Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

£Pro Rata Salary
REF: 10928 AA

Job Description

Our client is an established supplier of apparel, based on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border, looking to recruit an experienced graphic designer for 3 days per week (inhouse).

Graphic Designer - Key Responsibilities

The primary role of the Graphic Designer will be to support all stages of the graphic design process, from gathering the design brief, to concept development and presentation, design development and final production.  The Graphic Designer must be versatile with a cross functional skill set, be energetic and have the ability to work to tight deadlines.

  • Contribute to the development and expansion of new and existing business both in the UK and internationally through creative direction, innovation and idea generation
  • Deliver sales and marketing tools to aid new business growth and support development of existing customer accounts through innovative mechanics
  • Create inspiring solutions and design layouts for both on and offline material including (but not limited to) web pages, e-newsletters, social media graphics, email design templates, animation and video footage, print promotional material, collateral, event stands and presentations
  • Deliver creative concepts, presentations and design solutions to a high standard in line with business expectations
  • Deliver innovative design solutions to demonstrate thought-leadership within the industry and the sectors in which we operate
  • Present finalised ideas and concepts to both the business and external customers as appropriate
  • Develop brand identity and ensure consistency across all marketing materials
  • Research and source images for news stories & social media and ensure copyright clearance
  • Photoshop manipulation for marketing materials and online ordering system
  • Take photographs of product ranges for marketing materials and online ordering system
  • Develop image library and asset management system
  • Maintain knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office and keep up to date with emerging technologies in new media

Graphic Designer – The Person Specification

  • Previous experience within graphic design (min. 5years’ experience)
  • Experience of the complete cycle of designing and developing campaigns across a wide range of media
  • Highly competent ADOBE Creative Suite & Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Flash, Dreamweaver, HTML 5, CSS and Java Script, would be advantageous (not essential)
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines (preferable experience is form within in-house, rather than agency)
  • Excellent commercial awareness and ability to understand target audiences
  • Highly organised with strong time management skills
  • A confident communicator, ability to influence people at all levels
  • An interest in photography/video production

CVs without accompanying relevant artwork will not be considered.

Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary, together with separate examples of your design work in a PDF format (max. 5MB) to – c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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