), Node.js, and React.js.
  • Strong front-end UI development skills, including CSS3 and HTML5.
  • Experience with various CMS systems and concepts.
  • Familiar with continuous integration, functional/unit testing and deployment automation concepts.
  • A personal portfolio of work, beyond what you've done on the job (show us your personal Github repo or contributions to other projects!).

Good to have

  • React Native or mobile app development.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services.
  • Working knowledge of Docker.
  • Experience working with SVG and graphing frameworks.
  • Experience or interest developing AR/VR/Interactive applications.
  • Experience with CMS platforms like Sitecore or Umbraco

Our Tech Stack

  • js
  • js, React Native, Redux
  • js
  • NET
  • CSS3, SASS
  • PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis
  • Git, Gitlab, Docker
  • AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, Machine Learning)

What will you get?

  • Experience within a world-renowned agency
  • 5-day working week
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Great remuneration and benefits package
  • Fun group of colleagues

 Interested?

Then drop an email with the Job Title in the subject line, plus:

  • An explanation of why you’re perfect for the job and why you want to work at FITCH
  • Your CV
  • Find out more about FITCH by visiting www.fitch.com
Apply

About FITCH:

FITCH is the world's leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future. Online, offline and in person. We don't predict the future, we influence it and we design it. Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand. 

 

Job Purpose:

Interface with the Project and Client Management teams to ensure that the project requirements are reflected in the design developed. The Graphic Designer manages a variety of specific small-medium sized projects using creative awareness and ability. They work with the Design team to develop highly innovative and creative solutions for strategically driven projects and provide innovative design solutions and a unique approach to projects with the ability to clearly communicate concepts. We are searching for full time and temp to hire candidates.

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Degree in graphic design, digital design, visual communication or related area required
  • Solid experience in a retail design company or similar
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills with the innate ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Good understanding of working around various schedules, deadlines, and budgets
  • Strong creative portfolio with a variety of client exposure
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to brief and manage 3rd party consultants & contractors
  • Experience with Macintosh-based software; Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint

Key Responsibilities: The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Proactively work with senior design members to aid in the design and development of various design projects
  • Develop multiple applicable design solutions which meet the strategic, design, functional and budgetary criteria as established by the client and FITCH project team
  • Presenting concept work internally and to external clients
  • Liaising with outside design support contracted on projects
  • Establishing direction for materials and finishes on projects
  • Working closely with the project manager and production team to ensure that all information necessary for the successful production of the design is clearly understood
  • Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to retail design, and communicates it to other team members
  • Liaising with regional and international offices, where necessary

Key Success Factors:

  • Ability to manage personal and project schedules on time and budget
  • Ability to apply creativity to real-world problems
  • Creative impact on delivery of project

 

Apply

JUNIOR DESIGNER (2D)


About FITCH

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future. Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it. Whenever and wherever the customer meets the brand.

Job Purpose

The Junior Designer is key in working closely with the Senior Designer in assisting in the creative output and production of the studio on a variety of projects. They play a key role in the design team, using their creative awareness and ability to develop highly innovative and creative solutions for strategically driven projects. It is important to develop their own unique approach, with the ability to clearly communicate concepts.

Professional & Technical Experience

  • Degree or qualifications in relevant fields
  • Fresh Graduate or agency experience preferred
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organisational skills
  • Strong creative portfolio
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Experience with Macintosh-based software; Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint

Key Responsibilities

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Proactively working with designers and team members to aid in the design, ideation and development of various design projects
  • Develop multiple applicable design solutions which meet the design criteria established by the client and FITCH project team
  • Presenting concept work internally
  • Establishing direction for design through to completion
  • Working closely with the Senior Designer to ensure that all information necessary for the successful production of the design is clearly understood
  • Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to design, and communicates it to other team members

 Key Success Factors

  • Ability to manage personal time
  • Ability to apply bold creativity to any project, no matter how small

 

 

Apply

About FITCH 

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future. Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it. Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand. 

Job Purpose: 

Like conducting an orchestra, the SAM co-ordinates client programmes in conjunction with the Account Director and Account Manager. By acting as the liaison between FITCH and clients, they effectively engage internal teams, vendors and clients at the right point in the process to ensure successful, co-ordinated results.  

The SAM strives to maintain, meet and exceed client expectations in overseeing the management and delivery of projects to budget and on time. This role is also responsible for ensuring that client deliverables are being fulfilled by the Account Managers and Account Co-ordinators. 

