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Senior Set Builder

We are Argos, the UK’s leading multi-channel retailer. So, whether you’re shopping online, from our smart phone app or popping into one of over 840 stores across the UK you’ll probably know that the service, value and variety we offer our customers is awesome - and the same goes for a career at Argos too!

What you probably don't know is that Argos owned Bradwell Media is a hidden gem in Milton Keynes; Home to a hotbed of creative talent, they are the largest independent photographic and video studio in the UK. They produce around 45,000 photos and videos each year for major Argos aswell as other retailers.

Right now, our amazing creative studio team is on the hunt for a Senior Set Builder to manage and develop the in house set build team, grow the freelance resource as well as play a key role in creative development and monetisation of Bradwell.

As you would expect of a retail business the size of Argos, there's a frantic pace that comes with the territory. So whilst no 2 days are the same in the life of our Senior Set Builder some of your day to day tasks will involve

Lead, motivate and Develop a team of in-house Set Builders. Completing regular 1-2-1’s, reviews, set and monitor individual and team objectives and work on skill gaps to ensure we have the strongest team possible. Ensure relevant training is in place and requirements reviewed in line with changing business needs.
Lead, manage and maintain levels of freelance Set Build support. Manage resource to a budget. Ensure that freelance team are performing to the standards set by Bradwell media.
Manage the Set Build team to ensure we are setting and hitting KPIs, Stretching the capabilities and offering an excellent content solution to all stakeholders. Ensure timely delivery of projects to schedule; ensuring adherence to all brand and style guidelines whilst looking of ways to minimise downtime.
Build and maintain honest, trusting and collaborative relationship both internally within the studio and with wider business stakeholders. Actively seeking and providing feedback in order to constantly improve and move forward . Build close relationships with key teams within Bradwell and wider.
Work closely with the internal Seniors, managers and wider production teams contributing to a positive team ethos. Act in line with and role model the company values.
Plan & Schedule set building with key stakeholders to ensure that key deadlines are met or surpassed. Plan, estimate & procure sufficient set build materials to ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget.
Ensure that Set build projects stringently meet all Sainsburys Argos H&S guidelines.

If the prospect of working for the UK’s best retailer (yes, we’re biased but we don’t care) isn’t enough, we’ll even pay you for the pleasure! As well as a competitive salary, our company benefits include, 24 days holiday, save as you earn, discretionary annual bonus, private medical insurance and company pension scheme, you will work in an exciting environment with the potential to develop your skills for a career that fits with your own aspirations.

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