Graphic Designer

Location: Support Centre: London

Hours per week: 37.5

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 27 January 2020

Graphic Designer

Reports to: 

Senior Brand Design Manager (SBDM)

 

Overall purpose of role: 

  • Design style guides from briefs set by the SBDM to support promotional & campaign activity for in-store & online 
  • To support the team in supplying the business with on brand design
  • To assist in briefing in projects to the junior members of the team
  • To assist the SBDM in supplying all channels of the business with the required quality design work, on time and to agreed deadlines for UK & ROW
  • To manage and adhere to the job management queue system
  • To build strong relationships with all members of the Design Team and internal and external client relationships
  • To research and understand the requirements following design briefs supplied by the SBDM.
  • To create impactful, creative and commercial designs for print and online (Illustration essential)
  • To support the whole design team with administrative and printing tasks when necessary
  • Ensure consistent campaign material across all channels
  • To deputise for the SBDM when necessary

 

Key responsibilities: 

VM

  • Design and develop briefs & templates for promotional and generic POS, where required
  • Design and develop from briefs & templates for VM & Shopfit treatments
  • Liaise closely with printers ensuring timely production & delivery of work, where required

Web & Social

  • Ensure consistent campaign material across all digital channels
  • Creating banners and email templates for digital
  • Image work

Marketing 

  • Design style guides from briefs set by the SBDM for in-store and online use
  • Supply Marketing with relevant promotional design work, and if necessary, liaising closely with external agencies and suppliers in support of the Print and Design Coordinator
  • Attend campaign meetings with SBDM or alone when necessary and staying abreast of marketing strategy

Brand 

  • Support the SBDM in protecting and promoting the brand cohesively to the same high standard across all channels in UK & ROW
  • Creating brand templates to support & standardise the look and feel for internal & external use

Franchise

  • Issue Franchise partners / International business with style guides & marketing packs for promotional & campaign activity

Design Archive 

  • Help maintain the design archives and share relevant files when requested
  • Keeping the server & FTP clean, archived & well organised

 

Personality:  

  • Demonstrates standards of excellence,
  • Excellent inter-personal skills,
  • Professional and logical approach to problem solving, 
  • Demonstrates a high level of professional integrity, 
  • Strong initiative and self – motivation,
  • Determination to succeed with a ‘can do’ attitude,
  • High levels of enthusiasm and energy, 
  • Maintains a positive frame of mind in all circumstances,
  • Innovative and creative, 
  • Ability to work to deadlines, 
  • Flexibility in approach to work,
  • Promotes personal credibility through working productively,
  • Works independently with effective time management, 
  • To seek and handle both positive and negative personal feedback,
  • To show a willingness to learn and self-develop
  • Effective Communication within the Design Team
  • Actively seeking information of end use for all deliverables

 

Specific Job Skills:  

  • Fluent on Mac and PC
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Video editing would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Microsoft Office (Word PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Extremely organised and methodical

 

Education:  

  • Qualified to Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree level in a relevant Design field, from a recognised Art University.

  

Management Ability:  

  • Experience in mentoring junior designers 
  • Experience assisting the SBDM in managing work flow to the junior designers when required

 

*** Please note that no list on this job description is exhaustive and you may, at any time, be requested by management to carry out any other task or activity as necessary to the smooth effective operation of the business. 

 

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