Graphic Designer

Location
London
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
23 Jul 2021
Closes
22 Aug 2021
Ref
EDL138601A
Contact
Evie Darroux
Discipline
Creative
Specialism
Design
Sector
B2C, FMCG, Retail
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

We have a wonderful opportunity for a highly creative Designer to join one of the UK's most exciting food brands. They are already in over 1000 locations across the UK and Europe and investing heavily in their growth. This position is permanent with an immediate start. Offices are based in London.

JOB DESCRIPTION
We have a great opportunity for a talented Creative Designer to join one of the freshest and most innovative food companies in the UK. Working within the in-house creative and marketing team you will report directly to the Head of Creative.

Working closely with the Head of Creative you will play a key role in developing and shaping this exciting brand. You will work across a wide range of projects from digital, brand identity, experiential, print, web, email, social & press. You'll work together with marketing, communications, external creative resources, printers and suppliers.

We're looking for a Designer with great design skills where you'll be transforming marketing and communication strategies into effective, creative solutions across consumer and customer touch points.

You...

  • Will love to design and have the skills to create brilliant work and carry the humility to always learn and adapt
  • You'll be super creative but also super organised
  • You take pride and ownership in your work to a point where only the best is good enough
  • You will have high energy and a can-do attitude, along with a good sense of humor and resilience
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment

Key responsibilities...

  • Participate in design concepts and production for consumer and customer touch points that communicate brand identity
  • Design for all consumer retail touch points including packaging, POS, touchscreen, mobile, app, web, social media and sales materials across both B2B and B2C positioning
  • Design and structure internal & external presentations
  • Assist in the direction of internal and external projects and campaigns, acting as the brand point-person for consistency in brand identity and design execution
  • Work with agencies to plan and execute grassroots marketing programs and create any related design materials for events & programs
  • Regularly contribute ideas and design direction to all projects
  • Keeping abreast of design trends, programmes and technologies to be able to offer current, relevant design options/advice, particularly development in digital and interactive design
  • Lead the management of marketing materials and promotional sales stock, documenting and keeping track of incoming and outgoing materials

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

  • 3+ yrs of experience at an in-house creative department of a product company or high growth entrepreneurial team is preferred
  • Experience in FMCG, food, retail, lifestyle brands a real plus
  • A background from a creative or ad agency and graphic design firm is also acceptable
  • Experience designing effective, creative solutions for all retail consumer and customer touch points such, including packaging and POS, print communication and digital
  • Ability to lead a project from concept to completion and handle multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign (Bonus points for a bit of Video or After Effects experience)
  • Knowledge of Google C-Suite
  • Strong understanding of typography, layout, and brand identity principles
  • Experience developing and processing assets for social media platforms
  • Strong knowledge of print production processes and artworking including file set up, colour reproduction, offset print restrictions, die-lines, etc. The ability to take designs to final print ready artwork
  • Research suppliers, source the best creative options and compare quotes to always get the best deals and volume discounts
  • Experience collaborating and working within a team environment and understanding general project management practices

Please send CV and portfolio stating your salary epxectations.

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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