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Studio Manager in Swindon

Studio Manager

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.


Swindon is a buoyant town in the heart of Wiltshire. With the M4 on the doorstep, Swindon a number of major destinations such as London, Bristol, Reading and Cardiff are easily accessible, making it an ideal location for professionals who regularly travel for work purposes.

Swindon is a popular place to live and work and the town has had huge investment in regeneration over the years, which has seen the town become one of the fastest growing in Europe.

Today, Swindon is one of the most economically successful and highly innovative towns in the UK, ranking in the top 5 towns for business investment.

Key industry sectors in the town include manufacturing/engineering, life sciences, information and communication technologies, financial and business services. The town is home to major businesses, including Intel, npower, Zurich Financial Services, WHSmith, Honda, Nationwide Building Society and First Great Western to name a few. It also has a high proliferation of successful business start-ups.

Away from work, Swindon has countless restaurants, cafes and bars serving a selection of great food and drinks. It also has an excellent education system, with over 75% of schools rated as good or outstanding by Ofsted. 

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