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Account Director Job Vacancy


Account Director Job Vacancy



Certain are looking for a stellar Account Director to help grow and develop our accounts, and our people.

Based in Shoreditch, we are a full-service integrated agency with a simple mission – to liberate creativity for our clients.

We’re proud to say that client list includes some of the most exciting and influential brands in the world, like Kopparberg, The Ivy Collection, Sky and Fremantle Media (X Factor, American Gods).

We like to keep things interesting by working across all sectors including Food and Drink, Architecture, Fashion and Retail, Education, Charities, B2B, Financial Services, and lots more.



We’re looking for a well established integrated Account Director who wants the chance to broaden their experience and really make a difference at an agency by growing the team and client base.

You’ll have a proven track record and at least 6+ years of Creative Agency Experience across sectors / disciplines.

You’ll be a positive thinker with the power to influence and inspire others, and have a way with clients and colleagues alike. You’ll be able to lead the team, but also work independently and get stuck in yourself when you need to get the job done. 

Fluent in the full Agency picture; excellent senior client management / leadership skills, with an eye for finance, a strategic / big picture view, experience of managing / building a team, and experience of delivering large and small scale projects across both brand and digital.   

You will value and appreciate great creative work, and understand the nuances of managing and engaging a world class creative team to deliver transformational work for our clients.



Full time role Monday to Friday, based in Shoreditch

Working across clients/sectors/disciplines; spanning brand, digital, social, advertising, video & more

Joining and growing the existing Client Services team, line management of Account Executive with an immediate remit hire an Account Manager when you join

23 days holiday per year, increasing to 28 days with 3 years’ continuous service

Incredible creative work and world class creative team 

Friendly, fun small agency team with a real appetite to change the creative agency game and do things differently. 


CVs to phil@wearecertain.co.uk

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Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy



We are on the lookout for a Certain Someone. A dynamic and naturally creative Junior Designer to join our team in Central London.

What we look for in a junior designer:

- Ideas and passion for creating great work

- Takes inspiration from all around them not just our industry

- Able to take direction but also looking to take on responsibility themselves

- Be as strong in collaboration as they are working alone

- Able to work, quickly and effectively under pressure to hit deadlines

- Be able to work across multi channel and multi platform outputs

- Articulate, approachable and punctual


You will have: 

- At least 1 years experience as a designer in the industry; good working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite. 

- Motion graphics and 3D abilities


This is a great opportunity to jump in the deep end, join a rapidly growing creative agency and develop your career


Salary: Competitive

Start Date: ASAP


Portfolio pdfs / links and CVs to paul@wearecertain.co.uk

No Recrutiment agencies, thanks.




We Fight Any Claim launch national TV campaign with John Cleese


We Fight Any Claim has launched a national marketing campaign to help thousands of consumers recoup the money they are owed from mis-sold PPI by the banks. It will be fronted by John Cleese and will encourage people to get the money they are due.

Certain has been working with lead agency Beginning Middle and End (BME), who developed the overall concept and The TV ad campaign creative, to rebrand the business and develop the outdoor, press, digital and social elements of the campaign. The fully integrated campaign will run on TV, radio, outdoor, press, digital and social between 20th Feb and 20th April.

Richard Thomas, at We Fight Any Claim said: “It was important that this campaign cut through the noise on PPI. Thousands of people are still owed life changing sums of money by the banks who mis-sold PPI. John Cleese is the perfect man to front our campaign. He shares our passion for protecting consumers and getting them what they are due.”

We Fight Any Claim is one of the UK’s largest claims management companies having reclaimed nearly £300 million in compensation for thousands of customers since 2010. It is a family run business based in Cwmbran, South Wales employing over 600 staff.

Phil Dean, managing director of Certain, said: “This is a great brief that gave us the opportunity not just to rebrand a business but re-position an entire industry. For too long PPI has been badly represented when it is the banks who are at fault. Our job was to take a very simple complex message and come up with a creative approach that asks the viewer to re-think their attitude to PPI and position WFAC as a trusted, consumer champion.treatment that cuts through the noise. John Cleese is recognised as a campaigner for individuals rights and as such, the perfect man to lead this campaign.”

Certain was founded in 2015 and its client roster includes Sky, Hitachi and Kopparberg.


The Unseen

The Unseen



T H E U N S E E N, an innovation, product development and technology business that has won international recognition by creating inks, compounds and coatings that can be applied to any material to visualise data in incredible ways, has appointed brand communications agency Certain to a wide-ranging brief.

Led Founded by Creative Director, Lauren Bowker, T H E U N S E E N combines design, chemistry and data with Couture to change the way the world uses colour and improve people’s lives. She has just launched a new component of the business entitled “T H E U N S E E N Essence” which will collaborate with large, corporate companies to create disruptive new products utilising T H E U N S E E N technology from ideation, to R&D and eventual commercialisation into the mass market.

Lauren Bowker, creative director and founder at T H E U N S E E N said: "Certain were great fun to work with and captured the ‘magick’ and essence of our brand. We enjoyed the experience and valued Certain's insight and support they brought to the project. We look forward to working together again in the future."

Her latest project is to design a textile, which can interpret your brainwaves into different colours via an electroencephalograph (EEG) headset.

Certain worked with T H E U N S E E N to develop brand film and digital assets.

Commenting on the project, Phil Dean, managing director of Certain said: “It has been an incredible experience working with Lauren. The creative process was free to explore the brand and how it can contribute to the experience of an innovation-led business.”

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The Boarding School Association

The Boarding School Association

The Boarding School Association


New campaign aims to make families love boarding schools

A new campaign to encourage parents to consider a boarding school education for their children has launched. The Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA)  is aiming to increase the numbers of homegrown UK boarders.

The BSA has hired a marketing agency, Certain to deliver a campaign across a range of media channels. The campaign will see press advertising, social media, branded collateral and a tour bus, which uses the #iloveboarding hashtag.

Aileen Kane, assistant director at BSA said: “There's never been a better time to board at a British boarding School. We see 90% of pupils proceed to the university of their choice and boarding helps to foster confidence, community spirit, independence and social skills.

“This campaign highlights the many benefits of a boarding school education and challenges some of the misconceptions. It brings together support from schools across the country, current pupils and their parents.”

BSA argue standards in boarding school education and pastoral care have never been better and investment in facilities and learning is at an all-time high. The sector currently represents over 75,000 boarding pupils at over 480 UK state and independent boarding schools.

Phil Dean, managing director of Certain, said: “We’ve coupled strategic messaging with engaging imagery to convey some key messages to parents across the UK. The social media elements of this campaign have helped to drive response, and we’ve seen people engaging with the issue.”

The first indications have shown a good response from the British public with web traffic up 113% month on month and a peak of 85,000 people talking about #iloveboarding

Certain was founded in 2015 by Phil Dean, and its client roster includes Sky, Hitachi and Kopparberg.

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Design Internship

Design Internship

We're on the lookout for Design Interns...

Fancy some studio experience? We're looking for graduates to join our creative team for a expenses paid design placement.

Send your pdf portfolios or links to paul@wearecertain.co.uk