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Midweight Designer

We are looking for a Midweight Designer who wants to take their creativity to the next level, while also looking to take on more responsibility.

Reporting into the Head of Creative, you will be tasked in engaging valued customers through unforgettable and unorthodox ideas that always embrace the brand’s quirky sense of humour and British roots.

You will need to specifically have highly creative ideas, polished executions that meet high quality control standards, strong attention to detail and an eye for applying finishing touches and a high level of finess.

You must be a fast worker and excellent at multi-tasking, with the ability to turn a project around quickly with no loss of quality whilst delivering to highest possible standards.

You must be ambitious, enthusiastic and self-motivated with excellent communication skills, able to take a challenging a brief and demonstrate that you have the talent to deliver fantastic creative ideas that are absolutely right for the brand and therefore engage customers.

The client needs someone who has a creative and commercial mind and the ability to grasp a brief with both hands. You will need to develop distinctive ideas and executions (without looking for continuous direction / organisation from senior team members), and have a significant amount of experience in presenting ideas and concepts.

Personal Traits:
- Proactive, focused and ambitious
- Positive and forward-thinking
- Committed and hard working
- Highly creative thinker, excellent at idea generation and visualisation
- Effective communication and organisation skills
- Able to take on new ideas and direction
- Fast worker (excellent at multi-tasking projects) with a cool head

Skills:
- Polished / high quality executions
- Strong attention to (design) detail
- A keen eye for applying finishing touches + high level of finessing
- Ability to contribute towards the creative teams’ positive atmosphere
- Thorough knowledge of the printing process
- Experience briefing photographers, illustrators, artworkers and retouchers

The job in more detail:
- Fully conversant in Adobe Creative Suite – particularly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
- Excellent skills in typography, illustration, photography, layout, and idea generation are a must
- Ability to respond to any given briefs and to generate ideas plus research in order to bring new ideas to the table
- Maintain a good level of communication with the Head of Creative / Creative Project Managers on ideas, print costs and possible routes for development
- Ability, if required, to place orders with printers and suppliers and ensure a full print spec is given to ensure no complications or misunderstandings take place
- Ability to react quickly and efficiently to last minute briefs on tight deadlines, and juggle / manage a range of projects – and your own time – effectively.

Areas that you must be able to work within are as follows:
Product branding, POS, in-store graphics and signage, marketing campaigns and give-aways,
promotional concepts, event invitations, direct mailers and postcards, labelling and trims, corporate literature, packaging to large format graphics, digital communications, new ideas brought to the business and much, much more!