Professional & Technical Experience: 

  • Previous agency experience at Account Manager level in design industry or related creative industry (retail experience required) with 4+ years’ experience 
  • Proven experience in 3D/environmental design process 
  • Proven ability to manage medium to large scale branding and design projects for both environments and brand communication deliverables 
  • Strong experience engaging, developing and retaining client relationships 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills honed within the creative industry 

 Characteristics: 

  • Team oriented within a framework of leadership 
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills 
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organisational skills; must be able to multi-task and prioritise 
  • Ability to coordinate, self-motivate and support the team, while working closely with other clients and creative 
  • Financially astute/accountable 

Key Responsibilities: 

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Project Management  
  • Client lead on at least one account in addition to multiple project workstreams  
  • Overall responsibility for the management or co-ordination of projects from start to finish; overseeing project quality throughout the entire process  

 

  • Team Co-ordination 
  • Ability to unify a small team behind a single vison showcasing clear interdisciplinary understanding 
  • Demonstrate a full understanding of the brief, requirements and deliverables; providing mentoring and on-the-job training to Account Managers and Account Co-ordinators 

 

  • Clients 
  • Managing client expectations at all times with issues tackled in advance and problems foreseen and resolved 
  • Building and maintaining strong continuous relationships with key senior clients, identifying and addressing their needs 

 

  • Finance 
  • Financially accountable for the whole project; defining the scope of work, planning cost proposals and timelines as well as forecasting budgets and tracking spend 
  • Confident negotiator capable of working with client to reach a mutually beneficial position on finance and project deliverables 
  • The ability to uncover potential opportunities within the current workstreams 

 

  • Creative 
  • Ensuring creative teams are fully briefed. Participating in brand discussions and strategic deliverables with clients, strategists and/or creative teams 
  • Adding value through creative feedback and strategic insights showcased through an innovative approach to problem solving-not being afraid to use this to challenge the studio and clients as required 
  • Confidently present work with reference to FITCH proprietary tools where relevant 
  • Industry Insight 
  • Maintaining a good understanding of the client and the major trends shaping the market; ensuring AM and AC are developing knowledge 

Key Success Factors: 

  • Management: Ability to communicate any client activity/issues and feedback to the whole company (not just the team), become independently responsible for the outcome 
  • Proactivity: Ability to be a team player, capable of working unscripted within the client environment to convert exciting opportunities and develop new ones 
  • Adaptability: Ability to not only develop and execute a variety of project work plans, working to a deadline and within budget but also with a variety of different people and working styles 
  • Engagement:  Strength of working relationships – both internal and external as well as confidence in presenting FITCH’s offering in a knowledgeable and compelling manner 

 

Apply

Job Purpose:

Interface with the Project and Client Management teams to ensure that the project requirements are reflected in the design developed. This position manages a variety of specific small-medium sized projects utilizing creative awareness and abilities.

 

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Degree or qualifications in relevant specialism
  • Minimum five years' experience working in the industry
  • Strong creative portfolio with a variety of client exposure
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Clear understanding of materials and construction processes and details
  • Ability to undertake brand audits, survey project sites, review competitors, study consumer profiles, behaviors, and mindsets
  • Ability to brief and manage 3rd party consultants & contractors
  • Experience with the following software: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Vectorworks (preferred), Cinema 4D (preferred)
  • Excellent hand sketching and technical drawing abilities

 

Key Responsibilities:

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Developing multiple applicable design solutions which meet the strategic, design, functional and budgetary criteria as established by the client and FITCH project team
  • Proactively developing design with other team members
  • Presenting concept work internally and to external clients
  • Liaising with outside design support contracted on projects
  • Establishing direction for design through to completion
  • Working closely with the project manager and production team to ensure that all information necessary for the successful production of the design is clearly understood
  • Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to design, and communicates it to other team members
  • Liaising with regional and international offices, where necessary

 

Key Success Factors:

  • Ability to manage personal and project schedules on time and budget
  • Ability to apply bold creativity to any project, no matter how small
  • Creative impact on delivery of project
Apply

 

About FITCH

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future. Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it. Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

Job Purpose:

The Senior Designer takes responsibility for the design output, ensuring that the project requirements and agreed strategy are reflected in the design developed. This position requires a proactive mind, leading the design team to develop highly innovative and creative solutions for a variety of strategically driven small-medium sized projects. The ability to clearly communicate ideas to a client and manage interface with the Project and Account Management teams, is essential.

