Graphic Designer

Location
London
Salary
£30000 - £34400 per annum
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
03 Sep 2017
Ref
ED134375
Contact
Evie Darroux
Discipline
Creative
Specialism
Design
Sector
B2C, Fashion
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Our client is a leading high st retailer currently looking for a Graphic Designer to join their busy studio. You will work closely with the Creative Manager to develop and design across a multiple of print projects for the brand.

Role:

  • Produce highly creative and commercial designs across a variety of media e.g. window visuals, packaging, in-store graphic treatments/POS, promotional campaigns and various other projects
  • Category branding (e.g. Brand launch of new products / ranges)
  • To design and create marketing communication and literature
  • Artworking - Ensuring concepts are print production ready
  • Work effectively and build relationships with external agencies
  • Manage, guide and provide support to Design team members
  • Develop concept/image boards and presentation material for consideration and sign-off on assigned briefs, which are in line with the brand vision and strategy
  • Regular presentations to senior management
  • Produce concepts in line with the brand image on for example, seasonal campaigns (Christmas, Valentine's day etc.), the flagship store launch & press packs
  • Able to create concepts through to final artwork, supported by creative research. Using elements such as mood boards and material & colour schemes
  • Has ability to handle several projects at one time
  • Have a great awareness of Retail and Creative trends (External influences) so as to pull into Creative design solutions
  • To support with Art Direction


Key Experience, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong eye for design, with the ability to translate designs to a commercial retail environment
  • Combines an innovative approach with commercial ideas
  • Wealth of experience within a graphic design background, coupled with degree level professional qualification
  • Excellent artworking skills with strong attention to detail
  • Has the capacity to build strong working relationships - both internally and externally
  • Strong typography and copyrighting skills are an advantage, and ideally packaging experience
  • Willingness to work independently on developing new ideas and as part of a wider team
  • Ability to manage high pressure situations, tight deadlines and a heavy workload
  • A high degree of commerciality
  • Idea generator
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels, both written and verbally and strong presentation skills
  • Management experience and the ability to operate as a role model to more junior team members
  • Adobe Creative Suite experience
  • Knowledge of printing processes a must
  • Some experience in 3D software such as Sketch Up would be a lovely bonus

Please send CV and portfolio stating your salary expectations.

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