Studio Managers play a key role in the day to day management of the design studio. They have overall responsibility for the smooth running of the creative studio as a whole (both technically and logistically).
Generally the role involves:
- Ensuring all briefs are allocated in the studio based on individuals’ strengths and skills
- Creating a workflow structure, reviewing daily work schedules of the creative department
- Ensuring work is delivered on deadline, compiling studio schedules
- Updating studio schedules regularly
- Keeping all departments informed about project status
- Resource management, bringing in freelance support as required
Studio Managers require excellent communication skills and both tact and influencing capability in order to ensure everyone in the studio is happy and working as efficiently as possible. They will have experience with studio management software, proven leadership skills and ability to meet deadlines in a stressful environment, whilst motivating a team with a wide variety of skill sets.
Salary wise outside of London the role generally pays between £30,000 to £45,000 depending on regional variance and level of experience.
Preston is a city in the centre of Lancashire on the north bank of the River Ribble, which obtained city status in 2002, becoming England's 50th city. Preston is a vibrant, cultural and friendly city, with much to admire and keep you entertained; a mid-sized, bustling city, which retains its traditional roots, yet encapsulates a young and lively atmosphere. Preston also enjoys an enviable location in the North West of England; located a short distance from the coast, the Lake District, with good links to two international airports and an extensive motorway system, making Preston one of the most networked cities in the country.
Preston original roots were seeped in the textiles industry, before it then became a major boomtown in the Industrial Revolution. These days Preston is a major centre for the British defence and aerospace industry with BAE Systems, transportation with the likes of Alstom, Customer Services with the likes of Carphone Warehose, as well as with the haulage industry given the transport links.
There’s also lots to enjoy outside of work, with the revitalised docks and marina, waterfront living, plus a vibrant shopping and leisure scene.