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Degree or qualifications in relevant specialism
  • Minimum five years' experience working in the industry
  • Strong creative portfolio with a variety of client exposure
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Clear understanding of materials and construction processes and details
  • Ability to undertake brand audits, survey project sites, review competitors, study consumer profiles, behaviours, and mindsets
  • Ability to brief and manage 3rd party consultants & contractors
  • Experience with the following software: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Vectorworks (preferred), Cinema 4D (preferred)
  • Excellent hand sketching and technical drawing abilities

 Key Responsibilities:

 The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Developing multiple applicable design solutions which meet the strategic, design, functional and budgetary criteria as established by the client and FITCH project team
  • Proactively developing design to deliver strategic intent and guiding other team members
  • Presenting concept work internally and confidently to external clients
  • Liaising with outside design support contracted on projects
  • Establishing direction for design through to completion
  • Working closely with the project manager and production team to ensure that all information necessary for the successful production of the design is clearly understood
  • Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to design, and communicates it to other team members
  • Liaising with regional and international studios, where necessary

 Key Success Factors:

  • Ability to manage personal and project schedules on time and budget
  • Ability to apply bold creativity to any project, no matter how small
  • Creative and design team leadership on delivery of a project
  • Strategic outlook, insightful, consumer driven concepts and design solutions
  • Confidence communicating ideas and presenting to clients

 

Apply

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About FITCH

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future.
Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we
design it. Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

 

Job Purpose:

Develop creative concepts and experience ideas for large and small format retail. Work
alongside the creative and strategy lead(s) to create new, bold and progressive concepts. We
expect our teams to be informed of the latest and greatest new to market formats.

 

Professional & Technical Experience:

• Degree or qualifications in relevant specialism
• Minimum five years' experience working in the industry
• Strong creative portfolio with a variety of client exposure
• Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
• Clear understanding of materials and construction processes and details
• Ability to undertake brand audits, survey project sites, review competitors, study consumer
profiles, behaviors, and mindsets
• Ability to brief and manage 3rd party consultants & contractors
• Experience with the following software: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint,
SketchUp, AutoCAD, Vectorworks (preferred), Cinema 4D (preferred) etc
• Excellent hand sketching and technical drawing abilities

 

Key Responsibilities: The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

• Developing multiple applicable design solutions which meet the strategic, design, functional
and budgetary criteria as established by the client and FITCH project team
• Proactively developing design with other team members
• Presenting concept work internally and to external clients
• Liaising with outside design support contracted on projects
• Establishing direction for design through to completion
• Working closely with the project manager and production team to ensure that all information
necessary for the successful production of the design is clearly understood
• Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to design, and communicates it to
other team members
• Liaising with regional and international offices, where necessary

 

Key Success Factors:

• Ability to manage personal and project schedules on time and budget
• Ability to apply bold creativity to any project, no matter how small
• Creative impact on delivery of project
• A desire to be a player in the changing retail landscape

Apply

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future.

Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it.

Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

FITCH is a WPP company (NYSE). 

 

Senior UX/UI Designer

FITCH  is looking for a Senior Digital Designer to join our team in Hong Kong. This is a fantastic opportunity to help create innovative digital experiences at a rapidly expanding customer experience design consultancy located in Central Hong Kong. There will be lots of opportunity to use your skills, learn new ones and to fully own the design of apps, websites and other digital experiences.

We're looking for an individual with a user-centric approach to design and a good understanding of how digital products work. You have a passion for beautiful UI and a positive, problem-solving attitude.

You will be part of a team of talented designers who strive to create the best possible products.

What exactly is the role?

  • Take ownership of projects from wire framing and design through to dev handoff.
  • Design page templates for websites, apps, touch displays and emails
  • Establish the design parameters and specifications for assigned design projects
  • Creation of visual mood boards and style sheets
  • Work closely with the developers to successfully execute designs to launched products

What skills are necessary?

  • 5+ years of web and interactive design experience
  • Must possess excellent layout/design/production skills
  • Expert in Sketch
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
  • You will have created interactive prototypes using InVision, Marvel or Sketch Cloud
  • Familiarity with other prototyping tools such as Framer or Principle a plus
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS a plus

Other things we're looking for

  • Very strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
  • Passion and excitement for all things UI/UX
  • An understanding of the capabilities of various web platforms and mobile devices
  • Desire to work in a fluid, agile and collaborative environment
  • Ability to work independently or within a team (especially cross-functional teams)
  • Experience designing multi-channel and responsive sites across mobile/tablet/desktop

What will you get?

