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Studio and Design Manager V&A Design Studio

  • Organisation:V&A
  • Location:South Kensington, London
  • Salary:£35,039.00 - £44,772.00 Per Annum
  • Contract type:Permanent / Full-Time

We’re looking for an amazing and ambitious Studio and Design Manager with a solid knowledge of design to run the design studio and ensure effective management of our portfolio of projects.

The ideal person will be someone who can lead on the development of running the studio, traffick all incoming work requests, plan team schedules, oversee our print team, act as brand guardian and oversee work by freelancers on a range of small to medium design projects.

This person will balance time between supporting the Head of Design in the practical management of the design studio and liaise on the effective management of the print unit, liaising with client teams and stakeholders and working closely set-up projects for designers in the team.

In this role you will have the chance to contribute to a range of imaginative, beautiful and effective design projects including marketing campaigns, temporary displays, major exhibitions, festivals, installations, printed collateral, museum furniture and museum spaces whilst also ensuring our studio develops professional standards of excellence.

The V&A Design studio team is collaborative and hands-on, working iteratively with curators, colleagues and collaborators to create an outstanding experiences for local and international audiences.


To apply please complete the online application at and please include a weblink/download link to visuals of your previous projects within the statement section of the application.

Closing date: Midnight Sun 20 November 2022.

Interviews will be held on week 5 December 2022

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