Location: North East
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 169191
We are looking for a talented hands-on designer looking to develop their skills and experience within a dedicated, lively team to produce industry leading print catalogues, marketing emails and ecommerce websites.
If you’re looking for a stretching role within a busy team (who by the way love cake!) have a passion for learning, and endless enthusiasm for making things better this could be the role for you!
The role is a 50/50 mix of both print and digital design, with a focus on producing seasonal 80+ page catalogues and supporting print materials including magazine ads, posters, and leaflets. When not in catalogue production you will assist in creating fresh and engaging email marketing campaigns, all of which are designed to drive sales, retain, and grow an existing customer base.
As part of a collaborative design and marketing team you will also be involved in the ongoing evolution of existing websites. You will also work alongside the development team in designing new additional sites for commercial partners. Each brand you work with will have their own unique and strong personality and as such you should be able to work to brand guidelines, as well as assisting in developing them further.
Essential Experience & Skills
Creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense
Ability to develop a creative tone of voice for our communications
Self starter with commercial awareness
Ability to multi-task and work cross-brand
Understanding of branding, brand image and identity for multiple brands
Ability to provide quick turnaround working under time pressures
Ability to translate briefs and work to guidelines
Demonstrable portfolio of strong layout, typographic and digital skills
Adobe Creative Suite on Mac OS
Minimum of 2 years relevant or agency experience
All the usual Mac skills apply; Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign - some experience of Dreamweaver would be a real bonus.
Desirable Experience & Skills
Experience of print design, print process and print finishing
Artwork & Photography reprographic skills
Design for mobile and tablet devices
Fundamentals of UX/UI design
Experience of working with eCommerce and conversion-focused web design
Writing SEO-optimised copy
Working knowledge of HTML, CSS & Web Design principles
Understanding of CRM/email sending and deliverability
Understanding of technical and visual requirements behind HTML/Multipart email
design and coding
Understanding of ethical and natural focused brands or marketplace will be a strong advantage
If this sounds like the next step in your career, then apply today and a member of our team will be in touch!