  • Experience within a world-renowned agency
  • 5-day working week
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Great remuneration and benefits package
  • Fun group of colleagues

Interested?

Then drop an email with the Job Title in the subject line, plus:

  • An explanation of why you’re perfect for the job and why you want to work at FITCH
  • Your CV
  • Find out more about FITCH by visiting www.fitch.com

 

 

Apply

FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Designing the Future.

Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it.

Whenever and wherever your customer meets your brand.

FITCH is a WPP company (NYSE). 

 

Senior Digital Producer

FITCH is looking for someone who is curious problem solver, passionate about technology & creativity and thrives in a fast paced, innovative and collaborative enironment.

This role is the key coordinator for delivery of digital projects, connecting a variety of disciplines and team members together to ensure projects are launched on time, with impeccable quality.

You will be joining our well established digital team in Hong Kong, and reporting to the Technology Director.

What exactly is the role?

  • Coordinate digital team members (Creative, UX, Developers, QA) to efficiently deliver complex interactive applications (mobile, web, experiential)
  • Track budgets and schedules, manage scope, assess risk, and help manage a development team to successful project completion
  • Demonstrate knowledge of technical architecture, user experience, design, content, SEO/search, social media, and analytics
  • Report into the Client Service team and support them at the front lines for client contact
  • Be strategic about when you can handle issues cropping up, and when it's time to escalate before it's too late.
  • Manage UAT and stakeholder reviews

What skills are necessary?

  • At least 5 years managing multiple digital projects in a fast paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Computer Science
  • Ideally some technical background or hands-on experience
  • Comprehensive experience applying Agile/Scrum delivery methodologies
  • Experience using modern software planning/delivery tools (eg. JIRA, Confluence, etc.)

What will you get?

  • Experience within a world-renowned agency
  • 5-day working week
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Great remuneration and benefits package
  • Fun group of colleagues

 Interested?

Then drop an email with the Job Title in the subject line, plus:

  • An explanation of why you’re perfect for the job and why you want to work at FITCH
  • Your CV
  • Find out more about FITCH by visiting www.fitch.com
Apply

 

Job Purpose:

Senior Graphic Designers at FITCH develop graphic language and identity systems across 2D and 3D (environments) branding projects. This role will span across clients from multiple categories including: beauty, FMCG, technology, financial services and telecommunications.

 

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Strong design background (agency or client-side)
  • Ability to communicate ideas through multiple mediums
  • Proactive approach to technology, software and industry innovations
  • Ability to perform consistently and reliably with a willingness to increase professional responsibilities, skills and understanding of broader market issues
  • Strenght of strategic and comprehensive outlook
  • Comprehensive experience in creative software (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Play a role in the inspiration and knowledge development of the wider group
  • A keen eye, a sense of humor, a taste for challenges, who can work harmoniously within an interdisciplinary, fast-paced environment.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Creativity - Delivering conceptual work of the highest creative standard

Delivery  - Organising activities and responsibilities within projects, and ensuring deadlines and project timelines are met

Planning  - Develop a clear understanding of the proposal and to highlight and pre-empt issues

Client Management - Coordinating activities for client presentations, attending client meetings 

Leadership - Ambitious, keen to progress

Communication - Ensuring consistent and effective communication takes place across the project team

Best Practice - Working closely with Creative Director, Design Directors, Strategy team and other senior members of the teams to develop the creative studio and creative standards

Mentoring - Motivating, inspiring; you know what is happening in the market and are confident in voicing opinions

Apply

Sr. Interior / Experiential Designer

Job Purpose:

Interface with the Project and Client Management teams to ensure that the project requirements are reflected in the design developed. This position manages a variety of specific small-medium sized projects utilizing creative awareness and abilities.

 Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Degree in interior design, architectural design, industrial design, or related area required
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience in a retail design company or similar
  • Strong creative portfolio with a variety of client exposure
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Clear understanding of materials and construction processes and details
  • Ability to undertake brand audits, survey project sites, review competitors, study consumer profiles, behaviors, and mindsets
  • Ability to brief and manage 3rd party consultants & contractors
  • Experience with the following software: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Vectorworks (preferred), Cinema 4D (preferred), 3D Studio Max (preferred)
  • Excellent hand sketching and technical drawing abilities

Key Responsibilities

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Developing multiple applicable design solutions which meet the strategic, design, functional and budgetary criteria as established by the client and FITCH project team
  • Proactively developing design with other team members
  • Presenting concept work internally and to external clients
  • Liaising with outside design support contracted on projects
  • Establishing direction for materials and finishes on projects
  • Working closely with the project manager and production team to ensure that all information necessary for the successful production of the design is clearly understood
  • Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to retail design, and communicates it to other team members
  • Liaising with regional and international offices, where necessary

 Key Success Factors

  • Ability to manage personal and project schedules on time and budget
  • Ability to apply creativity to real-world problems
  • Creative impact on delivery of project
Apply

Job Purpose:

The Strategist brings in new thinking to support project teams by developing insightful and convincing strategy solutions for FITCH clients.

