Stopgap

Lead Designer

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£38000 per annum
Posted
11 Nov 2016
Closes
06 Dec 2016
Ref
CJS-088616
Contact
Caroline Simmonds
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Design
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time
Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Designer to oversee the design of all the material required to support the corporate, membership and commercial functions of the business. This role will strategically develop the design function to streamline processes and further enhance the quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness of the service provided.

Lead Designer - Professional & Business Services - £38,000 - London

THE COMPANY
Our client is a membership body based in London with a great reputation for the work they do and a happy working environment for their team.

THE ROLE
The Lead Designer will be responsible for:

- leading and managing the Design function and ensuring delivery of a large portfolio of projects from initial vision to operation either through the in-house design resources or through external partners/freelancers
- the design and production of the company's magazine
- effectively managing costs within the budget and putting in place a process to oversee all internal and external design and cost issues
- negotiating with and managing a range of contractors supplying goods and services to achieve 'best value' without compromising qualit
- managing internal relationships with job owners to ensure materials are designed to agreed specification, schedule and budget

YOU
To be successful, you will:

- be an experienced designer with experience in a similar function.
- have proven magazine design experience
- have strong digital design skills with experience of developing design for different mediums including responsive email and web templates, interactive GIF's, video and webinar development, online banners and display advertising
- have a degree/qualification in design
- have experience with QuarkXpress, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML design software, Indesign and Adobe Creative Suite software
- have excellent project management skills
- be able to negotiate with a range of contractors
- be skilled in techniques and applications for developing effective digital design across all mediums
- have rebranding, launch and redesign experience

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, apply now!

Lead Designer - Professional & Business Services - £38,000 - London

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