Creative Artworker

Location
London
Salary
£44000 - £46000 per annum + Rewards Package
Posted
03 Jan 2019
Closes
02 Feb 2019
Ref
MA5548
Contact
Mehmet Aslan
Discipline
Creative
Specialism
Design
Sector
Fashion, Retail
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time

Our Client who is a Major Fashion retailer are looking to recruit a Lead Retail Artworker for an initial 12-month Maternity Cover contract.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining consistency and developing the visual language of the brand across in store and window printed materials.
  • Creating all artwork for the in-store environment, with the support of the team.
  • Working independently on projects as well as managing the flow of projects efficiently within the team.
  • Focusing on every printed aspect of graphic design within the Retail environment including: new store opening materials; UK and Global, in-store graphics, POS and Sale graphic packages, seasonal store campaign updates throughout the year and printed window schemes.
  • Translating a design and art working it into various sizes and formats for bespoke shop fits plus creating visuals to show how these should look in situ.
  • Working closely with the marketing, digital teams and the creative projects manager to ensure consistency across the brand.
  • Managing the team workload is a big part of this role along with delegating and supporting junior team members.
  • Overseeing the retail side of the Creative Projects team, adhering to project timelines.
  • Liaising with the VM team on weekly workload, taking projects from brief to artwork.
  • Demonstrating innovative ideas, which support business growth.
  • Proactively driving own development.
  • Enjoys working in a fast paced, high-energy environment.
  • Ability to drive results through effective team and individual performance, setting clear goals and managing accountability. Recognises and encourages outstanding performance and manages poor performance effectively.
  • Managing and supporting freelancer designers during busy periods.


What you'll bring to the role:

  • Passion for the Brand and strong customer knowledge.
  • Excellent art working skills & attention to detail. A creative eye, a passion for graphic design and are highly organized.
  • A passion for Typography.
  • Previous established experience within a similar graphic design retail role.
  • Ability to shift focus to business priorities as needed and excited by change.
  • Experience in setting clear departmental targets and goals.
  • Excellent Mac CC skills.
  • Excellent artworking skills.
  • Good repro, production and print knowledge.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills - ability to liaise at all levels.
  • Highly organised, self-motivated, competent and can use own initiative.
  • Good leadership skills, managing and nurturing a team.
  • Fashion experience - a plus but not essential.
  • Proven Graphic Design experience.

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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