 

Professional & Technical Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, or social sciences preferred
  • Regional experience and excellent research skills highly desirable
  • Collaborative working in diverse team environment
  • Ability to hit deadlines in fast-paced environment
  • Marketing mindset, with an understanding of positioning, design strategy, and consumer behaviour
  • Ability to recognise patterns that lead to insights
  • Facilitating creative exploration among diverse participants
  • Creating a brand platform that has a clear business impact
  • Fluency in brand and marketing methods for developing platform, proposition, naming and architecture
  • Proven ability to support projects through clear written and oral communications
  • Familiarity with retail and brand strategy writing, brand naming, architecture, creative briefing and potentially brand engagement
  • Leading candidates will have: the desire to learn and grow through the work, exceptional attention to detail, a balanced analytical and creative mindset, ability to swiftly prioritize competing priorities, and some knowledge of retail and branding best practices

 

Key Responsibilities:

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Providing a clear assessment of the future relationship between the client and their consumers
  • Providing clear, evidence-based research to support the team
  • Partnering with third parties where required
  • Ensuring designers understand the latest strategic direction
  • Supporting interns to make the most of their time here
  • Stimulating and provoking with new thinking that keeps us on our best game
  • Creating marketing content with other community members
  • Working in pitch teams
  • Leading interviews - internal, external, executive
  • Researching the client's business context and understanding the client's decision criteria
  • Anticipating consumer behaviours
  • Turning data into actionable insights
  • Telling a compelling story
  • Communicating rigorous opinion 

 

Key Success Factors:

  • Problem solving to discover opportunities where others see problems
  • Rigorous innovation to find the best way of understanding the truth
  • Optimistic perseverance in the face of adversity or uncertainty
Apply

 

Are you driven, curious, and deeply interested in the human truths that underpin insight-driven creative work? 
 
FITCH HK is hiring a Strategy Director to provide day-to-day leadership of the Strategy team, to inspire Designers with bold storytelling, and to work with Client Services in helping clients reach ambitious strategic goals.
 
Professional & Technical Experience
• 8+ years’ experience in multidisciplinary strategy and planning experience
• Bold, opinionated, informed and curious thinker
• Exceptional communication skills, both written and spoken
• Ability to interpret FITCH models and thinking for the real world of consumers and the wider needs of the client
• Ability to influence the strategic thinking of Creative and Client Services teams
• Fluency in brand and marketing for developing platform, proposition, naming and architecture
• Ability to relate up and down, both internally and externally
• Leading candidates will have proven ability to instil in others the desire to learn and grow through the work, exceptional attention to detail, a balanced analytical and creative mindset, ability to swiftly prioritise competing priorities, and confidence with retail and branding best practices
 
Key Responsibilities
The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:
 
• Providing day-to-day leadership of the Strategy team
• Going beyond the brief to understand the deeper needs of the client’s business
• Bringing insights together into a clear and coherent strategic imperative
• Communicating the value of strategy and its tools to other communities across the studio
• Evolving the strategic tools and processes used in the studio
• Growing the reach of the project into new stakeholders and budgets
• Managing the strategic element on key client relationships
• Leading interviews - internal, external, executive
• Researching the client's business context and understanding the client's decision criteria
• Anticipating consumer behaviour
• Turning data into actionable insights
• Telling a compelling story
• Facilitating creative exploration among diverse participants
• Creating a brand platform that has a clear business impact
 
KEYSUCCESS FACTORS
 
• Enthusiastic challenges to the work and methods in a way that fosters others’ professional and personal growth
• Managing the team/approach to ensure that the best work is produced, and any problems are handled promptly
• Exemplary results for everyone: the client, the work, the team, and the consumer
 
 
Apply

 

Job Purpose

The Strategy Director provides day-to-day leadership of strategists, designers and account management during strategic phases of projects, leading FITCH clients towards ambitious and strategic goals.

