Graphic Designer (junior-midweight)

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Newcastle
Salary
19000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual + GBP19000 - GBP23000/annum
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
17 Apr 2019
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Role

Our local client is looking for an enthusiastic Graphic Designer to add value to their business brands through the design, co-ordination and delivery of high quality projects in a professional, timely manner working through initial ideas and concepts through to print and digital ready artwork.
You will be working as the brand guardian for the organisation across a mix of projects, produce effective and engaging designs that meet business and departmental briefs for a variety of media, including print and digital outputs.

Duties and responsibilities

- Take in new briefs: artwork creation from concept to completion across multiple projects and deadlines
- Help develop brands and add IP to the business under those brands
- Help create and then adhere to brand guidelines but push boundaries where appropriate
- Design and art-working materials for creative, web, print, social, internal templates and documents and more
- Offer input to creative meetings and share ideas and research
- Communicate effectively with all stakeholders including the giving and receiving of feedback
- Support the stakeholders throughout the execution of campaigns and projects
- Support and maintain ongoing production of all marketing material including internal templates & documents
- Understand and liaise with external partners, including photographers, account managers, printers
- All administrative duties related to the role including;
Create and maintain contacts, costs and image libraries together with inventory management of branded items
Create and maintain up-to-date online library of all business brochures, documentation and templates
Work closely with Marketing across all design and content requirements including but not limited to website, social media, e-flyers, press & media, industry publications and magazines, corporate and company exhibitions and events
- Deliver excellent service; understanding customer needs and expectations (internal & external)

Skills and experience

- Good working knowledge of InDesign is essential as is the ability to work confidently and consistently to a high standard within Adobe CS packages including Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and MS Powerpoint.
- HTML skills would be desirable.
- BA in Graphic Design or similar or 2 years' relevant experience
- Creative flair, ability to conceptualise and a keen interest in emerging design trends
- Organisation, diligence and an impeccable eye for detail
- Comfortable working both as part of a team or independently, to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- An excellent communicator (written and oral) able to positively respond to feedback
- Be enthusiastic, personable and get stuck in!

Location

Newcastle under Lyme

Benefits

- This is a new role and truly exciting opportunity for the right person
- A small but growing team, including a Marketing Executive colleague who won "Employee of the Year" for 2018
- Salary circa GBP19-23k with benefits that include staff purchase discounts, an endless supply of tea, coffee, bananas & biscuits and of course working with fantastic, friendly colleagues!
- Office hours
- Permanent position