 

Professional & Technical Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or social sciences preferred
  • Major network agency experience would be an asset, however smaller agency experience is also a real plus
  • Multidisciplinary strategy and planning experience
  • Ability to adapt models and thinking to fit with the real world of consumers and the wider need of the client
  • Ability to influence the strategic thinking of Creative and Account Management
  • Fluency in brand and marketing methods for developing platform, proposition, naming and architecture
  • Strongly self-motivated, a great multi-tasker and used to working in a frenetic, entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to relate up and down both internally and externally
  • Bold, opinionated, informed and curious thinker
  • Leading candidates will have proven ability to instill in others: the desire to learn and grow through the work, exceptional attention to detail, a balanced analytical and creative mindset, ability to swiftly prioritise competing priorities, and confidence with retail and branding best practices

 

Key Responsibilities

The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:

  • Providing day-to-day leadership during strategy phases of Account Management and Design teams
  • Going beyond the brief to understand the deeper needs of the client’s business
  • Bringing multiple thoughts together into a clear and coherent strategic imperative
  • Providing leadership in all strategy to the team
  • Supporting Senior Strategists on their journey towards becoming director
  • Communicating the value of strategy and its tools to other communities across the studio
  • Evolving the strategic tools and processes used in the studio
  • Building FITCH’s strategy reputation through a clearly owned specialism
  • Growing the reach of the project into new stakeholders and budgets
  • Leading pitch teams
  • Managing the strategic element on key client relationships
  • Leading interviews - internal, external, executive
  • Researching the client's business context and understanding the client's decision criteria
  • Anticipating consumer behaviour
  • Turning data into actionable insights
  • Telling a compelling story
  • Facilitating creative exploration among diverse participants
  • Creating a brand platform that has a clear business impact
  • Communicating rigorous opinions

KeySuccess Factors

  • Enthusiastic challenges to the work and methods in a way that fosters other’s professional and personal growth
  • Managing the team/approach to ensure that the best work is produced, and any problems are handled promptly
  • Exemplary results for everyone: the client, the work, the team and the consumer

 

Apply

Applicants must be available to attend the FITCH Talent Trials in early November.

About the Program

FITCH Columbus is seeking talent year-round for our dynamic intern program. These paid internships last approximately three to four months, depending on the time of year and school schedule and / or program. There are two to three positions available per term. All candidates must be either current students or recent grads. Current students must have completed a minimum of 3 semesters or equivalent in their program and should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs with experience using a variety of Creative Suite programs a plus. 

Our ideal strategy candidates have portfolios that represent how design research and strategy influenced creative output, excellent communication skills, and a strong desire to learn as much as they can about design at a global agency level. Successful candidates will be knowledgeable and passionate about what FITCH does, aware of new trends and techniques, and jump in to our work culture with a positive attitude and lots of flexibility.  Our goal is to find individuals who have a desire to dig deeper into strategic design thinking based on academic experiences to date.

Job Purpose

Be the future strategic and creative hero of the business. The Intern role is one of the most valued in our studio as we only recruit the brightest, most creative, strategic, curious and ambitious individuals. From day one you will work on multiple projects at various stages, which offers the opportunity to build your technical skills while shadowing a senior-level associate who can provide mentoring on how to manage client demands and project timelines in a fast-paced environment.

Professional & Technical Experience

  • Students in their third, fourth or fifth year of college or those that graduated within the last year
  • Pursuing a degree in Interior Design, Digital Design, Visual Communication or equivalent discipline
  • A killer passion for how design research and thinking influences the creative process
  • Ability to find, distill and summarize consumer, market and retail trends
  • Comfortable storyboarding presentations based on input from multi-disciplinary team members
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (creative suite packages a bonus)
  • Willingness to receive direction and work on a variety of tasks while meeting specified timelines

Application Instructions

Please attach a PDF of a resume and either a curated PDF of work or digital link to your portfolio.

Within your cover letter please include why you choose to apply to FITCH and what motivates you in your work/student life (100 words max). As well as answer one of the following questions (300 words max):

  • What do you think is the cultural or consumer trend – niche or mainstream - that will define the future of retail?
  • Which brick-and-mortar store would you redesign and why? 
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Confident.

The swagger of knowing how to get it done. And the drive to bring it in.

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Provocative.

Restless for something better than the conventional. And not afraid to say it.

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Speedy.

Lean teams, sharp thinking, hit the ground running.

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